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 gathers 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.

Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia is a publication of Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, aimed at disseminating original unpublished research papers, that cover the broad area of Animal Science such as Animal production systems and agribusiness, Forage, Nutrition, Genetics and breeding, Reproduction, Aquaculture, Biometeorology, and Animal welfare.

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 started a monthly publication. In 2018, the Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia adopted the rolling pass volume system.

Over the years, Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia has undergone changes, such as increase in the number of published issues, change in layout and dimensions of publications, printed and on-line editions, free access to articles, and an increase in the number of articles published in English. Following the trend of many journals, in 2010, Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia started 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.



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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