ANIMAL PRODUCTION publishes original research papers and reviews focused on small-scale livestock farming which includes:
Animal Breeding and Genetics
It covers a wide range of applied animal breeding, genetic evaluation technology, quantitative and molecular genetics, evolution as well as genomics and bioinformatics of farm animals.
Animal Reproduction and Physiology
Different aspects of reproduction and physiology of farm animals are covered in this scope including and not limited to the physiology of fertilization, early development, growth, and lactation.
Feed and Nutrition
It covers microbiology and function of the rumen, ruminants/non-ruminants nutrition, physiology, and metabolism-related to feeding, forages nutrition and provision, feeds and feeds additive evaluation, the technology of feed processing, poultry, and other non-ruminants farm animals nutrition and its physiology.
It covers the technology of post-harvest of farm animal products, food safety, food security, functional foods, the biology of muscle, product composition, and science of milk, meat and egg.
Some aspects of animal biotechnology of farm animals are covered including and not limited to molecular nutrition, transgenetic as well as gene identification and manipulation.
It includes studies about animal modeling on animal health, infection and immunity, physiology of stress, vaccine and therapeutics of farm animals.
Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Social and sexual behavior, adaptation, and welfare of farm animals are included in this topic.
Environment, Management, and Socio-Economics
It covers topics on the management of waste and by-products, livestock and environment, farming system, and socio-agribusiness of animal production.