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Dr. Mohammad Abul Hossain
Professor
Department of Dairy and Poultry Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications


Dr. M. A. Hossain obtained his graduation (B Sc. A. H) and Masters (M.S in Poultry Science) degrees from the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensing, Bangladesh, and the doctoral (Ph.D) degree in Poultry Nutrition from the Department of Animal Science, University of New England (UNE), Australia, and Post Doctoral research studies in Poultry Nutrition from the Avian Science Research Centre, SRUC, Ayr, Scotland, UK, and from the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Malaysia. Besides, he did post doctoral training course on the ‘Livestock-keeping among small-holders for a nutritious diet and increased food security’’ from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.  He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Dairy & Poultry Sciences (DDPS), CVASU in 2003, and served as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor from 2007 to 2018. Currently, he holds a position of Professor in the DDPS, CVASU since 2018 to date. His main area of research is Poultry Nutrition, with specialization in Poultry energetics, nutrient metabolism, enzyme technology, feed digestibility, gastro-intestinal and stress physiology of poultry. Dr. Hossain has a strong record of research articles in his area that includes publication of a number of papers published in the reputed national and international journals. He received several prestigious national and international positions, awards and fellowship during his academic career.



Experience


Teaching
•   Professor in Dairy and Poultry Science, CVASU from Dec. 20, 2017 to Present
•   Associate Professor in Dairy and Poultry Science, CVASU from Nov. 7, 2013 to Dec. 19, 2017
•   Assistant Professor in Dairy and Poultry Science, CVASU from Dec. 17, 2007 to Nov. 6, 2013
•   Lecturer in Dairy and Poultry Science, CVASU from Dec. 30, 2003 to Dec. 16, 2007

Administrative
•   Head in Dairy and Poultry Science, CVASU from March 3, 2020 to Present


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Poultry Production PPR-202 Department of Dairy and Poultry Science

Masters
Course Name Course Code Department
Biochemistry of Egg BCE-602 Department of Dairy and Poultry Science
Ducks and Specialized Fowl Production DSF-601 Department of Dairy and Poultry Science
Poultry Feeds and Feeding PFF-602 Department of Dairy and Poultry Science


Contact

Email:
rony745@gmail.com
mahossain@cvasu.ac.bd

Cell Phone:   +88-01780067632

T&T:   +88-031-659093-Ext.471

Fax:   +88-031-659620

Location

Eusouf Chowdhury Building, 1st floor, Dairy and Poultry Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Khulshi, Chittagong -4225, Bangladesh.

Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

Post Docs, in Poultry Science, Avian Science Research Centre,  Ayr,  Scotland, UK;  Institute of Tropical Agriculture,  Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang,  Malaysia

PDT in Food safety and Livestock Nutrition,  Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden 

Ph.D in Poultry Science , University of  New England,  Australia 

MS in Poultry Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University , Bangladesh

B. Sc.  A. H  Bangladesh Agricultural University , Bangladesh 


Honours


Acedemic Awards

AgriFoSe2030 Travel grant-2017 

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship; 

UK-Researcher’s Link Travel Grant Award; 

International Faculty Scholarship (UNE, Australia); 

UNE PhD Completion Scholarship (UNE, Australia) 

Netherland Poultry Foundation Award (Netherland); 

BAU Merit Bursary (BAU, Bangladesh). 


Membership

    Member of the World’s Poultry Science Association, Bangladesh Branch (WPSA-BB), Bangladesh;

   Member of the Agriculturists (Krishibid) Association of Bangladesh (KIB), Bangladesh;

   Member of the  Bangladesh Society for Animal Production Education and Research ,Bangladesh;

   Member of the Animal Husbandry Association of Bangladesh, Bangladesh ;

  Member of the CVASU Teachers Association, CVASU, Chittagong,  Bangladesh


Publications


a) Journal Publication


T. Mahmud ,M. A. Hossain,  M. J. Uddin,  I. Jahan, M. H. Ahmad and   M. M. Hossain (2020). Effect  of supplementing feed grade L-methionine  in plant sourced diet on the  performance of broiler. Bangladesh Journal of Livestock Research  (accepted). 

 M. J. Uddin,, M. A. Hossain, I. Jahan and T. Mahmud (2020):  Growth responses, carcass yield characteristics, gastro-intestinal development, viability and profitability of Japanese quail fed conventional diet supplemented with organic acid. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture  and Life Sciences,1: 75-82. 

