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The scientific Journal «Sheep, goats and wool production» was registered in the Russian Press Committee on 10.08.1995 № 014000. It is the only industry-specific scientific and practical publication in Russia and CIS countries. 

The Journal has been included in the list of peer reviewed leading scientific journals recommended by the expert board of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (VAK) since January,1, 2007 for publishing of the principal research results reported in PhD and Doctoral thesis on animal husbandry and veterinary medicine.

The Journal covers a wide range of questions concerning animal rearing, selection, genetics, reproduction, keeping, feeding, nutrition, production technologies; quality of wool, meat, milk; preventive measures and disease treatment of sheep and goats. Among the authors there are researchers, university professors, degree seeking applicants, PhD-students, specialists in agricultural sphere as well as agro-industrial workers. 

The leading scientists in the field of sheep breeding are involved in the work of the Editorial board which includes Doctors, Professors, members and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The Journal publication frequency is four issues per year – one issue every three months. 

Aleksandr Ivanivich Erokhin

Erokhin Aleksandr Ivanivich was born in 1928. In 1946 he graduated from high school and in 1951 - the Moscow Fur Institute.

In the period from 1951 to 1962 he worked in the Tadzhik SSR: firstly as a livestock technician in Tavil-Dorinskiy regional agricultural department, then a researcher in the Tadzhik Research Institute if Animal Husbandry, head of the Department of Livestock Husbandry at Faysobad agricultural experimental station of Moscow Agricultural Academy affiliate in the Tadzhik SSR. In 1962-1977 he continued work as a researcher and head of the Department of Sheep Breeding in the All-Union Research Institute of Animal Husbandry (VIZh), in 1977-1981 as a Director of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry and Forage Production in Yaroslavl’; in 1981-1982 – a head of the Sheep Breeding Department in VIZh; in 1982-1999 he was a head of the Sheep Breeding Department in the Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University and starting from 1999 till the present time he has been working there as a Professor of the Department of Small Animal Science.

In 1958 he successfully passed his PhD thesis defense, in 1978 defended doctorate thesis, in 1980 he became a Professor, in 1997 he was awarded the title of Honoured Science Worker of Russia, in 2008 – the Russian Federation Government Prize in educational sphere.

A.I. Erokhin is a well-known scientist in the field of animal husbandry. He is the leading specialist in Russia and CIS countries working on problems of breeding, genetics, reproduction, nutrition, keeping of sheep and goats as well as on technologies of joint products manufacturing.

A.I. Erokhin substantially contributed to preparing of academic and scientific staff as well as to training of high-quality specialists for agricultural industry. He established a good scientific school having prepared 6 Doctors of Science and 53 Doctors of Philosophy among which there are many representatives from neighbouring countries and beyond.

He has a great load of publications, more than 400 printed works, which include 5 basic course textbooks on sheep breeding for university and college students, 11 educational guides, 20 monographs. He is the author of a number of breeding achievements, inventions, confirmed by invention certificates.

In 1995 A.I. Erokhin reestablished the scientific Journal «Sheep, goats and wool production», which is the only industry-specific scientific and practical publication in Russia and CIS countries and which is included in the list of peer reviewed leading scientific journals recommended by the expert board of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (VAK) for publishing of the principal research results reported in PhD and Doctoral thesis. A.I. Erokhin has been the senior editor of this Journal for 20 years.

Each scientific article should meet the requirements of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (VAK) and contain the following information:

  • UDC; article title;
  • author/authors’ full name/names (surname, first name & patronymic); place of employment and position of each author. In case when all authors work at the same place affiliation can be written once and follow the list of author names. The address of the company and working telephone number should be put on the last page of the manuscript in order to contact with the authors;
  • abstract (no more than 6 lines), keywords (4-6 words) in both Russian and English languages;
  • a Reference list should be performed according to the State Standard ГОСТ 7.0.5-2008.

The article should have a review.

The manuscript should be signed by the author (or authors) and presented by the organization where the author/authors works/work. The full name of the organization should be given without abbreviations.

Journal subscribers and advertising providers have the priority in manuscript publication.

Manuscripts printed on one-side of an A4 paper size must be sent to the editorial office.

Submissions should not exceed 6 printed pages including figures, photos, tables (no more than 3).

