1991 …2020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Utilization of optical flow algorithms to monitor development of tail biting outbreaks in pigs

Li, Y. Z., Johnston, L. J. & Dawkins, M. S., Feb 2020, In : Animals. 10, 2, 323.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Behavioral indicators of slow growth in nursery pigs

He, Y., Deen, J., Shurson, G. C. & Li, Y., Oct 2 2018, In : Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 21, 4, p. 389-399 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Minimal floor space allowance for gestating sows kept in pens with electronic sow feeders on fully slatted floors

Li, Y. Z., Cui, S. Q., Yang, X. J., Johnston, L. J. & Baidoo, S. K., Sep 29 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 10, p. 4195-4208 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Understanding tail-biting in pigs through social network analysis

Li, Y., Zhang, H., Johnston, L. J. & Martin, W., Jan 15 2018, In : Animals. 8, 1, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2017

Determining feeder space allowance across feed forms and water availability in the feeder for growing-finishing pigs

Li, Y. Z., McDonald, K. A. & Gonyou, H. W., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Swine Health and Production. 25, 4, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Efects of social rank on welfare and performance of gestating sows housed in two group sizes

Li, Y. Z., Wang, L. H. & Johnston, L. J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Swine Health and Production. 25, 6, p. 290-298 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Effects of tail docking and tail biting on performance and welfare of growing–finishing pigs in a confinement housing system

Li, Y., Zhang, H. F., Johnston, L. J., Martin, W., Peterson, J. D. & Coetzee, J. F., Nov 2017, In : Journal of animal science. 95, 11, p. 4835-4845 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

China perspective: Emerging interest in animal behaviour and welfare science

Bao, J. & Li, Y., Jan 1 2016, Animals and Us: 50 Years and More of Applied Ethology. Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 241-252 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Identifying factors contributing to slow growth in pigs

He, Y., Deen, J., Shurson, G. C., Wang, L., Chen, C., Keisler, D. H. & Li, Y. Z., May 2016, In : Journal of animal science. 94, 5, p. 2103-2116 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014
9 Scopus citations

Preweaning mortality in group-housed lactating sows: Hormonal differences between high risk and low risk sows

Phillips, C. E., Farmer, C., Anderson, J. E., Johnston, L. J., Shurson, G. C., Deen, J., Keisler, D. H., Conner, A. M. & Li, Y. Z., Jun 2014, In : Journal of animal science. 92, 6, p. 2603-2611 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2013

Comparison of management options for sows kept in pens with electronic feeding stations

Li, Y. & Gonyou, H. W., Dec 1 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 93, 4, p. 445-452 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Conjugated linoleic acid and betain prevent pork quality issues from diets containing distillers' dried grains with solubles

Su, B., Wang, L., Wang, H., Shi, B., Shan, A. & Li, Y., Dec 1 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 93, 4, p. 477-485 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Performance and well-being of sows housed in pens retrofitted from gestation stalls

Johnston, L. J. & Li, Y., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of animal science. 91, 12, p. 5937-5945 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance and well-being of sows housed in pens retrofitted from gestation stalls

Johnston, L. J. & Li, Y. Z., Dec 2013, In : Journal of animal science. 91, 12, p. 5937-5945 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2012

Animal-related factors associated with piglet mortality in a bedded, group-farrowing system

Li, Y., Anderson, J. E. & Johnston, L. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 92, 1, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Biochemical property and membrane-peptide interactions of de novo antimicrobial peptides designed by helix-forming units

Ma, Q. Q., Dong, N., Shan, A. S., Lv, Y. F., Li, Y. Z., Chen, Z. H., Cheng, B. J. & Li, Z. Y., Dec 1 2012, In : Amino Acids. 43, 6, p. 2527-2536 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Effects of farrowing system on behavior and growth performance of growing-finishing pigs

Li, Y. Z., Wang, L. H. & Johnston, L. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 3, p. 1008-1014 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Effects of Reduced Nocturnal Temperature on Performance and Behavior of Nursery Pigs

Wang, L. H., Li, Y. & Johnston, L. J., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 11, 9, p. 1509-1516 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Influence of truncation of avian β-defensin-4 on biological activity and peptide-membrane interaction

Dong, N., Ma, Q. Q., Shan, A. S., Wang, L., Sun, W. Y. & Li, Y., Apr 2012, In : Protein and Peptide Letters. 19, 4, p. 430-438 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Novel design of short antimicrobial peptides derived from the bactericidal domain of avian β-defensin-4

Dong, N., Ma, Q. Q., Shan, A. S., Lv, Y. F., Hu, W., Gu, Y. & Li, Y. Z., Nov 1 2012, In : Protein and Peptide Letters. 19, 11, p. 1212-1219 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Sorting by parity to reduce aggression toward first-parity sows in group-gestation

Systems, H., Li, Y. Z., Wang, L. H. & Johnston, L. J., Dec 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 12, p. 4514-4522 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Strand length-dependent antimicrobial activity and membrane-active mechanism of arginine- and valine-rich β-hairpin-like antimicrobial peptides

