Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The objective of the Interbull Bulletin is to contain the most recent information on methods of genetically evaluating cattle as well as the national and internation implementation of these evaluations. The Interbull Bulletin also aims to provide a forum where authors can discuss new ideas and to challenge current genetic models.


Section Policies


  • Monica Jansson
  • Hossein Jorjani
  • Anneli Rimmer
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Peer Review Process

The Interbull Bulletin is not peer reviewed. Therefore, all information contained in the articles is of full responsibility of the authors.


Publication Frequency

The Interbull Bulletin is published after every annual meeting and workshop.


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.


Publication Policy

Criteria for publication

Publication in the Interbull Bulletin is open only to those who present at Interbull Meetings or Interbull Technical workshops. Further to that, the only other criterion is that papers comply with the “Author Guidelines”.

Papers submitted which do not comply with either one of these criteria will be rejected.


Open access

By submitting to the Interbull Bulletin authors agree to its open access policy, where all papers are available free of charge on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



The copyright remains with the author, however on submission authors agree to grant the Interbull Bulletin the license to publish the paper online and in print.


Duplicate publication

The Interbull Bulletin has no restrictions regarding dual publication of papers published within it. Authors are free to publish it in other journals as well as on personal and institution websites.



It is the responsibility of the submitting/corresponding author to ensure that all listed authors agree with the content of the paper and its submission to the Interbull Bulletin. Receipt of a paper will be taken to mean that this has occurred.

All communication from the Interbull Bulletin will be with the corresponding author.


Review process

The Interbull Bulletin is not peer reviewed and all information contained in the articles is the full responsibility of the authors.

Submitted papers are checked to see if they are formatted according to the Bulletin’s style guide and re-formatted if they are not.  Submissions are not changed in any other way.



All submissions should be free of plagiarism and fabrication (e.g. of data or results).


Availability of data and materials

The corresponding author must be willing to provide any data which can be used to replicate or extend the findings of the submitted paper. Reasonable requests from readers for data will be forwarded to the corresponding author. If there are any restrictions concerning the availability of data, these should be made clear either in the paper or in comments during the submission process.



Experiments utilizing animals must comply with the institutional guidelines of where the research was performed. Receipt of a paper by the Interbull Bulletin will be taken to mean that these guidelines have been followed.


User Comments

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ISSN: 2001-340X