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., Ing. Kateřina Kheilová, Ph.D.
  • Executive Editor:  Ing. Gabriela Vladyková
  • The journal is published monthly


Dear authors,

Please, do not communicate your manuscript processing fee matters with emails other than with the domain: @cazv.cz. Please proceed with your payments of the manuscript handling fee directly online from the editorial system or by the bank transfer to the CAAS‘ bank accounts .Please note that we do not accept Pay Pal or Western Union payments..


Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences changed to double-blind reviewing
The Publishing Board of the CAAS is pleased to announce its movement to a double-blind review process  (November 1, 2018).


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

Effects of dietary manganese on antioxidant status, biochemical parameters and thickness of intestinal mucus in laying hens

Elena Piešová, Zita Faixová, Zuzana Maková, Katarína Venglovská, Ľubomíra Grešáková, Štefan Faix, Klaudia Čobanová
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 99-106abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

The importance of hoof health in dairy production

Lenka Krpálková, Victor E. Cabrera, Ludmila Zavadilová, Miloslava Štípková
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 107-117abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effect of inbreeding on fertility traits in five dog breeds

Joanna Kania-Gierdziewicz, Sylwia Pałka
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 118-129abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Free amino acid concentration in serum and trapezius muscle from male and female silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes)

Iwona Łuszczewska-Sierakowska, Marcin R. Tatara, Maria Szpetnar, Jacek Kurzepa
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 130-140abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effect of including different levels of moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaf meal in the diet of finishing pigs: Performance, pork quality, fatty acid composition, and amino acid profile

Tingting Zhang, Bingwen Si, Yan Tu, Kai Cui, Chaolong Zhou, Qiyu Diao
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 64 (2019): 141-149abstractdownload PDF

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