Dr. Mutassim Mohamed Abdelrahman
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Dr. Mutassim Mohamed Abdelrahman

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Production from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Mutassim Mohamed Abdelrahman holds a position of Professor at King Saud University, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, Department of Animal Production, Saudi Arabia. He has obtained his BSc in Animal Production from University of Alexandria - Alexandria, Egypt, and MSc and PhD in Animal Nutrition-Ruminants form Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, U.S.A. previously he was appointed as Agriculture Engineer at Younis and Co.LTD, Sudan, Assistant Professor at Jerash University, Jordan, and Professor and Head of Department at Mutah University, Jordan and worked for three years in the Western Sudan Agriculture Research Project (WSARP) at the Kadugli Research Station as a Research Assistant for the Department of Range and Livestock (Nutrition, Breeding, diseases and Range Sciences). Dr. Mutassim received honors includes the best student in the Department of Animal Production from University of Alexandria, and Rockefeller Foundation African Dissertation Internship Award. He area of research interest focuses on establish a solid research and teaching career in the area of animal sciences with emphasizes on the ruminant and non- ruminant nutrition, mineral metabolism and health, and international agriculture and livestock production systems, improve the nutritive value of feedstuffs and animal utilization by using feed additives, Camels’ nutritional requirements and feeding, improve the productivity of camels by covering their nutrient requirements considering the harsh environmental factors. He has published 30 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Nutrition
Animal Feeding
Animal Production
Animal Health

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sami, A., M.M. Abdelrahman, A. El-Asheeri and M. Radwan, 2012. Performance and carcass characterisrics of subtropical calves fed untraditional fattening ration. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 11: 803-808.
  2. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2012. Status of some minerals of growing Awassi lambs fed calcium salt fat and protected sulfur amino acid. J. Anim. Plant, 13: 1698-1703.
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  3. Owais, S.J. and M.M. Abdelrahman, 2010. Physical and nutritional characteristics of pods and fruits of some trees at Northern part of Jordan. J. Food Agric. Environ., 8: 747-750.
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  4. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2010. Productivity of growing baladi kids fed high energy and protected methionine. Egypt. J. Sheep Goat Sci., 5: 233-247.
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  5. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2010. Effect of direct-fed microbial (DFM)® supplements on general performance of newborn awassi lambs. Eg. J. Sh. G. Sci., 5: 249-266.
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  6. Abdelrahman, M., 2009. General performance of growing shami kids fed high energy and protected methionine. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 4: 52-59.
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  7. Abdelrahman, M.M., A.M. AlOmary and M. Al-Hamadani, 2008. Use of triticale grains in broiler chick diets containing dry fat. Emirates J. Food Agric., 20: 41-50.
  8. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2008. The effect of high calcium intake by pregnant Awassi ewes at late gestation on mineral status and performance of ewes and newborns. Livestock Sci., 117: 15-23.
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  9. Abdelrahman, M.M. and D.A. Hunaiti, 2008. The effect of dietary yeast and protected methionine on performance and trace minerals status of growing Awassi lambs. Livestock Sci., 115: 235-241.
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  10. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2007. Growth efficiency and trace mineral status of growing a Awassi lambs fed two levels of Zinc methionine. Jordan J. Agric. Sci., 3: 233-243.
  11. Abdelrahman, M.M. and F.H. Saleh, 2007. Performance of broiler Chickens fed on Corn-sunflower meal diets with B-glucanase enzyme. Jordan J. Agric. Sci., 3: 272-280.
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  12. Al-Taleb, S., M.M. Abdelrahman and A. Malkawi, 2006. Efficiency of microbial phytase on the phytate-phosphorus utilization by broiler from 3 to 7 weeks of age. Dirasat Agric. Sci. J., 33: 93-101.
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  13. Abdelrahman, M.M., M.N. Abo-Shehada and R.M. Mukbel, 2006. Effect of stage of gestation on the accumulation of copper, manganese, zinc, iron and calcium in fetal tissue of Awassi ewes in Northern Jordan. Jordan J. Agric. Sci., 2: 38-45.