Submissions should, ideally, be sent in a single Word file, typed in 1.5 spacing font style Times New Roman 14 pt.

The title of the article should be concise and informative. International System of Units (SI system) should be used for all measurements.

Manuscripts can be submitted only if the copies of subscription receipt to the magazine «Sheep, goats and wool production» are enclosed. The number of copies should correspond to the number of authors, for example, three authors should send three copies etc. The publication price remains the same – 500 rubles for 1 page of an A4 paper size. Publication for PhD-students is free.

Manuscripts not corresponding to the listed requirements are rejected.

All received materials are not sent back.

Editorial Office address: 127550, Moscow, Pasechnaya street, 4 – 232.

Tel./fax: 8-(499)-976-06-90

 

Editor in chief
Erokhin A.I. – Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, Honoured Science Worker of the Russian Federation, Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (499) 976-06-90
Editorial board
Aboneev V.V. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, corresponding member of RAS, Honoured Science Worker of the Russian Federation, North-Caucasus Research Institute of Animal Husbandry, All Russian Research Institute of Animal Breeding, tel.: 8-962-447-10-03;
Amerkhanov H.A. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, a member of RAS, Honoured Science Worker of the Russian Federation, Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University, tel.: 8-985-768-83-49;
Dvalishvily V.G. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, All-Russian Research Institute of Animal Husbandry, tel.: 8-915-363-34-30;
Egorov M.V. – PhD in Agriculture, National Association of Sheep Breeders in Russia, tel.: 8-865-245-51-55;
Erokhin S.A. – Doctor of Agricultural sciences, LLC «Plemennoy Import», Moscow, tel.:8-(495) 608-58-97;
Karasev E.A. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (499) 976-06-90;
Lushnikov V.P. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, Honoured Science Worker of the Russian Federation, Saratov State Vavilov Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (8452) 24-96-49;
Moroz V.A. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, a member of RAS, Honoured Science Worker of the Russian Federation, Stavropol State Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (8652) 75-07-32;
Razumeev K.E. – Doctor of Technical sciences, Professor, joint stock company «TsNIISherst’», Moscow, tel.: 8 (495) 963-44-64;
Selionova M.I. – Doctor of Biological sciences, Professor, All-Russia Research Institute of Sheep and Goat Breeding (VNIIOK), tel.: 8-968-266-33-03;
Kharitonov S.N. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (499) 976-34-34;
Khatataev S.A. – Doctor of Agricultural sciences, All Russian Research Institute of Animal Breeding (VNIIPlem), Moscow region, tel.: 8 (495) 515-95-57;
Shaydullin I.N. - Doctor of Biological sciences, Professor, Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, tel.: 8 (495) 377-59-95;
Yuldashbaev Yu.A. - Doctor of Agricultural sciences, Professor, Russian Timiryazev State Agrarian University, tel.: 8 (499) 976-02-36.
The order of reviewing the manuscripts submitted to the editorial Board of the journal "Sheep, goats, wool business"

  1. Received by the editorial Board manuscripts are reviewed independently. 
  2. For peer-review of manuscripts articles are involved as members of the editorial Board and other experts with professional knowledge and experience in a particular scientific direction, as a rule, doctors of Sciences, professors. 
  3. All reviewers have publications on the subject of peer-reviewed articles in the past 3 years. 
  4. The originals of reviews are kept in editorial office for 5 years from the date of publication of articles and inquiries are provided in the expert councils of the higher attestation Commission. 
  5. When in a review article there are indications of the need of correction, article the review is sent to the author for revision. 
  6. The article that is returned to the editor after revision, must be accompanied by a letter of the authors ' answers to all remarks of the reviewer. 
  7. If the article has undergone substantial revision, it is given to the reviewer who made comments, for repeated reviewing. 
  8. If there are two negative reviews of the manuscript from two different reviewers or one review of its revised version the article is rejected without consideration by the editorial Board. 
  9. The editorial Board reserves the right to reject articles in case of unwillingness of the author to take into account the suggestions of the reviewer. 
  10. In case of disagreement with the opinion of the reviewer the author has the right to provide a reasoned response to the journal. The article can be re-directed for review or for consideration by the members of the editorial Board. 
  11. The decision on whether to publish articles after reviewing is taken at the editorial Board meeting.