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Animal Science Database

Supporting your research in animal production, welfare and health

Animal Science is now available on our new platform, CABI Digital Library. Please note that this website will be discontinued in mid-December, and all access will be automatically redirected to CABI Digital Library.

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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 217,000 full text documents (journal articles, conference papers, reports)
  • Over 3.3 million bibliographic records with detailed keyword (metadata) tagging
  • About 420 CABI Reviews, timely analysis written by subject experts
  • More than 4,350 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 80,000 new records added each year

Literature from over 130 countries

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

Rossiiskii Parazitologicheskii Zhurnal

Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences

Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal

Annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference Series, USA (2005-)

Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding & Genetics, Australia (1997-) 

British Mastitis Conference Series, UK (2003-)

International Fund for Animal Welfare - Reports

London Swine Conference Series, Canada (2001-)

Nordic Feed Science Conference Series, Uppsala, Sweden (2010-)

CABI 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 over 3 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.


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