Ruminants is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on ruminants, including cattle, all domesticated and wild bovines, goats, sheep, giraffes, deer, gazelles, and antelopes, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 20.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: Article processing charge (APC) discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • Ruminants is a companion journal of Animals.
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Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Animals, Poultry, Ruminants
Precision Feeding and Management of Farm Animals Topic Editors: Manuel Gonzalez-Ronquillo, Marta I. Miranda Castañón, Einar Vargas-Bello-Pérez
Deadline: 30 June 2023
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
Special Issue in Ruminants
Milk and Dairy Products Guest Editor: Carlotta Ceniti
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Ruminants
Impact of Stress in Ruminants Guest Editors: Krystyna Pierzchala-Koziec, Colin Scanes
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Special Issue in Ruminants
Trends on Ruminants’ Husbandry, Breeding, Product Quality and Environmental Footprint Guest Editors: George P. Laliotis, Linda Majdoub-Mathlouthi
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Ruminants
Ruminal Microbiota, Fermentation Process, Enteric Methane Emissions, and Animal Performance Guest Editors: Ana Isabel Roca-Fernández, Magdalena Arévalo-Turrubiarte
Deadline: 15 September 2023
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