Dr David Rutley

Dr David Rutley
  • Research Interests

    The Red Meat Value Chain

    Quantifying Variation and Risk across the whole Value Chain

    Various aspects of the value chain

    • Creating Value from Food Waste
    • Consumer Sensory Acceptance
    • Retail Yield
    • Slaughter Peformance
    • Growth
    • Reproduction/Survival

     

  • Publications

    Journal Articles

    1.      Banhazi, Thomas; Stott, Philip George; Rutley, David Lewis; Blanes-Vidal, V.; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2011.
    Air exchanges and indoor carbon dioxide concentration in Australian pig buildings: Effect of housing and management factors Biosystems Engineering; 110(3):272-279.

    2.      Kruk, Zbigniew Antoni; Yun, Hyejeong; Rutley, David Lewis; Lee, Eun Jung; Kim, Y. D.; Jo, Cheroun, 2011.
    The effect of high pressure on microbial population, meat quality and sensory characteristics of chicken breast fillet Food Control; 22(1):6-12.

    3.      Banhazi, Thomas; Rutley, David Lewis; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2010.
    Validation and fine-tuning of a predictive model for air quality in livestock buildings Biosystems Engineering; 105(3):395-401.

    4.      Banhazi, T.M., Rutley, D.L., Parkin, B.J. and Lewis, B.  2009  Field evaluation of a prototype sensor for measuring feed disappearance in livestock buildings.  Australian Journal of Multi-disciplinary Engineering.  Vol 7 No 1, Pp. 27-38

    5.      Banhazi, Thomas; Seedorf, Jens; Rutley, David Lewis; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2008.
    Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 1. Study justification and design Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health; 14(1):5-20.

    6.      Banhazi, Thomas; Seedorf, Jens; Rutley, David Lewis; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2008.
    Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 2. Airbone pollutants Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health; 14(1):21-39.

    7.      Banhazi, Thomas; Seedorf, Jens; Rutley, David Lewis; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2008.
    Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 3. Environmental parameters Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health; 14(1):41-52.

    8.      Banhazi, Thomas; Rutley, David Lewis; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2008.
    Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 4. Emission factors and study recommendations Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health; 14(1):53-69.

    9.      Banhazi, Thomas; Seedorf, Jens; Laffrique, M.; Rutley, David Lewis, 2008.
    Identification of the risk factors for high airborne particle concentrations in broiler buildings using statistical modelling Biosystems Engineering; 101(1):100-110.

    10.  Pitchford, Wayne Scott; Mirzaei, Hamid Reza; Deland, M. P. B.; Afolayan, Raphael Abiodun; Rutley, David Lewis; Verbyla, Arunas Petras, 2006.
    Variance components for birth and carcass traits of crossbred cattle Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture; 46 (2):225-231.

    11.  Afolayan, Raphael Abiodun; Deland, M. P. B.; Rutley, David Lewis; Bottema, Cynthia Denise Klemme; Ewers, A. L.; Ponzoni, R. W.; Pitchford, Wayne Scott, 2002.
    Prediction of carcass meat, fat and bone yield across diverse cattle genotypes using live-animal measurements Australian Society of Animal Production. Proceedings; 24:13-16.

    12.  Rutley, David Lewis; Deland, M. P. B.; Pitchford, Wayne Scott.
    Adjustment of the measurement of beef carcass eye muscle area for rib site Animal Production, 2002; 24:347.

    Conference Papers

    1. Kruk, Z.A., Yun, H.J., Rutley, D.L., Lee, E.J., Kim Y.J. and Jo C.  2009  The effect of High Pressure on Microbial Population and Sensory Characteristics of Chicken Meat.  Proc. Intern. Cong. Meat Sci. Tech. Vol. 55, Pp. 26- 30.
    2. Banhazi T.M., Rutley D.L., Dunn M.  2007  Using statistical modelling to improve the precision of image analysis based weight estimation.  In 'Manipulating Pig Production X'.  Brisbane, Australia. (Ed. J Paterson) p. 48. (Australasian Pig Science Association).
    3. Rutley, D.L., Pitchford, W.S. and Banhazi, T.M.  2007  Benefits of multi-factorial data modellingIn Banhazi T. (Editor) Saunders C. (Editor).  Society for Engineering in Agriculture 2007 National Conference:  Agriculture and Engineering:  Challenge Today Technology Tomorrow, Canberra.  Pp. 63-68.
    4. Geenty, K.G., Flemming, E.M., Rutley, D.L. and Kemp, D.R.  2006  Farm benchmarking – The next level.  Wool Meets Meat tools for a modern sheep enterprise.  Proceedings of the 2006 Australian Sheep Industry Cooperative Research Centre Conference, Orange, Australia.
    5. Banhazi T.M., Rutley DL.. and Pitchford W.S.  2005  Identifying the key factors influencing air temperature variation in piggeries.  In 'Manipulating Pig Production X.'  Christchurch, New Zealand. (Ed. Paterson, J.E.) p. 249. (Australian Pig Science Association)
    6. Banhazi T.M., Rutley D.L. and Pitchford W.S.  2005  Identifying the key factors influencing bacteria concentrations in piggeries.  In 'Manipulating Pig Production X.'  Christchurch, New Zealand. (Ed. Paterson, J.E.) p. 250. (Australian Pig Science Association)
    7. Ewers, A.L., Deland, M.P.B., Pitchford, W.S., Rutley, D.L. and Ponzoni, R.W.  1999  Saleable beef yield and other carcass traits in progeny of Hereford cows mated to seven sire breeds.  Proc. Ass. Adv. Anim. Breed. Genet. Vol. 13, Pp.393-396.
    8. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1997  Feedlot data analysis:  repeatability of estimation of the value of vendors.  Proc. Ass. Adv. Anim. Breed. Genet. Vol. 12, pp. 382-385.
    9. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1997  Survival of crossbred calves:  effect of calf size at birth.  Proc. Ass. Adv. Anim. Breed. Genet. Vol. 12, pp. 194-197.
    10. Gardiner, D.J. and Rutley, D.L.  1996  A beef selection index to prevent dystocia.  XIX WBC, Edinburgh, Scotland.
    11. Gardiner. D.J. and Rutley, D.L.  1995  EBV restriction for optimal beef production.  Proc. Aust. Assoc. Anim. Breed. Genet.  Vol. 11, pp. 439-442.
    12. Rutley, D.L., Deland, M.P.B. and Pitchford, W.S.  1995  Crossbreeding beef cattle in southern Australia.  Proc. Aust. Assoc. Anim. Breed. Genet.  Vol. 11, pp. 151-153.