Dong, N., Ma, Q., Shan, A., Lv, Y., Hu, W., Gu, Y. & Li, Y., Jun 1 2012, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 56, 6, p. 2994-3003 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Technical note: A technique for ear vein catheterization in group-housed sows

Phillips, C. E., Li, Y. Z., Johnston, L. J., Goplen, A. E. & Shurson, G. C., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 2, p. 501-504 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The effects of different processing methods on the estimated nutritional value of rice bran according to the NRC-2001 model5or DVE/OEB system6

Wang, Y., Xin, H. S., Li, Y. Z., Zhang, W. W., Xia, K., Wang, Z. B., Li, M. & Zhang, Y. G., 2012, In : Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 21, 3, p. 503-520 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Effects of previous housing system on agonistic behaviors of growing pigs at mixing

Li, Y. & Wang, L., Jun 1 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, 1-2, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Effects of tryptophan supplementation on aggression among group-housed gestating sows

Li, Y., Baidoo, S. K., Johnston, L. J. & Anderson, J. E., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of animal science. 89, 6, p. 1899-1907 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2010

Pre-weaning mortality of piglets in a bedded group-farrowing system

Li, Y., Johnston, L. & Hilbrands, A., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Swine Health and Production. 18, 2, p. 75-80 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

Behavior and performance of pigs previously housed in large groups

Li, Y. Z. & Johnston, L. J., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of animal science. 87, 4, p. 1472-1478 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2008

The effect of management strategies and parity on the behaviour and physiology of gestating sows housed in an electronic sow feeding system

Strawford, M. L., Li, Y. & Gonyou, H. W., Dec 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 88, 4, p. 559-567 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2007

Effects of stall width and sow size on behaviour of gestating sows

Li, Y. Z. & Gonyou, H. W., Jun 2007, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 87, 2, p. 129-138 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Thoughts on farm animal welfare [3]

Algers, B., Lundeheim, N., Boyle, L. A., Broom, D. M., Eliasson-Selling, L., Holmgren, N., Mattsson, B., Grandin, T., Halverson, M., Lay, D. C., Marchant-Forde, J. N., Marchant-Forde, R. M., Li, Y., Pajor, E. A., Siegford, J. M., Stookey, J. M. & Zanella, A. J., Jan 15 2007, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 230, 2, p. 185-186 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
2006

Use of supplementary tryptophan to modify the behavior of pigs

Li, Y., Kerr, B. J., Kidd, M. T. & Gonyou, H. W., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of animal science. 84, 1, p. 212-220 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2005

Water intake and wastage at nipple drinkers by growing-finishing pigs

Li, Y., Chénard, L., Lemay, S. P. & Gonyou, H. W., Dec 1 2005, Livestock Environment VII - Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium. Briggs, M. J. & McCormick, M. E. (eds.). p. 458-464 7 p. (Livestock Environment VII - Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water intake and wastage at nipple drinkers by growing-finishing pigs

Li, Y., Chénard, L., Lemay, S. P. & Gonyou, H. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of animal science. 83, 6, p. 1413-1422 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2004

Effects of group size on social behavior following regrouping of growing-finishing pigs

Schmolke, S. A., Li, Y. & Gonyou, H. W., Sep 1 2004, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 88, 1-2, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Nursing synchronisation in lactating sows as affected by activity, distance between the sows and playback of nursing vocalisations

Špinka, M., Gonyou, H. W., Li, Y. Z. & Bate, L. A., Sep 1 2004, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 88, 1-2, p. 13-26 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2003

Effect of group size on performance of growing-finishing pigs

Schmolke, S. A., Li, Y. Z. & Gonyou, H. W., Apr 1 2003, In : Journal of animal science. 81, 4, p. 874-878 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Savaging behaviour in gilts and sows

Harris, M. J., Li, Y. & Gonyou, H. W., Dec 2003, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 83, 4, p. 819-821 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2002

Analysis of belly nosing and associated behaviour among pigs weaned at 12-14 days of age

Li, Y. & Gonyou, H. W., Jun 28 2002, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 77, 4, p. 285-294 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2000
2 Scopus citations

Effects of a beta-adrenergic agonist (L-644,969) on performance and carcass traits of growing lambs in a cold environment

Li, Y. Z., Christopherson, R. J., Li, B. T. & Moibi, J. A., Sep 2000, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 80, 3, p. 459-465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations

Effects of beta-adrenergic receptor agonist and low environmental temperature on the immune system of growing lambs

Li, Y. Z., Christopherson, R. J. & Field, C. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 80, 4, p. 605-613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
1992

Effects of environmental temperature on heat production associated with food intake and on abdominal temperature in laying hens

Li, Y., Ito, T., Nishibori, M. & Yamamoto, S., Mar 1 1992, In : British Poultry Science. 33, 1, p. 113-122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
1991

Diurnal variation in heat production related to some physical activities in laying hens

Li, Y., Ito, T. & Yamamoto, S., Sep 1 1991, In : British Poultry Science. 32, 4, p. 821-827 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Use of limited daily access to food in measuring the heat production associated with food intake in laying hens

Li, Y., Ito, T. & Yamamoto, S., Sep 1 1991, In : British Poultry Science. 32, 4, p. 829-839 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations