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Karlette Fernandes

Doctor of Philosophy
Study Completed: 2018
College of Sciences


Thesis Title
Aspects of dietary management and dynamics of the faecal microbiota of horses and ponies (equus caballus) in New Zealand

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Associate Professor David Thomas
Dr Emma Bermingham
Dr Sandra Kittelmann
Associate Professor Chris Rogers
Dr Erica Gee
Dr Charlotte Bolwell


Fernandes KA, Rogers CW, Gee EK, Bolwell CF and Thomas DG (2014). A cross-sectional survey of rider and horse demographics, and the feeding, health and management of Pony Club horses in New Zealand. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Volume 74, Napier, p.11-16.

Fernandes KA, Kittelmann S, Rogers CW, Gee EK, Bolwell CF, Bermingham EN, et al. Faecal microbiota of forage-fed horses in new zealand and the population dynamics of microbial communities following dietary change. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e112846. 

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