Instructions To Authors

* Original research :-
papers should report the results of original research. The material should not have been previously published elsewhere.

* Short Communications :-
should not exceed 1600 words and include no more than two tables or figures. They should have an abstract but no other divisions. Typescripts should be clearly marked Short Communication.

* Review articles :-
Review articles on veterinary topics are invited for publication. They should give an update on recent advances in a particular field of veterinary sciences,The length should not exceed 4000 words.

* Manuscript Submission :-
All the submission for BVMJ are in "hard-copy" and "soft-copy" by hand to the Editor in Chief
or by post (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – Benha University – Moshtohor – Tokh – Kaliobia – P.O.13736).
or through BVMJ email:
Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. Submission also implies that all authors have approved the paper for release and are in agreement with its content.

* Format and layout :-

  • Title:- Papers should be headed with the full title, the initials and surnames of the authors, and the name and address of the institution where the work was carried out. The full telephone number, Fax number and e-mail address of the corresponding author should also be provided.

  • Abstract :- Not more than 200 words. self-contained and embodying the main conclusions. Sentences such as "the results are discussed", which merely describe the paper, are not allowed.

  • Keywords :- Please supply a list of up to 5 keywords that describe the paper.

  • Introduction .

  • Materials and methods employed :- This section should provide readers with sufficient information to replicate the work. Although it is not necessary to give details of published methodology if appropriately cited, any modifications must be described. Information regarding statistical analysis of the data should be included.

  • Results :- as concise as possible. Text, tables and figures illustrating the same data are not permitted.

* Tables :-

  • Large tables should be avoided.

  • If many data are to be presented, an attempt should be made to divide them over two or more tables.

  • Tables should be numbered according to their sequence in the text. The text should include references to all tables.

  • Each table should occupy a separate page of the manuscript. Tables should never be included in the text.

  • Each table should have a brief and self-explanatory title.

  • Column headings should be brief, but sufficiently explanatory. Standard abbreviations of units of measurement should be added between parentheses.

  • Vertical lines should not be used to separate columns. Leave some extra space between the columns instead.

  • Any explanation essential to the understanding of the table should be given as a footnote at the bottom of the table.

* Illustrations :-

  • All illustrations (line drawings and photographs) should be submitted as separate files, preferably in JPEG, TIFF or EPS format.

  • Illustrations should be numbered according to their sequence in the text. References should be made in the text to each illustration.

  • Please make it sure that the figures will be printed at 8 cm (one column) or 16.5 cm (double column) in horizontal width by less than 19 cm in vertical length. Illustrations should be of such a size as to allow a reduction of 50%.

  • Lettering should be big enough to allow a reduction of 50% without becoming illegible. Any lettering should be in English.

  • If a scale should be given, use bar scales on all illustrations instead of numerical scales that must be changed with reduction.

  • Each illustration should have a caption. The captions to all illustrations should be typed on a separate sheet of the manuscript.

  • Explanations should be given in the figure legend(s).

  • Photographs are only acceptable if they have good contrast and intensity(resolution 300 p/inch).

  • If you submit color figures, it can only be included in print if the additional cost of reproduction is contributed by the author.

* Discussion and conclusions.

Authors should acknowledge here for financial support, gift of materials, technical help, editorial assistance, etc.

* References :-

  • All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript. The manuscript should be carefully checked to ensure that the spelling of author`s names and dates are exactly the same in the text as in the reference list.

  • In the text refer to the author`s name (without initial) and year of publication, followed - if necessary. Examples: "Since Peterson (1988) has shown that..." "This is in agreement with results obtained later (Kramer, 1989)".

  • If reference is made in the text to a publication written by more than two authors the name of the first author should be used followed by "et al." This indication, however, should never be used in the list of references. In this list names of first author and co-authors should be mentioned.

  • References cited together in the text should be arranged chronologically.
  • Sample references :-
    (1) Journal article Lee, V.H., Fields, P.A. 1991. Rabbit relaxin: The influence of pregnancy and ovariectomy during pregnancy on the plasma profile. Biol. Reprod. 45 : 209-214.
    (2) Book chapter Blaha, T. 1989. Applied Veterinary Epidemiology, second Ed. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Raven Press. pp. 344-355.

*Charge for Text page :-
250 EGP will be charged on the paper with maximum 10 pages and 20 EGP per page for extra – pages

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