Instruction to Authors

1. Basrah Journal of Veterinary Research has published biannually in  English the original and distinguished papers,  case reports and reviews in the field of veterinary sciences.

2. Authors are requested to submit their manuscript via an online system. 

3-All manuscripts are subjected to double-blinded peer review by qualified reviewers before accepted for publication.

4-Manuscripts shall be considered for publication only with the understanding that they are neither under concurrent consideration by any other journal nor have been published elsewhere.


5- Accepted manuscripts will become the property of  Bas.J.Vet.Res.

 6-Manuscripts are only accepted after payment of annual subscription and Publication fee by the author (s) Whose Name (s) appear in the paper.

 7- Manuscript should be computer typed in Microsoft Word using a 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced throughout the text, including figure legends, tables, and references. The typed area should leave 3cm blank from the upper, bottom and both sides. be 15 cm width x 24 cm height. All pages, including the title page, must be numbered.

8-The title of the paper should be typed in capital letters on the first page with the name(s) and affiliation (s) of the author (s) typed just below. The name and address of the corresponding author should be indicated on the first page with correspondence author email.

9-Headings (In capital letters) within the manuscript should be arranged as Follows:

An English and Arabic Abstract (if applicable), Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and  References.

 10. The abstract should be between 150-200 words in a single paragraph and presents the main findings. For indexing purposes, a list of 3–5 keywords in English is requested.

11. References to literature should be numbered (in brackets) consecutively in the text in the order in which they are first mentioned, and listed at the end of the manuscript. Personal communications or unpublished data should be mentioned in the text, but not included in the list of references. References should be arranged at the end of the manuscript following the APA citation system as follow:


Journal article: 

Abbas, B. A., Vineetha, K. E., Prasad, C. K., Vij, N., Hassani, R., & Randhawa, G. S. (2002). Symbiotic characteristics of cysteine and methionine auxotrophs of Sinorhizobium meliloti. Indian journal of experimental biology, 40(10),1121-1130.



Quinn, P. J., Markey, B. K., Leonard, F. C., FitzPatrick, E. S., & Fanning, S. (2015). A concise review of veterinary microbiology. John Wiley & Sons.


Vrolyk, V. (2014). Lung inflammation associated with acute necrotizing pancreatitis in dogs and mice (Doctoral dissertation, University of Saskatchewan).

Internet Webpage: 

Freakonomics. (2010, October 29). E-ZPass is a life-saver (literally) [Blog post]. Retrieved from

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