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. 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. Helena Smolová, Ph.D.
  • The journal is published monthly

Aims & Scope

Original scientific papers and  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.

New Excecutive Editor welcome on the board!

We are pleased to introduce you the new Executive Editor of the Czech Journal of Animal Science – Ing. Helena Smolová, Ph.D.

Ing. Helena Smolová, Ph.D. will be in charge of the review process management and also of the publication of the journal since March 2020. She is experienced in the position (managing another CAAS‘ journal already), she is very precise, hardworking, and we are sure she will substantially contribute to the further journal development.

We thank to the outgoing Executive Editor – Ing. Gabriela Vladyková for her work for the journal since 2011.


Current issue

Original Paper

Economic weights of current and new breeding objective traits in Aberdeen Angus

Zuzana Krupováorcid , Emil Krupa, Marie Wolfová
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 65 (2020): 77-85abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Expression and localization of PIWI proteins in testis and ovary of domestic sheep

Chunyan Li, Qiuyue Liu, Xiangyu Wang, Wenping Hu, Deping Han, Joram Mwashigadi Mwacharo, Caihong Wei, Mingxing Chu, Ran Diorcid
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 65 (2020): 86-96abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Influence of the use of nurse sows on their lifetime performance

Kamila Pokornáorcid , Jaroslav Čítek, Kateřina Zadinová, Monika Okrouhlá, Nicole Lebedová, Michal Komosný, Roman Stupka
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 65 (2020): 97-103abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effects of dietary fumaric acid on the growth performance, immune response, relative weight and antioxidant status of immune organs in broilers exposed to chronic heat stress

Shaojun He, Qirun Yin, Yongjie Xiong, Deyi Liuorcid , Hong Hu
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 65 (2020): 104-113abstractdownload PDF

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