Kabirul Islam Khan obtained the B.Sc.(Hons) in Animal husbandry degree with First Class First and M S in Animal Breeding and Genetics (Thesis Title: Study on the economic traits of deshi males with isabrown females under farm and rural conditions) from the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, Ph.D degree from the Massey University, New Zealand in Animal Breeding and Genetics (Thesis Title: Development of models for the genetic improvement of dairy cattle under cooperative dairying conditions in Bangladesh), and the Post Doc from the Scottish Agricultural College (University of Edinburgh), UK in Cattle Genetic Improvement (Marker assisted Selection).
He joined as a Livestock Extension Officer on 21/01/1996
Dr. Kabirul Islam khan has a strong record of research in animal production that includes publications of number of articles in the reputed peer review refereed journals such as Journal of Applied Animal Research, Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, South African Journal of Animal Sciences, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Indian Journal of Animal Research, Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, International Journal of Dairy Science, Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology, Livestock Research for Rural Development and Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences etc.
1) T Bilkis, M K I Khan, M M Momin, A. Das, M O F Miazi and E.H.Hazary . 2016. Artificial insemination practices and factors affecting conception rate of dairy cows in the commercial dairy farms. International Journal of Science Environment and Technology (Accepted).
2) M K I Khan, A.M.A.M. Z. Siddiki, M. R. Ali and M. A. Akter. 2016. Identification of best performer Hilly chicken of Bangladesh in consideration of climate change factors: light and heat. South African Journal of Animal Sciences (Accepted 1601-01).
3) M.M. Momin, M K I Khan and O F Miazi. 2016. Different traits of buffalo under extensive and semi-intensive bathan system. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science (Accepted (IJAS-16-49).
4) M K I Khan, H T Blair and N Lopez-Villalobos. 2016. Modelling genetic improvement of Pabna cattle in Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Animal Research. Pp: 1-8. Doi: 10.1080/09712119.20161150844.
5) M K I Khan, M J Khatun and Azizunnessa. 2016. Effects of feeding on estrus synchronization and conception rate of Black Bengal goats under semi-intensive system. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (Accepted).
6) S Ahmed, M J Khatun, M M Islam, M K I Khan, S M N Mahmud, M A Al- Noman and M Z Islam. 2015. Effect of beef tallow on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat composition, and lipid profile of growing lambs. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research. 2(3): 355-361. Oyshi17
7) M J Khatun and M K I Khan. 2015. Different types of maize silage and unconventional feed resources and their nutritive values. Forage research, 41(1):1-9.
8) M J Khatun, M Z Karim, G B Das and M K I Khan. 2015. Effect of the replacement of Soybean meal by rubber seed meal on growth, economics and carcass characteristics of broiler. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 5(4):919-925.
9) M C Sumy, M K I Khan and M M Islam. 2014. Viability and profitability of different segments in the poultry model chain in Bangladesh. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 26, Article #187. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd26/10/sumy26187.htm
10) S Ghosh and M K I Khan. 2014. Identification of the suitable milk recording protocol for small scale dairy production. International Journal of Dairy Science.DOI:10.3923/ijds.2014.
11) M J Khatun, M K I Khan and Sharir S M S. 2014. Effect of various levels of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer with sheep and goat manure on morphology, yield and chemical composition of Jamboo fodder production. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 6: 910-920.
12) M K I Khan, H T Blair and N Lopez-Villalobos. 2014. Economic values for traits in a breeding objective for dairy cattle in Bangladesh. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 84 (6): 682-686.
13) S Rahman, M K I Khan and T Bilkish. Effect of flushed feeding and age on estrus synchronization and conception rate of Holstein × Local crossbred cows after using analogue GnRH and prostaglandin F2α hormone. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Sciences.4(3): 493-497.
14) J Ferdousi and M K I Khan. 2013. Study on the conception rate of different dairy cows under farming conditions in Chittagong area. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 2(1&2): 37-40.
15) T Bilkis, M K I Khan, S Rahman and G M Nuruddin. 2013. Inheritance pattern of sex-linked trait and feeding and mating behaviour of Drosophila Melanogaster. International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology. 1 (4): 337-343.
16) M K I Khan and S Ghosh, 2013. Test-day milk recording systems under small-holder dairy farming: A review. Journal of Animal Scientists, 2(2): 15-19.
17) A Das, G Miah, M D Gupta and M K I Khan, 2013. Genetic parameters of Holstein crossbred on commercial dairy farms in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 47 (4): 327-330.
18) M K I Khan and M J Khatun. 2013. Different traits of Black Bengal goats under two feeding regime and fitting the Gompertz curve for prediction of weaning weight in the semi-scavenging system. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 47 (6): 498-503.
19) M K I Khan and M Naznin. 2013. Study the live weight and live weight gain of Black Bengal and Jamunapari goat breeds by fitting the linear regression under semi-intensive conditions. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 16(19):998-1003.
20) S. Ghosh, N.Haider, M K I Khan. 2012. Status of household’s ducks and their associated factor under scavenging system in a southern area of Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 2(4): 108-111.
21) M K I Khan, K S Huque, G. Miah and M J Khatun. 2012. Study on genetic gains and karyotype of Red Chittagong Cattle in Bangladesh. Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2(9): 490-493.
22) A Azam, M K I Khan and A Das. 2012. Adaptability and survivability of different crossbreds’ cattle under commercial dairy farming conditions in Chittagong area. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 2(3): 67-70.
23) M K I Khan, H. T. Blair, N. Lopez-Villalobos. 2012. Lactation curves of different cattle breeds under cooperative dairying conditions in Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Animal Research 40(3: 179-185. DOI:10.1080/09712119.2011.645039.
