Animal Frontiers

(The TQCC of Animal Frontiers is 6. 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.)
Protein demand: review of plant and animal proteins used in alternative protein product development and production189
The Future of the Pig Industry After the Introduction of African Swine Fever into Asia55
Utilization of by-products and food waste in livestock production systems: a Canadian perspective47
The role of meat in the human diet: evolutionary aspects and nutritional value43
Is “cultured meat” a viable alternative to slaughtering animals and a good comprise between animal welfare and human expectations?35
Livestock sustainability research in Africa with a focus on the environment30
Livestock provide more than food in smallholder production systems of developing countries28
The science behind the wool industry. The importance and value of wool production from sheep25
Meat Industry 4.0: A Distant Future?25
Wildlife–livestock interactions in animal production systems: what are the biosecurity and health implications?24
Fetal programming in ruminant animals: understanding the skeletal muscle development to improve meat quality24
A 2020 synopsis of the cell-cultured animal industry24
Intensification of camel farming and milk production with special emphasis on animal health, welfare, and the biotechnology of reproduction23
Livestock across the world: diverse animal species with complex roles in human societies and ecosystem services22
Artificial intelligence, sensors, robots, and transportation systems drive an innovative future for poultry broiler and breeder management20
Opportunities and Challenges in Animal Protein Industry Sustainability: The Battle Between Science and Consumer Perception20
Red meat—an essential partner to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions20
“Cellular agriculture”: current gaps between facts and claims regarding “cell-based meat”20
Fish domestication in aquaculture: 10 unanswered questions19
Why Is Production of Animal Source Foods Important for Economic Development in Africa and Asia?19
Ecosystem management using livestock: embracing diversity and respecting ecological principles19
Horse meat production in northern Spain: ecosystem services and sustainability in High Nature Value farmland19
Origin of the domestic chicken from modern biological and zooarchaeological approaches19
The domestication of South American camelids: a review18
Beef supply chains and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States18
Current state of enteric methane and the carbon footprint of beef and dairy cattle in the United States18
Smallholder poultry production in the context of increasing global food prices: roles in poverty reduction and food security16
Consequences of maternal heat stress at different stages of embryonic and fetal development on dairy cows’ progeny14
Consequence of epigenetic processes on animal health and productivity: is additional level of regulation of relevance?14
Why Does Animal-Based Food Loss and Waste Matter?14
Impact of COVID-19 on animal production in Ghana14
Achieving robotic meat cutting12
Epigenetic inheritance of acquired traits through DNA methylation12
Non-communicable disease risk associated with red and processed meat consumption—magnitude, certainty, and contextuality of risk?11
Is the camel conquering the world?11
Osteoarthritis: a common disease that should be avoided in the athletic horse’s life11
Moving online: roadmap and long-term forecast10
The origins of the domesticate brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and its pathways to domestication10
Mineral status in camel milk: a critical review10
Of pigs and men: the best-laid plans for prevention and control of swine fevers10
The impact of COVID-19 on Old World Camelids and their potential role to combat a human pandemic10
Artificial intelligence-driven automation is how we achieve the next level of efficiency in meat processing10
The societal role of meat—what the science says9
Changes in New Zealand red meat production over the past 30 yr9
Chromatin role in early programming of embryos9
Smallholder dairy farming contributes to household resilience, food, and nutrition security besides income in rural households9
Opportunities for precision livestock management in the face of climate change: a focus on extensive systems9
Beginning of pig management in Neolithic China: comparison of domestication processes between northern and southern regions9
Affordability of meat for global consumers and the need to sustain investment capacity for livestock farmers9
Slowing pig growth during COVID-19, models for use in future market fluctuations9
Sheep and wheat domestication in southwest Asia: a meta-trajectory of intensification and loss9
How agricultural rendering supports sustainability and assists livestock’s ability to contribute more than just food9
Sustainability of ruminant livestock production in Ireland9
Post-weaning diarrhea and use of feedstuffs in pigs8
Is meat eating morally defensible? Contemporary ethical considerations8
Effects of sperm DNA methylation on domesticated animal performance and perspectives on cross-species epigenetics in animal breeding8
Lessons in automation of meat processing8
The epigenome of male germ cells and the programming of phenotypes in cattle8
Can dairy help solve the malnutrition crisis in developing countries? An economic analysis8
The edible insect sector in Canada and the United States8
Beyond the genome: a perspective on the use of DNA methylation profiles as a tool for the livestock industry8
Taking the steps toward sustainable livestock: our multidisciplinary global farm platform journey8
Impact of COVID-19 on animal production in the Czech Republic8
Sustainability implications of rising global pork demand8
Impact of COVID-19 on the Australian pork industry7
Automation in the fish industry7
COVID-19 pandemic—how and why animal production suffers?7
Examining the extent of environmental contributions toward DNA methylation and phenotypic variation7
Climate change adaptation for livestock production in southern Australia: transdisciplinary approaches for integrated solutions7
Animal transport as regulated in Europe: a work in progress as viewed by an NGO7
How two concurrent pandemics put a spoke in the wheel of intensive pig production7
We need to rethink production technology for meat-packers—the old cutting table is being revived7
Review of genetic diversity in Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus)7
Why were New World rabbits not domesticated?7
Camel biodiversity—and how to conserve it7
Goat lactation research as a gateway for the development of the dairy goat industry6
Equine exercise physiology—challenges to the respiratory system6
Nutritional values and health benefits of dromedary camel meat6
The Robotic Workbench and poultry processing 2.06
How and why animal welfare concerns evolve in developing countries6
Animal domestication: from distant past to current development and issues6
Management and domestication of cattle (Bos taurus) in Neolithic Southwest Asia6
The effects of breeding and selection on lactation in dairy cattle6
Waterscapes domestication: an alternative approach for interactions among humans, animals, and aquatic environments in Amazonia across time6
Epigenetic changes in poultry due to reprogramming of the gut microbiota6
Farm animal genetic resources and the COVID-19 pandemic6