Dr. Ebrahim Rowghani Haghighi Fard

Dr. Ebrahim Rowghani Haghighi Fard

Professor
Shiraz University, Iran


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from Newcastle University, UK

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Biography

Dr. Ebrahim Rowghani Haghighi Fard is currently working is Professor at Shiraz University, Iran. He obtained his Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from Newcastle University, UK. His main area of interest related to Animal Nutrition, Dairy Cattle Production, Feed Additives, Silage Making, Ruminant Nutrition with Emphasis on the use of Agricultural by-Products and Enzymes. He has published 29 research articles in journals as well as 22 presentations in conferences as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Nutrition
62%
Dairy Cattle Nutrition
90%
Animal Feeding
75%
Animal Behaviour
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Chand, N., R.U. Khan, M. Mobashar, S. Naz, E. Rowghani and M.A. Khan, 2019. Mannanoligosaccharide (MOS) in broiler ration during the starter phase: 1. Growth performance and intestinal histomorpholgy. Pak. J. Zool., 51: 173-176.
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  2. Rowghani, E., S.A. Tabeidian and E. Abolfathi, 2016. The effects of green tea extract and vitamin E on the growth performance and immune response in broiler chicks. Res. Opinions Anim. Vet. Sci., 6: 200-205.
  3. Naeini, S.Z., E. Rowghani, N.K. Emami, A.R. Bayat and E. Abolfathi, 2016. Sweet sorghum and its bagasse ensiled with urea and molasses can be used as alternatives for maize silage in semi-arid areas from in situ and gas production evaluations. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 6: 248-255.
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  4. Forouzmand, M., H. Ghasemi and E. Rowghani, 2016. Effect of feeding protected soybean fat supplement and Salbutamol administration on growth performance,nutrient digestibility and carcass characteristics of Iranian Bahmaei feedlot lambs. Res. Opinions Anim. Vet. Sci., 6: 7-12.
  5. Zefrehei, M.G., M.M. Dolatabady and E. Rowghani, 2015. Simple Gene Regulatory Network of Immune System Candidate Genes in Dairy Cattle. Res. Opinions Anim. Vet. Sci., 5: 499-506.
  6. Zareie, R., E. Rowghani, G.H. Zamani and E. Karami, 2014. Assessment of the impact of dairy farm management practices on milk bacterial count (Case study: Industrial dairy herd of Shiraz and Marvdasht). J. Livestock Res., 3: 39-47.
  7. Zafari naeni , S., N.K. Emami, E. Rowghani and A.R. Abayat, 2014. Influence of ensiling time on chemical composition, fermentation characteristics, gas production and protein fractions of sweet sorghum silage. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 92-99.
  8. Solhjoo, A., E. Rowghani, A. Bayat and M.J. Zamiri, 2014. The effect of rumen protected L-carnitine on feedlot performance, carcass characteristics and blood metabolites in Iranian fat-tailed Ghezel lambs. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 192-197.
  9. Naeini, S.Z., N.K. Emami, E. Rowghani and A. Bayat, 2014. Influence of ensiling time on chemical composition, fermentation characteristics, gas production and protein fractions of sweet sorghum silage. Res. Opinions Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 286-293.
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  10. Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M., K. Kheirabadi and E. Rowghani, 2014. Application of multiple-trait random regression animal model to predict genetic production traits in Iranian Holstein dairy cattle. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 157-162.
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  11. Ebrahim Pour, M., R.U. Haghparvar, E. Rowghani, K. Shojaian and M.G. Zeferie, 2014. The effect of a bacterial inoculant, urea and molasses oh chemical composition, in vitro gas production and energy content of ensiled pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) seed and peel pulp. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 85-90.
  12. Taheri, M.R., M.J. Zamiri, E. Rowghani and A. Akhlaghi, 2012. Effect of feeding olive-pulp ensiled with additives on feedlot performance and carcass attributes of fat-tailed lambs. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 45: 345-350.
