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Author Guidelines

Instruction for Authors

Journal of Animal Science and Products is published 4 times a year (ISSN: 2667-4580). Its short name is JASP.  The scope of the journal covers all aspects of animal science and production.

Journal of Animal Science and Products is an open access and an international journal. All issues are freely available without any charge for either user or institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

Publication types

The journal publishes original research articles, short communications, scientific reports, case reports, technical notes, letters to the editor, reviews, and, when necessary, research and conference books.

Original (full-length) manuscripts are original scientific papers based on sufficient scientific investigations, observations and experiments. Manuscript consists of the title, abstract and keywords, introduction, material and methods, results, discussion, and references. Manuscript length should not exceed 16 pages. Abstract should contain 300±50 words.

If manuscript is shorter than 6 pages, manuscript will be accepted and published as short communication. It should be prepared in the format of full-length original article but its abstract should not exceed 150 words.

Scientific reports are short description of original research findings. These should be prepared in the format of full-length original articles. The length of scientific reports should be no longer than 6 pages in total.

Case reports are the reports of recent findings encountered in the application, zootechnical and laboratory of related fields. The title and summary of these articles should be written in the format of full-length original articles and the remaining sections should follow introduction, case history, discussion and references. The length of case reports should be no longer than 6 pages in total.

Technical notes are notes on methods or guidance related to animal science and production. The title and summary of these articles should be written in the format of full-length original articles and the remaining sections should follow Introduction, text (with appropriate titles), conclusion, and references. The length of case reports should be no longer than 6 pages in total.

Letters to the editor are short and picture-documented presentations of subjects with scientific or practical benefits or interesting cases. The length of letters should be no longer than 2 pages in total.

Reviews are based on literature regarding a particular subject. The title and summary of this review should be prepared as described for the full-length original articles and the remaining sections should follow Introduction, text (with appropriate titles), conclusion, and references. The length of the text should be no longer than 16 pages in total. Invited reviews have priority for publication.

Manuscript preparation

Manuscripts should be written in Turkish or English.

The manuscripts should be prepared in the format of Times New Roman style, font size 12, A4 paper size, 1.5 line spacing and 2.5 cm margins of all edges.

The appropriate positions of Figures and Tables should be indicated in the text.

Latin expression such as species names of bacterium, virus, parasite and fungus, in vivo, in vitro, in situ, ad libitum, and anatomical terms must be written in italic character as their original forms.

The necessary descriptive information (thesis, projects, financial supports etc) scripted in the format of Times New Roman Style (font size 11) should be explained below the manuscript title after placing a superscript mark at the end of title.

References should be indicated in the text as Şahin (2017), Şahin and Yıldırım (2017) or Çoşkun et al. (2017).

References should be listed with historically name order. They should have the order of surnames and initial letters of the authors, the year of publication, title of the article, title of the journal (original abbreviated title), volume and issue numbers, page numbers and the text formatting should be performed as shown in the example below;

Coşkun, İ., Tad, M., Filik G., Altop,A., Şahin, A., Erener, G., Şamli, H.E.2017. Dietary symbiotic supplementation alters the ileal histomorphology and caecal pathogen microorganism in broiler chicks. Journal of Livestock Science 8: 109-114.

If the reference is a book, it should follow surnames and initial letters of the authors, year of publication, title of the book, edition number, page numbers, name and location of publisher. If a chapter in book with an editor and several authors is used, names of chapter authors, year of publication, name of chapter, name of book, editors, edition number, page numbers, name and location of publisher and the formatting should be performed as shown in the example below;

Johnson, D.E., Hill, T.M. Carmean, B.R. Lodman, D.W., Ward, G.M. 1991. New perspectives on ruminant methane emissions. In Energy Metabolism of Farm Animals (C. Wenk and M. Boessinger, eds) pp. 376-379. ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.


If the references can be reached online only, the web address and connection date should be added at the end of the reference information.

FAO, 2018. Nile-tilapia- Feed formulation. (accessed 24 January 2018).

The generally accepted scientific writing instructions must be complied with the other references. Abbreviations, such as “et al” and “and friends” should not be used in the list of the references.

Please do not include the DOIS of the articles. If the work is finally accepted for publication, they will be added by the editorial office staff.

Before submission

Supply a cover letter (without author/authors name)

Cover letter includes information about manuscript how it was produced, why it is original, its contribution to science, if necessary, related information about funding body, project number, project team, part of thesis, etc.

Title page must be include title, running title (no more than 5 words), the author's name, institutional affiliation, corresponding author’s address, phone, fax, and e-mail information,  if applicable,  congress-symposium, project, thesis etc. information of the manuscript,

Manuscript must include title, abstract, keywords and main text.

Pages and lines in manuscripts should be numbered.

Figures and tables must be included in suitable places in the main text  with respect to their mentioning order without giving them in separate files.

Supplemental files (if necessary)   can be uploaded.

Please, be ensure that manuscript has been “spell checked” and “grammar checked”

If necessary, please supply the relevant documents such as local ethical commission report etc.

Acknowledgement should be stated in the manuscript.


The manuscript and its supplementary documents (if necessary) can be submitted as online  by clicking "New Submission" at "User Home" Section. 

During the submission, the authors should upload the figures of the manuscript to the online manuscript submission system. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the Copyright Transfer Agreement Form signed by all the authors should be send to the Editorial Office.

For studies on experimental animals, authors must indicate the registration number of local ethical commission report in the material and methods section. If necessary, Editorial Office may also request the official document of the ethical commission report.



A fee is charged from the authors to cover publishing cost and other expenses. This payment information can be available at

There is no copyright fee for the authors.


Manuscript evaluation

Submitted manuscripts are subjected to a double-blind peer-review process, and therefore, author names, affiliations, present/permanent address, e-mail, etc. should be given in the title page only.

The editorial board has the right to perform necessary modifications and reduction on the manuscript submitted for publication and to convey recommendations to the authors. The manuscripts sent to authors for correction should be returned to the editorial office within a month. After pre-evaluation and agreement of the submitted manuscripts by editorial board, the article can only be published after the approval of the field editor and two referees specialized in the particular field.

According to ethical policy of our journal, the manuscripts produced unethical ways such as plagiarism/self-plagiarism will not be accepted for publication. All submitted manuscripts are checked by using appropriate similarity checking software, which compares the content of the manuscript with broad database of academic publications.

If any question, please do not hesitate to contact Editorial Office.



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been published before and has not been submitted for review by another journal (or given in the Editorial Comment).
  2. The send file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Whenever possible, URLs are provided for references.
  4. Text is single spaced; Uses a font of 12 points; Use italic instead of underlining (except URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures and tables are placed at appropriate points, not at the end of the text.
  5. The text follows the style and bibliographical requirements summarized in the Author Guide in the About the Journal section.
  6. If sent to a fad portion of the magazine, the instructions on Obtaining the Blind Inspection have been followed.

Copyright Notice


JASP is a free open access journal licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. JASP is fully committed to the Budapest Open Access Initiative and will provide free access to all articles as soon as they are published. Authors who publish with this journal accept the following conditions:

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication, with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License 4.0 that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of its authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, and to remix, transform, and build upon the material, for any purpose, even commercially, with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in JASP (CC BY 4.0).

Authors should not post their submitted work online (e.g. in institutional repositories or on personal websites) prior to or during the submission process, as this may cause nomenclatural problems.

The publisher is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research and ensures accessibility by partnering with organizations and maintaining our own digital archive.


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