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Gareth Starbuck

Head of Department

School of Animal Rural & Environmental Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Animal and Equine

Role

Principal Lecturer

Press expertise

  • Animal reproduction and breeding
  • Animal genetics
  • Stress in animals and the impacts of stress on production and reproduction
  • Horse (including racehorse) reproductive physiology, breeding, breeding practices and causes of infertility
  • Dairy cow reproduction, breeding management and infertility
  • Giant panda behaviour, reproduction, captive and wild issues, conservation issues and diplomatic significance of the giant panda for relations with China
  • Traditional and novel physiological measures of stress in animals including endocrine measures, behavioural markers, heart rate variability and thermography