Journal of Dairy Science

Journal of Dairy Science - ISSN 0022-0302
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.832 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.483 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 4.034 (2020) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.354 (2020) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volume 1
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 00220302
Editor-in-Chief: Kononoff

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An official journal of the American Dairy Science Association®, Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) is the leading peer-reviewed general dairy research journal in the world. JDS publishes original research, invited review articles, and other scholarly work that relates to the production and processing of milk or milk products intended for human consumption. The journal is broadly divided into dairy foods and dairy production sections. JDS readers represent education, industry, and government agencies in more than 70 countries with interests in biochemistry, breeding, economics, engineering, environment, food science, genetics, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, physiology, processing, public health, quality assurance, and sanitation.

A Journal Impact Factor of 4.034 places JDS sixth out of 63 journals in the Agriculture, Dairy, and Animal Science category, which ranks JDS in the first quartile. In 2020, the journal had 66,689 citations to content published in 2018 and 2019. The journal also received its highest five-year Impact Factor (4.354), indicating that articles in JDS continue to be cited well beyond the immediate two-year period following publication. In the Food Science and Technology category, JDS is ranked 40th out of 144 journals, which is in the second quartile.