ISSN 1806-9290 online version



Basic information

The Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia (SBZ), founded on 26 July 1951, in Piracicaba, São Paulo, is a nonprofit association.

The Society, which congregates professionals related to the Animal Science area, has been meeting since 1972. The Annual Meeting of the SBZ is a scientific event in which the most recent advances in the area of Animal Science are presented.

The SBZ monthly publishes the Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia (RBZ) and it is aimed at disseminating original unpublished scientific works, resulting from researches linked to the areas of Aquaculture; Forage; Animal Breeding and Genetics, Reproduction; Nutrition of Ruminants and Non-Ruminants; Animal Production Systems, and Agribusiness.

In 1972 it was published the first issue of Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia. In 1997, the journal was resized and its title was changed to Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia (ISSN 1516-3598). From 1973 to 1978, two issues were published per year; from 1979 to 1984, four issues per year; and from 1985 to 2007, the journal was published bimonthly. In 2008, the Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia has started to be published monthly.

Over the years, the Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia has undergone changes, as for example, increase on number of published issues, change on layout and dimensions of publications; print and on-line editions; free access to articles and an increase on the number of articles published in English. Following the tendency of many journals, in 2010, the Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia commenced to be published only in electronic format (ISSN 1806-9290).

Its abbreviated title is R. Bras. Zootec., that should be utilized in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.

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Sources of indexing

The journal is indexed by:

  • Animal Breeding Abstracts
  • Biological Abstracts
  • CAB
  • DOAJ
  • SciELO
  • Scopus
  • Web of Science



All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.



The journal receives financial support of:
  • Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas do Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), Ministério da Educação (MEC) e Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT)

  • Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia (SBZ)


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