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  • ISSN: 2040-4700 (Print), 2040-4719 (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Cledwyn Thomas
  • Editorial board
Advances in Animal Biosciences is an associated publication to the journal animal. It aims to publish high-quality conference, symposium and workshop proceedings about animal-related aspects of the life sciences with emphasis on farmed and other managed animals. These can be in the form of a book of abstracts, summaries or complete papers. The format will highlight the title of the meeting and organisations involved but the publications will have the added advantage of forming a series under Advances in Animal Biosciences. Subject areas can include aspects of Breeding and Genetics, Nutrition, Physiology and Functional Biology of Systems, Behaviour, Health and Welfare, Livestock Farming Systems, Human Health and Product Quality. However, due to the integrative nature of biological systems, monographs and conference proceedings dealing with the translation of basic and strategic science into the whole animal and farming system and the impact on Productivity, Product Quality, Food Security, the Environment, Climate Change and Humans will be particularly welcome.

Recent issues


From the animal blog

  • How to increase litter size in rabbits?
  • 15 February 2019, M A Santacreu
  • The animal article of the month for March is ‘Correlated responses on litter size traits and survival traits after two-stage selection for ovulation rate and Litter size is the most important economic trait in prolific species and the only selection criteria for maternal rabbit commercial lines.…...
  • Improving dairy herd health management programs
  • 17 January 2019, K. Sjöström
  • The animal article of the month for February is ‘Effects of a participatory approach, with systematic impact matrix analysis in herd health planning in organic There is a strong focus on animal health and welfare in organic farming, and herd health and production management services are therefore important.…...
  • Fish welfare in research and aquaculture
  • 19 December 2018, M. Toni
  • The animal article of the month for January is ‘Review: Assessing fish welfare in research and aquaculture, with a focus on European directives‘ In recent years, teleost fish have been increasingly exploited as animal models for scientific research in both the biomedical and ecological fields by using various ‘omics’ approaches, as they offer several practical advantages compared with mammals or other vertebrates.…...
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