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  14. Abdelrahman, M.M. and F.M. Saleh, 2006. Improving phytase phosphorus availability by adding microbial phytase to broiler diets. Ann. Agric. Sci., 1: 41-50.
  15. Abdelrahman, M.M., N.A.M. AL-Rayyan, F.T. Awawdeh and A.Y. Alazzeh, 2003. The effect of dietary levels of zinc-methionine on the performance of growing awassi lambs. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 979-983.
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  16. Abdelrahman, M.M., F.T. Awadeh and A. Alazzah, 2003. Some trace mineral status of lactating Awassi Ewes and their newborns, at parturition and early lactation, raised under intensive and Semi-intensive system. Dirasat Agric. Sci., 30: 114-122.
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  17. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2003. The mineral status of grazing Awassi Sheep in Northern part of Jordan. Egypt. J. Anim. Prod., 40: 55-60.
  18. Abdelrahman, M.M., 2003. Copper, manganese, zinc, iron and calcium in fetal tissue of baladi goats at Northern of Jordan. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 2: 209-214.
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  19. El-ghusien, S.S., M.M. Abdelrahman and W. Gazan, 2002. Milk composition of grazing Awassi sheep and baladi goats in the middle and northern regions in Jordan. Egypt. J. Anim. Prod., 39: 21-28.
  20. Al-Karablieh, E.K. and M.M. Abdelrahman, 2002. The effect of partial early weaning on milk production, Lamb growth rate and net revenue. Dirasat Agric. Sci., 29: 145-152.
  21. Abdelrahman, M.M., M.N. Abo-Shehada, A. Mesanat and R. Mukbel, 2002. The requirements of calcium by Awassi ewes at early lactation. Small Ruminant Res., 45: 101-107.
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  22. Abdelrahman, M.M. and E.K. Al-Karablieh, 2002. Effect of vitamins AD3E injections on reproductive performance and net cash revenue from Awassi Sheep raised under Semi-intensive system. J. King Saud Univ., 14: 15-22.
  23. Abdelrahman, M.M., W. Gazan and S. El-Ghusien, 2001. The calcium, phosphorus and magnesium status of lactating awassi ewes and their newborns raised under intensive and semi-intensive system. J. King Saud Univ., 15: 89-99.
  24. Al-Karablieh, E.K. and M.M. Abdelrahman, 2000. Evaluation of hormonal treatment with sponges and PMSG on reproductive performance and profitability of Awassi sheep reared under semi-intensive management systems. Sultan Qaboos Univ. J. Scient. Res.-Agric. Sci., 5: 53-57.
  25. Awadeh, F.T., M.M. Abdelrahman, R.L. Kincaid and J.W. Finley, 1998. Effect of selenium supplements on the distribution of selenium among serum proteins in cattle. J. Dairy Sci., 81: 1089-1094.
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  26. Abdelrahman, M.M., R.L. Kincaid and E.A. Elzubeir, 1998. Mineral deficiencies in grazing dairy cattle in Kordofan and Darfur Regions in western Sudan. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 30: 123-135.
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  27. Abdelrahman, M.M. and R.L. Kincaid, 1995. Effect of selenium supplementation of cows on maternal transfer of selenium to fetal and newborn calves. J. Dairy Sci., 78: 625-630.
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  28. Abdelrahman, M.M. and R.L. Kincaid, 1993. Deposition of copper, manganese, zinc and selenium in bovine fetal tissue at different stages of gestation. J. Dairy Sci., 76: 3588-3593.
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  29. Abdelrahman, M.M. and R.L. Kincaid, 1992. Effects of concurrent deficiencies of phosphorus and copper in growing lambs on the concentration of minerals in tissues. Small Ruminant Res., 9: 229-241.
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  30. Abdelrahman, M.M., R.L. Kincaid and J.D. Cronrath, 1991. The effect of concurrent deficiencies of phosphorus and copper in growing lambs on the concentration of minerals in tissues. Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci., 42: 270-273.