Here are some of our publications



Hall, S.J.G., Clutton-Brock, J. (1988). Two hundred years of British farm livestock. British Museum (Natural History). ISBN 0 565 01077 8. 272 pp. Reprinted 1991, paperback edition 1995.


Hall, S.J.G. (2004). Livestock biodiversity. Animal genetic resources for the farming of the future. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK


Refereed scientific papers since 2000:


Hall, S.J.G., Bunce, R.G.H (2013). Vegetation change from 1979 to 2008 at Chillingham Park in relation to conservation of the Chillingham Wild Cattle. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumbria.

Bray, J.C., Hall, S.J.G., Bruford, M.W. (2014). Admixture analysis in relation to pedigree studies of introgression in a minority British cattle breed: the Lincoln Red. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 131(1),19-26.


Hudson, G., Wilson, I., Payne, B.I.A., Elson, J., Samuels, D.C., Santibanez-Korev, M., Hall, S.J.G., Chinnery, P. (2012). A high mitochondrial DNA substitution rate maintains diversity within inbred cattle. Mitochondrion. 12(4),438-440.


Hall, S.J.G., Deeming, D.C., Lenstra, J.A., The European Cattle Genetic Diversity Consortium (2011) Prioritization based on neutral genetic diversity may fail to conserve important characteristics in cattle breeds Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 129(3),218-225.


Burthe, S., Searle, K.R., Hall, S.J.G., Thackeray, S.J., Wanless, S. (2011) Demographic consequences of increased winter births in a large aseasonally breeding mammal (Bos taurus ) in response to climate change Journal of Animal Ecology 80(6),1134-1144.


Hall, S.J.G., Bunce, R.G.H. (2011) Mature trees as keystone structures in Holarctic ecosystems. A quantitative species comparison in a northern English park Plant Ecology and Diversity 4(2-3), 243-250.


Hall, S.J.G. (2011) Number of females in cattle, sheep, pig, goat and horse breeds predicted from a single year's registration data animal 5: 980-985: DOI: 10.1017/S1751731110002752


Hall, S.J.G. (2010) Caring for the legend of the wild bull: an interpretation of the Georgian landscape of Chillingham Park, Northumberland. Garden History 38,213.


Hall, S.J.G. (2008). A comparative analysis of the habitat of the extinct aurochs and other prehistoric mammals in Britain. Ecography 31,187-190.


Hall, S.J.G., et al. (2005). Management of the Chillingham Wild Cattle. Government Veterinary Journal 15,4.


Visscher, P.M., Smith, D., Hall, S.J.G., Williams, J.A. (2001). A viable herd of genetically uniform cattle. Nature 409,303.


Ruiz de la Torre, J.L., Velarde, A., Diestre, A., Gispert, M., Hall, S.J.G., Broom, D.M., Manteca, X. (2001). Effects of vehicle movements during transport on the stress responses and meat quality of sheep. Veterinary Record 148,227-229.


Hall, S.J.G. (2000). Economic valuation of animal genetic resources with special reference to sub-Saharan Africa. Landbauforschung Volkenrode Special Issue 228,39.


Hall, S.J.G., Henderson, R. (2000). Rare and minority British sheep for meat production: the Shropshire and Ryeland as sires, and the Cotswold and primitive breeds as dams. Small Ruminant Research 35,55.


Other publications since 2000:


Hall, S.J.G. (2009) Farm animal genetic resources: safeguarding national livestock biodiversity. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England 170


Hall, S.J.G. (2007) Chillingham Wild Cattle Park, Northumberland. Landscape Archaeology and Ecology 6,53-57


Hall, S.J.G. (2006) Chillingham Park and its Wild White Cattle. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England 167,40-48.


Hall, S.J.G. (2013) Integrated conservation of a park and its associated cattle herd: Chillingham Park, northern England. Chapter 17 in Rotherham, I.D. (ed). Trees, forested landscapes and grazing animals. A European perspective on woodlands and grazed treescapes. Routledge, London and New York.


