Dr.Muhammad Saeed

Education: PhD (NWAFU, China)
Assistant Professor/HoD
Email: msaeed@cuvas.edu.pk


Designation: Assistant Professor
Department of Poultry Science   

Office Address: Academic Block 1, Department of Poultry Science


Dr. Muhammad Saeed, is presently working as Assistant Professor (Since 26 November 2018, Permanent/Regular, BPS-19) in the Department of Poultry Science, Faculty of Animal Production & Technology, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur –Pakistan. He secured two Silver Medals in Bachelor and M.Phil. Dr. Muhammad Saeed has earned PhD in Poultry Nutrition with distinction Chinese Government award in 2018 from North West Agriculture and Forestry University, Yangling, Shaanxi China. In his Doctorate studies, he studied on Unique tea’s amino acid, L-Theanine dietary supplementation in avian nutrition and his PhD work he published peer reviewed research papers in well-known International scientific journals (International Journal of Molecular Sciences 6.5 IF, SCI 4.4 IF, Poultry Science, SCI 4.4IF and Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy SCI 6.7IF). Dr. Muhammad Saeed has also presented his scientific work in different international conferences worldwide including UK, Italy, Germany, Thailand, Malaysia and China. His research interest areas are on phytogenic in Avian Nutrition special emphasis on herb as Antibiotics replacer in poultry Industry. In his area of interest, he had also completed two research projects in China.

Areas of Interest:

  • Phytogenic in avian nutrition
  • Broiler Production
  • Poultry housing and environmental management

S. No.

Name of event





Environment Controlled Housing

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan

5-6 May 2011



World Camel Day

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan

22June, 2012



World Egg Day Celebration

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan

21 Oct, 2013



3rd International Asian, Austrian dairy goat conference

Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University

9-23, May 2016

Shaanxi, China


XXth world veterinary Poultry Association congress

World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA)

4-8, Sept 2017

Edinburgh UK


11th Asia pacific poultry International Conference

World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA)

25-27, March 2018

Bangkok, Thailand


6th Meditation Poultry Summit

World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA)

18-20June 2018

Torino Italy (Europe)


International Training workshop on traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Techniques 2019

Lanzhou Institute of Animal Husbandry and Pharmaceutical

July 2-27 ,2019





  1. Saeed M, Yatao, X, Hassan, FU, Arain, MA, Abd El-Hack, ME, Noreldin, AE, Sun, C (2018) Influence of Graded Levels of l-Theanine Dietary Supplementation on Growth Performance, Carcass Traits, Meat Quality, Organs Histomorphometry, Blood Chemistry and Immune Response of Broiler Chickens. 
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences(SCI,6.5 IF).

  2. Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Naveed, Jakob Leskovec, Asgahr Ali kamboh, Sun Chao. Using Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) as an eco-friendly feed supplement in human and poultry nutrition. Poultry Science (SCI, 4.4 IF)
  3. Saeed M, Yatao XTiantian ZQian RChao S.16S ribosomal RNA sequencing reveals a modulation of intestinal microbiome and immune response by dietary L-theanine supplementation in broiler chickens Poultry Science (SCI, 4.4 IF).
  4. Muhammad Saeed, Asghar Ali Kamboh, and Chen Huayou. "Promising future of citrus waste into fermented high-quality bio-feed in the poultry nutrition and safe environment." Poultry Science (2024): 103549 Poultry Science (SCI, 4.4 IF).
  5. Muhammad Saeed et al. "Molecular strategies to enhance the keratinase gene expression and its potential implications in poultry feed industry." Poultry Science (2024): 103606 Poultry Science (SCI, 4.4 IF).
  6. Muhammad Saeed, et al. "Use of Postbiotic as Growth Promoter in Poultry Industry: A Review of Current Knowledge and Future Prospects."  Food Science of Animal Resources  43.6 (2023): 1111 (SCI, 4.0 IF).
  7. Muhammad Saeed, et al., The Role of ß-Mannanase (Hemicell) in Improving Poultry Productivity, Health and Environment Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science. (SCI,0.67)
  8. Saeed M, et al.,  In ovo delivery of various biological supplements, vaccines and drugs in poultry: current knowledge. Journal of the science of food and agriculture. (SCI 2.7 IF).
  9. Muhammad Saeed, Abbas G, Alagawany M, Kamboh AA, Abd El-Hack ME, Khafaga AF, Chao S. Heat stress management in poultry farms: A comprehensive overview. Journal of thermal biology.(SCI,1.90)
  10. Saeed M, Abd Elhack ME, Arif M, Elhindawy MM, Attia AI, Mahrose KM, Bashir I, Siyal FA, Arain MA and Fazlani SA (2017). Impacts of distiller’s dried grains with solubles as replacement of soybean meal plus vitamin e supplementation on production, egg quality and blood chemistry of laying hens.

