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The Animal Science internet resource is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on all aspects of animal production and health.

Key Facts

  • Over 140,000 full text documents (journal articles, conference papers, reports)
  • Over 2.4 million bibliographic records with detailed keyword (metadata) tagging
  • Over 300 CAB Reviews, timely analysis written by subject experts
  • More than 3,900 news articles
  • Events calendar of animal science conferences/meetings/courses



Unique features

Bibliographic database: the bibliographic records in the Animal Science Database are drawn from CAB Abstracts, the leading database in the applied life sciences.

Weekly updates, with over 40,000 new records added each year

Literature from over 130 countries

Full text documents from conferences, journals and bulletins, including:

    • Kasetsart University Fisheries Bulletin
    • Macedonian Journal of Animal Science
    • Malaysian Journal of Animal Science
    • South African Journal of Animal Science
    • Revista do Instituto de Laticínios Cândido Tostes
    • Annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference Series, USA (2005-)
    • Bain Fallon Memorial Lecture Series, Australia (2007-)
    • London Swine Conference Series, Canada (2001-)
    • Massey University Advancing Pork Production Seminar Series (2009-)
    • MidWest Swine Nutrition Conference Series, USA (2005-)
    • Nordic Feed Science Conference Series, Uppsala, Sweden (2010-)
    • Steps to Sustainable Livestock International Conference, UK, 2016


CAB Reviews: specially commissioned, peer-reviewed articles written by experts in their field.

Smart Searches: prepared searches to help the user get the quickest and best results from searching the two million records in the Animal Science Database. Contact us if you would like a topic adding to the Smart Search list.

News: the latest developments in the field of animal science are summarised.


Serial cited list 

A list of serials cited is available on the Animal Science Database product page.


Uma Allen, Animal Science Database Content Editor, CABI Head Office, Nosworthy Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8DE, United Kingdom, Tel: +44 (0) 1491 829458; Fax: +44 (0) 1491 833508; Email:


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