    Consulting Reports

    1. McKiernan, W., House, J., Alford, A., Pollock, K., Batten, R., Hollier, T., Purcell, D., Rutley, D., Gaden, B., Walace, C., McDade, T., Hitchin, P., Meahan, D., Hutchinson, P., Doughty, S., Gorman, M., and Quigley, J. 2011 Final Report: Solutions to Feedback, Livestock Data Link - MLA Project V.LDL.1004. February, 2011. Meat and Livestock Australia.
    2. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2008  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Vendor-Breed Comparison, 2007.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    3. Rutley, D.L.  2007  The Effect Of Stocking Rate On Gross Margin:  Southern Beef Group, NT.  Report to Phil Holmes, September 2007.
    4. Rutley, D.L.  2007  Sheep CRC Project 1.2.6:  Farm Benchmarking.  Report to The University of New England, June 2007.
    5. Rutley, D.L. 2007 Development of a continuous pricing function for Cargill's 100 Day Grain Fed specification. Report to MLA Project SBP.006V2 - Regional Beef Systems to meet Market Specifications. January, 2007.
    6. Rutley, D.L.  2006  Benchmarking Sheep Enterprises.  Report to The University of New England, June 2006.
    7. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2005  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Vendor-Breed Comparison, 2004.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    8. Fleming, E., Villano, R., Farrell, T., Fleming, P. and Rutley, D.  2005  Analysis of factors influencing the technical efficiency of wool production in selected benchmarking groups.  Report to the Sheep CRC, September 2005.
    9. Rutley, D.L. and Penfold, C.  2005  Compost Trial Plan:  for Viticulture, Onion and Potato Crops.  Report to Michell Pty. Ltd  July, 2005.
    10. Sackett, D. and Rutley, D.L.  2004  A Survey of Management Practices of Sheep in Droughtlots.  Prepared for Australian Wool Innovation, Project No 2004P12 by Holmes Sackett & Associates Pty. Ltd. 112 Fitzmaurice St, PO Box 5757, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
    11. Rutley, D.L. and Duffield, C.J.  2004  A Business Plan To Establish A Supply Chain and Wholesale Butchery Into Singapore.  Produced for Creative Channel Marketing (S) Pte. Ltd. by Kalperri Trading Pty. Ltd.
    12. Rutley, D.L. and Partington, D.  2004  Droughtlot Analysis:  Study of Sheep Feedlot Data.  BiomerticsSA, Project Report March 2011 / P12
    13. Rutley, D.L.  2003  The value in developing an abalone breeding program.  Southern Australian Seafoods
    14. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2003  Breed differences across years for beef enterprise profitability.  Holmes, Sackett and Associates.
    15. Rutley, D.L.  2003  Shed factors affecting air quality in poultry sheds.  Pig and Poultry Production Institute, SARDI.
    16. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2002  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor-breed comparison, 2001.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    17. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2001  The effect of breed on beef enterprise profitability.  Holmes, Sackett and Associates.
    18. Rutley, D.L.  2000  Shed factors affecting air temperature and humidity in piggeries.  Pig and Poultry Production Institute, SARDI.
    19. Rutley, D.L.  2000  Shed factors affecting air quality in piggeries.  Pig and Poultry Production Institute, SARDI.
    20. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2000  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor-breed comparison, 99.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    21. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  2000  Drivers of profitability of beef and wool sheep enterprises across southern Australia.  Holmes, Sackett and Associates.
    22. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1999  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor-breed comparison, 98.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    23. Ewers, A.L., Pitchford, W.S., Deland, M.P.B., Rutley, D.L. and Ponzoni, R.W.  1999  Breed differences and prediction equations for saleable beef yield across a broad range of genotypes.  Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability.  SARDI-University of Adelaide Collaborative Research Report.
    24. Rutley, D.L.  1998  Usefulness of the Charlton Feedlot Database for contemporary group comparisons.  Co-operative Research Centre for Sensor Signal and Information Processing.
    25. Rutley, D.L.  1998  Usefulness of the Charlton Feedlot Database for contemporary group comparisons.  Agriculture Victoria.
    26. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1997  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor-breed comparison, 97.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    27. Rutley, D.L., McKiernan, W.A., Deland, M.P.B. and Pitchford, W.S.  1996  Preliminary report:  Assessment of live cattle from the Southern Crossbreeding Project.
    28. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1996  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor comparison, 95.2.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    29. Rutley, D.L. and Pitchford, W.S.  1995  Rangers Valley animal data analysis vendor comparison.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    30. Rutley, D.L.  1994  Rangers Valley animal data preliminary investigation.  Rangers Valley Cattle Station Pty. Ltd.
    31. Matic R., Fischle A., Black I.D., Rutley D.L. and Carter P.A.  1991  Herbicide Screening Group;  1989 Report.  Technical report S.A. Dept. of Agric.
    32. Rutley D.L, Matic R, Maslen M.A. and Carter P.A.  1990  Herbicide Screening Group;  1988 Report.  Technical report S.A. Dept. of Agric.
    33. Black I.D. and Rutley D.L.  1990  Weed Control in Wheat:  Final report to the Wheat Research Council and Wheat Research Committee for S.A.  S.A. Dept. of Agric.
    34. Matic R., Rutley D.L. and Carter P.A.  1989  Weed Research Data Base  S.A. Dept. of Agric.
  • Professional Associations

    Member Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology
                                         Committee Member SA Branch

    SA Value Chain Network
                                         Inaugural Chair

  • Professional Interests

    Quantifying Risks and Solutions for Value Chains

    Profit = Income less Costs

    Value = Profit less Risk

                Risks include economic, environmental and social risks

    1. Risks
          Consumer Perception   
          Customer Satisfaction
          Price Fluctuation
          Seasonal Availability
          Vendor Comparisons
          Performance Prediction
          Breeding Value Estimation
    2. Solutions
          Comparative Benchmarking
          Process Benchmarking
          Continuous Pricing
          Supply and Product Consistency
    3. Livestock Systems Studies
          Genetics
          Selection and Marketing
          Biological
    4. Precision Livestock Farming
    5. Statistical Quality Control

     

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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013