Associate Professor John Gaughan

Associate Professor

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliated Associate Professor

Centre for Animal Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
j.gaughan@uq.edu.au
+61 7 54601 036

Overview

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Applied Science, Queensland Agricultural College
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Queensland Agricultural College
  • Graduate Dipl Management, Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education
  • Graduate Dipl Economics, University of New England
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Agricultural Studies, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Sejian, Veerasamy, Bhatta, Raghavendra, Gaughan, John, Baumgard, Lance, Prasad, Cadaba S. and Lal, Rattan (2015). Conclusions and researchable priorities. In Veerasamy Sejian, John Gaughan, Lance Baumgard and Cadaba Prasad (Ed.), Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation (pp. 491-509) New Delhi, India: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2265-1_27

  • Gaughan, John and Cawdell-Smith, A.J. (2015). Impact of climate change on livestock production and reproduction. In Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation (pp. 51-60) New Delhi, India: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2265-1_4

  • Gaughan, John B., Hogan, Lindsay A. and Wallage, Andrea (2015). Thermoregulation in marsupials and monotremes. In Marsupials and monotremes: nature's enigmatic mammals (pp. 85-144) New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Sullivan, M. L. (2014). Australian feedlot industry. In David Cottle and Lewis Kahn (Ed.), Beef cattle production and trade (pp. 205-233) Collingwood, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

  • Gaughan, John B. (2012). Basic principles involved in adaption of livestock to climate change. In Veerasamy Sejian, S. M. K. Naqvi, Thaddeus Ezeji, Jeffrey Lakritz and Rattan Lal (Ed.), Environmental stress and amelioration in livestock production (pp. 245-261) Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29205-7_10

  • Gaughan, J. B., Mader, T. L. and Gebremedhin, K. G. (2012). Rethinking heat index tools for livestock. In R. J. Collier and J. L. Collier (Ed.), Environmental physiology of livestock (pp. 243-265) Ames, Iowa, United States: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781119949091.ch14

  • Mader,Terry L. and Gaughan, John B. (2011). Effects of climate variability on domestic livestock. In Ariel Dinar and Robert Mendelsohn. (Ed.), Handbook on climate change and agriculture (pp. 32-48) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

  • Gaughan, John and Hahn, LeRoy (2010). Designing and selecting efficient early warning strategies and increasing their efficiencies for animal husbandry. In Kees Stigter (Ed.), Applied Agrometeorology (pp. 785-790) Berlin ; London: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74698-0_89

  • Gaughan, John and Khalifa, Hesham (2010). Improving the issuing, absorption and use of climate forecast information in animal husbandry. In Kees Stigter (Ed.), Applied Agrometeorology (pp. 807-812) Berlin & Heidelberg, Germany: Springer - Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74698-0

  • Gaughan, John, lacetera, Nicola and Valtorta, Silvia (2010). More efficient use of inputs in animal husbandry. In Kees Stigter (Ed.), Applied Agrometeorology (pp. 791-796) Berlin & Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74698-0

  • Gaughan, John (2010). Selection of actual preparedness strategies for dealing with climate, as adopted in animal husbandry. In Kees Stigter (Ed.), Applied Agrometeorology (pp. 779-783) Berlin & Heidelberg, Germany: Springer - Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74698-0

  • Gaughan, J. B., Lacetera, N., Valtorta, S. E., Khalifa, H. H., Hahn, G. L. and Mader, T. L. (2009). Adaptive responses of domestic (farm animals) to climate challenges. In G.R. McGregor, R. de Dear, K.L. Ebi, D. Scott, S. Sheridan and M.D. Schwartz (Ed.), Biometeorology for Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change 1 ed. (pp. 131-170) Germany: Springer.

