Dr. Somaia Mohamed Alkhair

Dr. Somaia Mohamed Alkhair

Assistant Professor
Alzaiem Alazhari University, Sudan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition from Alzaeim Alazhari University, sudan

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Dr. Somaia M. Alkhair is currently working as an Assistant Professor at AAU. She is a World Championship Winner (2018) in Livestock Performance and a fellow of the directorate of Veterinary Sciences, International agency for standards and rating. She received her Ph.D. from Alzaeim Alazhari University, AAU (Sudan) in 2016. She is a peer reviewer for five journals and editorial board member in the Asian Journal of Agricultural and Food Sciences. Her research interests are Feed Restriction, early nutrition of broiler chicks and production of poultry products as functional foods.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Feeds and Feeding
Animal Products
Animal Poultry
Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

Selected Publications

  1. Alkhair, S.M., 2021. Deprivation of feed for better broiler performance: a review. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 15: 43-52.
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  2. Alkhair, S.M., 2019. The effect of physical feed restriction during the starter period on broiler performance. Int. J. Livestock Prod., 10: 1-8.
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  3. Alkhair, S.M., 2018. Effects of feed restriction on growth performance of broiler chickens: restriction during the starter and finisher period. LAP LAMBART Academic Publishing, Germany.
  4. Alkhair, S.M., 2017. Feeding poultry for special purposes: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid table eggs as functional food: A review article. J. Agric. Vet. Environ. Sci., 3: 41-53.
  5. Alkhair, S.A., N.A. Musharaf, I.I. Hamid and O.I. Alkurdi, 2017. The effect of limiting feeding time by 3 and 6 hours per day during the starter period on broiler performance. Int. J. Livestock Prod., 8: 125-130.
  6. Somaia, M.A., M.I. Omer and I.I. Hamid, 2014. The effect of finisher diet dilution with sand and wheat bran on broiler performance and carcass characteristics. Sudanese J. Agric. Sci., 1: 8-12.
  7. Alkhair, S.M., M.I. Omer and I.I. Hamid, 2013. The effect of diet dilution with sand and wheat bran during 8-28 days of age on broiler performance, carcass characteristics and feed cost. Sudanese J. Anim. Prod., 20: 63-76.
  8. Alkhair, S.M., 2013. The use of the pre-starter diet in broiler nutrition. Sudanese J. Anim. Prod., 20: 77-87.