 B. K. Nath, N. Akter, M. A. Hossain, S.. Najmin, C. Nath and M. E. Hossain (2020): Effects of graded level of baker’s yeast on performance, gut morphology and hemato-biochemical indices of broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 56(2): 105 to 113. 

J. C.  Dey, I. Jahan, S. Gosh, B. C. Halder , M. H. Ahmad and M. A. Hossain (2020): Assessment of broiler chicken meat quality collected from different markets of Chittagong. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences 49(1):29-36.

N. Akter, M. S. Islam, M. A. Hossain,  I. Jahan, M. H. Ahmad and M. M. Hossain (2020).  Ascertaining the Growth Performance, Ileal  Gut Morphology, Gastro-intestinal Development and viability of  Broiler Chicken fed L-Methionine (L-Met) supplemented diet . International Journal of Poultry Science, 19(10): 477-485. 

 N. Akter, M. S. Islam, S. Zaman, I. Jahan, M. A. Hossain (2020): The impact of different levels of L-methionine (L-Met) on carcass yield traits, serum metabolites, tibial characters, and profitability of broilers fed conventional diet. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 7(2): 253-259. 

M. A. Hossain, S. Dev, I. Jahan and M. M. Hossain (2020).  Growth performance, gut health, carcass yield traits and profitability of broiler chicken raised on compound diet supplemented with probiotics.  International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, 10(1):28-34.

S. Ghosh, I. Jahan, M. E. Hossain and M. A. Hossain (2019): The quality appraisal of broiler feed   manufactured in different feed mills of Bangladesh.  Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 54(2): 111-116.

I. Jahan, M. A. Rahman and M. A. Hossain (2019). Medicinal Species of Fabaceae Occurring in Bangladesh and Their Conservation Status. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies 7(4):189-195.

I. Jahan, M. A. Rahman and M. A. Hossain (2019). A review on poisonous plants of fabaceae occurring in Bangladesh and their medicinal value. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, 7(4):186-188.

M. Abu-Tayyeb, I. Jahan, M. A. Hossain, M. M. Hossain, N. Akter, B. K. Nath (2019): The responses of exogenous enzymes (multi-enzymes) on the productivity and stage of production of broilers fed vegetable-sourced diets. International Journal of Poultry Science, 18 (11): 515-522.

M. A. Hossain,   I. Jahan, M. M. Hossain and .I. Zulkifli (2019): Productivity of broiler chicken fed plant-sourced diet supplemented with a novel protein ingredient (Pro-El). Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 7(1):15-22. 

M. A. Hossain,  I. Jahan,  M. M. Hossain,  I. Zulkifli and A. F. Soleimani (2019): Growth performance, leg quality and viability of broiler chicken fed plant-based starter diet supplemented with zinc oxide (HiZox). Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 7(2):10-15. 


Zulkifli, I., A. F. Akmal,  A. F. Soleimani,  M. A. Hossain and E. A. Awad (2018).  The effects of low protein diets on acute phase proteins and heat shock protein 70 responses, and growth performance in broiler chickens under heat stress condition. Poultry Science, 97(4): 1306-1314. 

G. Miah, M. S. H. Sohel, M. I. Hossain, M.. Shahjalal, M. S. Hossain, M. A. Hossain and K. N. Islam (2018). Productive and Reproductive Potentialities of Different Genetic Groups   of Crossbred Cows Reared under Different Farming Conditions. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science 8(2): 201--206.

M. A. Hossain, I. Zulkifili  and  E. A. Awad (2018). Effect of litter thickness on the broiler performance and evaluation of leg disorders and manurial value.  Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 47(1): 21-27.  

M. A. Hossain and E. A. Awad (2018). The efficacy of Plant-based Diets on Growth Potential, Energy Utilization, Nutrient Digestibility, Leg Bone Development and Litter Quality of Meat Chickens. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science 8(1): 1-7.

Mochamat, N., Zulkifli, I., A. F. Soleimani, and  M. A. Hossain (2017). Response to withdrawal of vitamin and trace mineral premixes from finisher diet in broiler chickens under the hot and humid tropical condition, Italian Journal of Animal Science, 16:239-245. 

M. A. Hossain, I, Zulkifli and  A. F. Soleimani (2017). Responses of broilers to the feeding of different level of PKC and physical form of diet under hot and humid tropical condition. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, P1517-P1524.

