Dr. Firas Rashad Al-Samarai

Dr. Firas Rashad Al-Samarai

Assistant Professor
University of Baghdad, Iraq


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Breeding from University of Baghdad, Iraq

Share this Profile

Biography

Dr. Firas Rashad Al-Samarai holds a position of Assistant Professor at University of Baghdad, Iraq. He obtained his Ph.D. in Animal Breeding from University of Baghdad, Iraq. His main area of interest related to Animal and Veterinary Sciences. His main area of expertise includes Statistical Analysis, Quantitative Genetics, and MedCalc. He is author and co-author of 20 journal papers.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Production
62%
Animal Breeding
90%
Animal Genetic
75%
Veterinary Medicine
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Al-Nedawi, A.M., T.K. Aljanabi, S.M. Altaie and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2019. Effect of sex and day-old weight on subsequent body weight and body mass index in commercial broilers. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 7: 45-48.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

  2. Saleem, H.D. and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2018. Prevalence of Theileria equi in horses in central Iraq determined by microscopy and PCR. Online J. Vet. Res., 22: 273-280.

  3. Saleem, H.D. and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2018. Plasma superoxide dismutase, malondialdehyde and lymphocyte DNA damage in horses with Theileria equi detected by qPCR. Online J. Vet. Res., 22: 457-466.

  4. Al-Samarai, F.R. and W.A.H. Al-Jbory, 2017. Effect of some environmental factors on hematological parameters in apparently healthy Iraqi Awassi sheep. J. Entomol. Zool. Stud., 5: 1668-1671.

  5. Al-Samarai, F.R. and M.H. Mohammad, 2017. Reference age and sex based serum biochemical values in the indigenous goats (Iraq). Online J. Vet. Res., 21: 270-279.

  6. Al-Samarai, F.R. and M.H. Mohammad, 2017. Estimation of hematological reference intervals for clinically healthy Iraqi local goats using reference value advisor. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 26: 831-836.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

  7. Al-Jbory, W.A.H. and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2016. Validation of FAMACHA© system for detecting anemic sheep in some regions of Baghdad, Iraq. Adv. Environ. Biol., 10: 186-191.

  8. Al-Jbory, W.A.H. and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2016. Some hematological reference values estimated by the reference values advisor in the Iraqi Awassi sheep. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 25: 1155-1162.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

  9. Al-Samarai, F.R., Y.K. Abdulrahman, F.A. Mohammed, F.H. Al-Zaidi and N.N. Al-Anbari, 2015. Comparison of several methods of sires evaluation for total milk yield in a herd of Holstein cows in Yemen. Open Vet. J., 5: 11-17.
    Direct Link  |  

  10. Al-Samarai, F.R., F.A. Mohammed, F.H. Al-Zaidi and A.F. Al-Kalisy, 2015. Graphical approaches to support mixed model for analysis of growth performance in awassi lambs. Int. Curr. Res. Biosci. Plant Biol., 2: 8-19.

  11. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2015. Defining the best covariance structure for repeated data with/without missing observations using mixed model. Iraqi J. Agric. Sci., .

  12. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2015. BLUP values of birth to weaning growth traits of awassi lambs in Iraq. Russ. J. Bio. Res., .

  13. Al-Samarai, F.R., Y.K. Abdulrahman, F.A. Mohammed, F.H. Al-Zaidi and N.N. Al-Anbari, 2014. Influence of some Genetic and Non-Genetic factors on total milk yield and lactation period in Iraqi Awassi sheep. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 2: 662-667.
    Direct Link  |  

  14. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2014. A meta-analysis of the impact of parity on dystocia and stillbirth in holstein cattle. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 2: 381-389.
    Direct Link  |  

  15. Al-Samarai, F.R. and F.H. Al-Zaydi, 2014. Genetic evaluation of longevity in dairy cattle. Global J. Sci. Res., 2: 98-104.
    Direct Link  |  

  16. Al-Samarai, F.R., S.S. Khalaf and F.H.A. Zaidi, 2013. Estimation of correlated response in some lifetime traits according to other traits in holstein cows. Int. J. Adv.Biol. Res., 3: 227-230.
    Direct Link  |  

