Our "animal" Family of Journals are important to BSAS, valued by members and stakeholders, the BSAS publications group’s aims include their development and the potential of developing further animal science publications


  • To collect and publish information about animal science and its application
  • To ensure, with our journal partners that 'animal' continues to be a respected and valued animal science publication
  • To consider the appropriateness of developing other animal science publications


  • To develop and increase the impact factor for 'animal', supporting the joint BSAS-EAAP-INRA initiative, maintaining a high quality, relevant journal
  • Cultivate the journal's potential as a range of specialist animal science publications, including Advances in Animal Biosciences
  • To create and implement an engagement strategy that promotes the journal to authors, BSAS members and generally those involved and or interested in animal science
  • Publish, via BSAS website, monthly 'Animal Bytes' as a simplified and summarised version of key 'animal' articles
  • To publish, monthly, a variety of blogs and articles that are pertinent, informative and interesting