  • Stowell, R., Mader, T. L. and Gaughan, J. B. (2009). Environmental management. In James A DeShazer (Ed.), Thermal Environment and Livestock Energetics 1 ed. (pp. 181-209) USA: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

  • Hahn, G. L., Gaughan, J. B., Mader, T. L. and Eigenberg, R. A. (2009). Thermal indices and their applications for livestock environments. In James A DeShazer (Ed.), Thermal Environment and Livestock Energetics 1 ed. (pp. 113-130) USA: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

  • Gaughan, J. B. (2007). Biometeorology and animal science. In Rosati, A., Tewolde, A. and Mosconi, C. (Ed.), Animal production and animal science worldwide. WAAP Book of the Year. (pp. 239-248) Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Boyd, B. M., Mader, T. L., Bittner, C. J., Hilscher, F. H., Wijffels, G., Gaughan, J. B., Sullivan, M. L., Cawdell-Smith, A. J. and Erickson, G. E. (2016). The effect of feeding a yeast supplement or finely ground fiber during the summer on body temperature, performance, and blood metabolites of finishing steers. In: Unknown, Unknown, (180-180). Unknown. doi:10.2527/msasas2016-384

  • Setianto, Novie Andri, Cameron, Donald C. and Gaughan, John B. (2014). Identifying the archetypes of an enhanced system dynamic causal loop diagram: finding strategies to improve smallholder beef farming in Java, Indonesia. In: Proceedings of the 2013 International Society for the System Sciences Conference. ISSS 2013: The 57th World Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Hai Phong City, Viet Nam, (). 14-19 July, 2013.

  • Henry, Beverley, Charmley, Ed, Eckard, Richard, Gaughan, John B. and Hegarty, Richard (2012). Livestock production in a changing climate: Adaptation and mitigation research in Australia. In: CCRSPI Conference synthesis papers. Inaugural Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries Conference 2011 (CCRSPI 2011), Melbourne, Australia, (191-202). 14–17 February 2011. doi:10.1071/CP11169

  • Lees, J. C. and Gaughan, J. B. (2011). Effect of climate on body temperature of dairy cows. In: JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA, (466-466). 10 - 14 July 2011.

  • Lees, J. C. and Gaughan, J. B. (2011). Effect of yearly climate on milk yield in a sub-tropical environment. In: JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA, (412-412). 10 - 14 July 2011.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Bonner, S. L. (2011). Heat shock protein 70 expression as an indicator of chronic stress in cattle. In: 5th International Congress on Stress Response in Biology and Medicine. 5th International Congress on Stress Response in Biology and Medicine, Quebec City, Canada, (188-188). 21 - 25 August 2011.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Lees, J. C. (2010). Categorising heat load on dairy cows. In: Proceedings of the 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Armidale, N.S.W., Australia, (105-105). 11-15 July 2010.

  • McCarthy, C., Billingsley, J., Finch, N., Murray, P. and Gaughan, J. (2010). Cattle liveweight estimation using machine vision assessment of objective body measurements: First results. In: Proceedings of the 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Armidale, N.S.W., Australia, (120-120). 11 - 15 July 2010.

  • Gaughan, John (2010). Planning for climate change - Developing a heat load model for dairy cows in the tropics and sub-tropics. In: International Symposium on Sustainable Animal Production in the Tropics: Farming in a Changing World. International Symposium on Sustainable Animal Production in the Tropics, Guadeloupe, French Caribbean, (382-383). 14 - 17 November 2010. doi:10.1017/S2040470010000117

  • T L Mader, L J Johnson, T M Brown-Brandl and J B Gaughan (2008). Climate conditions in bedded confinement buildings. In: Lawrence P Reynolds and Jean Rice, Livestock Environment VIII - Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium. International Livestock Environment Symposium, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, (395-402). 31.08.08 to 04.09.08.

  • Gaughan, John B., M L Sullivan, J Cawdell-Smith and T L Mader (2008). Effect of shade on panting score of feedlot cattle exposed to heat stress. In: S A Zinn, Proceedings of the annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science. American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, (594-594). 7 - 11 July 2008.

  • M.L. Sullivan, J.B. Gaughan and A.J. Cawdell-Smith (2008). Impact of Shade on the Panting Score of Feedlot Cattle. In: D.G. Barber, R.T. Cowan and A.R. Anstis, Proceedings Australian Association of Animal Production. Animal Production in Australia, Brisbane, QLD, (34-34). 24 - 27 June 2008.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Mader, T. L. (2007). Managing heat stress of feedlot cattle through nutrition. In: P. Cronje and N. Richards, Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia, Armidale, NSW, Australia, (191-200). 9-11 July, 2007.

