Animals

Animals (ISSN 2076-2615) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal devoted entirely to animals, including zoology and veterinary sciences, published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) from Vol. 5 (2015), Zoological Record (Web of Science) and Scopus. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.323 (2019)
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Special Issue in Animals
New Insights in Canine Reproduction Guest Editors: Monica De Los Reyes, Nucharin Songsasen
Deadline: 20 January 2021
Special Issue in Animals
Congenital Malformation in Domestic Animals Guest Editors: Francesca Ciotola, Sara Albarella, Vincenzo Peretti
Deadline: 31 January 2021
Special Issue in Animals
Measuring the Sustainability of Precision Livestock Farming Guest Editors: Marcella Guarino, Daniela Lovarelli
Deadline: 15 February 2021
Special Issue in Animals
Characterization and Strategies to Preserve Local Poultry Breeds Guest Editors: Achille Schiavone, Silvia Cerolini
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Topical Collection in Animals
Poultry Nutrition and Metabolism Collection Editors: Vincenzo Tufarelli, Fulvia Bovera
Topical Collection in Animals
Use of Agricultural By-Products in Animal Feeding Collection Editor: Mariangela Caroprese
Topical Collection in Animals
Insects as Animal Feed: a New Promising Sector Collection Editor: Laura Gasco
Topical Collection in Animals
Applications of Quantitative Genetics in Livestock Production Collection Editor: Michael E. Davis
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