Reporting standards 
Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the
work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data
should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient
detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly
inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention 
Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for
editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data
(consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable,
and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after

Originality and Plagiarism 
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the
authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately
cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication 
An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same
research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same
manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing
behavior and is unacceptable.
Acknowledgement of Sources 
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should
cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported

Authorship of the Paper 
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the
conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have
made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who
have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be
acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all
appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that
all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its
submission for publication.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual
hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive
conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation
of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be

Fundamental errors in published works 
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published
work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher
and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

Article Publishing Charge
Each article published in Diyala Journal for Veterinary Sciences (DJVS) is
published Open Access, which means that, upon payment of an article publishing
charge (APC), the article is freely available in perpetuity on There is no additional subscription
fee, article pay-to-view fee or any other form of access fee; and no publication
embargo is applied. To cover the cost of Open Access publishing Diyala Journal
for Veterinary Sciences (DJVS) charges an article publishing charge (APC) for all
accepted articles. There is no submission charge.
To provide Open Access, Diyala Journal for Veterinary Sciences (DJVS)
charges a fee of USA 100$ for international, and 150000ID for Iraqi authors
which is to be paid by the authors, or on their behalf by their funders or
institution, directly to the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of