Canadian Journal of Animal Science

(The TQCC of Canadian Journal of Animal Science is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Strategies to improve the efficiency of beef cattle production44
Genetic mechanisms underlying feed utilization and implementation of genomic selection for improved feed efficiency in dairy cattle31
Effects of colostrum management on transfer of passive immunity and the potential role of colostral bioactive components on neonatal calf development and metabolism29
Impact of condensed tannin-containing legumes on ruminal fermentation, nutrition, and performance in ruminants: a review21
Mandated restrictions on the use of medically important antibiotics in broiler chicken production in Canada: implications, emerging challenges, and opportunities for bolstering gastrointestinal functi18
Using publicly available weather station data to investigate the effects of heat stress on milk production traits in Canadian Holstein cattle16
Effects of Broussonetia papyrifera-fermented feed on the growth performance and muscle quality of Hu sheep10
Genetic correlations for reproductive and growth traits in rabbits10
Effects of dietary mulberry leaf powder on growth performance, blood metabolites, meat quality, and antioxidant enzyme-related gene expression of fattening Hu lambs10
Effects of the dietary grain content on rumen and fecal microbiota of dairy cows10
Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products and subacute ruminal acidosis on feed intake, fermentation, and nutrient digestibilities in lactating dairy cows10
Effects of dietary n-6/n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids ratio on growth performance, apparent digestibility, blood lipid profiles, fecal microbiota, and meat quality in finishing pigs10
Perception of consultants, feedlot owners, and packers regarding the optimal economic slaughter endpoint in feedlots: a national survey in Brazil (Part I)9
Standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids and apparent metabolizable energy in corn and soybean meal for organic broiler chicken production in Ontario9
Changes in antioxidant enzymes in postmortem muscle and effects on meat quality from three duck breeds during cold storage8
Pre-farrow enrichment with burlap sheet: potential benefit for sow performance8
Growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of Mongolian lambs fed native grass or hay with or without concentrate on the Inner Mongolian Plateau8
Methane and carbon dioxide emissions from yearling beef heifers and mature cows classified for residual feed intake under drylot conditions8
Effects of red-osier dogwood extracts on growth performance, intestinal digestive and absorptive functions, and meat quality of broiler chickens8
The role of livestock in sustainable food production systems in Canada8
Effects of homo- and hetero-fermentative lactic acid bacteria on the quality and aerobic stability of corn silage7
Effects of dietary red-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera) on growth performance, blood profile, ileal morphology, and oxidative status in weaned pigs challenged with Escherichia coli K887
Forage type and transportation stress effects on gut microbial counts and meat quality in goats7
Changes in expression of prostaglandin synthase in ovine liver during early pregnancy7
In vitro ruminal fermentation and methane inhibitory effect of three species of microalgae7
Barley or black oat silages in feeding strategies for small-scale dairy systems in the highlands of Mexico7
Effect of dietary lipid inclusion from by-product-based pellets on dry matter intake, ruminal fermentation, and nutrient digestion in finishing beef heifers7
Production performance and oxidative stability of milk enriched with n-3 fatty acids in Holstein cows fed flaxseed meal6
Changes in the fatty acid composition of steer subcutaneous fat, including biohydrogenation products, are minimal when finished on combinations of corn and barley grains and silages6
The effects of grinding and pelleting on nutrient composition of Canadian pulses6
Comparative analyses of enteric methane emissions, dry matter intake, and milk somatic cell count in different residual feed intake categories of dairy cows6
Development and validation of the Canadian retail cut beef yield grades6
Ethanolic extract of mango seed used in the feeding of broilers: effects on phenolic compounds, antioxidant activity, and meat quality6
Effects of forage finishing methods with alfalfa on cattle growth performance and beef carcass characteristics, eating quality, and nutrient composition6
Effect of various monochromatic light-emitting diode colours on the behaviour and welfare of broiler chickens5
Rearing and handling injuries in broiler chickens and risk factors for wing injuries during loading5
Production performance and metabolic characteristics of cows fed whole plant faba bean silage in comparison with barley and corn silage5
Projected economic losses from milk performance detriments under heat stress in Quebec dairy herds5
A prospective longitudinal study of risk factors associated with cattle lameness in southern Alberta feedlots5
Effect of refrigeration on the collagen and texture characteristics of yak meat5
Response in carcass yield, organ weights, and gut morphology of broiler chickens to incremental levels of Vachellia tortilis leaf meal5
Comparative analysis of antimicrobial resistance and genetic characteristics of Escherichia coli from broiler breeder farms in Korea5
Using unmanned aerial vehicles to record behavioral and physiological indicators of heat stress in cattle on feedlot and pasture5
Fermentation of barley and wheat with lactic acid bacteria and exogenous enzyme on nutrient composition, microbial count, and fermentative characteristics5
