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Siobhan Ring

Walsh Fellow

Research Interests

Genetic and genomic evaluations and breeding indices for dairy and beef cattle, health and disease, fertility

Current Projects

Genetics of animal health and welfare traits in cattle

Education

BAgrSc (Animal Science), University College Dublin

S.C. Ring and T. Pabiou. 2017. Lameness update. At: ICBF Dairy Industry meeting, Laois.

Ring, S.C., M.L. Doherty, D.A. Graham, M.M. Kelleher and D.P. Berry. 2016. Sire prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea infection in Irish cattle. Proceedings World Buiatrics Congress, Dublin. p384

Ring, S.C., A.J. Twomey, N. Byrne, E. O’Brien, R.G. Sayers, A. Geoghegan, M.L. Doherty and D.P. Berry. 2016. Genetic parameters for hoof disorders in dairy cattle. Proceedings 67th European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast, U.K. p348

Ring, S.C., R.G. Sayers, N. Byrne, E. O’Brien, M.L. Doherty and D.P. Berry. 2016. Genetic parameters for susceptibility to bovine herpesvirus-1 in dairy cattle. Proceedings 67th European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast, U.K. p430

Ring, S.C. 2015. Genetics of diseases in HealthyGenes herds. At: HealthyGenes participating herds meeting, Teagasc Moorepark.

Berry, D.P, S.C. Ring, A.J. Twomey, A. Hurley, M. O’Sullivan and S. McParland. 2016. Update of Economic Breeding Index. At: ICBF Dairy Industry meeting, Laois.

Byrne, N., S. Ring, A. Twomey, E. O’Brien, D. Berry and R. Sayers. 2016. Preliminary results from a largescale lameness study in Irish dairy herds. Proceedings 67th European Federation of Animal Science, Belfast, U.K. p351

Sayers, R.G., R. Courson, S.C. Ring, A.J. Twomey, A. Martinez-Ibeas, N. Byrne, E. O’Brien and D.P. Berry. 2016. Interim results from a large-scale lameness prevalence. Proceedings World Buiatrics Congress, Dublin. p277