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Italian Journal of Animal Science

The Italian Journal of Animal Science is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing original scientific papers, reviews and short communications on animal science, animal production and related areas. It includes sections on: animal derived food quality and safety; reproduction and physiology (ruminants and non-ruminants); animal production (management, behaviour, welfare, health); wildlife; livestock management and landscape; nutrition and feeding (ruminant and non-ruminant); genetics (quantitative and molecular) and breeding; aquaculture.

Upon request to the Editor, announcements of congresses, presentations of universities, research institutes, books and proceedings may also be published, as well as news regarding the members of the Animal Science and Production Association (ASPA). The Association will be glad to receive proposals for your admission as ordinary or corresponding member: please read regulations and procedures in the ASPA statute.

The publication of manuscripts is subject to the approval of referees and in agreement with the Advisory Board’s opinions; referees will be selected from among qualified scientists in the international scientific community.



Meetings: 6th International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics (ISAFG 2015)


The 6th International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics (ISAFG 2015)  will be held from the 27th to the 29th of July, 2015 in Piacenza, Italy.

Posted: 2014-09-23 More...

Meetings: IDF 7th International Symposium


The  IDF 7th International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk will be held on 23-25 March 2015 at Limassol, Cyprus

Posted: 2014-09-18 More...
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Vol 13, No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents


Evaluation of different soil parameters and wild boar (Sus scrofa [L.]) grassland damage
Žiga Laznik, Stanislav Trdan
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3434 | Abstract views: 39
Comparison of four microbiological inhibition tests for the screening of antimicrobial residues in the tissues of food-producing animals
Zuzana Gondová, Ivona Kožárová, Zuzana Poláková, Michaela Mad'arová
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3521 | Abstract views: 24
In vitro activity of Pithecellobium dulce and Lysiloma acapulcensis on exogenous development stages of sheep gastrointestinal strongyles
Agustín Olmedo-Juárez, Rolando Rojo-Rubio, Javier Arece-García, Abdelfattah Z.M. Salem, Ahmed E. Kholif, Ernesto Morales-Almaraz
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3104 | Abstract views: 75
The performance and characteristics of carcass and breast meat of broiler chickens fed diets containing flaxseed meal
Tarek M. Shafey, Ahmed H. Mahmoud, El-Sayed Hussein, Gamal Suliman
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3514 | Abstract views: 137
Comparison of different extenders on the preservability of rabbit semen stored at 5°C for 72 hours
Michele Di Iorio, Angelo Manchisi, Martina Rocco, Peter Chrenek, Nicolaia Iaffaldano
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3444 | Abstract views: 150
Reduced concentration of androstenone and upregulation of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase and 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase mRNA levels by active immunisation against gonadotropin releasing hormone I
Ya Liu, Fugui Fang, Shudong Jiang, Yuan Tian, Lei Luo, Min Song, Shiping Su, Yong Pu, Jie Zhou, Xiaorong Zhang
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3359 | Abstract views: 73
Dealing with multicollinearity in predicting egg components from egg weight and egg dimension
Tarek M. Shafey, Ahmed H. Mahmoud, Mohamed A. Abouheif
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3408 | Abstract views: 90
Nitrogen and phosphorus utilisation and excretion in dairy buffalo intensive breeding
Gianluca Neglia, Anna Balestrieri, Bianca Gasparrini, Monica Isabella Cutrignelli, Giovanna Bifulco, Angela Salzano, Roberta Cimmino, Ettore Varricchio, Michael John D'Occhio, Giuseppe Campanile
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3362 | Abstract views: 94
Relationship between number and intensity of fighting: evidence from cow fighting tournaments in Valdostana cattle
Cristina Sartori, Marta B. Manser, Roberto Mantovani
DOI: 10.4081/ijas.2014.3286 | Abstract views: 78


the Italian Journal of Animal Science [eISSN 1828-051X] is the official journal of the Animal Science and Production Association and it is published by PAGEPress®, Pavia, Italy. Reg. Pavia, n. 2/2010-INF. All credits and honors to PKP for their OJS.