  • Bonner, S. L., Gaughan, J. B., Bryden, W. L., Cawdell-Smith, A. J. and Cadogan, D. J. (2007). Response of heat stressed steers to dietary betaine. In: P.Cronje and N.Richards, 16th Meeting of the Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia, Armidale, NSW, (246-246). 9-11 July, 2007.

  • Hahn, G. L., Brown-Brandl, T, Eigenberg, R.A., Gaughan, J. B., Mader, T. L. and Nienaber, J.A. (2005). Climate change and livestock: Challenges and adaptive responses of animals and production systems. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Biometeorology. 17th International Congress of Biometeorology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, (). 5-9 September 2005.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Tait, L. A. (2005). Effectiveness of evaporative cooling of beef cattle housed in confinement. In: Livestock Environment VII: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium. VII International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES VII), Beijing, China, (105-114). 18-20 May 2005.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Bailey, K. (2005). Genetic evaluation of growth and carcass traits of Brahmans and tropically adapted cattle grown under tropical conditions. In: Proceedings 17th International Congress of Biometeorology.. International Congress of Biometeorology, Garmesh-Partenkirchen, Germany, (125-129). 5-9 September 2005.

  • Gaughan, J. B., Cadogan, D.J., Cawdell-Smith, A. J., Croft, I.A., van Barneveld, R. J. and Bryden, W. L. (2005). Improved heat tolerance of cattle by dietary supplementation with osmolytes. In: Mark Wahlqvist, Akira Okada and Duo Li, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, (123-123). 30 November - 3 December 2005.

  • Gaughan, J. B., Cadogan, D.J., Cawdell-Smith, A. J., Croft, I.A., van Barneveld, R.J. and Bryden, W. L. (2005). Nutritional supplements may reduce the effects of heat on dry matter intake of cattle. In: J.L. Corbett, Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia 2005, UNE, Armidale, NSW, Australia, (20-20). 2005.

  • Tait, L. A. and Gaughan, J. B. (2005). The effect of hosing beef cattle exposed to hot conditions in confined housing. In: Research Conference Proceedings 2005. Showcasing Faculty research through our postgraduates, Gatton, Qld, (32-32). 8th December 2005.

  • Pines, Mathew, Petherick, Carol, Gaughan, John and Phillips, Clive (2005). Welfare indicators for sheep and cattle exported by ship. In: Ryo Kusonose and Shusuke Sato, Proceedings of the 39th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). 39th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Kanagawa, Japan, (57-57). 20-24 August, 2005.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Holt, S. (2004). Changes in the diurnal rhythm of rectal temperature of cattle exposed to prolonged heat stress and cooled with warm water. In: 2004 Joint Meeting, St Louis USA, (). 24-29 July 2004.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Sakaguchi, Y. (2004). Changes in the respiration rate of cattle exposed to prolonged heat stress. In: 16th Conference on Biometeorology & Aerobiology, Vancouver, Canada, (). 23-27 August 2004.

  • Savage, D.B., Gaughan, J. B., Murray, P. J., Lisle, A. and Peatling, S.R. (2004). Effect of breeder body condition and weight on pregnancy and calf growth in three age groups of composite-bred beef cattle.. In: R. Stockdale and J. Heard and M. Jenkin, Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. The New Realities - Animal Production in Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, (156-159). 4-8 July 2004.

  • Sakaguchi, Y. and Gaughan, J. B. (2004). Effect of genotype on performance and carcass characteristics of summer inducted feedlot cattle.. In: R. Stockdale and J. Heard and M. Jenkin, Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. The New Realities - Animal Production in Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, (152-155). 4-8 July 2004.

  • Gaughan, J. B., Tait, L. A., Eigenberg, R. and Bryden, W. L. (2004). Effect of shade on respiration rate and rectal temperature of Angus heifers. In: R. Stockdale and J. Heard and M. Jenkin, Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. The New Realities - Animal Production in Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, (69-72). 4-8 July 2004.

  • Castaneda, C. A., Gaughan, J. B. and Sakaguchi, Y. (2004). Relationship between climatic conditions and the behaviour of feedlot cattle.. In: R. Stockdale and J. Heard and M. Jenkin, Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. The New Realities - Animal Production in Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, (33-36). 4-8 July 2004.

