Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, formerly Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, publishes original scientific contributions in english, containing the latest developments and discoveries in veterinary sciences. The journal covers topics such as animal health and production, preventive medicine, zoonosis, pharmacology and therapeutics, methods of diagnosis, and other areas related to the veterinary field. Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences  aims to divulge information  about advances in veterinary medicine among universities, research centres, industries, government agencies, biologists, agronomists and veterinarians.

Vol. 50 Núm. 1 (2018)

Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) foraging on the Austral Ocean. Image provided by Jara et al.

Publicado: 2018-01-08

The effects of periparturient events, mastitis, lameness and ketosis on reproductive performance of Holstein cows in a hot environment

Miguel Mellado, José E. García, Francisco G. Véliz Deras, María de los Ángeles de Santiago, Jesús Mellado, Leticia R. Gaytán, Oscar Ángel-García


Physiological and behavioural response of two dairy cows’ genotypes during summertime in the central region of Chile

Rodrigo A. Arias, Camila Herrera, Rafael Larraín, Fernando González, Terry L. Mader, Alejandro Velásquez


Energetic metabolic profile of ewes presenting low body condition score induced to subclinical hypocalcemia in early postpartum

Eduardo Schmitt, Andressa S. Maffi, Raquel F. S. Raimondo, Marcio E. Lima, Dustin A. C. Hoffmann, Tiago S. Farofa, Paula Montagner, Joao A. A. Rincón, Francisco A. B. Del Pino, Marcio N. Corrêa


Effect of climate and insemination technique on reproductive performance of gilts and sows in a subtropical zone of Mexico

Miguel Mellado, Leticia Gaytán, Ulises Macías-Cruz, Leonel Avendaño, Cesar Meza-Herrera, Eloy A. Lozano, Álvaro Rodríguez, Jesús Mellado


Probiotics on performance, intestinal morphology and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens raised with lower or higher environmental challenge

Lilian F.A. de Souza, Denise N. Araújo, Lenita M. Stefani, Ines C. Giometti, Valquíria C. Cruz-Polycarpo, Gustavo Polycarpo, Maria F. Burbarelli


Assessment of persistent organic pollutants and their relationship with immunoglobulins in blood of penguin colonies from Antarctica

Claudia Cardenas, Solange Jara, José E. Celis, Alberto Araneda, Margarita González, Winfred Espejo, Ricardo Barra


Relationship between the nutritional state before the breeding period and the reproductive success in alpacas (Vicugna pacos) from the Chilean Puna

Cecilia Norambuena, Francisca Hernández, Jorge Alfaro, Gustavo Cárcamo, Ángela Olavarría, Miriam Velasco


Energy value of unfermented dried grape pomace as substitute of alfalfa hay in diets for growing lambs

José F. Calderón-Cortés, Víctor M. González-Vizcarra, Yuridia Pétriz-Celaya, Lourdes C. Pujol, Alberto Barreras, Alejandro Plascencia