Dr Mini Singh

BSc MScVetSc GradDipEd PhD Post Doctoral Research Associate

C01A - Jl Shute - Camden
The University of Sydney

Research interests

Genetics of production traits

Integrated and quantitative genomics

Animal production and management

Nutrition and nutrigenomics

Current projects

Improving the performance of free-range poultry production in Australia

In the media

Multi-disciplinary team seeks to understand free range farming’s questions:- http://www.poultryhub.org/2014/04/multi-disciplinary-team-seeks-to-understand-free-range-farmings-questions/

Selected grants

2014

  • USyd and Base Titanium project Development of a commercailly sustainable, community based and owned poultry out-grower industry in Kwale County Kenya.; Alders R, Singh M; Base Titanium Limited/Research Support.

2008

  • International Congress of Genetics in Berlin, 12-17 July, 2008 and the International Society of Animal Genetics 2008 conference in Amsterdam, 20-24 July, 2008; Singh M; T J Robinson Fund/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Masey-O'Neill, H., Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Effects of exogenous xylanase on performance, nutrient digestibility, volatile fatty acid production and digestive tract thermal profiles of broilers fed on wheat- or maize-based diet. British Poultry Science, 55(3), 351-359. [More Information]
  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Comparative transcriptome analysis reveal conserved and distinct mechanisms in ovine and bovine lactation. Functional and Integrative Genomics, 13(1), 115-131. [More Information]
  • Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2013). Range use and pasture consumption in free-range poultry production. Animal Production Science, 53(11), 1202-1208. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Durali, T., Groves, P., Cowieson, A., Singh, M. (2014). Evaluating range usage of commercial free range broilers and its effect on bird performance using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Manipulating energy density and dietary electrolyte balance in diets of free range broilers. XIVth European Poultry Conference, Stravanger: NetPrint Bryne.
  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Walker, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Are we turning chickens into cows: how much grass do free range broilers eat? 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Durali, T., Singh, M., Groves, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Comparison of free-range and conventional broiler performace and digestibility. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Effect of grass dilution on performance and digestibility of free range chickens. 19th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, N/A: N/A.
  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Walker, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Use of Alkanes in Determination of Grass Intake for Free Range Chicken. The 2013 International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF)’, N/A: N/A.
  • Thomson, P., Singh, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). Statistical consideration in the Analysis of Gene Expression Data from Heterogeneous Sources. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H. (2008). Analyses of gene expression using combined ovine and bovine transcriptional profiling for identification of common lactation pathways. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics & Human Health.
  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2008). Identification of positional functional candidate genes for protein percentage and lactation persistency. 31st Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics.

2014

  • Masey-O'Neill, H., Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Effects of exogenous xylanase on performance, nutrient digestibility, volatile fatty acid production and digestive tract thermal profiles of broilers fed on wheat- or maize-based diet. British Poultry Science, 55(3), 351-359. [More Information]
  • Durali, T., Groves, P., Cowieson, A., Singh, M. (2014). Evaluating range usage of commercial free range broilers and its effect on bird performance using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Manipulating energy density and dietary electrolyte balance in diets of free range broilers. XIVth European Poultry Conference, Stravanger: NetPrint Bryne.

2013

  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Walker, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Are we turning chickens into cows: how much grass do free range broilers eat? 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Comparative transcriptome analysis reveal conserved and distinct mechanisms in ovine and bovine lactation. Functional and Integrative Genomics, 13(1), 115-131. [More Information]
  • Durali, T., Singh, M., Groves, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Comparison of free-range and conventional broiler performace and digestibility. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Effect of grass dilution on performance and digestibility of free range chickens. 19th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, N/A: N/A.
  • Singh, M., Cowieson, A. (2013). Range use and pasture consumption in free-range poultry production. Animal Production Science, 53(11), 1202-1208. [More Information]
  • Singh, M., Durali, T., Walker, T., Cowieson, A. (2013). Use of Alkanes in Determination of Grass Intake for Free Range Chicken. The 2013 International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF)’, N/A: N/A.

2009

  • Thomson, P., Singh, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). Statistical consideration in the Analysis of Gene Expression Data from Heterogeneous Sources. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

2008

  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Sheehy, P., Raadsma, H. (2008). Analyses of gene expression using combined ovine and bovine transcriptional profiling for identification of common lactation pathways. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics & Human Health.
  • Singh, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2008). Identification of positional functional candidate genes for protein percentage and lactation persistency. 31st Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics.

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