M. A. Hossain, I., Zulkifli and  A. F. Soleimani (2017). Effect of high protein supplementation on the growth performance and nutrient digestibility of broiler. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 46(1): 44-50.  

M. A. Hossain, P. A. Iji and A. F. M. F. Islam (2016). Gross responses and apparent ileal digestibility of amino acid and mineral in broiler chickens fed vegetable-based starter diets supplemented with microbial enzymes. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 40:583-589.

B. K. NathM. A. Hossain, M. S. BariM. BaruaK. Islam and G. C. Chanda (2016). Growth Performance and Serum Biochemical Responses of Commercial Broilers Fed Diets Containing Rubber Seed and Yeast.  Asian Journal of Poultry Science, 10 (2): 96-103.

E. A. Awad, I. Zulkifli, A. S. Farjam, L. T. Chwen, M. A. Hossain and A. Aljuobori (2016). Effect of low-protein diet, gender and age on the apparent ileal amino acid digestibility in broiler chickens raised under hot-humid tropical condition. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 86 (6): 696-701.

M. A. Hossain, M. M. Bhuiyan, P. A. Iji (2015). Nutritive value of vegetable protein diets for broiler chickens and selection of diets containing different vegetable or animal proteins. World’s Poultry Science Journal,  71 (1) : 15-26.

F. L. Law,  I. Zulkifli, A. F. Soleimani, M. A. Hossain and J. B. Liang (2015). The nutrient digestibility of broiler chickens fed low-protein diets supplemented with mono-component proteases. European Poultry Science, 79:1-8.            

 M. A. Hossain and P. A. Iji (2015). Effect of conventional or plant-based diets on the productivity of broiler chickens. Global Journal of Animal Scientific Research, 3(2):477-486

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2015). The availability or retention of micronutrient contents in the ileal digesta of broiler chickens raised on plant protein diets with and without supplemental enzymes. Global Journal of Animal Scientific Research, 3(2): 423-434.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam, and P. A. Iji (2014). Impact of microbial enzymes on growth performance, micronutrient digestibility, tissue protein contents and endogenous enzymes activities of broiler chickens fed on vegetable protein diets. International Journal of Poultry Science, 13(10): 555-561.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2014). Effects of production phase on growth, enzyme activities and feed selection of broilers raised on vegetable protein diets. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 27 (11): 1593-1599.

 M. A. HossainJ. R. Amin and M. E. Hossain (2013). Feasibility study of cassava meal in broiler diets by partial replacing energy source (corn) in regard to gross response and carcass traits. International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, 3(2): 59-65.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2013). Growth responses, excreta quality, nutrient digestibility, bone development and meat yield traits of broiler chickens fed on vegetable or animal protein diets. South African Journal of Animal Science, 43(2): 208-218.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2012). Energy utilization and performance of broiler chickens raised on diets with vegetable proteins or conventional feeds. Asian Journal of Poultry Science6(4):117-128.

 M. A. Hossain, M. M. Islam, A. F. Islam, and P. A. Iji (2011). Constraints to use of all-vegetable feed ingredients and strategies to improve such diets for poultry birds: a review. Bangladesh Research Publication Journal6(1):120-135.

 M. A. Hossain, Suvo, K.S. and M.M. Islam (2011). Performance and economic suitability of three fast-growing commercial broiler strains raised under farming condition in Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, (1& 2): 37-43.

M. A. Hossain, S. D. Chowdhury, B. C. Roy, O. F. Miazi, M. M. Islam (2008). Chemical evaluation the broiler feeds (pellet) received from different feed mills in BangladeshInternational Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology; 4 (1):05-11.

 A. Mamun, M. A. Hossain, A. K. F. H. Bhuiyan, M. N. Islam, M. Alam (2008). Yield and Chemical composition of milk of Red Chittagong Cow under farming condition. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 4(1):70-75.

 G. B. Das, M. E. Hossain, M. A. Hossain and M. A. Hasanuzzaman (2007). Profitability of using oleic acids in broiler diet .Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University,5(2): 289-293.       

 M. H. Kabir, M. S. Ali, F. Islam, M. A. Hossain and A. K. M. H. Kober (2007). Choice Feeding and Broiler Performance. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 3(6): 61-66. 

O. F. Miazi, M. E. Hossain­,   M. A. Hossain, M. A. Halim, and M. M. Islam­ (2007).  Adaptation conditions

of   Rural farmers towards Artificial Insemination in Sirazgonj District of Bangladesh. International Journal of  

  Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 3 (5): 107-112.