    Annals of Animal Science, (SCI 0.73 IF).

  11. Saeed, M., Naveed, M., Arif, M., Kakar, M. U., Manzoor, R., & Abd El-Hack, M. E., et al. (2017). Green tea (camellia sinensis) and L-theanine: medicinal values and beneficial applications in humans-a comprehensive review. 
  12. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 95, 1260. (SCI 3.78 IF).

  13. Saeed M, Naveed MBiBi JAli Kamboh APhil LChao S. Potential nutraceutical and food additive properties and risks of coffee: a comprehensive overview.
  14. (Critical Reviews in food science and Nutrition. (SCI 6.2 IF).

  15. Saeed M, Babazadeh D, Arif M, Arain MA, Bhutto ZA, Shar AH, Kakar MU, Manzoor R and Chao S (2017). Silymarin: a potent hepatoprotective agent in poultry industry.
  16. World's Poultry Science Journal. (SCI1.03 IF).

  17. Saeed M, Naveed M, Arain MA, Arif M, Abd El-Hack ME, Alagawany M, Siyal FA, Soomro RN and Sun C (2017). Quercetin: Nutritional and beneficial effects in poultry.
  18. World's Poultry Science Journal. (SCI 1.03 IF).

  19. Saeed, M., Arain, M. A., Arif, M., Lagawany, M., El-Hack, M. E. A., & Kakar, M. U., et al. (2017). Jatropha (jatropha curcas) meal is an alternative protein source in poultry nutrition. 
  20. Worlds Poultry Science Journal. (SCI 1.03 IF).

  21. Saeed M, d. Babazadehm.a. arainm. Naveedq.a. shaha.a. kamboha. Moshaverif. Modarresi-ghazaniv. Hejazis. Chao.(2018). The use of chicoric acid from echinacea purpurea as a feed addiL tive in poultry nutrition.
  22. World’s poultry science journal. (SCI 1.03IF).

  23. Saeed M., A.A. KambohS.F. SyedD. BabazadehI. SuheryaniQ.A. ShahM. UmarI. KakarM. NaveedM.E. Abd El-HackM. Alagawany,S. Chao et al (2018) Photochemistry and beneficial impacts of cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum) as a dietary supplement in poultry diets.
  24. World’s poultry science journal. (SCI 1.03IF).

  25. Saeed M, Babazadeh D, Naveed M, Arain MA, Hassan FU and Chao S (2017a). Reconsidering betaine as a natural anti-heat stress agent in poultry industry: a review.
  26. Tropical Animal Health and Production. (SCI 0.91IF).

  27. Saeed M, Abd El-Hac ME, Alagawany M, Naveed M, Arain MA, Arif M, Soomro RN, Kakar M, Manzoor R, Tiwari R, Khandia R, Munjal A, Karthik K, Dhama K, Iqbal HMN and Sun C (2017b). Phytochemistry, Modes of Action and Beneficial Health Applications of Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) in Humans and Animals.
  28. International Journal of Pharmacology. (SCI 0.75 IF).

