Animals

Animals is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal devoted entirely to animals, including zoology and veterinary sciences, published semimonthly online by MDPI. The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM), and Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) are affiliated with Animals and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, Embase, PubAg, AGRIS, Animal Science Database, CAB Abstracts, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Veterinary Sciences) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Veterinary)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 18.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Companion journals for Animals include: Birds, Ruminants and Zoonotic Diseases.
Impact Factor: 3.0 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.2 (2022)
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Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Dairy, Ruminants, Veterinary Sciences
Practical Methods for Accommodating Behavioral Needs and Improving the Wellbeing of Both Farm Animals Topic Editors: Temple Grandin, Kurt Vogel
Deadline: 20 June 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Animals, Fishes, Poultry
Sustainable Development of Natural Bioactive Compounds/Products in Animal Resource and Agriculture Science: Volume II Topic Editors: In Ho Kim, Balamuralikrishnan Balasubramanian, Shanmugam Sureshkumar
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Dietetics, Foods, Insects
Edible Insects as Feed and Food: Opportunities and Challenges Topic Editors: Rifat Ullah Khan, Shabana Naz
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Foods, Nutrients, World
The New Era of Food and Agriculture: Sustainable Strategies to Achieve Zero Hunger Topic Editors: Petru Alexandru Vlaicu, Arabela Elena Untea, Teodora Popova
Deadline: 12 August 2024
Special Issue in Animals
Advances in the Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections in Animals Guest Editors: Theo de Waal, Elias Papadopoulos
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Animals
Infectious Diseases and Surveillance of Farm and Wild Animals Guest Editors: Cristina Jurado, Sandra Barroso Arévalo
Deadline: 24 March 2024
Special Issue in Animals
In Vitro Growth of Mammalian Follicles and Oocytes Guest Editor: Kenichiro Sakaguchi
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Animals
Advances in Mammary Gland Biology and Lactation of Ruminants Guest Editor: Sam Peterson
Deadline: 14 April 2024
Topical Collection in Animals
Recent Advances in Fish Nutrition: Insights on the Nutritional Implications of Modern Formulations Collection Editors: Artur Rombenso, Bruno Araújo, Erchao Li
Topical Collection in Animals
Gut Microbiota and Growth and Health of Monogastric Farm Animals Collection Editors: Maria Teresa Capucchio, Paolo Bosi
Topical Collection in Animals
Current Advances in Poultry Research Collection Editors: John Michael Gonzalez, Casey M. Owens
Topical Collection in Animals
Nanotechnology in Animal Science Collection Editors: Antonio Gonzalez-Bulnes, Nesrein M. Hashem
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