  • Mader, T. L., Davis, M. S. and Gaughan, J. B. (2004). Wind speed and solar radiation adjustments for the temperature humidity index. In: 16th Conference on Biometeorology & Aerobiology, Vancouver, Canada, (). 23-27 August 2004.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Eigenberg, R. (2003). Categorizing heat load in grain-fed beef cattle - New approaches. In: N. Lacetera, U. Bernabucci, H. H. Khalifa, B. Ronchi and A. Nardone, EAAP European Association for Animal Production Technical Series: Interactions between climate & animal production - EaapTS07. Interactions between climate & animal production - EaapTS07, Viterbo, Italy, (98-98). 4th September 2003.

  • Gaughan, J. B. and Jolly, E. J. S. (2003). Environmental enrichment for piglets - impact on behaviour at weaning. In: Manipulating Pig Production IX, Fremantle, Western Australia, (). 23-26 November 2003.

  • Gaughan, J. B. (2003). Using panting scores to assess heat load in cattle. In: N. Lacetera, U. Bernabucci, H. H. Khalifa, B. Ronchi and A. Nardone, EAAP European Association for Animal Production Technical Series: Interactions between climate & animal production - EaapTS07. Interactions between climate & animal production - EaapTS07, Viterbo, Italy, (99-99). 4 Sep 2003.

  • Gaughan, JB and Goopy, JP (2002). Behaviour of lot fed cattle when exposed to hot environmental conditions. In: 15th Conference On Biometeorology and Aerobiology Joint with the 16th International Congress On Biometeorology. 15th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology/16th International Congress on Biometeorology, Kansas City Mo, (122-123). Oct 28-Nov 01, 2002.

  • Kreikemeier, W. M., Mader, T. L. and Gaughan, J. B. (2002). Effect of growth promotants on physiological characteristics of feedlot cattle exposed to hot and cold conditions. In: American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Canada, (). 21 July - 25 July 2002.

  • Gaughan, J. B. (2002). Factors affecting the reproductive performance of Bali cattle in Manokwari, papua, Indonesia. In: American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Canada, (). 21 July - 25 July 2002.

  • Gaughan, J. B., Mader, T. L., Holt, S.M., Hahn, G. L. and Young, B. (2002). Review of current assessment of cattle and microclimate during periods of high heat load. In: D.K Revell and D. Taplin, 24th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. American Society of Animal Science - Annual Meeting, Adelaide, S.A., (77-80). 7 July - 11 July 2002.

  • Sakaguchi, Y and Gaughan, JB (2002). The effect of heat stress on carcass characteristics of beef cattle. In: 15th Conference On Biometeorology and Aerobiology Joint with the 16th International Congress On Biometeorology. 15th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology/16th International Congress on Biometeorology, Kansas City Mo, (114-115). Oct 28-Nov 01, 2002.

  • Nienaber, J. A., Hahn, G. L., Eigenberg, R., Brown, T. and Gaughan, J. B. (2001). Feed intake response of heat challenged cattle. In: John Nienaber, Livestock Environment VI. Sixth International Livestock Environment Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, (154-164). 21-23 May 2001.

  • Mader, T. L., Holt, S. M., Gaughan, J. B., Hahn, G. L., Davis, M.S., Parkhurst, A. M. and Spiers, D.E. (2001). Heat load management for feedlot cattle. In: John Nienaber, Livestock Environment VI. Sixth International Livestock Environment Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, (147-153). 21-23 May 2001.

  • Hahn, G. L., Mader, T. L., Spiers, D.E., Gaughan, J. B., Nienaber, J. A., Eigenberg, R., Brown-Brandl, T., Hu, Q., Griffin, D, Hungerford, L, Parkhurst, A. M., Leonard, M, Adams, W. and Adams, L. (2001). Heat wave impacts on feedlot cattle: Considerations for improved environmental management. In: John Nienaber, Livestock Environment VI. Sixth International Livestock Environment Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, (129-139). 21-23 May 2001.

  • Gaughan, JB, King, AK, Holt, SM and Ball, PR (2001). Response of pigs to oxygen activated chalk inclusion in grower-finisher diets. In: Manipulating Pig Production Viii, Proceedings. 8th Biennial Conference of the Australasian-Pig-Science-Association, Adelaide Australia, (214-214). Nov 25-28, 2001.