  29. Saeed M, Abd El-Hac ME, Alagawany M, Arain MA. Arif M, Mirza MA, Naveed M, Sarwar M, Sayab M, Dhama K and Chao S (2017c). Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Herb: Chemical Composition, Pharmacology, Nutritional and Healthical Applications.
  30. International Journal of Pharmacology. (SCI 0.75 IF).

  31. Saeed M, Yatao X, Rehman ZU, Arain MA, Soom RN, Abd El-Hac, ME, Bhutto ZA, Abbasi B, Dhama K, Sarwar M and Chao S (2017h). Nutritional and Healthical Aspects of Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) for Human, Animals and Poultry.
  32. International Journal of Pharmacology, 13: 361-369. (SCI 0.75 IF).

  33. Saeed,M , S.A. Kalhoro, M. Naveed, F.U. Hassan, M. Umar, M. Rashid, M. Alagawany, F. Soomro, M.A. Arain And S. Chao* . Prospects of Royal Jelly as a potential natural feed additive in poultry diets
  34. World’s poultry science journal. (SCI 1.03IF).

SCI Articles as co author


  1. Chen, Yanzhen, Miaomiao Li, Mingchen Yan, Yong Chen, Muhammad Saeed, Zhong Ni, Zhen Fang, and Huayou Chen. "Bacillus subtilis: current and future modification strategies as a protein secreting factory." World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 40, no. 6 (2024): 1-17.
  2. Yan, Mingchen, Ying Chen, Yong Feng, Muhammad Saeed, Zhen Fang, Wang Zhen, Zhong Ni, and Huayou Chen. "Perspective on Agricultural Industrialization: Modification Strategies for Enhancing the Catalytic Capacity of Keratinase." 

    Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2024). (SCI 6.1F).

  3. Bilal, M., Mirza, M. A., Kaleem, M., Saeed, M., Reyad-Ul-Ferdous, M., & Abd El-Hack, M. E. (2017). Significant effect of nsp-ase enzyme supplementation in sunflower meal-based diet on the growth and nutrient digestibility in broilers (SCI 4.6IF).
  4. Journal of Animal Physiology & Animal Nutrition,101(2), 222. (SCI 1.2IF). (Corresponding Author)

  5. Cao, W., Huang, H., Xia, T., Liu, C., Muhammad, S., & Sun, C. (2018). Homeobox a5 promotes white adipose tissue browning through inhibition of the tenascin c/toll-like receptor 4/nuclear factor kappa b inflammatory signaling in mice. 
  6. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, 647. (SCI 6.1IF).

  7. Abd El-Hack,  Alagawany M.,  Arif M., Emam M., Saeed M.,  Arain M.A., Siyal F.A., Patra  A., Elnesr S.S., Khan  R.U. (2018). The uses of microbial phytase as a feed additive in poultry nutrition  – a review , 
  8. Annals of Animal Science, DOI: 10.2478/aoas-2018-0009(SCI 0.73 IF).

  9. Zhenzhen Zhang, Song Wu, Saeed Muhammad, Qian Ren, Chao Sun, miR-103/107 promote ER stress mediated apoptosis via targeting the Wnt3a/β-catenin/ATF6 pathway in preadipocytes .
  10. Journal of lipid research (SCI 4.8IF).

  11. Liu, G., Li, M., Saeed, M., Xu, Y., Qian, R., & Chao, S. (2017). αmsh inhibits adipose inflammation via reducing foxos transcription and blocking akt/jnk pathway in mice. 
  12. Oncotarget, 8(29), 47642-47654. (SCI 5.1IF).

  13. Feng, F., Ren, Q., Wu, S., Saeed, M., & Sun, C. (2017). Hoxa5 increases mitochondrial apoptosis by inhibiting akt/mtorc1/s6k1 pathway in mice white adipocytes. 
  14. Oncotarget. (SCI 5.1IF).

