Academic Articles

Academic Articles

A Bergin, Modelling the effects of twinning on the economics of pasture-based suckler beef systems, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Grange, Dunsany, Co. Meath, Ireland and University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland (c May 2022).

L. Cummins, ‘Beef Twinning notes‘ The Australian Cattle Veterinarian, Volume 100, September 2021.

L. J. and E. S. Cummins.,  “Productivity of a Beef Twinner Herd in Western Victoria” paper presented in the Proceedings of the 32nd Biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Wagga Wagga (July 2018)

L. J. Cummins, C. M. Reich and B. J. Hayes.,  “No evidence for genes with a large effect on twinning in a herd with unusually high fecundity” poster presented in the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 22nd conference, Townsville (July 2017)

L. J. Cummins and E. S. Cummins., ‘Being born a twin does not reduce pregnancy rates in 15-month-old heifers,’  poster presented in the Proceedings of the 31st Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Adelaide (July 2016)

L. J. Cummins, E. S. Cummins and I. K. McLeod., ‘USMARC twinner bloodlines – ultrasound pregnancy diagnosis and twins‘, Proceedings of the 4th AVA/NZVA Pan Pacific Conference, Brisbane 2015 (2015) (in the submitted draft form) pp. 361-365

Cummins, L.J., ‘Freemartins in Cattle’, Australian Cattle Veterinarian, Spring (2013)

Cummins, L.J., ‘Will High Fecundity Livestock Reduce our Carbon Footprint?’, Procedures of the Grasslands Society Of Southern Australia Annual Conference, (2011)

Cummins, L.J., ‘Beef Twinning’, Ag Impetus,  (2010)

Cummins, L.J. and N. McBride, ‘Managing Twinning Beef Cattle’, Procedures of the Australian Cattle, Sheep and Reproduction Veterinary Conference 2009, (2009)

Cummins, L.J., Morris C, B. Kirkpatrick, ‘Developing Twinning Cattle for Commercial Production’, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture (2008), 48: 930 – 934

Cummins, L.J., ‘Contract Review: Beef Cattle Twinning’, Proceedings Australian Society of Animal Production,  (1994), 20: 27 – 36

Cummins, L.J., ‘Contract review: Twinning in Cattle’, Proceedings Australian Society of Animal Production,  (1992) 19: 438- 447