  • Gaughan, J. B., King, A. K., Holt, S. and Ball, PR. (2001). Response of pigs to oxygen activated chalk inclusion in grower-finisher diets. In: P.D. Cranwell, Manipulating Pig Production. Manipulating Pig Production, Adelaide, South Australia, (214-214). 25 - 28 November 2001.

  • Gaughan, J. B., Kunde, T.M., Mader, T. L., Holt, S. M., Lisle, A. T. and Davis, M.S. (2001). Strategies to reduce high heat load on feedlot cattle. In: John Nienaber, Livestock Environment VI. Sixth International Livestock Environment Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, (141-146). 21-23 May 2001.

  • Gaughan, JB, Holt, SM, Hahn, GL, Mader, TL and Eigenberg, R (2000). Respiration rate - Is it a good measure of heat stress in cattle?. In: 9th Congress of the Asian-Australasian-Association-of-Animal-Production-Societies/23rd Biennial Conference of the Australian-Society-of-Animal-Production, Sydney Australia, (329-332). Jul 03-07, 2000.

  • Foote, C., Hosking, B., Gaughan, J. B. and Riley, J. E. (1999). Dietary manipulation using AUSPIG to optimise pig production. In: J. L. Corbett, Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia15th Symposium, Armidale, NSW, (9A-9A). 12-14 July 1999.

  • Gaughan, J. B. (1999). Fat sources for weaner pigs. In: P.D. Cranwell, Manipulating Pig Production VII. Seventh Biennial Conference of Australasian Pig Science Association, Adelaide, (259-259). 28 November - 1 December 1999.

  • Gaughan, JB (1999). Fat sources for weaner pigs. In: Manipulating Pig Production Vii, Proceedings. 7th Biennial Conference of the Australasian-Pig-Science-Association, Adelaide Australia, (259-259). Nov 28-Dec 01, 1999.

  • Mader, T. L., Hahn, G. L., Gaughan, J. B., Hu, Q. X. and Nienaber, J. A. (1999). Heat waves and their impacts on feedlot cattle. In: Biometeorology and Urban Climatology at the turn of the millenium. Biometeorology and Urgan Climatology at the turn of the millm, Sydney, (). 8 - 12 November 1999.

  • Mader, T. L., Hahn, G. L., Gaughan, J. B. and Holt, S. (1999). Management practices for feedlot cattle exposed to adverse climatic conditions. In: Richard de Dear, Joy Johnson and Jennifer Potter, 15th International Congress of Biometeorology & International Conference on Urban Climatology. Biometeorology and Urban Climatology at Turn of Millenium, Sydney, (105-105). 8-12 November 1999.

  • Cowan, R. T., Gaughan, J. B., Holt, S., Lisle, A. T. and Mader, T. L. (1999). Restricting feed intake of feedlot steers during summer. In: American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting (ASAS99). American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting (ASAS99), Indianapolis, USA, (). July 1999.

  • Young, BA, Hall, AB, Goodwin, PJ and Gaughan, JB (1997). Identifying excessive heat load. In: Livestock Environment V, Vols I and II. 5th International Symposium on Livestock Environment (ILES V), Bloomington Mn, (572-576). May 29-31, 1997.

  • Goodwin, PJ, Gaughan, JB, Schoorl, TA, Young, BA and Hall, A (1997). Shade type selection by Holstein-Friesian dairy cows. In: Livestock Environment V, Vols I and II. 5th International Symposium on Livestock Environment (ILES V), Bloomington Mn, (915-922). May 29-31, 1997.

  • Gaughan, JB, Keenan, DM and Rowan, KJ (1994). Effect of Stocking Rate On Heart Rate and Performance of Feedlot Cattle. In: Animal Production in Australia. 20th Biennial Conference of the Australian-Society-of-Animal-Production - Animal Production in Australia, Perth Australia, (401-401). Jul 04-08, 1994.

Edited Outputs

  • ASAE meeting (2004) . Edited by R. Eigenberg, J. B. Gaughan, W. L. Bryden and J. A. Nienaber. 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting, 1-4 August 2004, Ottawa, Ontario Canada.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

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Completed Supervision