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Dr Simon Archer


Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Research
BVMS CertCHP; MSc; PhD; DipECVPH; MRCVS; EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Public Health (Population Medicine); RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Epidemiology

Biography

Research

Research interests

My publications

Publications

  1. Randall, L. V., M. J. Green, M. G. G. Chagunda, C. Mason, S. C. Archer, and J. N. Huxley. 2018. The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: A study of 2 herds.  J. Dairy Sci. 101:1311-1324.
  2. Archer, S. C., Bradley, A. J., Cooper, S. Davies, P. L, and M. J. Green. 2017. Prediction of Streptococcus uberis clinical mastitis risk using Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) in dairy herds. Prev. Vet. Med. 144:1-6.
  3. Davies, P. L., J. A. Leigh, A. J. Bradley, S. C. Archer, R. D. Emes, and M. J. Green. 2016. Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus uberis clinical mastitis in dairy herds: Strain heterogeneity and transmission. J. Clin. Microbiol. 54:68-74.
  4. Statham, J. M. E., L. V. Randall, and S. C. Archer. 2015. Reduction in daily milk yield associated with sub-clinical Bovine Herpes Virus 1 infection. Vet. Rec. 177: doi:10.1136/vr.
  5. Leach, K. A., S. C. Archer, J. E. Breen, M. J. Green, I. C. Ohnstad, S. Tuer, and A. J. Bradley. 2015. Recycling manure as cow bedding: Potential risks and benefits for UK dairy farms. Vet. J. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.08.013.
  6. Archer, S. C., R. Newsome, H. Dibble, C. J. Sturrock, M. G. G. Chagunda, C. S. Mason, and J. N. Huxley. 2015. Claw length recommendations for dairy cow foot trimming. Vet. Rec. doi: 10.1136/vr.103197.
  7. Archer, S. C., C. D. Hudson, and M. J. Green. 2015. Use of stochastic simulation to evaluate the reduction in methane emissions and improvement in reproductive efficiency from routine hormonal interventions in dairy herds. PLOS ONE 10: e0127846. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127846.  
  8. Randall, L. V., M. J. Green, M. G. G. Chagunda, C. Mason, S. C. Archer, L. E. Green, and J. N. Huxley. 2015. Low body condition predisposes cattle to lameness: an 8 year study of one dairy herd. J. Dairy Sci. 98: 3766-3777.
  9. Thomas, H. J., G. G. Miguel-Pacheco, N. J. Bollard, S. C. Archer, N. J. Bell, C. Mason, O. J. R. Maxwell, J. G. Remnant, P. Sleeman, H. R. Whay, and J. N. Huxley. 2015. Evaluation of treatments for claw horn lesions in dairy cows in a randomized controlled trial. J. Dairy Sci. 98: 1-10.
  10. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M.J. Green. 2014. Association between somatic cell count during the first lactation and the cumulative milk yield of cows in Irish dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 97: 2135-2144.
  11. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M. J. Green. 2014. Bayesian evaluation of budgets for endemic disease control; an example using management changes to reduce milk somatic cell count early in the first lactation of Irish dairy cows. Prev. Vet. Med. 113: 80-87.
  12. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M. J. Green. 2013. Association between somatic cell count after first parturition and cumulative milk yield in dairy cows. Vet. Rec. doi: 10.1136/vr.101558.
  13. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M. J. Green. 2013. Association between somatic cell count early in the first lactation and the lifetime milk yield of cows in Irish dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 96:2951-2959.
  14. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M. J. Green. 2013. Association between somatic cell count early in the first lactation and the longevity of Irish dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 96:2939-2950.
  15. Archer, S. C., F. Mc Coy, W. Wapenaar, and M. J. Green. 2013. Association of season and herd size with somatic cell count for cows in Irish, English, and Welsh dairy herds. Vet. J. 196: 515-521.
  16. Archer, S.C., M.J. Green, A. Madouasse, and J.N. Huxley, 2011. Association between somatic cell count and serial locomotion score assessments in UK Dairy Cows. J. Dairy Sci. 94: 4383-4388.
  17. Archer, S.C., N.J. Bell, and J.N. Huxley. 2010. Lameness in UK dairy cows: A review of the current status. In Pract. 32: 492-504.
  18. Archer, S.C., M.J. Green and J.N. Huxley, 2010. Association between milk yield and serial locomotion score assessments in UK Dairy Cows. J. Dairy Sci. 93: 4045-4053.

Book chapters

  1. Wendela Wapenaar, Simon Archer, John Remnant,  and Alan Murphy, 2016, Control of Infectious Disease. In Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk, Volume 3, ed John Webster, University of Bristol, UK.
  2. Jon Huxley, Simon Archer, Nick Bell, Mark Burnell, Laura Green, Sarah Potterton and Jon Reader, 2012. Control of Lameness. In Dairy Herd Health, CABI, ed Martin Green.
  3. Laura Green, Simon Archer, Andrew Biggs, Andrew Bradley, James Breen, Peter Down, Mike Kerby, Martin Green, Gerdien van Schaik, Wendela Wapenaar. 2012. Control of Infectious Disease. In Dairy Herd Health.