We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Skip to Main Content
Impact Factor


James Sartin

Joel S. Caton

Editorial board

About the journal

The Journal of Animal Science, an official journal of the American Society of Animal Science, publishes research on animal production and genetics, nutrition, physiology and the utilization of animal products.

Find out more

Meet the Editor

The Journal of Animal Science is managed by a team of international scientists, led by James Sartin and Joel S. Caton.

Find out more

Email alerts

Register to receive email alerts as soon as new content publishes in the Journal of Animal Science.

Sign up

Call for Papers

The Journal of Animal Science is now accepting abstracts for the American Society for Animal Science's Annual Meeting in July. Deadline March 26, 2018. For more information, click here.

American Society of Animal Science

American Society of Animal Science

ASAS fosters the discovery, sharing and application of scientific knowledge for the responsible use of animals to enhance human life and well-being. 

Find out more

Other ASAS publications

Alongside the Journal of Animal Science, ASAS also publishes Animal Frontiers, providing international perspectives on high-impact global issues in animal agriculture, and Translational Animal Science, the first open access-open review journal in animal science.

Connect with ASAS

Stay up to date with the latest news and information from ASAS:

This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account


This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

View Article Abstract & Purchase Options

For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.