Hall, S.J.G. (2014). A place for grazing livestock in defining rurality? Chapter 8 in Bosworth, G. and Somerville, P. (ed.). Interpreting rurality: multidisciplinary approaches. Routledge, London and New York.



Earlier works:


Hall, S.J.G. (1999). Traditional goats and fat-tailed Sabi sheep in semi-arid north eastern Zimbabwe. Animal Genetic Resources Information 26,65-73.


Hall S.J.G., Broom, D.M., Goode, J.A., Lloyd, D.M., Parrott, R.F., Rodway, R.G. (1999). Physiological responses of sheep during long road journeys involving ferry crossings. Animal Science 69,19-27.


Hall, S.J.G. (1998). Traditional livestock in semi-arid north eastern Zimbabwe. Mashona cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production 30,351-360.


Hall, S.J.G., Bradshaw, R.H. (1998). Welfare aspects of the transport by road of sheep and pigs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 1,235-254.


Hall, S.J.G., Broom, D.M., Kiddy, G.N.S. (1998). Effect of transportation on plasma cortisol and packed cell volume in different genotypes of sheep. Small Ruminant Research 29,233-237.


Hall, S.J.G., Forsling, M.L., Broom, D.M. (1998). Stress responses of sheep to routine procedures: changes in plasma concentrations of vasopressin, oxytocin and cortisol. Veterinary Record 142,91-93.


Hall S.J.G., Kirkpatrick, S.M., Lloyd, D.M., Broom, D.M. (1998). Noise and vehicular motion as potential stressors during the transport of sheep. Animal Science 67,467-473.


Hall S.J.G., Kirkpatrick, S.M., Broom, D.M. (1998). Behavioural and physiological responses of sheep of different breeds to supplementary feeding, social mixing and taming, in the context of transport. Animal Science 67,475-483.


Parrott, R.F., Hall, S.J.G., Lloyd, D.M. (1998). Heart rate and stress hormone responses of sheep to road transport following two different loading procedures. Animal Welfare 7,257-267.


Parrott, R.F., Hall, S.J.G., Lloyd, D.M., Goode, J.A., Broom, D.M. (1998). Effects of a maximum permissible journey time (31 h) on physiological responses of fleeced and shorn sheep to transport, with observations on behaviour during a short (1 h) rest-stop. Animal Science 66,197-207.


White, K.A.J., Hall, S.J.G. (1998). Behaviour of lambs (Ovis aries) in relation to spatial patterns of defecation on a pasture. Journal of Zoology, London 245,111-117.


Hall, S.J.G., Schmidt, B., Broom, D.M. (1997). Feeding behaviour and the intake of food and water by sheep after a brief period of deprivation lasting 14 h. Animal Science 64,105-110.


Bradshaw, R.H., Hall, S.J.G. (1996). Incidence of travel sickness in pigs. Veterinary Record 139,503.


Bradshaw, R.H., Hall, S.J.G., Broom, D.M. (1996). Behavioural and cortisol responses of pigs and sheep during transport. Veterinary Record 138,233-234.


Broom, D.M., Goode, J.A., Hall, S.J.G., Lloyd, D.M., Parrott, R.F. (1996). Hormonal and physiological effects of a 15 hour journey in sheep: comparison with the responses to loading, handling and penning in the absence of transport. British Veterinary Journal 152,593-604.


Hall, S.J.G. (1996). Human ecology and the evolution of livestock. Anthrozo?s 9,81-84.


Hall, S.J.G., Neveu, H.N., Sempéré, A.J. (1996). Application of a new technique to studying the grazing behaviour of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus). Applied Animal Behaviour Science 46,145-157.


Hall, S.J.G., Russel, A.J.F., Redden, H. (1996). Coat fibres of Nigerian sheep and goats: a preliminary characterization. Small Ruminant Research 22,169-175.


Hall, S.J.G., Wallace, M.E. (1996). Canine epilepsy: a genetic counselling programme for keeshonds. Veterinary Record 138,358-360. also see this


Hall, S.J.G., Bradley, D.G. (1995). Conserving livestock breed biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10,267-270.


Hall, S.J.G., Gnaho, L.K., Meghen, C. (1995). Une enquête sur la race bovine Somba au Bénin. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux 48,77-83.


Hall, S.J.G. (1994). Pourquoi autant de races d'animaux domestiques? Ethnozootechnie 52,77-92.


Hall, S.J.G., Ruane, J. (1993). Livestock breeds and their conservation: a global overview. Conservation Biology 7,815-825.


Hall, S.J.G. (1991). Body dimensions of Nigerian cattle, sheep and goats. Animal Production 53,61-69.


Jefferies, A.R., Casas, F.C., Hall, S.J.G., Jackson, P.G.G. (1991). Seborrhoeic dermatitis in pigmy goats. Veterinary Dermatology 2,109-117.


Hall, S.J.G. (1990). Genetic conservation of domestic livestock. Oxford Reviews of Reproductive Biology 12, 289-318.


Hall, S.J.G. (1989). Breed structures of rare pigs: implications for conservation of the Berkshire, Tamworth, Middle White, Large Black, Gloucester Old Spot, British Saddleback and British Lop. Conservation Biology 3,1-9.


Clarke, S.W., Tucker, E.M., Hall, S.J.G. (1989). Genetic polymorphisms and their relationships with inbreeding and breed structure in rare British sheep: the Portland, Manx Loghtan and Hebridean. Conservation Biology 3,381-388.


Schwabe, A.E., Hall, S.J.G. (1989). Dystocia in cattle of nine British breeds and its relationship to dimensions of dam and calf. Veterinary Record 125,636-639.


Hall, S.J.G. (1989). Chillingham cattle: social and maintenance behaviour in an ungulate which breeds all year round. Animal Behaviour 38,215-225.


Hall, S.J.G. (1989). Conserving and developing minority British breeds of sheep: the example of the Southdown. Journal of agricultural Science, Cambridge 112,39-45.


Hall, S.J.G. (1988). Chillingham Park and its herd of white cattle: relationships between vegetation classes and patterns of range use. Journal of applied Ecology 25,777-789.


Hall, S.J.G., Hall, J.G. (1988). Inbreeding and population dynamics of the Chillingham cattle. Journal of Zoology, London 216,479-493.


Hall, S.J.G., Vince, M.A., Walser, E.S., Garson, P.J. (1988). Vocalisations of the Chillingham cattle. Behaviour 104,78-104.


Hall, S.J.G. (1986). Chillingham cattle: dominance and affinities and access to supplementary food. Ethology 71,201-215.


Hall, S.J.G. (1986). Genetic conservation of rare British sheep: the Portland, Manx Loghtan, and Hebridean breeds. Journal of agricultural Science, Cambridge 107,133-144.


Hall, S.J.G., Moore, G.F. (1986). Feral cattle of Swona, Orkney Islands. Mammal Review 16,89-96.


Jewell, P.A., Hall, S.J.G., Rosenberg, M.M. (1986). Multiple mating and siring success during natural oestrus in the ewe. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 77,81-89.


Hall, S.J.G., Semeonoff, R. (1985). Plasma esterase polymorphism in the Bank vole, Clethrionomys glareolus, in Britain. Journal of Zoology, London (A) 207,213-222.


Hall, S.J.G., Bunce, R.G.H. (1984). Vegetation survey of Chillingham Park, Northumberland. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumbria 52,5-14.


Hall, S.J.G. (1979). Haemoglobin polymorphism in the Bank vole, Clethrionomys glareolus, in Britain. Journal of Zoology, London 187,153-160.


Flowerdew, J.R., Hall, S.J.G., Brown, J.C. (1977). Small rodents, their habitats and the effects of flooding at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. Journal of Zoology, London 182,323-342.


Hall, S.J.G. (1975). Some recent observations on Orkney sheep. Mammal Review 5,59-64.


Hall, S.J.G., Hall, R.J., Hall, J.G. (1975). Polymorphism of erythrocyte potassium concentration in seaweed-eating sheep. Nature, London 255,62.