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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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Author Guidelines

Journal of Applied Animal Science is a peer-review journal (2 issues/year; January-June and July-December) which publishes papers that report on original research covering broadly interdisciplinary of veterinary and animal sciences with results of more than local regard. JAAS invite and welcome submissions on existing new research from basic to molecular. Articles published under our journal are double-blind peer reviewed by at least 3 reviewers.

The author should follow the instructions below for manuscript preparation and submit with covering letter.

  1. Categories: JAAS accepts varieties of article, including research articles, short communications, reviews and also clinical reports.
  2. Language: English articles are preferable; however, both Thai and English manuscripts are acceptable, with Thai and English abstracts.
  3. Submission: The submission file is in MS-Word format or compatible software. Submission via register and login to the submission website,
  4. Format: The manuscript should be used A4 size with margin of 2.54 cm (1 in), double spacing and indentions by using tabs. Times New Roman font 12 points is favored for English and Angsana New or TH SarabunPSK 16 points is desirous for Thai. 
  5. Components: The research manuscripts should have sequential components as title page, abstract (250 words) and 3-4 keywords, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusions, acknowledgements and references. Title page, in both Thai and English, includes title, author(s) and affiliation(s) for each author. Corresponding author must provide full contact address and email.
    1. Short communications or clinical reports: These could be written as no sections, combination of results and discussion or introduction and followed by several presentation sections.
    2. Reviews: The manuscript should start with introduction and followed by demonstration sections and conclusions.
  6. Tables-Figures: Tables and figures must be numbered by using Arabic numbers. The caption must be written on the top of table or the bottom of figure. Tables and figures should be put at the end of article. All tables should be understandable by itself. All figures with high quality should be prepared in black and white as separate files.
  7. References: Authors must be careful for the reference formats of both in-text citations and bibliography. In-text citations use author(s)-year in parentheses, the proper format is (Smith 2008; Kennedy and Smith 2009; John et al., 2010a, 2010b) or Smith (2008). Two authors use “and” in between. Using “et al.” when there are more than 2 authors. Multiple citations in a sentence must be in chronological order first, then alphabetical order. Bibliography should be in the last part of article and arranged alphabetically by authors or title. List first 6 authors and followed by “et al.,” when there are more than 6 authors. The title is followed the last author. Abbreviated journals are according to the conventional ISO abbreviations used by PubMed. One-word journal title must be spelled out. Year of publication, volume, issue in parentheses, and begin and end pages. These are examples of bibliography.

    Barker K. At the Bench: A laboratory navigator. New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 1998.

    Chapter in book
    Fairbrother JM, Gyles CL. Escherichia coli infections. In: Straw BE, Zimmerman JJ, D’Allaire S, Taylor DJ, editors. Diseases of swine. 9th ed. Iowa: Blackwell Publishing; 2006. p. 639-74.

    Conference paper
    Laohasinnarong D, Kaeoket K, Prasitphon B. Estrus synchronization in gilts with altrenogest by different given time. Proceedings of the 19th IPVS Congress. Copenhagen, Denmark: Narayana Press; 2006. p. 118.

    Journal article
    Meng X-J, Purcell RH, Halbur PG, Lehman JR, Webb DM, Tsareva TS, et al. A novel virus in swine is closely related to the human hepatitis E virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 1997;94(18):9860-5.

    Monograph on the Internet
    WHO media centre. African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) [Internet]. WHO. 2010 [cited 2011 Oct 29]. Available from:

  8. Scientific terms should use the update and follow the International Code of Nomenclature, written by emphasis.
  9. Standard abbreviations and symbols are acceptable without definition.

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