The Egyptian Association for Sheep and Goats (EASG)

The EASG website (in Arabic):
Website of Egyptian Journal of Sheep & Goat Sciences:

Dear Colleagues,
We have the honor to invite you to attend our coming conference

7th International Scientific Conference on
Small Ruminant Production
Sunny Days El Palacio Hotel in Hurghada, Egypt

Tuesday, 9 – Saturday, 13 October 2018

The Conference will be held under the Auspices of

His Excellency Prof. Ezz Eldin Abou State, Minster, of Agriculture and Land reclamation

The scientific conference welcomes original unpublished research and review articles related to sheep and goats in the following disciplines:
Breeding & Genetics Nutrition
Physiology & Adaptation Behavior
Wool & Hair Technology Production Systems
Milk & Milk Processing Economics
Extension Range Management & Development
Small Ruminant Production Systems Software Related to Sheep & Goats
Lamb & Mutton

The conference includes the presentation of four unique keynote articles, which will announce soon. The fourth day of the conference kept for open workshop discussion under the title “Tools guarantee feasible, efficient, widespread progress in genetic improvement of local sheep and goats”. Second and third days kept for the presentation of articles.

Full text papers will revise by the Scientific Committee of the Conference and international ad-hoc reviewers. Only accepted papers, by reviewers, and presented either orally or in poster during the conference will be included in the book of proceedings of the conference that will be published as a special issue of “The Egyptian Journal of Sheep and Goat Sciences” (ISSN: 2090-0386) and in parallel in the journal website (, ISSN: 2090-0376). The articles of Journal also published in CABI website and Al Manhal website.
Abstract books will distribute during the conference.

Accommodation, Fees & Regulation
The conference fees include all-inclusive accommodation.
Please, carrying the responsibility of accommodating attendants requires high attention and commitment to the due times of sharing in the conference and delivery of fees.
The stay in double bedrooms, two persons per room, 4 nights (5 days), all-inclusive.
Conference fees include transportation in Egypt by buses from Cairo to Hurghada and traveling back to Cairo while abroad traveling paid directly by attendants.
Fees include registration, reviewing & publishing articles, bags and accommodation in Hurghada.

650.00 USD Non-Egyptian presenting articles
600.00 USD Non-Egyptian listening only

Flight is available directly to Hurghada unless you either have the interest to spend time in Cairo before or after the conference or, in few cases, when flight rout obliges to spend some days before or after the conference in Cairo. The conference committee could help in arranging for accommodation in Cairo but at your cost. When travelling rout needs to leave from Cairo, opportunity of using the conference busses carry Egyptians is available and free.
Accompanying partners are welcomed to the conference. They will be charged as auditors. Please, ask for children cost when planning to accompany them.
Optional site seeing tours and parties will arrange during conference nights.

Fees for Egyptians (Subsidized by Association):
2300 EGP For members of EASG presenting articles
2200 EDP For members of EASG sharing for listening
2350 EGP For Non-members of EASG presenting articles
2250 EGP For Non-members of EASG sharing for listening

Conference language:
The official language of the conference is English. Presentation of scientific research at the conference, either orally or as a poster, must be in English.
Manuscripts published in the proceedings book could be in Arabic but must include English summary. Arabic summaries recommended for articles written by Arabians.
Just for making things easy, only one session could be arranged to present articles in Arabic for speakers have language barrier with English, though that is not recommended.

Obligatory Dates:
Final updated dates for attending the conference

10 June 2018 : Deadline for registration
10 June 2018 : Deadline for submission of abstracts
25 August 2018 : Deadline for submission of full articles
10 September 2018 : Last date to receive conference fees
11 – 25 Sept. 2018 : Last premised date to accept delayed delivery of fees with 25% additional cost.

Conference Committee:
Prof. Essam I. Shehata Chairman
Prof. Refaei, M. Co Chairman
Prof. Hafez, Y. H. Secretary
Prof. Mahrous, A. A. Rapporteur
Prof. Demerdash, M. Organizer

Scientific Advisory Committee:

Prof. Abdelhamid, A. M. Mansoura Univ.
Prof. Aboul Naga, A. M. Animal Production Res. Institute
Prof. Aboufandoud, E. Animal Production Res. Institute
Prof. Barkawy, A. H. Cairo Univ.
Prof. Curtis R. Youngs Iowa State University, USA
Prof. El-Saied, U. Animal Production Res. Institute
Prof. El-Tahan, A.A.H. Animal Prod. Res. Inst.
Prof. Faried, M. Desert Research Center
Prof. Khaleel, M. H. Al Azhar Univ.
Prof. Khalil, M. H. Benha Univ.
Prof. Khattab, H. Ain Shams Univ.
Prof. Koutb, M. Animal Production Res. Institute
Prof. Mehrez, A. Z. Mansoura Univ.

Conference Fees & Regulations:
Money Transfer should be forwarded to:
Egyptian Association for Sheep & Goats
Local account (for EGP transfer): No. 00345010057419
Foreign account (for USD transfer): No. 00346010023063
Banque Du Caire, El Dokki Branch,
19 Wezart El Zera’A Street
Fax: 202 33613900 or 202 37494800
Telex No. 20988 BDCDK UN
Swift Code: BCAIEGCX034
All correspondence should be addressed to:
Prof. E.I. Shehata
The Egyptian Association for Sheep and Goats,
Animal Production Research Institute,
5 Nadi El-Said Street, Dokki, Giza, Egypt.
Telephone: +202-33374889
Fax: +202-33371994
Mobile: 002 01010568460

Please, Articles submitted for publication should be:
• MS Word, any version,
• Times New Roman, font size 12 pt,
• Single spaced, one column text (draft for revising)
• All margins 25 mm, fully justified.
• Full paper should not exceed 14 pages in length, A-4 size.