Journal of Animal Science

(The H4-Index of Journal of Animal Science is 27. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Current status of genomic evaluation84
Effects of heat stress on the gut health of poultry75
Effects of dietary fatty acids on gut health and function of pigs pre- and post-weaning72
Culture, meat, and cultured meat68
The incompletely fulfilled promise of embryo transfer in cattle—why aren’t pregnancy rates greater and what can we do about it?50
An evaluation of the economic effects of bovine respiratory disease on animal performance, carcass traits, and economic outcomes in feedlot cattle defined using four BRD diagnosis methods49
Advancements in sensor technology and decision support intelligent tools to assist smart livestock farming43
Amino acids and the regulation of oxidative stress and immune function in dairy cattle40
Keel bone fractures in laying hens: a systematic review of prevalence across age, housing systems, and strains36
Ruminal acidosis, bacterial changes, and lipopolysaccharides35
Changes in genetic parameters for fitness and growth traits in pigs under genomic selection32
Heritability and genetic correlations of feed intake, body weight gain, residual gain, and residual feed intake of beef cattle as heifers and cows32
Effects of dietary microencapsulated tannic acid supplementation on the growth performance, intestinal morphology, and intestinal microbiota in weaning piglets32
ASAS-NANP SYMPOSIUM: Applications of machine learning for livestock body weight prediction from digital images31
Digestive tract microbiota of beef cattle that differed in feed efficiency31
Poor maternal nutrition during gestation in sheep alters prenatal muscle growth and development in offspring30
Management practices to optimize the parturition process in the hyperprolific sow30
Cattle adapted to tropical and subtropical environments: social, nutritional, and carcass quality considerations30
Effects of a microencapsulated formula of organic acids and essential oils on nutrient absorption, immunity, gut barrier function, and abundance of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli F4 in weaned piglet30
Dietary vitamin A affects growth performance, intestinal development, and functions in weaned piglets by affecting intestinal stem cells30
Effects of copper and zinc sources and inclusion levels of copper on weanling pig performance and intestinal microbiota28
Effects of an F18 enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli challenge on growth performance, immunological status, and gastrointestinal structure of weaned pigs and the potential protective effect of direct-fe28
Dietary taurine supplementation attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory responses and oxidative stress of broiler chickens at an early age28
Genetic analysis of disease resilience in wean-to-finish pigs from a natural disease challenge model28
Effects of dietary supplementation with exogenous catalase on growth performance, oxidative stress, and hepatic apoptosis in weaned piglets challenged with lipopolysaccharide27
A critical reflection on intensive pork production with an emphasis on animal health and welfare27
Maternal periconceptual nutrition, early pregnancy, and developmental outcomes in beef cattle27
Considerations and best practices in animal science 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing microbiome studies27
Water amino acid-chelated trace mineral supplementation decreases circulating and intestinal HSP70 and proinflammatory cytokine gene expression in heat-stressed broiler chickens27