 

M. M. Islam, M. E. Hossain, M. A. Hossain (2007). Effects of polyethylene glycol on dried   Morus indica

and   Erythrinaorientalis leaves. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 5(2): 313-320.

 

A. Matubbar, M. N. Islam, A. Wadud, M. A. Islam, M. A. Hossain (2007). Effect of Heat Treatment on Shelf   life of Milk.  Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology, 4 (1&2): 189-192. 

 

M. A. Hossain, B. C. Roy, M. M. Islam, M. Y. Miah (2006). Performance of Broilers fed with different 

    commercial compound feeds of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 4(2): 97-101.

 

M. H. Ahmad, M.Y. Miah, M. A. Ali  and M. A. Hossain (2006). Effect of different protein concentrates 

 replacement of fish meal on the performance of Broiler. International Journal of Poultry Science, 5 (10): 952-956.

 M. S. Hasnath, M. E. Hossain, M. P. Mostari, and  M. A. Hossain (2006). Effect of Concentrate Supplementation on Growth and Reproductive performances of Rabbit under rural condition. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 4(2):129-132.

 M. M. Hossain, M. A. Hossain, M. E. Hossain, M. Y. Miah (2006). A Comparative study on Physical and Chemical Composition of Swamp and Water Buffalo Milk. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 4 (2): 285-292.

R. Khatun, S. A. Azmal, M. S. K Sarker, M. A. Rashid, M. A. Hossain and M. Y. Miah (2005). Effect of Silkworm Pupae on the growth and egg production performance of Rhode Island Red (RIR) Pure line. International Journal of Poultry Science, 4(9):718-720.

 H. M. M. Ahmed and M. A. Hossain (2005). Problem confrontation of the smallholder farmers in managing goat. Journal   of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 3(2): 265-270.

 H. M. M. Ahmed,  M. A. Abedin, M. A. HossainM. M. Rahman, M.T. Azam (2005). Effect of feeding different combination of roughage and concentrate on growth and nutrient utilization by Jamnapari wither. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 34(1-2):103-109

 M. M. Bhuiyan, M. A. Hossain and  P. A. Iji (2012).  Preference of broiler chickens for animal and vegetable protein diets.  Australasian Medical Journal, 5(12): 657.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2011). Effect of all-vegetable diets on leg abnormalities of broiler chickens.  Australasian Medical Journal, 4(12): 761.

B. Publication: Proceedings/Conference papers  (presented in the national and International Conferences):

M. M. Hossain, M. A. Hossain, I. Jahan,  I. Zulkifli & A. F. Soleimani  (2019): Effect of potentiated zinc oxide (Hizox) supplementation on the growth, foot-pad dermatitis and viability of broiler fed plant-based starter diet. The 16th International Scientific Conference of Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU),  held on 19-20 October, 2019, P.225.

 M. J. Uddin, M. A. Hossain, I. Jahan, N. Akter, T. Mahmud and M. M. Hossain (2019):  Effect of acetic acid supplementation on the growth performance, carcass yield trait, gastro-intestinal organ, viability, and profitability of Japanese quail fed conventional diet.  The 16th International Scientific Conference  of Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU),  held on 19-20 October, 2019; P.226.

M. M. Alam and M. A. Hossain (2019): Effect of herbal products on the productivity of broiler chicken. Proceedings of the 11th International Poultry Seminar, WPSA-BB, March 5th to 6th March 2019; Dhaka, Bangladesh,  PP:.240--242.

 

N. Akter and M. A. Hossain (2019). The growth responses, meat yield traits, bone quality, gastro-intestinal development and blood serum profile of broilers fed diet supplemented with feed grade L-methionine. Proceedings of the 11th International Poultry Seminar, WPSA-BB, March 5th to 6th March 2019; Dhaka, Bangladesh,  PP: 282-284.

 

J. Dey and M. A. Hossain (2019).  Evaluation of meat quality of broiler chicken procured from different markets in Chattagram. Proceedings of the 11th International Poultry Seminar, WPSA-BB, March 5th  to 6th  March 2019; Dhaka, Bangladesh,PP:234-236.

 

 S. Zaman and M. A. Hossain (2019). The impact of organic acid on the growth responses and meat yield traits of broiler chickens fed low-protein vegetable diet. Proceedings of the 11th International Poultry Show and Seminar, WPSA-BB, March 5th  to 6th  March 2019; Dhaka, Bangladesh, PP: 272-274.