Effectiveness of using a hybrid rye cultivar in feeding broiler chickens4
Effects of dietary Korean garlic extract aged byLeuconostoc mesenteroidesKCCM35046 on growth performance, digestibility, blood profiles, gas emissions, and microbiota in weanling pigs4
Intermittent lighting program does not hinder the performance of broiler chickens and promotes energy economy4
Use of barley silage or corn silage with dry-rolled barley, corn, or a blend of barley and corn on predicted nutrient total tract digestibility and growth performance of backgrounding steers4
Perception of consultants, feedlot owners, and packers regarding management and marketing decisions on feedlots: a national survey in Brazil (Part II)4
Effects of rumen-protected methionine supplementation on growth performance, nitrogen balance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of lambs fed diets containing buckwheat straw4
The importance of B vitamins in enhanced precision nutrition of dairy cows: the case of folates and vitamin B124
Use of two novel trailer types for transportation of pigs to slaughter. I. Effects on trailer microclimate, pig behaviour, physiological response, and meat quality under Canadian summer conditions4
Effect of hydrogenated fat-embedded calcium gluconate on lactation performance in dairy cows4
Impacts of feeding monensin sodium on production and the efficiency of milk production in dairy cows fed total mixed rations: evaluation of a confounded literature4
Nutritive values of double-low rapeseed expellers and rapeseed meal with or without supplementation of multi-enzyme in pigs4
Estimates of variance components and heritability using different animal models for growth, backfat, litter size, and healthy birth ratio in Large White pigs4
Evaluation of standardized mixture of synbiotic-glyconutrients supplemented in lambs finished during summer season in tropical environment: growth performance, dietary energetics, and carcass characte4
A survey of broiler breast meat quality in the retail market of Quebec4
Effect of replacing barley silage with calcium oxide-treated barley straw on rumen fermentation, rumen microbiota, nutrient digestibility, and growth performance of finishing beef cattle3
The effects of extrusion on nutrient content of Canadian pulses with a focus on protein and amino acids3
Methane and carbon dioxide emissions and grazed forage intake from pregnant beef heifers previously classified for residual feed intake under drylot conditions3
Recording of calf diseases for potential use in breeding programs: a case study on calf respiratory illness and diarrhea3
Fatty acid profile and chemical composition of meat from Nellore steers finished on pasture with different amounts of supplementation3
Nutrient digestibility in broiler chickens fed diets containing high levels of soybean oil is affected by the source of fiber3
The use of artificial neural networks for modelling rumen fill3
Minor stall modifications and outdoor access can help improve dairy cow welfare in tie-stalls3
Effects of Quillaja saponin supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, fecal microbiota, and fecal gas emission in growing pigs3
Performance of phytoncide (Pinus koraiensis extract) as an alternative to zinc oxide supplementation in weaning pig diet3
Identification of drug-resistant phenotypes and resistance genes inEnterococcus faecalisisolates from animal feces originating in Xinjiang, People’s Republic of China3
Evaluating the effects of fibrolytic enzymes on rumen fermentation, omasal nutrient flow, and production performance in dairy cows during early lactation3
Effects of feeding two different blends of essential oils to finishing steers on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, meat composition, and shelf life3
Phenotypic and genetic correlations between feeding behaviours and feed efficiency in crossbred beef replacement females3
Potential of eight mutations for marker-assisted breeding in Chinese Lulai black pigs3
Utilization of microsatellite markers in genotyping of Saudi Arabian camels for productivity and conservation3
Effects of dietary levels of calcium, phosphorus, and 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol on digestibility, retention of calcium and phosphorus, and concentration of metabolizable energy in diets fed to so3
Mutation c.307G>A inFUT1gene has no effect on production performance of Yorkshire pigs in the tropics: the case of Vietnam3
Changes in carcass traits, meat quality, muscle fiber characteristics, and liver function of finishing pigs fed high level of fish oil3
Effect of dietary folic acid and energy density on immune response, gut morphology, and oxidative status in blood and breast muscle of broiler chickens3
Digestible and metabolizable energy values of faba beans and field peas fed to growing pigs3
Using molecular microbial ecology to define differential responses to the inoculation of barley silage3
Performance of near-infrared spectroscopy in pork shoulder as a predictor for pork belly softness3
Effect of trenbolone acetate, melengestrol acetate, and ractopamine hydrochloride on the growth performance of beef cattle3
Translactational associations of dry off management, milking activity, and somatic cell count in herds with automated milking systems3
Pre-slaughter road transportation times: meat quality and sensory properties of Nellore bull meat3
Effect of pine-based biochars with differing physiochemical properties on methane production, ruminal fermentation, and rumen microbiota in an artificial rumen (RUSITEC) fed barley silage3
Digestibility of western Canadian finishing beef cattle diets when short-season, high-moisture shelled corn and snaplage partially replace dry-rolled barley grain and barley silage3