Alan Gunn

Associate Professor Allan Gunn

Veterinary Reproduction

Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences


Allan is research active and has published on a variety of topics mainly in the field of reproduction. He has presented at national and international conferences including the ANZCVS, and the Society for Theriogenology in the USA. In July of 2020 he was conferred the honour of Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a result of his meritorious contribution to clinical practice. He is supervising DACT and DVStud students at Charles Sturt University. He also supervises Honours, Masters and PhD students. He collaborates with colleagues at the University of Newcastle, where he co-supervises a PhD student, and the University of Melbourne. The latter projects are in semen longevity (UoN) and the neuro-endocrinological control of the reproductive axis (UMelb).

  • Large animal Theriogenology
  • Production animal medicine
Full publications list on CRO

Recent publications

  • Robertson, S., Morona, A., Gunn, A., Piltz, J., Scott, C. J., & Friend, M. (2023). Frequency of feeding during the periconceptual period did not alter reproduction in Merino sheep. Animal Production Science, 63(1), 59-69.
  • Storme, J., Brookes, V., & Gunn, A. (2023). Is there evidence demonstrating venereal transmission of clitoral Pseudomonas aeruginosa in horses? Veterinary Record, 192(11), 444.
  • Gunn, A., Harper, J., & Condon, J. (2023). Use of abstract reflection to enhance student learning from theriogenology practical classes. Clinical Theriogenology, 15, 25-28. [9592].
  • Gunn, A., & Robertson, S. (2022). A case of haemosemen in a Merino ram. 291-292. Abstract from 2022 Therio Conference, Bellevue, Washington, United States.
  • Archer, O., Manyweathers, J., & Gunn, A. (2022). Comparing bacterial growth after pasteurisation or the addition of potassium sorbate in stored bovine colostrum. 33-34. Abstract from 2022 Faculty of Science and Health HDR and Honours Symposium, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.