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Featured series: Frontier research in intestinal health of pigs and chickens

Global livestock production has been moving toward the removal of antimicrobial growth promoters in feed. Enteric disease, however, has been one of key problems in livestock production. In the era of AGP free production with existing enteric diseases, understanding and efforts to enhance intestinal health of young animals is the primary goal of successful livestock production. This special issue targets to invite review papers and research papers from frontier scientists in the areas of nutrition, immunology, physiology, and veterinary science with direct application to monogastric animals. 


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Frontier research in intestinal health of pigs and chickens​​​​​​​
Edited by: Sung Woo Kim
Collection published: 14 January 2019


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Genome editing in domestic animals
Edited by: Jae Yong Han
Collection published: 29 January 2018


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Gastrointestinal microbial ecology and functionality
Edited by: Prof Jianxin Liu, Prof Weiyun Zhu
Collection published: 8 November 2016


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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

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

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


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

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

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Animal Production
Collection published: 14 March 2013

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Reproduction and physiology
Collection published: 14 March 2013

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Animal Nutrition
Collection published: 14 March 2013

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Animal Genetics
Collection published: 14 March 2013

Aims and scope

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses a wide range of research areas including animal genetics, reproduction, nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, feedstuffs and animal products. The journal publishes original and novel research articles and reviews mainly involved in pigs, poultry, beef cattle, cows, goats and sheep, but the studies involving aquatic and laboratory animal species that address fundamental questions related to livestock are also welcome.

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Information for Authors

The publication costs for Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology are partially supported by the Da Bei Nong Education Foundation Program of the China Agricultural University Education Foundation, so authors only need to pay €700/£550/$860 for each article accepted for publication. 

PLEASE NOTE: Authors must use the code EL-CASV-JASB-0602 when agreeing their APC amount, or they will otherwise be charged the full price. Please follow the instructions in Editorial Manager.


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