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:

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

Chinese yellow cattle PPARA gene: Analyses of expression, polymorphism and trait association

N. Chen, Q. Zhang, J. Zhi, H. Guo, H. Gao, F. Li, J. Huang, C. Lei, H. Chen, Y. Ma
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 63 (2018): 473-482abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Growth performance, carcass traits, blood parameters, rumen enzymes, and fattening earnings of cattle fed corn silage/corn stalk silage based finishing diets

L. He, H. Wu, Q. Meng, Z. Zhou
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 63 (2018): 483-491abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Genomic evaluation and variance component estimation of additive and dominance effects using single nucleotide polymorphism markers in heterogeneous stock mice

M. Mahdavi, G.R. Dashab, M. Vafaye Valeh, M. Rokouei, M. Sargolzaei
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 63 (2018): 492-506abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Pedigree structure of American bison (Bison bison) population

E. Skotarczak, P. Ćwiertnia, T. Szwaczkowski
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 63 (2018): 507-517abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Performance and changes in body composition of broiler chickens depending on feeding regime and sex

E. Tůmová, D. Chodová
Czech J. Anim. Sci., 63 (2018): 518-525abstractdownload PDF

© 2019 Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences