The Introduction of the Special Issue

Botanicals and their biologically active ingredients are known to consider important candidates to improve animal/poultry health and production. Their beneficial effects are also being reported to improve quality of animal and poultry products. Thousands of botanicals have been investigated in production animals as whole, their extracts/essential oils as well as their active ingredients in pure form; and many are being credited to a number of beneficial effcts. This special issue will cover all animal, poultry and fish studies exploring the biological effects of medicinal plants to improve animal health and production as well as their effects on quality of egg, meat, skin, environment etc.   


The Research Scope of the Special Issue

·Poultry production

·Animal production

·Meat/egg quality

·Medicinal plants

·Fish production

·Feed ingredients


Submission guidelines

All papers should be submitted via the Insight-Veterinary Science submission system:


Submitted articles should not be published or under review elsewhere. All submissions will be subject to the journal’s standard peer review process. Criteria for acceptance include originality, contribution, scientific merit and relevance to the field of interest of the Special Issue.


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: October , 2019


The Lead Guest Editor

Asghar Ali Kamboh