Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


ANIMAL PRODUCTION coverages focused on small-scale livestock farming which includes:

Animal Breeding and Genetics
It covers a wide range of applied animal breeding, genetic evaluation technology, quantitative and molecular genetics, evolution as well as genomics and bioinformatics of farm animals.

Animal Reproduction and Physiology
Different aspects of reproduction and physiology of farm animals are covered in this scope including and not limited to physiology of fertilization, early development, growth and lactation.

Feed and Nutrition
It covers microbiology and function of rumen, ruminants/non-ruminants nutrition, physiology and metabolism related to feeding, forage nutrion and provision, feed and feed additive evaluation, technology of feed processing, poultry and other non-ruminants farm animals nutrition and its physiology.

Animal Products
It covers the technology of post-harvest of farm animal products, food safety, food security, functional foods, biology of muscle, product composition, and science of milk, meat and egg.

Animal Biotechnology
Some aspects of animal biotechnology of farm animals are covered including and not limited to molecular nutrition, transgenics as well as genes identification and manipulation.

Animal Health
It includes studies about animal modeling on animal health, infection and immunity, physiology of stress, vaccine and therapeutics of farm animals.

Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Social and sexual behaviour, adaptation, and welfare of farm animals are included in this topic.

Environment, Management, and Socio-Economics
It covers topics on management of waste and by-products, livestock and environment, farming system, and socio-agribusiness of animal production.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

  1. Animal Production apply a single blind review process to all manuscript. Single blind review means that peer reviews are allowed to see the authors of the manuscripts, but the authors are not allowed to see the name of peer reviewers
  2. All manuscripts submitted for publication in Animal Production will be reviewed by two independent peer reviewers who will assess the scope, substance, novelty, and significance contribution
  3. Selection of peer reviewers is based on scientific expertise and experiences for each manuscript
  4. Authors are welcome to suggest two potential peer reviewers to asses their manuscripts.


Publication Frequency

Animal Production published 3 times a year, 8 to 12 titles per issue.


Open Access Policy

Jurnal of Animal Production (JAP) is an open access journals.  All articles are available for free on the internet to all users immediately upon publication.  Distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  1. Free access for all users worldwide
  2. Increased visibility and readership
  3. Rapid publication
  4. No spatial constraints

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License..
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.animalproduction.net.


Journal of Animal Production


Publication Ethics

  • Animal Production does not allow double publication (the same papers published in two peer reviewed journals)
  • Animal Production does not allow double submission (the manuscript is submitted to Animal Production and at the same time also submitted to other peer reviewed journal, before final decision has been made).
  • Animal Production does not tolerate any kind of plagiarism, data fabrication, fraud & falsification, copyright infringement, and inaccurate author attributions.


Plagiarism Policy

Journal of Animal Production (JAP) put a great concern on plagiarism.  The journal recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable and therefore establishes the following policy.  Following the guidance of plagiarism policy developed by the University of New South Wales, Australia 2016, below are some practices considered as plagiarism

  1. Copying.  Using the same or very similar words to the original text or idea without acknowledging the source or using quotation marks. This includes copying materials, ideas or concepts from a book, article, report or other written document, presentation, composition, artwork, design, drawing, circuitry, computer program or software, website, internet, other electronic resource, or another person's assignment, without appropriate acknowledgement.
  2. Inappropriate paraphrasing.  This refers to changing a few words and phrases while mostly retaining the original structure and/or progression of ideas of the original, and information without acknowledgement.
  3. Inappropriate citation Citing sources which have not been read, without acknowledging the 'secondary' source from which knowledge of them has been obtained.
  4. Self-plagiarism.  Occurs where an author republishes their own previously

written work and presents it as new findings without referencing the earlier work, either in its entirety or partially. When plagiarism is identified, the paper will be rejected and the author will be suspended for a minimum of 1 year.




References Management

Every article submitted to Animal Production Journal shall use reference management software e.g. EndNote® or Mendeley. 

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