Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The interest of Livestock and animal research covering: 1) Animal Production System; 2) Animal Breeding and Genetics; 3) Animal Physiology and Reproduction; 4) Animal Nutrition and Feeding Technology; 5) Technology of Animal Product; 6) Animal Biotechnology; 7) Animal Behaviour and Welfare; 9) Socio-Economics in the field of Animal Research, and 10) Animal health. The objects of the research can be livestock, laboratory, exotic, and/or wild animal. 

 

 

Section Policies

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Front Matter

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Back Matter

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The articles submitted to Livestock and Animal Research will be processed through a formatting review by the editor and independently reviewed by two peer reviewers. The review process applies Double Blind method. Decisions from reviewers are a top priority for editors to make decisions. The time required by reviewers to complete a round review process is four weeks. Generally, prospective reviewers will be selected based on their reputation in the suitability of their expertise. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based on their reports/recommendation. After being reviewed, there will be four kinds of editor decision based on reviewers’ recommendation:

Accept Submission: The submission will be accepted without revisions.
Revisions Required: The submission will be accepted after minor changes have been made.
Resubmit for Review: The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. It will require a second round of review, however.
Decline Submission: The submission will not be published in the journal.

 

Publication Frequency

Livestock and Animal Research is scheduled to be published three times a year in March, July, and November.

 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Plagiarism Policy

Within Livestock and Animal Research, plagiarism is explicitly interdicted. The Turnitin plagiarism checker will be used to evaluate the similarity of a manuscript to others. Editors will follow up on the results to decide possible cases of plagiarism, and a similarity report will be provided to the authors. The Editorial Board will process manuscript with similarity index less than 20%.