Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) aims to publish original research results and reviews on farm tropical animals grouped into Ruminant Animals, Monogastric Animals, and Poultry, as well as non domesticated Indonesian endemic animals, such as deers, anoa, hog deer, turkey, etc.


Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) encompasses a broad range of research topics in animal sciences: Breeding and Genetics, Reproduction and Physiology, Animal Nutrition, Feed Sciences, Agrostology, Animal Products, Food Processing and Technology, Biotechnology, Behaviour, Animal Welfare, Health, Livestock Farming System, Livestock and Climate Change, Socio-economic, and Policy.


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership. Except where otherwise stated, manuscripts are peer reviewed by two anonymous reviewers and the Editor. Final acceptance or rejection rests with the Editorial Board, who reserves the right to refuse any material for publication.

Manuscripts should be written so that they are intelligible to the professional reader who is not a specialist in the particular field. They should be written in a clear, concise, direct style. Where contributions are judged as acceptable for publication on the basis of scientific content, the Editor reserves the right to modify typescripts to eliminate ambiguity and repetition and improve communication between author and reader. If extensive alterations are required, the manuscript will be returned to the author for revision.

These processes take three months for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, Peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Peer-reviewer that collaboration with JPI is the experts in the Animal Sciences, especially on tropical farm animals. 


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) is published every four months (February, June, October). Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) receives original papers in animal science and technology which are not published at any other journals.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Publication Ethics

Ethics Policy

Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI)


Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) has to ensure that all published works within the journal follow ethical principles on academic publishing and very avoiding plagiarism. It is therefore essential to set an ethical standard for all stakeholders including: writers, editors, reviewers, publishers and associations to create a conducive environment and to avoid problems that may arise due to a certain conflict of interest. This document presents the policy of Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI) on the respective publication ethics and malpractice statement as guidance for all stakeholders of the journal.

Publication and authorship

All persons listed as authors should qualify for authorship. Such authorship should be limited to persons who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, execution, data acquisition, data analysis or interpretation of the manuscript. All other persons who have participated in certain important aspects of the research but do not qualify as authors, then they should be acknowledged. Authorship is a responsibility of the corresponding author; he or she should ensure that all appropriate co-authors are included in the manuscript. The corresponding author, on behalf of all co-authors must be responsible for the content of the journal to be published. Writing systems should be able to ensure that all of the authors listed in the companion journal, and have read and agree to the content of the journal to be published. Request to add or remove author(s) or to arrange the author names of the accepted manuscript before it is published, must be sent to Chief Editor.

Responsibilities of authors

Authors are obliged to follow in peer review process set by Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI). Authors are responsible to provide original and accurate data (no plagiarism, no fraudulent data) concerning the manuscript submitted, and to provide the data when they are requested. The submitted manuscript should not be under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere. Manuscript submitted should not be used for the under review or have been accepted by other journals. Where parts of the data have been published elsewhere, the sources have to be acknowledged or cited accordingly. When reproducing data from other sources, proper citation and permission are required. Authors should ensure that studies involving animals are performed according to animal ethics and welfare. Any potential conflict of interest has to be declared including any financial, personal, or other relationships with other people or organizations related to their work that could affect their work. All sources of financial supports for the research project and study sponsor(s) (if any) along with their role in the research or study, should be disclosed in the Acknowledgement. Authors are requested to be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

Responsibilities of reviewers

Reviewers are requested to assist in improving the quality of the manuscript through an objective review process within a scheduled period of time, and to contribute to the decision-making process on the manuscript. If reviewers find any published or submitted content similar to that under review, the editor has to be informed. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Any confidentiality of information supplied by the editor or author should be maintained.

Responsibilities of editors

Editors have the complete responsibility and authority to accept or reject an article. They should have no conflict of interest with regard to articles they accept or reject. Editors should be objective and fair when conducting their duties without making any discrimination on gender, ethnic, religion, political view or geographical origin of the authors. Editors should also accept manuscripts on the basis of academic merit and without commercial influence. Anonymity of reviewers should be preserved by editors.

Publishing ethics issues

Authors, reviewers and editors should maintain the integrity of the academic record during the whole process of publication. Business needs should be precluded from compromising intellectual and ethical standards.

Animal ethics issues

Authors should ensure that studies involving animals are performed according to animal ethics and welfare. All experimental animals should be cared for and used in compliance with international, national or local regulations. The authors should state explicitly in a statement/letter including the name of ethics authority and the approval number, that experiments were approved by an authority concerning the compliance with animal ethics and welfare.
Authors could refer to International Standards for Editors and Authors (http://publicationethics.org/international-standards-editors-and-authors) by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) for policies that are not stated in this instructions.

Jurnal Peternakan Indonesia (JPI)
Fakultas Peternakan Universitas Andalas
Kampus Limau Manis, Padang, 25163 - Sumatera Barat
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