About Poultry


Poultry (ISSN 2674-1164) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. The journal plays a pivotal role in the dissemination of preeminent poultry-related knowledge across all disciplines. It publishes original articles, critical reviews, communications and case reports related to poultry. Our aim is to publish timely experimental and theoretical research results in a rapid and readily accessible manner.

There is no restriction on the length of the papers. Full experimental and/or methodical details must be provided. References should acknowledge the origin and source of an idea. General subjects on well-established knowledge could be addressed by referencing a book chapter or review. The self-citation rate should be in good balance with the overall number of references. 


Poultry is a multidisciplinary journal for poultry scientists and advisers to the poultry industry throughout the world. The journal aims to cover a broad spectrum of subjects influencing the health, welfare and productivity of all bird species kept for animal production. Subjects which are covered include:

  • Poultry Health and Production;
  • Poultry Pathology;
  • Poultry Immunology;
  • Poultry Behaviour and Welfare;
  • Poultry Nutrition;
  • Poultry Breeding and Reproduction;
  • Poultry Genetics and Genomics;
  • Poultry Husbandry and Management;
  • Poultry Processing and Products.

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Poultry will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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