Important notice to authors

Effective as of 1 January 2015 »Archiv Tierzucht« moved to Copernicus Publications, a well renowned publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals since 2001. The title changed from »Archiv Tierzucht« to »Archives Animal Breeding«.

Manuscripts can be submitted via the online submission system of »Archives Animal Breeding«.

Editorial Policy

The journal publishes original research papers, short communications, brief reports and reviews by international researchers on scientific progress in farm animal biology. »Archives Animal Breeding« includes publications in quantitative and molecular genetics, genetic diversity, animal husbandry and welfare, physiology and reproduction of livestock. The journal addresses researchers, teachers, stakeholders of academic and educational institutions as well as industrial or governmental organizations in the field of animal production.


Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf Germany

Executive Editors

Antke-Elsabe Freifrau von Tiele-Winckler Rostock, Steffen Maak Dummerstorf, Manfred Mielenz Dummerstorf, Klaus Wimmers Dummerstorf

Editorial Office

Gunther Viereck Dummerstorf (email:

Editorial Board

Jörn Bennewitz Hohenheim, Eberhard von Borell Halle, Gudrun A. Brockmann Berlin, Sven Dänicke Braunschweig, Ottmar Distl Hannover, Georg Erhardt Gießen, Hans-Rudolf Fries Weihenstephan, Eildert Groeneveld Mariensee, Peter Horn Kaposvár, Joachim Krieter Kiel, Ernst Ritter Rostock, Karl Schellander Bonn, Armin M. Scholz München, Manfred Schwerin Dummerstorf, Hermann H. Swalve Halle, Anne Valle Zárate Hohenheim, Ruqian Zhao Nanjing

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Journal Impact Factor: 0.493 (5-Year: 0.565)


ISSN 0003-9438


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