I am pleased to introduce Journal of Animal Health and Behavioural Science (AHBS) a rapid peer reviewed Journal which serves a multidisciplinary area for research and attracts a wide range of topics in the fields of animal behavior, physiology, pathology, health, animal vaccines, endocrinology, animal reproduction, and neuroscience, veterinary medicine, ethics involving animals in the clinical research, animal nutrition, animal growth and development, animal welfare, genetics and breeding, and livestock science. I am pleased to announce that, all issues of volume 3 were published online well within the time and the print issues were also brought out and dispatched within 30 days of publishing the issue online during the year of 2019.
The Journals aims to flourish and to publish most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of the field and making them freely available through online without any restrictions or any other subscriptions to researchers worldwide.
During the calendar year of 2019, AHBS received a total of 30 manuscripts, out of which 21 articles (70%) were rejected in the preliminary screening due to plagiarism or being out of the format and peer review process. During 2019 around 5 articles were subjected for publication after they are accepted in the peer review process. In the 2 issues of Volume 3 published during the year 2019, a total of 5 articles were published (at an average of 2.5 articles per issue) of which, articles were published from authors all around the world. Globally articles have been accessed by the research scientists and also cited.
During the calendar year 2019, a total of two Editors, five Reviewers joined the board of AHBS and contributed their valuable services towards contribution as well as publication of articles, and their valuable reviewer comments will beneficial to publish quality of article in the Journal.
I take this opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of Dr. Regina Alvesmfs during the final editing of articles published and the support rendered by the editorial assistant, in bringing out issues of AHBS in time. I would also like to express my gratitude to all the authors, reviewers, the publisher, the advisory and the editorial board of AHBS, the office bearers for their support in bringing out yet another volume of AHBS and look forward to their unrelenting support to bring out the Volume 6 of AHBS in scheduled time.