  17. Al-Anbari, E.H., A.A. Abbas, F.R. Al-Samarai, J.S. Al-Shamire and F.H. Al-Zaidi, 2013. Effect of using cumin oil (Cuminum cyminum) as feed additives on profile analysis and growth curve of broiler. Global J. Bio-Sci. Biotechnol., 2: 326-330.
    Direct Link  |  

  18. Al-Samarai, F.R., Y.K. Abdulrahman, W.I. Ibrahim and A.M. Al-Nedawi, 2012. Effect of some environmental factors on abortion andoffspring sex ratioin holstein cows in Iraq. Int. J. Sci. Nature, 3: 361-365.
    Direct Link  |  

  19. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2012. The effect of some factors on stillbirth in primiparous and multiparous holstein cattle in Iraq. Global J. Med. Res., 12: 23-30.

  20. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2011. Odds ratio of dystocia in Holstein cows in Iraq. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 1: 35-39.
    Direct Link  |  

  21. Al-Samarai, F.R., T.K. Al-Ganabi, A.M. Al-Nedawi and K.A. Al-Soudi, 2009. Genetic evaluation of roosters for fertility and hatchability according to semen index and individual semen traits. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 4: 17-22.
    Direct Link  |  

  22. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2009. Some factors influencing twining rate in a herd of Holstein cattle in Iraq. Pak. Vet. J., 29: 1-4.

  23. Al-Samarai, F.R. and N.N. Al-Anbari, 2009. Genetic evaluation of rams for total milk yield in Iraqi Awassi sheep. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 4: 54-57.
    Direct Link  |  

  24. Al-Anbari, N.N. and F.R. Al-Samarai, 2009. Muzzle dermatoglyphics of holstein and its applicability in predicting the major milk contents. Life Sci. Int. J., 300: 1126-1129.

  25. Al-Samarai, F.R., G.A. Al-Kassie, A.M. Al-Nedawi and K.A.A. Al-Soudi, 2008. Prediction of total egg production from partial or cumulative egg production in a stock of white leghorn hens in Iraq. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 7: 890-893.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

  26. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Some factors influencing gestation length in Holstein cows. Life Sci. Int. J., 4: 774-778.

  27. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Relationships between milk yield and fertility in Holstein cattle. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 2: 819-824.

  28. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Genetic evaluation of the sires according to the period from insemination to conception of their daughters in two herds of Holstein cows in the middle of Iraq. J. Karbala Univ., 6: 11-15.

  29. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Genetic evaluation of sires for stillbirths in a herd of Holstein cattle in Iraq. Life Sci. Int. J., 2: 652-659.

  30. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Best linear unbiased prediction of sires for age at puberty of their daughters in Holstein cattle. Life Sci. Int. J., 4: 804-808.

  31. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP) for sires depending on the days open of their daughters in a herd of Holstein. Jordan J. Agr. Sci., 4: 419-426.
    Direct Link  |  

  32. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2008. Some factors influencing twinnig rate in a herd of Holstein cattle in Iraq. Life Sci. Int. J., 4: 841-846.

  33. Al-Samarai, F.R. and Y.K. Abdulrahman, 2008. Genetic analysis of productive lifetime in Holstein. J. Karbala Univ., 6: 78-83.

  34. Al-Nedawi, A.M., F.R. Al-Samarai and K.A. Al-Soudi, 2008. Effect of pause size and its number on egg mass for a stock of white leghorn in Iraq. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 7: 240-242.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

  35. Al-Samarai, F.R., N.N. Al-Anbari and A.M. Al-Nedawi, 2006. Effect of reproductive efficiency estimated by Wilcox equation as independent and dependent variable on lifetime and productive lifetime in Holstein. J. Karbala Univ., 6: 340-345.

  36. Al-Samarai, F.R., 2006. Estimation of the Best Unbiased Linear Model (BLUP) for sires depends on the period from insemination to conception of their progeny in a herd of Holstein. J. Karbala Univ., 4: 53-61.