  15. Liu, Z., Gu, H., Gan, L., Xu, Y., Feng, F., & Saeed, M., et al. (2017). Reducing smad3/atf4 was essential for sirt1 inhibiting er stress-induced apoptosis in mice brown adipose tissue. 
  16. Oncotarget, 8(6), 9267. (SCI 5.1IF).

  17. Liu, G., Li, M., Xu, Y., Wu, S., Saeed, M., & Sun, C. (2017). Colxv promotes adipocyte differentiation via inhibiting dna methylation and camp/pka pathway in mice. 
  18. Oncotarget, 8(36), 60135-60148. (SCI 5.1IF).

  19. El-Hack, M. E. A., Mahrose, K., Askar, A. A., Alagawany, M., Arif, M., & Saeed, M., et al. (2017). Single and combined impacts of vitamin a and selenium in diet on productive performance, egg quality, and some blood parameters of laying hens during hot season. 
  20. Biological Trace Element Research, 177(1), 169-179. (SCI 2.3IF).

  21. M.E. Abd El-Hack, M. Alagawany , M. Saeed,M. Arif, M.A. Arain ,Z.A. Bhutto and S.A. Fazlani Effect of gradual substitution of soyabean meal by Negella Sativa meal on growth performance, carcass traits and blood lipid profile of growing Japanese quail.
  22. Journal of Animal & Feed Sciences,25(3), 244–249. (SCI 1.02IF).

  23. Muhammad Arif, Abdur Rehman , Muhammad Saeed, Mohamed Ezzat Abd El-    Hack, Mahmoud Alagawany, Haider Abbas1, Muhammad Asif Arian, Sarfaraz Ali Fazlani, Abbasi Imtiaz Hussain, Tugay Ayasan Effect of different processing methods of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) on growth performance, carcass traits, and blood biochemical and hematological parametersof broiler chickens.
  24. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (SCI 0.4IF).

  25. Arif, M., El-Hack, M. E. A., Hayat, Z., Sohail, S., Alagawany, M., & Saeed, M. (2016). The beneficial uses of glycerin as an alternative energy source in poultry diets. 
  26. Worlds Poultry Science Journal. (SCI 1.03IF).

  27. Abd ElHack, M. E., Mahrose, K., Arif, M., Chaudhry, M. T., Saadeldin, I. M., & Saeed, M., et al. (2017). Alleviating the environmental heat burden on laying hens by feeding on diets enriched with certain antioxidants (vitamin e and selenium) individually or combined. 
  28. Environmental Science & Pollution Research International, 24(11), 10708-10717. (SCI 2.7F).

  29. Soomro, R. N., Yao, J., Elhack, M. E. A., Abbasi, I. H. R., R., H. U., & Saeed, M., et al. (2017). 15n-leucine: health benefits, applications and issues related to ileal endogenous amino acid losses in poultry. 
  30. Worlds Poultry Science Journal, 1-17. (SCI 1.03IF).

  31. Zaib-Ur-Rehman, Ahsan-Ul-Haq, Akram, N., Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack, Saeed, M., & Rehman, S. U., et al. (1994). Growth performance, intestinal histomorphology, blood hematology and serum metabolites of broilers chickens fed diet supplemented with graded levels of acetic acid. 
  32. International Journal of Pharmacology, 12(8), 874-883. (SCI 0.7IF).

  33. L. Changxing†, M. Chenling†, M. Alagawany, L. Jianhua,D. Dongfang, W. Gaichao, Z. Wenyin, S.F. Syed, M.A. Arain†M. Saeed†, F.U. Hassan And S. Chao. Health benefits and potential applications of anthocyanins in poultry feed industry.
  34. Worlds Poultry Science Journal, Volume 74Issue 2 June 2018 , pp. 251-264. (SCI 1.03IF).

  35. LiChangxingMuhammad SaeedAsghar Ali KambohMahmoud AlagawanyMohamed E. Abd El-HackMuhammad Asif Arain,Daryoush BabazadehKuldeep Dhama and Mo Chenling. Reconsidering a Citrus Flavonoid Naringin as a Promising Nutritional Supplement and its Beneficial Health Applications in Humans, Animals and Poultry.
  36. International Journal of Pharmacology, 12(8), 874-883. (SCI 0.7IF).

