Folia Veterinaria is an open access, peer reviewed international scientific journal issued by the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia. The first Volume of this journal was issued in 1956.The journal is published quarterly in English. The aim of the journal is to disseminate innovative, basic and applied research in all aspects of animal science with special emphasis on the most current topics and serve as a platform for the promotion of scientific exchange between scientists and veterinary practitioners and the public involved in various areas of animal health and welfare. The journal builds on the “One world, one health” concept in the areas of veterinary and human medicine, healthy food and the environment. It provides a forum for reporting news and advances related to prevention and treatment of animal diseases and risks to public health, hygiene and environmental considerations that prevent spreading of diseases and support sustainable development.
The journal welcomes submission of original studies, case studies and review articles in a wide range of scientific fields with a focus on animal science and veterinary science, including reproduction, breeding, genetics, physiology, nutrition, feed science, meat science, animal welfare, ethics and law, animal behaviour, endocrinology and metabolism, veterinary nursing, veterinary education, veterinary epidemiology, veterinary public health, livestock management and production, poultry science, equine science, bovine science, small ruminants, camelids, aquaculture, fisheries science, zoo animal management, zoo animal clinical studies, conservation where there is a veterinary or animal science aspect, and wild animal diseases. Other fields of interest are not excluded from consideration, especially environmental aspects related to survival and spreading of pathogenic microorganisms, particularly the zoonotic ones.
Any manuscript submitted to Folia Veterinaria journal must be original and the manuscript, or substantial parts of it, must not be under consideration by any other journal.
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