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  13. Sharifabadi, H.R., M.J. Zamiri, E. Rowghani and W.G. Bottje, 2012. Relationship between the activity of mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes and feed efficiency in fat-tailed Ghezel lambs. J. Anim. Sci., 90: 1807-1815.
  14. Shahneh, A.Z., H.A.B. Nejhad, E. Rowghani, B. Eilami and S. Rowghani, 2012. Effects of salbutamol on growth performance and carcass characteristics of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Iran. J. Vet. Res., 13: 112-119.
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  15. Laudadio, V., A. Dambrosio, G. Normanno, R.U. Khan, S. Naz, E. Rowghani and V. Tufarelli, 2012. Effect of reducing dietary protein level on performance responses and some microbiological aspects of broiler chickens under summer environmental conditions. Avian Biol. Res., 5: 88-92.
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  16. Haghparvar, R., K. Shojaian, E. Rowghani, S. Parsaei and M.Y. Ellahi, 2012. The effects of lactobacillus plantarum on chemical composition, rumen degradability, in vitro gas production and energy content of whole-plant corn ensiled at different stages of maturity. Iran. J. Vet. Res., 13: 8-15.
  17. Faraji, Z., M.J. Zamiri, E. Rowghani, A. Akhlaghi, M.R. Jafarzadeh, A.R. Bayat and M. Gholami, 2012. Effect of feeding olive-pulp silage on the seminal characteristics and fatty acid profile of the sperm plasma membrane in Iranian fat-tailed sheep. Small Rumin. Res., 105: 216-221.
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  18. Momeni, P., J. Pourreza, E. Rowghani and M.J. Zamiri, 2011. Evaluation of the effects of Natuphos on ileal protein digestibility, serum level of minerals, intestinal histology and performance of broiler chicks. Adv. Environ. Biol., 5: 2604-2610.
  19. Fatahnia, F., E. Rowghani, A.R. Hosseini, D. Kohi, H. and M.J. Zamiri, 2010. Effect of different levels of monensin in diets containing whole-cottonseed on milk production and composition of lactating dairy cows. Iran. J. Veterinary Res., 11: 206-213.
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  20. Arjomandfar, M., M.J. Zamiri, E. Rowghani, M. Khorvash and G. Ghorbani, 2010. Effects of water desalination on milk production and several blood constituents of Holstein cows in a hot arid climate. Iran. J. Vet. Res., 11: 233-238.
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  21. Rowghani, E. and M.J. Zamiri, 2009. The effects of a microbial inoculant and formic acid as silage additives on chemical composition, ruminal degradability and nutrient digestibility of corn silage in sheep. Iran. J. Veterinary Res., 10: 110-118.
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  22. Mohebbi-Fani, M., S. Nazifi, E. Rowghani, S. Bahrami and O. Jamshidi, 2009. Thyroid hormones and their correlations with serum glucose, beta hydroxybutyrate, nonesterified fatty acids, cholesterol, and lipoproteins of high-yielding dairy cows at different stages of lactation cycle. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 10: 211-216.
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  23. Khorrami, M., J. Pourreza, A.H. Samie, M.M.A. Pour and E. Rowghani, 2009. Assessment of the influence of different levels of Amet pellet protein binder on performance and nutrients digestibility in broilers. Iran. J. Anim. Sci. Res., 1: 21-31.
  24. Adeli, H., M.J. Zamiri, E. Roughani and M. Kafi, 2009. Factors affecting reproductive performance of Holstein dairy cows in Fars province. Iran. J. Anim. Res., 1: 11-19.
  25. Rowghani, E., M.J. Zamiri, M. Khorvash, and A. Abdollahipanad, 2008. The effects of Lactbacillus plantarum and Propionibacterium acidipropionici on corn silage fermentation, ruminal degradability and nutrient digestibility in sheep. Iran. J. Veterinary Res., 9: 308-315.