 M. A. Hossain (2018). The productivity of broiler chicken fed low-protein vegetable diets supplemented with organic acid.   Annual Research Review Workshop, CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2018; P.32.

 M. A. Hossain (2018). The efficacy of feed grade L-methionine on the productivity of broiler chickens fed conventional diet. Annual Research Review Workshop, CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2018; P.33.

 M. Abu-Tayyeb, N. Akter, B. K. Nath and M. A. Hossain (2018). The growth performance, leg bone quality and carcass yield traits of broiler chickens fed plant sourced diet supplemented with microbial enzymes. Proceedings of the fifteen International Scientific Conference, 12 to 13th May 2018, CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh. P. 195. 

 

 S. Ghosh, N. Akter, B. K. Nath and M. A. Hossain (2018). The productivity of broiler chickens fed ready-made diets of different feed mills available in Chattagram. Proceedings of the fifteen International Scientific Conference, 12 to 13th May 2018, CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh. P. 194.

 

M. Abu-Tayyeb, B. K . Nath and M. A. Hossain (2017). Supplementation of exogenous microbial enzymes on the productivity of broiler chickens. Bangladesh Society for Animal Production Education and Research, May 6,  2017, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Pp.

M. A. Hossain and G. Miah (2016): Growth performance, litter quality and leg disorders of broiler chickens raised on different densities of wood shaving as bedding materials.  Proceedings of the XXV World’s Poultry Congress, 5th to 9th September 2016;  Beijing, China, P. 517.

 F. Khattak, M. A. Hossain, Z. Hayat, K. Morrissey and V. Sandilands (2015). Effect of storage time, temperature and conditions on egg quality and composition of commercial non-beak trimmed laying hens fed diets differing in protein and fibre. World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch), Annual Meeting, University of Chester, 14th to 15th April, UK; P. 037.  

 M. A. Hossain,  A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2013). Preference for and nutritive value of vegetable protein diets in relation to production phase of broiler chickens. Proceedings of 19th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, 26th to 29th August 2013; Potsdam, Germany, P. 148 (PP II-3/1-4).

M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2013). Impact of exogenous enzymes on micronutrient digestibility, tissue protein contents, and internal enzyme activities of broilers fed on all-vegetable diets. Proceedings of the 8th International Poultry Show and Seminar, WPSA-BB, 28th February to 3rd March 2013; Dhaka, Bangladesh, PP:135-141.

 M. M. Bhuiyan, M. A. Hossain and  P. A. Iji (2012).  Preference of broiler chickens for animal and vegetable protein diets.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, 27th November to 30th November 2012; Wollongon, Australia, 36: 9.

. M. A. HossainA. F. Islam, P. A. Iji (2012). Ileal nutrients digestibility, excreta characteristics and meat yield of broiler chickens on vegetable protein diets. Proceedings of the World’s Poultry Congress, 5th to 9th August 2012; Bahia–Brazil , Volume 68, CD-ROM, P. 1134.

 M. A. HossainA. F. Islam, P. A. Iji (2012). Growth responses and amino acids digestibility of broilers fed vegetable protein diets with or without supplemental enzymes. Proceedings of the World’s Poultry Congress, 5th to 9th August 2012; Bahia–Brazil , Volume 68, CD-ROM, P. 1135.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2012). Energy utilization & growth responses of broiler chickens on vegetable protein diets.  Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium, 19th to 22th February 2012; Sydney, Australia, ISSN-1034-6260; Volume 23, PP. 276-279.

 M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2011). Effect of all-vegetable diets on leg abnormalities of broiler chickens. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, 29th November to 2nd December 2011; Queenstown, New Zealand, Vol.-35, P. 82.

. M. A. Hossain, A. F. Islam and P. A. Iji (2011). Performance of broiler chickens fed diets based on all-vegetable ingredients. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition–Australia, 13th to 15th July 2011; UNE, Armidale, Australia, ISSN-0819-4823, Volume 18, PP: 99-100.

C. Publication: Dissertation

M. A. Hossain (2013): Improving vegetable protein diets for broiler chickens; University of New England, Australia (Ph.D Thesis) .

 M. A. Hossain (2003): Evaluation of compound broiler feeds manufactured in different feed mills of Bangladesh. BAU,  Mymensingh, Bangladesh (Masters Thesis). 

Funding


Supervision


Collaboration