Dr. Rasha  Qudsieh
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Dr. Rasha Qudsieh

Research Specialist
North Carolina State University

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Poultry Science-emphasis on Poultry Processing from North Carolina State University, Riverside, Carolina, USA

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Food Safety
Poultry Processing
Poultry Feeding

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Qudsieh, R.I., D.P. Smith and J. Brake, 2018. Effect of elevated dietary inorganic zinc on live performance, carcass yield, and quality of male and female broilers. Poult. Sci., 97: 4122-4130.
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  2. Nusairat, B., R. Qudsieh and J. Brake, 2018. Use of phytase to enhance nutritional value of broiler breeder diets. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 17: 211-220.
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  3. Smith, D.P., J.K. Northcutt, R.I. Qudsieh and M.A. Parisi, 2015. Effect of strain on duck breast meat quality. J. Applied Poult. Res., 24: 401-407.
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  4. Qudsieh, R.I., D.P. Smith and J. Brake, 2013. Effect of dietary zinc and sex on broiler breast meat quality, bone marrow color, and blood zinc protoporphyrin to heme ratio (ZPP/H). World’s Poult. Sci. J., Vol. 69, .
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  5. Obeidat, B.S., M.S. Awawdeh, H.H. Titi, A.A. AbuGhazaleh and F.A. Al-Lataifeh et al., 2011. Effect of feeding calcium salts on performance of nursing Awassi Ewes. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 43: 1211-1217.
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  6. Abdullah, A.Y., R.I. Qudsieh and B.M. Nusairat, 2011. Effect of crossbreeding with exotic breeds on meat quality of Awassi lambs. Livestock Sci., 142: 121-127.
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  7. Abdullah, A.Y., N.A. Al-Beitawi, M.M.S. Rjoup, R.I. Qudsieh and M.A.A. Ishmais, 2010. Growth performance, carcass and meat quality characteristics of different commercial crosses of broiler strains of chicken. J. Poult. Sci., 47: 13-21.
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  8. Abdullah, A.Y., K.Z. Mahmoud, B.M. Nusairat and R.I. Qudsieh, 2010. Small intestinal histology, production parameters and meat quality as influenced by dietary supplementation of garlic (Allium sativum) in broiler chicks. Italian J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 9. 10.4081/ijas.2010.e80.
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  9. Abdullah, A., M. Muwalla, R. Qudsieh and H. Titi, 2010. Effect of bitter vetch (Vicia ervilia) seeds as a replacement protein source of soybean meal on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing Awassi lambs. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 293-300.
  10. Abdullah, A.Y. and R.I. Qudsieh, 2009. Effect of slaughter weight and aging time on the quality of meat from Awassi ram lambs. Meat Sci., 82: 309-316.
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  11. Obeidat, B.S., A.Y. Abdullah, M.S. Awawdeh, R.T. Kridli, H.H. Titi and R.I. Qudsieh, 2008. Effect of methionine supplementation on performance and carcass characteristics of awassi ram lambs fed finishing diets. Asian-Australas., J. Anim. Sci., 21: 831-837.
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  12. Abdullah, A.Y., F.T. Awawdeh, H.S. Musallam, H.H. Titi and B.S. Obeidat et al., 2008. Performance and carcass characteristics of intact and castrated male Black goat kids fed diets of various energy. Aust. J. Exp. Agric., 48: 1217-1224.
  13. Abdullah, A.Y. and R.I. Qudsieh, 2008. Carcass characteristics of Awassi ram lambs slaughtered at different weights. Livestock Sci., 117: 165-175.
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  14. Kridli, R.T., A.Y. Abdullah, B.S. Obeidat, R.I. Qudsieh, H.H. Titi and M.S. Awawdeh, 2007. Seasonal variation in sexual performance of awassi rams. Anim. Reprod., 4: 38-41.
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