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  26. Rowghani, E., M.J. Zamiri and A.R. Seradj, 2008. The chemical composition, rumen degradability, in vitro gas production, energy content and digestibility of olive cake ensiled with additives. Iran. J. Veterinary Res., 9: 213-221.
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  27. Rowghani, E., M. Arab, M.J. Zamiri and A. Kalife, 2008. Effect of zeolite on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of calves fed with Urea-treated corn silage. Pajouhesh Sazandegy, 76: 43-50.
  28. Nazifi, S., M.M. Fani, E. Rowghani and M.R. Behbood, 2008. Studies on the relationship between sub-clinical ketosis and liver injuries within the first two months of lactation period in high producing. Int. J. Dairy. Sci., 3: 29-35.
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  29. Nazifi, S., M. Saeb, E. Rowghani and M. Ansarilari, 2008. The relationship between erythrocyte superoxide dismutase activity and some serum trace elements content in Mehraban sheep. Iran. J. Veterinary Sci. Ahwaz, Iran, 4: 90-96.
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  30. Barkatain, M.R. J. Porreza, H. Samee, S.A. Tabedian and E. Rowghani, 2008. Effect of replacement of protein binder with fish meal on nutrient digestibility and performance in the diet of broiler chickens. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 12: 467-470.
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  31. Rowghani, E., M. Arab, S. Nazifi and Z. Bakhtiari, 2007. Effect of canola oil on cholesterol and fatty acid composition of egg-yolk of laying hens. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 6: 111-114.
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  32. Rowghani, E., M. Arab and A. Akbarian, 2007. Effects of a probiotic and other feed additives on performance and immune response of broiler chicks. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 6: 261-265.
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  33. Rowghani, E., A.D. Boostani, H.R. Mahmoodian Fard and R. Frouzani, 2007. Effect of dietary fish meal on production performance and cholesterol content of laying hens. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1747-1750.
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  34. Rowghani, E. and M.J. Zamiri, 2007. Effects of additives on chemical composition, degradability coefficients and ruminal-intestinal disappearance of dry matter and crude protein of laboratory ensiled olive cake. Iran. J. Vet. Res., 8: 32-37.
  35. Pourreza, J., A.H. Samie and E. Rowghani, 2007. Effect of supplemental enzyme on nutrient digestibility and performance of broiler chicks fed on diets containing triticale. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 6: 115-117.
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  36. Nazifi, S., M. Saeb, E. Rowghani M. Hasankhani F. Hasankhani and N. Ghafari, 2007. Studies on the physiological relationship between thyroid hormones, serum lipid profile and erythrocyte antioxidant enzymes in clinically healthy Iranian fat-tailed sheep. Bulgarian J. Vet. Med., 10: 161-167.
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  37. Mohebbi-Fani, M., S. Nazifi, E. Rowghani and F. Namazi, 2007. Associations between serum mineral status and sub-optimal performance in dairy cows in fars province. Int. J. Dairy. Sci., 2: 281-286.
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  38. Mahooti, L., H. Rajaeian and E. Rowghani, 2007. Effect of centaurea iberica on weight gain in broiler ckicks. Iran. Veterinary J., 3: 114-120.
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  39. Ghoreishi, S.M., M.J. Zamiri and E. Rowghani, 2007. Effect of a calcium soap of fatty acids on reproductive characteristics and lactation performance of fat-tailed sheep. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 2389-2395.
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  40. Ebrahimi, R., H.R. Ahmadi, M.J. Zamiri and E. Rowghani, 2007. Effect of energy and protein levels on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of Mehraban ram lambs. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1679-1684.
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  41. Arab, M.A., E. Rowghani and M.E. Honarmand, 2007. Efficacy of various additives to reduce the toxicity of aflatoxin B1 in broiler chicks. Iran. J. Vet. Res., 8: 144-150.