  37. Li Changxing1, Dhanasikar Santhi , Abdul Ghaffar Shar, Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Asif Arain, Akhtar Hussain Shar, Zohaib Ahmed Bhutto, Mohib Ullah Kakar, Robina Manzoor, Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack, Mahmoud Alagawany , Kuldeep Dhama , Mo Chenling,Psyllium Husk (Plantago ovata) as a Potent Hypoc hol esterol emi c Agent in Animal, Human and Poultry.
  38. International Journal of Pharmacology, 12(8), 874-883. (SCI 0.7IF).

  39. Siyal, F. A., Babazadeh, D., Wang, C., Arain, M. A., Saeed, M., & Ayasan, T., et al. (2017). Emulsifiers in the poultry industry. Worlds Poultry Science Journal, 1-9.
  40. Worlds Poultry Science Journal, (SCI 1.03IF).

  41. Asghar Ali Kamboh, Muhammad Ammar Khan, Ubedullah Kaka, Elmutaz,Atta Awad, Atta Muhammad Memon, Muhammad Saeed, Nazar Ali Korejo, Manatbai,Bakhetgul & Chandar Kumar (2018): Effect of dietary supplementation of phytochemicals on immunity and haematology of growing broiler chickens,
  42. Italian Journal of Animal Science, DOI:10.1080/1828051X.2018.1438854(SCI 0.7IF).

  43. Arain, M. A., Hassan, F. U., Saeed, M., Alagawany, M., Shar, A. H., & Rajput, I. R. (2018). Lycopene: a natural antioxidant for prevention of heat-induced oxidative stress in poultry. 
  44. Worlds Poultry Science Journal. Worlds Poultry Science Journal, (SCI 1.03IF).

  45. Muhammad Arif, Abdur Rehman, Muhammad Saeed, Mohamed Ezzat Abd El-Hack, Muhammad Asif Arain, Muhammad Haseebarshad, Hafiz Muhammad Zakria, Imtiaz Hussain Abbasi.Impacts Of Dietary Humic Acid Supplementation On Growth Performance, Some Blood Metabolites And Carcass Traits Of Broiler Chicks. Impacts Of Dietary Humic Acid Supplementation On Growth Performance, Some Blood Metabolites And Carcass Traits Of Broiler Chicks.
  46. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (9): 1073–1078, September 2016/Articl. , (SCI 0.4IF).







Bachelor Degree for year 2012 by securing highest CGPA UAF Pakistan 2012



M.Phil. Degree  for year 2014 by securing highest CGPA UAF Pakistan 2014


CGPA Merit Scholarship

2001-2014 from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad  Pakistan


Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC)

To study PhD at North West Agriculture and Forestry University Shaanxi Yangling P.R. China (2014)


Outstanding International student award

Chinese Government 2017


Excellent research award

North West Agriculture and  Forestry University Shaanxi Yangling P.R. China 2018


Travel Grant

Awarded Travel Grant to attend the XXth world veterinary Poultry Association congress 2017 Edinburgh UK


Community services

 Working with following journals as Editorial board member and Reviewer

  • Scientific Editorial board: revista brasileira de zootecnia-brazilian journal of animal science. http://www.revista.sbz.org.br/conselho-editorial/?idiom=en SCI .359 IF
  • Reviewer,World’sVeterinaryJournal 
  • Reviewer,JournalofWorld’sPoultryResearch
  •  Editorial board members Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research ISSN: 2228-7701
  •  Editorial board members Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences (JPCBS) SSN: 2348 – 7658
  •  Editorial Advisory Board: International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research. 


  • Camel Association of Pakistan
  • Society of Young Animal Scientist, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • World poultry Science association  (WPSA) UK
  • Poultry Science Association (PSA) USA