Publications: Costa, Nick
Bramley, E., Costa, N.D., Fulkerson, W.J. and Lean, I.J. (2013) Associations between body condition, rumen fill, diarrhoea and lameness and ruminal acidosis in Australian dairy herds. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 61 (6). pp. 323-329.
Bramley, E., Lean, I.J., Fulkerson, W.J. and Costa, N.D. (2012) Feeding management and feeds on dairy farms in New South Wales and Victoria. Animal Production Science, 52 (1). pp. 20-29.
Maxwell, John Alexander Loftus, Costa, N.D., Layman, L.L. and Robertson, I.D. (2008) Rural veterinary services in Western Australia: Part A. Government veterinary services. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86 (1-2). pp. 7-11.
Maxwell, J., Costa, N.D., Layman, L.L. and Robertson, I.D. (2008) Rural veterinary services in Western Australia: Part B. Rural practice. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86 (3). pp. 74-80.
Bramley, E., Lean, I.J., Fulkerson, W.J., Stevenson, M.A., Rabiee, A.R. and Costa, N.D. (2008) The definition of acidosis in dairy herds predominantly fed on pasture and concentrates. Journal of Dairy Science, 91 (1). pp. 308-321.
Accioly, J.M., Beatty, D.T., Barnes, A.L., Pethick, D.W., Taylor, E.G., Tudor, G.D., White, C.L., Maloney, S.K., McCarthy, M.R., Pluske, J.R. and Costa, N.D. (2003) Nutrition during live export of cattle. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia, 14 . pp. 49-56.
Amantana, A., Vorachek, W.R., Butler, J.A., Costa, N.D. and Whanger, P.D. (2002) Effect of copper, zinc and cadmium on the promoter of selenoprotein W in glial and myoblast cells. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 91 (2). pp. 356-362.
Accioly, J.M., Tudor, G., Taylor, E.G., White, C.L., Costa, N.D., Pluske, J.R. and Pethick, D.W. (2002) Effect of roughage quality and fermentable energy/protein on intake, performance and nitrogen excretion in cattle fed export diets. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 26 (11). S250.
Milton, J.T.B., Mackintosh, N., Engelke, J., Seymour, M.K., Kenny, K., Wiley, J.T., Tudor, G.D., Standing, W.R., Edwards, N.J., Taylor, E.G., Davidson, R.H. and Costa, N.D. (2000) Supplementation of cattle browsing tagasaste (Chamaecytisus proliferus) during autumn improves liveweight gain. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 13 (Supp. A). pp. 368-371.
Taylor, E.G., Costa, N.D., Edwards, N.J., Standing, W.R. and Tudor, G.D. (2000) The phosphorus and mineral requirements of cattle browsing tagasaste. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 13 (Supp. 1). p. 184.
Barnes, A.L., Croker, K.P., Allen, J.G. and Costa, N.D. (1997) Lupinosis and reproduction reduce the wool growth of Merino ewes. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 37 (5). pp. 515-521.
Barnes, A.L., Croker, K.P., Allen, J.G. and Costa, N.D. (1996) Lupinosis of ewes around the time of mating reduces reproductive performance. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 47 (8). pp. 1305-1314.
Costa, N.D. and Labuc, R.H. (1994) Case report: Efficacy of oral carnitine therapy for dilated cardiomyopathy in boxer dogs. Journal of Nutrition, 124 (12 SUPPL.). 2687S-2692S.
Costa, N.D., McDonald, D.E. and Swan, R.A. (1993) Age-related changes in plasma biochemical values of farmed emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae). Australian Veterinary Journal, 70 (9). pp. 341-344.
Hall, M.F., Costa, N.D., Thompson, R.C.A., Lymbery, A.J., Meloni, B.P. and Wales, R.G. (1992) Genetic variants of Giardia duodenalis differ in their metabolism. Parasitology Research, 78 (8). pp. 712-714.
Richards, R.B., Hyder, M.W., Fry, J., Costa, N.D., Norris, R.T. and Higgs, A.R.B. (1991) Seasonal metabolic factors may be responsible for deaths in sheep exported by sea. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 42 (2). pp. 215-226.
Punch, P.I., Costa, N.D., Chambers, E.D., Slatter, D.H. and Wilcox, G.E. (1985) Plasma and tear concentrations of antibiotics administered parenterally to cattle. Research in Veterinary Science, 39 (2). pp. 179-87.
Costa, N.D. and Stevenson, P.M. (1984) Changes in coenzyme A and carnitine concentrations in superovulated rats. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)/Lipids and Lipid Metabolism, 792 (2). pp. 130-4.
Lee, G., Pearce, P.H., Ghisalberti, A.V., Costa, N.D. and Stevenson, P.M. (1983) Steroidogenesis despite a variant metabolism in primary cultures of pig granulosa cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease, 763 (3). pp. 237-44.
Laurence, M., Accioly, J.M., Barnes, A.L., Blache, D., Costa, N.D., Jones, F.M., Spejers, E.J. and Pitchford, W.S. (2011) Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the bovine leptin gene and their association with carcass and efficiency traits, and endocrine profiles, in female Angus cows. In: 19th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 19 - 21 July, Perth, Western Australia pp. 383-386.
Tudor, G.D., Accioly, J., Pethick, D.W., Costa, N.D., Taylor, E.G. and White, C. (2003) Decreasing shipboard ammonia levels by optimising the nutritional performance of cattle and the environment on ship during live export. Meat & Livestock Australia Ltd, North Sydney.