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.

International Indexing: Web of Science (ESCI), Scopus and SCImago Journal Rank, CAB International, Google Scholar, AGRIS, ASFA, Latindex, among others. The first Impact Factor (Clarivate Analytics) is coming in 2023.

Agile and Efficient Peer-Review: 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

Multiple pathways to dissipate body heat excess and the infrared thermography effectiveness
João Batista Freire Souza-Junior, João Paulo Araújo Fernandes de Queiroz
Available online: November 23, 2022

Effects of decoction products of Lavandula angustifoliaLaurus nobilis, and Artemisia herba-alba on depression and anxiety behaviors in Wistar rats
Kamal Elharas, Mohammed Ouhssine
Available online: November 5, 2022

Polymorphisms of the melatonin receptor 1A (MTNR1A) gene do not affect sexual activity, plasma testosterone concentrations or testicular characteristics of 8-month-old ram-lambs born in autumn
José-Alfonso Abecia, Adriana Casao, Francisco Canto, Maria Consuelo Mura, Sebastiano Luridiana, Melissa Carvajal-Serna, Rosaura Pérez-Pe, Vincenzo Carcangiu
Available online: November 2, 2022


Most cited articles

1. Physiological adaptability of livestock to heat stress: an updated review 92 citations (Rashamol et al. 2018)

2. Infrared thermal image for assessing animal health and welfare 86 citations (Nääs et al. 2014)

3. Effects of human-animal relationship on animal productivity and welfare 71 citations (Mota-Rojas et al. 2020)

4. Use of infrared thermography in veterinary medicine and animal production 40 citations (Roberto and Souza 2014)

5. Hypothermia in newly born piglets: Mechanisms of thermoregulation and pathophysiology of death 31 citations (Villanueva-García et al. 2021)                          


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Manuscript Submission

15th April, 2022
Current EditionCurrent EditionVol. 10, n.4

Dr. João Souza-Junior


Published by:
Malque Publishing

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol.

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First Impact Factor coming in 2023


We are delighted to announce that the Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (JABB) will receive its first Impact Factor in 2023.


Clarivate Analytics' announcement on 26th July 2022 informs that all journals currently in their ESCI collection, where JABB is presently indexed, will be bestowed an Impact Factor in June 2023.