Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia (RBZ) is aimed at disseminating original unpublished basic and applied full length research papers, short communication, technical notes, and invited-board review articles that cover the broad area of Animal Science such as Animal production systems and agribusiness, Nutrition, Breeding and genetics, Reproduction, Aquaculture, Biometeorology, and Animal welfare.

The topics covered by the journal in each area are:

Nutrition of ruminants and non-ruminants

  • Nutritive value of feeds
  • Energy and nutrient requirement
  • Feed evaluation
  • Modeling
  • Dynamics of digestion process
  • Nutrition of grazing cattle (animals)
  • Markers
  • Voluntary intake
  • System dynamics applied to nutrition
  • Agroindustrial by products
  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Lipids
  • Minerals
  • Fibers

Forage

  • Methods of conserving and processing feeds
  • Soil microbiology and biochemistry
  • Forage plant breeding
  • Seed production
  • Forage preservation
  • Grazing management
  • Pasture evaluation and management
  • Toxic plants
  • Modeling
  • Evaluation of cool season forage
  • Cacti
  • Nutrient cycling in grasslands
  • Forage cactus
  • Semi-arid
  • Evaluation of forage species and cultivars
  • Soil fertility
  • Forage physiology
  • Forage anatomy, morphology, and development
  • Legumes
  • Biological N2-fixation
  • Rangeland assessment and management
  • Forage quality
  • Silvopastoral systems
  • Ecosystem services of grasslands

Animal production systems and agribusiness

  • Livestock production systems
  • System dynamics
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Small ruminants
  • Wool and fiber production
  • Swine production systems
  • Poultry production systems
  • Management and welfare of pigs
  • Management and welfare of poultry
  • Modeling and simulation of decision support systems
  • Evaluation of models
  • Beef and dairy production chain

Aquaculture

  • Nutrition and feeding
  • Genetics and breeding
  • Reproduction
  • Larviculture
  • Fish processing

Animal breeding genetics and genomics

  • Molecular biology
  • Genetic evaluation
  • Estimation of genetic parameters
  • Gene expression
  • Molecular genetics
  • Quantitative genetics
  • Genotype-environment interaction
  • Gene mapping
  • Breeding programs
  • Marker assisted selection
  • Genomic selection

Reproduction

  • Reproductive physiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Reproductive cycles
  • Natural and artificial control of reproduction
  • Preservation and use of gametes and embryos
  • Pregnancy and parturition
  • Infertility and sterility
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques
  • In vitro studies
  • Artificial insemination
  • Physiopathology of animal reproduction

Biometeorology and animal welfare

  • Animal biometeorology
  • Ambience
  • Animal behavior and well-being