Faculty & Staff
Dr. Nasir Mukhtar
Assistant Professor (HEC Approved Supervisor)

PhD (UAF), Post Doctorate (Royal School of Vet Studies & Roslin Institute Uni. Of Edinburgh Scotland)
Department of Poultry Science
Phone : +92 51 9290115  
Mobile : +92 300 7200074  
Fax :
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Room # S-33, 2nd Floor, DVM Building, Dept. Poultry Science, Faculty of Vet & Animal Sciences , PMAS Arid Agriculture University Murree Road, Rawalpindi, 46300 Pakistan
Work Experience : 20 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Understanding the relationship of nutrition and environment with metabolism
  • bone
  • brain
  • gut and cell biology applying the cutting edge techniques to improve animal productivity and welfare under hot environment
  • alternative animal and feed resources
  • Total Publications : 36
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. S. Caughey, P.W. Wilson, Nasir Mukhtar, R.B. D'Eath, I.C. Dunn and T. Boswell. 2018 Sex differences in basal hypothalamic anorectic and orexigenic gene expression and the effect of quantitative and qualitative food restriction. Biology of Sex Differences (BMC). 29;9(1):20

    2. Javid Iqbal, Nasir Mukhtar, Sohail Hassan Khan, Zaib Ur Rehman, M. Safdar Anjum, Tanveer Ahmed, Riaz Ahmed Pasha and Sajid Umer. 2017. Effect of egg weight on the egg quality, chick quality and broiler performance at the later stages of production (60 week) of the broiler breeder. Journal of Applied Poultry Research (Cambridge). 26(2):183-191

    3. M. S. Anjum, Mansur Sandhu, Nasir Mukhtar and Zia U Rahman. 2014. Up-gradation of egg quality through different heat combating systems during high environmental temperature. Journal of Tropical Animal Health (Springer). 46(7):1135-40

    4. Mansur A. Sandhu, Abdullah A. Saeed, Muhammad S. Khilji, Riaz H. Pasha, Nasir Mukhtar. 2014. Ontogenic development of corticotrophs in fetal buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) pituitary gland. European Journal of Histochemistry, 58:11-14.

    5. Nasir Mukhtar., Khan, S. H and Anjum, M. S. 2013. Hatchling length is a potential chick quality Parameter in meat type chickens. World's Poultry Science Journal (Cambridge) 69(4):889-896.

    6. Khawaja, T., Khan, S. H., Nasir Mukhtar, Praveen A., Fareed, G. 2013. Production performance, egg quality and biochemical parameters of three way crossbred chickens with reciprocal F1 crossbred chickens in sub-tropical environment. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 12:127-132.

    7. Khan, S.H., Nasir Mukhtar. 2013. Dynamic role of cholecalciferol in commercial chicken performance. World's Poultry Science Journal (Cambridge), 69 (3):587-600.

    8. Nasir Mukhtar., Khan, S. H. 2012. Comb- An important reliable visual ornamental trait for selection in Gallus domesticus: World's Poultry Science Journal (Cambridge) 68(3)425-434. (abstract highlighted in World poultry magazine, Dec, 2012; UK)

    9. Mansur, A. S., Mirza, F. Q., Afzal, Farhan., Nasir Mukhtar. 2012. Effect of heat stress on cellular and humoral immunity and its cure with a-tocopherol in meat type birds. Livestock Science (Elsevier) 148, 181-188.

    10. Khawaja, T., Khan, S. H., Nasir Mukhtar., Perveen, A. 2012 Comparative study of growth performance and hematological parameters of Fayoumi, Rhode Island Red and their reciprocal crossbred chickens. Italian Journal of Animal Sciences, 11(e39):211-216.