Czech Journal of Animal Science (CJAS)

ISSN 1212-1819 (Print)
ISSN 1805-9309 (On-line)

  • An international peer-reviewed journal published by the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic.
  • Published since 1955 (by 1997 under the title Živočišná výroba)
  • The journal is administered by an international Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: prof. Ing. Eva Tůmová, CSc.
  • Co-editors: prof. Ing. Otomar Linhart, DrSc., prof. Ing. Milan Marounek, DrSc., doc. Ing. Luděk Stádník, Ph.D., prof. Ing. Antonín Stratil, DrSc., Ing. Ludmila Zavadilová, CSc.
  • Executive Editor:  Ing. Gabriela Vladyková, Ing. Kateřina Kheilová, Ph.D., 
  • The journal is published monthly


Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences changes to double-blind reviewing         
The Publishing Board of the CAAS is pleased to announce its movement to a double-blind review process  (Nov. 2018).
Authors and reviewers will be anonymous to each other. Submission of anonymized version of the papers (manuscripts) is for all authors that wish to publish at CAAS user friendly and similar to other publishing houses in the Czech Republic and abroad.
We believe that the movement will be positively accepted amongst you, authors, and will encourage you to furtherly submit your original papers with scientific results to our renowned journals.
doc. Ing. Radim Vácha, Ph.D.
President of the publishing board of the CAAS
Change of  the online submission system !!
Dear authors, reviewers, editors and co-editors,
this is to inform you that as of May 24, 2018 the journal Czech Journal of Animal Science starts to use the editorial system that is used by all other journals published by the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences as the time has come that all has to be under one umbrella to make the entire administration unified and easier.  It will be a major change for the editors as well and we hope the transition will be as painless as possible. Nevertheless, your cooperation and patience will be appreciated. 
For submissions – please use “New Submission/Login on this site.
For the status of  manuscripts submitted until the May 23, 2018, please contact: cjas@af.czu.cz

Thematic scope

Original scientific papers and invited critical reviews covering all areas of genetics and breeding, physiology, reproduction, nutrition and feeds, technology, ethology and economics of cattle, pig, sheep, goat, poultry, fish and other farm animal management. Papers are published in English.


Current issue

Original Paper

Expression of ESR1, PRLR, GHR, and IGF1R in mammary glands of Hu sheep with four teats

L. Zhang, F. Peng, F. Yu, L. Wan, Z.-Q. Zhou
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 49-58abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Comparison of different semen extenders and cryoprotectant agents to enhance cryopreservation of rabbit spermatozoa

P. Domingo, M. Olaciregui, N. González, I. De Blas, L. Gil
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 59-66abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Using nuclear microsatellite data to trace the gene flow and population structure in Czech horses

L. Putnová, R. Štohl, I. Vrtková
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 67-77abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Influence of interspecific hybridization on fitness-related traits in Siberian sturgeon and Russian sturgeon

S. Shivaramu, D.T. Vuong, M. Havelka, H. Šachlová, I. Lebeda, V. Kašpar, M. Flajšhans
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 78-88abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

mRNA Expression of CYP2E1, CYP2A19, CYP1A2, HSD3B, SULT1A1 and SULT2A1 genes in surgically castrated, immunologically castrated, entire male and female pigs and correlation with androstenone, skatole, indole and Improvac-specific antibody levels

A. Kubešová, K. Šťastný, M. Faldyna, Z. Sládek, I. Steinhauserová, G. Bořilová, A. Knoll
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 89-97abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material

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