The Journal of Sustainable Livestock aims to publish high-quality research articles, reviews, and case studies that contribute to the advancement of sustainable livestock production and management. The journal's focus and scope include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  1. Sustainable Livestock Production Systems:
  • Innovative and sustainable livestock production practices and technologies
  • Efficient resource utilization, including feed conversion efficiency and water management
  • Sustainable intensification and optimization of livestock production
  • Integration of livestock systems with crop production or agroforestry for sustainable agriculture
  • Climate-smart livestock farming and adaptation strategies
  1. Environmental Impact and Resource Management:
  • Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production
  • Minimizing water pollution and nutrient management in livestock farming
  • Biodiversity conservation and wildlife management in relation to livestock production
  • Sustainable waste management and utilization of by-products
  • Life cycle assessment and environmental footprint of livestock products
  1. Animal Health, Welfare, and Genetics:
  • Animal health management practices and disease prevention strategies
  • Ethical considerations and animal welfare in livestock production systems
  • Genetic selection for improved productivity, resilience, and sustainability
  • Breeding strategies to enhance animal adaptability and disease resistance
  • Precision livestock farming and monitoring technologies for animal health and welfare
  1. Socio-economic Aspects and Livelihoods:
  • Socio-economic impacts and benefits of sustainable livestock production
  • Livestock value chains and market development for sustainable animal products
  • Livelihoods of small-scale and resource-poor livestock farmers
  • Gender aspects and social equity in livestock production
  • Policy frameworks, governance, and institutional arrangements for sustainable livestock systems
  1. Education, Training, and Extension:
  • Education and training programs for promoting sustainable livestock practices
  • Knowledge transfer and capacity building initiatives for livestock farmers
  • Extension services and advisory support for sustainable livestock management
  • Farmer engagement and participatory approaches in sustainable livestock development
  • Communication strategies and knowledge dissemination in sustainable livestock practices

The Journal of Sustainable Livestock encourages interdisciplinary research that integrates natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities to provide a holistic understanding of sustainable livestock production and its broader implications. It welcomes contributions from researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders involved in sustainable livestock production and management.