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2019
Carbon footprint of two unique farms, compared with industry averages, RA, Dynes, DR Scobie, RE Vibart, G Rennie, KJ Hutchinson, A Taylor, RA Moss, S Dennis, and A Wall , New Zealand Journal of Animal Science and Production, 07/2019, Volume 79, Palmerston North, p.118-124, (2019)
INVITED PAPER: Has progress been made in increasing the eco-efficiency of livestock systems?, AD, Mackay, DR Scobie, TR Rhodes, and B Devantier , New Zealand Journal of Animal Science and Production, 07/2019, Volume 79, Palmerston North, p.43-55, (2019)
2017
Mechanical properties of black, grey, and white hoof material of sheep, DR, Scobie, AG Makela, C van Koten, and D O'Connell , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 06/2017, Volume 77, Rotorua, p.154-158, (2017)
2016
The impact of lamb growth rate pre- and post-weaning on farm profitability in three geoclimatic regions, BR, Thompson, DR Stevens, DR Scobie, and D O'Connell , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 07/2016, Volume 76, Adelaide, p.132-136, (2016)
The influence of previous reproduction on subsequent fertility in multiparous ewes, DR, Scobie, D O'Connell, A Noble, and AW Greer , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 07/2016, Volume 76, Adelaide, p.155-158, (2016)
2015
Blank panels in sheep yards encourage sheep to jump, DR, Scobie, D O'Connell, C van Koten, and Phiskie R. , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 07/2015, Volume 75, Dunedin, p.191-194, (2015)
Preliminary linkage studies in sheep of keratin and keratin-associated protein genes with fleece weight, wool fibre diameter and fibre curvature, SH, Phua, DR Scobie, D O'Connell, H Henry, KG Dodds, R Brauning, and S Clerens , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 07/2015, Volume 75, Dunedin, (2015)
2013
Another look at shearing lambs, DR, Scobie, AJ Marshall, and C van Koten , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 73, Hamilton, p.120-125, (2013)
2012
Genetic and phenotypic relationships among flystrike indicator traits in the Earnscleugh stud Merino flock, DR, Scobie, SM Hickey, AK Campbell, and DP Maslen , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 72, Christchurch, p.192-195, (2012)
Relative performance of Wiltshire and Perendale sheep, RMW, Sumner, DR Scobie, D O’Connell, and HV Henderson , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 72, Christchurch, p.28-34, (2012)
2011
BRIEF COMMUNICATION: Arapawa: a novel New Zealand sheep breed of distinct origin, EA, Young, JW Kijas, R Mcculloch, DR Scobie, KM Mcrae, NK Pickering, KG Dodds, and JC McEwan , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 71, Invercargill, p.248-250, (2011)
Genetic and phenotypic relationships between flystrike indicator traits in a stud Merino flock, DR, Scobie, SM Hickey, DP Maslen, and GM Black , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 71, Invercargill, p.251-256, (2011)
2010
Wool characteristics in the Meat and wool New Zealand Central Progeny Test flocks, AJ, Craven, MG Ashby, and DR Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jun, Volume 70, Palmerston North, p.217-221, (2010)
2009
Variation of wool between and across the fleeces of composite-breed strong wool sheep in New Zealand, AJ, Craven, MG Ashby, JE Wildermoth, NR Cox, DR Scobie, and AJ Nixon , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jun, Volume 69, Christchurch, p.90-95, (2009)
2008
Wool follicle characteristics in sheep with differing ventral wool length phenotypes, AJ, Craven, DR Scobie, MG Ashby, and AJ Nixon , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 68, Brisbane, Australia, p.49-52, (2008)
2007
Expression of the developmental regulators Msx1 and Msx2 in sheep skin varies with body region and wool growth pattern, AJ, Craven, NW Rufaut, DR Scobie, and AJ Nixon , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 67, Wanaka, p.345-350, (2007)
Preliminary observations on fresh and healed scars in deer skins, DR, Scobie, and JC Pollard , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 67, Wanaka, p.356-360, (2007)
Presidential Address 2006: Females are in fashion, DR, Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 67, Wanaka, p.1-8, (2007)
Variation of wool characteristics across the body of New Zealand Wiltshire sheep, AJ, Craven, MG Ashby, DR Scobie, and AJ Nixon , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 67, Wanaka, p.339-344, (2007)
2006
The biological basis of variation in sheep's fleece cover, DR, Scobie, AJ Nixon, and NW Rufaut , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 66, Napier, p.124-129, (2006)
Options for change within the wool supply chain, AK, McDermott, RMW Sumner, and DR Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 66, Napier, p.113-119, (2006)
2004
Flystrike in lambs selected for resistance or susceptibility to ryegrass staggers, when challenged with high or low endophyte pastures, SR, Young, DR Scobie, CA Morris, and NC Amyes , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 64, Hamilton, p.297-299, (2004)
Justifying the appropriate length for docking lambs' tails - a review of the literature, MW, Fisher, NG Gregory, JE Kent, DR Scobie, DJ Mellor, and JC Pollard , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 64, Hamilton, p.293-296, (2004)
Measuring short periods of wool fibre growth using radiolabelling, DR, Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 64, Hamilton, p.268-271, (2004)
2003
Maintaining product quality from the farm gate to the processing facility, JC, Pollard, RP Littlejohn, DR Scobie, AJT Pearse, and JM Stevenson-Barry , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 63, Queenstown, p.237-242, (2003)
2002
Reduction of tail length in New Zealand sheep, DR, Scobie, and D O'Connell , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 62, Palmerston North, p.195-198, (2002)
2001
Headlines can be Headaches, DR, Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 61, Christchurch, p.78-79, (2001)
The media release, DR, Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 61, Christchurch, p.90-91, (2001)
2000
The relationship between wool follicle density and fibre diameter is curvilinear, DR, Scobie, and SR Young , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 60, Hamilton, p.162-165, (2000)
1998
To shear or not to shear lambs?, DR, Scobie, AR Bray, and SM Cooper , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 58, p.224-227, (1998)
1997
Bulk and fibre diameter affect leather and woolskin quality of lamb skins, DR, Scobie, SM Cooper, A Passman, and SR Young , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 57, p.77-80, (1997)
The ethically improved sheep concept., DR, Scobie, AR Bray, and D O'Connell , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 57, p.84-87, (1997)
Growing wool in tissue culture - which sheep breed is best?, LM, Winder, DR Scobie, and R Bickerstaffe , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 57, p.48-50, (1997)
Volume measurement of wool samples., NC, Merrick, and DR Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 57, p.57-60, (1997)
1995
Staple tenacity versus staple strength, DR, Scobie, NC Merrick, and AR Bray , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 55, p.39-41, (1995)
Wool growth responses in Drysdale and high and low staple tenacity Romney sheep to nutrient supplementation in autumn, AR, Bray, NC Merrick, MC Smith, and DR Scobie , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 55, p.54-57, (1995)
1994
Comparison of methods for measuring fibre diameter of Romney Wool, DR, Scobie, NC Merrick, and DJ Saville , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 54, p.155-158, (1994)
1993
Seasonal and between sheep differences in medullation of wool fibres, DR, Scobie, JL Woods, and DB Baird , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 53, p.319-322, (1993)
1992
The reduction of cell division rate in wool follicles by noradrenaline, DR, Scobie, PI Hynd, and BP Setchell , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 52, p.297-298, (1992)
A review implicating a two compartment model for the processes of cell division and differentiation in the Wool Follicle, DR, Scobie, and JL Woods , Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Jan, Volume 52, p.265-272, (1992)