Department of Animal Nutrition

Dr. Nazir Ahmad Khan
Assistant Professor (TTS)
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Department of Animal Nutrition,The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
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PhD Animal Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
MSc (Hons) AUP
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Area of Specialization:
Ruminant Nutrition and production performance, nutrient metabolism, ruminant digestive physiology, nutritional modulation of milk and milk fat composition, feed evaluation and formulation, forage production, nutrition quality and conservation, fatty acids in forages, fatty acid metabolism during ensiling and statistical analysis.
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching; Research in dairy cow nutrition and production performance; forage production, silage production and ensiling quality; fatty acids in forages; nutritional modulation of milk and milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows.
Research Projects:
Projects Completed:
  • Evaluation of local tree leaves as an alternate feed supplement to the low quality diets of diary goats, and growing lambs.
  • Fate of fatty acids during ensiling relationship with milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows
  • Changes in fatty acid content and composition in silage maize during grain filling
Gold Medal (BSc Hons) Animal Husbandry
Gold Medal MSc (Hons) Animal Nutrition
PhD achievements
a. My PhD thesis chapters were evaluation as "very good".
b. During PhD I published 4 research papers in the top 10% peer-reviewed international Journals in the field of animal sciences. Moreover, 4 research papers are submitted, out of which one is accepted in the Journal of Dairy Science (the top journal in animal sciences). Moreover, I have also published 6 papers in proceedings of International Conferences held in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Belgium and in the Netherlands
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