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  42. Rowghani, E., M.J. Zamiri and S.R. Ebrahimi, 2006. Effects of monensin and thiamin and their combinations on feedlot performance, blood glucose, BUN levels and carcass characteristics of mehraban lambs fed a high concentrate diet. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 9: 2835-2840.
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  43. Rowghani, E., A. Maddahian and M.A. Abousadi, 2006. Effects of addition of marigold flower, safflower petals, red pepper on egg-yolk color and egg production in laying hens. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 9: 1333-1337.
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  44. Arab, M., E. Rowghani and B. Hassanzadeh, 2006. Effects of different levels of energy and energy to protein ratio on laying performance of Fars native hens during the second phase of production. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 10: 457-470.
  45. Abousadi, M.A., E. Rowghani, M.J. Zamiri and M. Abdolhosseinzadeh, 2006. Effect of different levels of energy and protein on laying performance of Fars native hens during the first phase of production. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 10: 447-460.
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  46. Nazifi, S., E. Rowghani and Z. Nikoosefat, 2005. Studies on the relationship between haemoglobin, copper, ceruloplasmin, iron and superoxide dismutase activity in blood of Iranian fat-tailed sheep. Compar. Clin. Pathol., 14: 114-117.
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  47. Karimi, A.H., E. Rowghani, M.J. Zamiri and M. Zahedifar, 2004. Nutritive value of Gundelia tourefortii and alfalfa (Medicago sativa) in the ration of Lambs. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 8: 135-143.
  48. Karimi, A.H., E. Rowghani, M.J. Zamiri and M. Zahedifar, 2004. In vitro digestibility and in situ degradability of SO2-treated Gundelia tourefortii. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 18: 27-32.
  49. Frouzani, R., E. Rowghani and M.J. Zamiri, 2004. The effect of zeolite on digestibility and feedlot performance of Mehraban male lambs given a diet containing urea-treated maize silage. Anim. Sci., 78: 179-184.
  50. Dehgani, M.R., M.J. Zamiri, E. Rowghani and Z. Banihashemi, 2004. Effect of Pleurotus sajor-cajou treatment on digestibility of Glycyrrhiza glabral pulp. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 8: 113-120.
  51. Nazifi, S., M. Saeb, E. Rowghani and K. Kaveh, 2003. The influences of thermal stress on serum biochemical parameters of Iranian fat-tailed sheep and their correlation with triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4) and cortisol concentrations. Comp. Clin. Pathol., 12: 135-139.
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  52. Nazifi, S., M. Saeb and E. Rowghani, 2003. Determination of serum lipoproteins in clinically healthy iranian crossbred cattle by agarose gel electrophoresis. J. Applied Anim. Res., 23: 59-64.
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  53. Nazifi, S., E. Rowghani and D. Zamani, 2003. Serum lipids and lipoproteins and their correlations with thyroid hormones in clinically healthy Lori-Bakhtiari sheep. J. Faculty Vet. Med., 58: 301-306.
  54. Fard, E.R.H. and M.J. Zamiri, 2003. Effects of two urea levels on chemical composition and Digestibility of Whole-crop barley silage and on feedlot performance of Lambs. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 6: 127-138.
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  55. Vajdi, S., M.J. Zamiri, S. Nazifi and E. Rowghani, 2002. The relationship between physiological blood parameters and fertility in Holstein cows. Iran Agric. Res., 21: 171-186.
  56. Fard, E.R.H., 2002. The effects of Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) and urea on chemical composition and nutritive value of whole-crop barley. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 6: 115-124.
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  57. Rowghani, E., 2001. The effects of Cellulomonas uda bacteria on fermentation characteristics and chemical composition of corn silage. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 4: 83-90.
  58. Rowghani, E. and M.J. Zamiri, 2001. Influence of varying levels of urea supplementation on the chemical composition and nutritive value of corn silage in sheep. J. Sci. Technol. Agric. Nat. Resour., 5: 167-178.
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