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Most Accessed Articles: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnologyhttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.comMost Accessed Articles: Journal of Animal Science and BiotechnologyGMOs in animal agriculture: time to consider both costs and benefits in regulatory evaluationshttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-37In 2012, genetically engineered (GE) crops were grown by 17.3 million farmers on over 170 million hectares. Over 70% of harvested GE biomass is fed to food producing animals, making them the major consumers of...Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-37Alison L Van Eenennaam2013-09-25T00:00:00ZAlternatives to antibiotics as growth promoters for use in swine production: a reviewhttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-35In the past two decades, an intensive amount of research has been focused on the development of alternatives to antibiotics to maintain swine health and performance. The most widely researched alternatives inc...Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-35Philip A Thacker2013-09-14T00:00:00ZDual potential of microalgae as a sustainable biofuel feedstock and animal feedhttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-53The rise in global population has led to explorations of alternative sources of energy and food. Because corn and soybean are staple food crops for humans, their common use as the main source of dietary energy...Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-53Krystal K Lum, Jonggun Kim and Xin Gen Lei2013-12-21T00:00:00ZDevelopment of feeding systems and strategies of supplementation to enhance rumen fermentation and ruminant production in the tropicshttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-32The availability of local feed resources in various seasons can contribute as essential sources of carbohydrate and protein which significantly impact rumen fermentation and the subsequent productivity of the ...Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-32Metha Wanapat, Sungchhang Kang and Sineenart Polyorach2013-08-27T00:00:00ZFeed- and feed additives-related aspects of gut health and development in weanling pigshttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-1The development of new/different management and feeding strategies to stimulate gut development and health in newly-weaned pigs, in order to improve growth performance while minimizing the use of antimicrobial...Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-1John R Pluske2013-01-07T00:00:00Z

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Alternatives to antibiotics as growth promoters for use in swine production
Edited by: Prof Phil Thacker
Collection published: 21 October 2015

Fat nutrition and metabolism in food animals
Edited by: Dr Jack Odle
Collection published: 21 May 2015
Updated: 9 September 2015

Animal reproductive biology
Edited by: Prof Fuller Bazer
Collection published: 26 March 2015
Updated: 11 April 2015

Special Issue for WCAP 2013
Edited by: Prof Defa Li
Collection published: 30 August 2013 

Special Issue for Chinese Swine Industry Symposium
Collection published: 8 July 2013

Animal Production
Collection published: 14 March 2013

Reproduction and physiology
Collection published: 14 March 2013
Updated: 26 June 2013

Animal Nutrition
Collection published: 14 March 2013
Updated: 21 June 2013

Animal Genetics
Collection published: 14 March 2013
Updated: 4 April 2013

Aims and scope

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology (JASB) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that encompasses all aspects of animal science and biotechnology, including animal genetics and breeding, animal reproduction and physiology, animal nutrition and biochemistry, feed processing and testing, animal biotechnology, meat science. JASB welcomes Research, Reviews, Letters to the Editor, Meeting Report, Methodology Articles, Short reports and Study Protocol. The journal is sponsored by Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. It is designed to introduce Chinese research achievements in animal science and technology to the international community, and to strengthen academic communication between China and abroad.

Information for Authors

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology is sponsored by the Da Bei Nong Education Foundation Program of the China Agricultural University Education Foundation. 

The publication costs are covered by the journal, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. 

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