Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology

Journal Information

Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (ISSN 2318-1265) is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to publishing papers about Animal Biometeorology, Animal Behaviour, and Animal Welfare, published quarterly online by Malque Publishing.

High Visibility: indexed by the Web of Science (ESCI), Scopus and SCImago Journal Rank, CAB international, Google Scholar, AGRIS, ASFA, Latindex, among others. Currently is under evaluation for Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, Web of Science).

Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 20-25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5-7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).

Open Access free for readers, with Article Processing Charge (APC) paid by authors or their institutions. 

Acceptance rate (first half of 2022): 41% 


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Latest articles

Influence of housing air temperature on the behavioural acts, physiological parameters, and performance responses of fattening pigs
Anna Lykhach, Vadym Lykhach, Roman Mylostyvyi, Yevhen Barkar, Mykola Shpetny, Olena Izhboldina
Available online: June 28, 2022

Physiological adaptability of pregnant doe Kacang goats in a dry-land-area of ​​Indonesia
Veronika Yuneriati Beyleto, Nurcholidah Solihati, Denie Heriyadi, Dedi Rahmat
Available online: June 3, 2022

Productive, physiological and behavioral sheep profiles housed on facilities with different roofs in the Amazon region
Jackson Rômulo de Sousa Leite, Dermeval Araújo Furtado, Neila Lidiany Ribeiro, José Pinheiro Lopes Neto, Tiago Gonçalves Pereira Araújo
Available online: June 3, 2022


Most cited articles

1. Infrared thermal image for assessing animal health and welfare 59 citations (Nääs et al. 2014)

2. Effects of human-animal relationship on animal productivity and welfare 42 citations (Mota-Rojas et al. 2020)

3. Physiological adaptability of livestock to heat stress: an updated review 41 citations (Rashamol et al. 2018)

4. Use of infrared thermography in veterinary medicine and animal production 26 citations (Roberto and Souza 2014)

5. Thermal gradients and physiological responses of goats in the Brazilian semi-arid using thermography infrared 22 citations (Roberto et al. 2014)                          


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Manuscript Submission

15th April, 2022
Current EditionCurrent EditionVol. 10, n.3

João Souza-Junior


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Malque Publishing

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

J Anim Behav Biometeorol

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Increase in CiteScore! (Scopus 2021)


We are delighted to inform our readers, authors, reviewers, and editorial team members that the metrics of the Scopus database have launched. Our journal has achieved an expressive increase:


CiteScore increased from 1.2 (2020) to 2.1 (2021)An increase of 75%!


CiteScore 2021 counts the citations received in 2018-2021 to articles, reviews, conference papers, book chapters and data papers published in 2018-2021, and divides this by the number of publications published in 2018-2021.


See other metrics of the Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology in the Scopus database: Click here!


Call for Papers

Paper submissions for publication in Volume 10, Issue 3 (July 2022) are open!