About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal aims to publish full articles, preliminary notes and review articles in the fields of veterinary medicine, animal science and allied sciences, prepared by national and / or foreign, provided that meet the editorial standards.

Peer Review Process

The article submitted for publication is sent to the editor for scientific verification that conforms to the editorial standards. The following article is forwarded to the editors of the area submits, without identifying the author, the at least for two (2) consultants 'ad hoc' to issue its opinions. After approval by the consultants, the item is sent back to the authors for corrections (if necessary). After corrected returns to consultants to check if the suggestions were met and of the final opinion. The following article is forwarded for publishing and publishing.


Publication Frequency

Continuous publication


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that scientific knowledge freely available to the public supports a greater global knowledge.


Resolution on conflicts of interest and ethical violations

The Editors of the Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science will take the necessary steps to identify and prevent the publication of articles where research misconduct or ethical violations occur, including plagiarism, citation manipulation and falsification, data fabrication, absence of relevant authorizations, discrimination, among others. Situations and allegations that come to the attention of Editors and reviewers will be taken to the Editorial Committee that will take appropriate action, including referral to higher levels of the University, if necessary.


Indexing services

Articles published in Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science are indexed or abstracted by:

  • Animal Breeding Abstracts
  • Bibliografia Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia
  • Dairy Science Abstracts
  • Helminthological Abstracts
  • Index Veterinarius
  • Veterinary Bulletin
  • Zoological Records


Support for the publication of editions v. 49, n. 6, 2012 and v. 50, n. 1, 2013.

Journal History

The journal has experienced many changes since its conception in 1938 as the "Revista da Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária da USP". The title was adjusted in 1972 to "Revista da Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da USP", before assuming its present name in 1990. The journal's periodicity has also changed over the years to accommodate an increase in the number of papers submitted. Originally an annual journal, Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science gradually matured into: annual (1938-1975), bi-annual (1976-1993), quarterly (1994-1997), bimonthly (1998-2013) and quarterly since 2014.