24) M K I Khan, G Miah, K. S. Huque, M J Khatun and A Das. 2012. Economic and genetic evaluations of different dairy cattle breeds under rural conditions of Bangladesh. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 24(1) :http://www.lrrd24/1/khan24020.htm
25) M C Sumy, M M Islam and M K I Khan. 2012. Comparative study between rice husk and sand incubation techniques for hatching the improved backyard poultry eggs. LivestockResearch for Rural Development. 24(1): http://www.lrrd24/1/sumy24010.htm
26) M K I Khan and J. Mazumder. 2011. Economic selection index using different milk Production traits of Holstein and its crossbreds. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 35(2): 156-162.
27) A. Das, M. Das Gupta, M K I. Khan and G Miah. 2011. Effect on non-genetic factors on the productive traits of Friesian crossbred dairy cows. Date:12-02-2011, No. 1297506172. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, Sri-Lanka. E-journal.
28) M K I Khan and S. Ahmed. 2010. Performance of Hubbard classic broiler parents and regression models for their production. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences, 39 (1&2): 156- 162.
29) M K I Khan, G Miah, M J Khatun and A Das. 2010. Economic values for differenttraits of Red Chittagong cow’s. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 80 (11): 1138- 1140.
30) M R Alam, M K I Khan and J Khanom. 2009. Prediction of lactation milk yield from test day records using Wool Model. Date: 15-10-2009, No. 1255776225. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, Sri-Lanka. E-journal.
31) M K I Khan, N C Debnath, M S A Bhuiyan, M J Khatun, B C Dey, M R Karim. 2007. Development of crossbred chickens for semi-scavenging system with the crossing of hilly (native) and Rhode Island Red and Fayoumi. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 77 (3): 257-261.
32) M K I Khan, M. J. Khatun, M. S. A. Bhuiyan and R. Sharmin. 2006. Production performancz of Fayoumi chicken under intensive management. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 9 (2): 179-181.
33) M. J. Khatun, S. A. Chowdhury, M. Salauddin and M K I Khan. 2004. Effect of dietary inclusion of fresh or dry duckweed (Lemna pepusulla) on the performance of broiler. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 74(7): 780-782.
34) M K I Khan, M. J. Khatun, and A K. M. G Kibria. 2004. Study the quality of eggs of different genotypes of chickens under semi-scavenging system at Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 7 (12): 2163-2166.
35) M K I Khan, M S A Bhuiyan, M J Khatun and D C Dey. 2004. Phenotypic characterisation of hilly chicken of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 15 (2): 47-52.
36) M A Hamid, S M I Husain, M K I Khan, M. N. Islam, and M A. A. Biswas. 2000. Skin thickness in relation to milk production of crossbred cows. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (9): 1525-1529.
37) M H Ali, M A S Khan, M N Islam, M K I Khan, M. M Rashid, and M J Khatun. 2000. Comparative performance study on the crossbreds and indigenous cows under small holder dairy farming. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (6): 795-798.
38) M K I Khan, K. S. Huque, A. G. Miah and M. J. Khatun. 2000. Study on the performance of Red Chittagong Cows under different production system. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (2): 318-319.
39) M Kamruzzaman, M A A Begum, S. M. F. Islam, M K I Khan and M J Khatun. 2000. Marketing system of broiler in Gazipur district: The intermediaries and their costs, margins and profits. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (1): 47-51.
40) M J Khatun, M A Akbar, M Shahjalal and M K I Khan. 1999. Comparison of different protein supplements on growth and nutrient utilization in bull calves. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences, 28(1-2): 141-147.
41) M K I Khan, A Ali and A K F H Bhuiyan. 1999. Economic traits of deshi males with isabrown females under farm and rural conditions. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences, 28(1-2):1-7.
42) M K I Khan and M J Khatun.1998. Performances of F1 crossbred cows at Baghabarighat milk shed area. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Sciences, 27 (1-2): 183-186.
Conferences Proceeding Papers
1) M K I Khan.2016. Selection of high egg type hilly chicken in consideration of climate change factors. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Scientific Conference, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong-4225.pp: 85-89.
2) M K I Khan. 2012. The economics of cattle breeding for milk production in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, 13-15 March 2012. Pp: 128-133
3) M J Khatun, M K I Khan. M M Islam and S Talukder. 2012. Effects of different manures on morphology and growth of maize fodder production. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, 13-15 March 2012. Pp: 149-155.
4) M K I Khan, G. Miah, M. J. Khatun and A Das. 2010. Study on the economic and genetic evaluations of Red Chittagong Cattle for further genetic improvement. Proceedings of the Annual Research Review Workshop, BLRI, Savar, Dhaka, Publication No. 197. Pp: 18-32.
5) M K I Khan, H. T. Blair and Lopez-Villalobos. 2009. Modeling dairy cattle genetic Improvement for milk yield. Proceeding of the 7th Annual Scientific Conference of CVASU, from March 17-19, 2009. Pp: 215-220.
6) M K I Khan, H.T.Blair, N. Lopez-Villalobos and P. L. Johnson. 2005. Productive, Reproductive and economic performance of dairy cattle in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 16:124-127.
7) M K I Khan, M S A Alam, M J Khan and N C Debnath 2003.Crossing hilly with RIR and Fayoumi for the development of layer chickens suitable for semi-scavenging system with sonali and Nera as control. Proceedings of the scientific conference in Chittagong govt. veterinary college, Phartali, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Held on June 2003, Pp: 131-137.
|Dairy cattle breeding and management||5 Years||Bangladesh|
|Poultry breeding and management||3 Years 6 months||Bangladesh|
|Modelling for dairy cattle genetic improvements||4 Years 6 months||New Zealand|
|Artificial breeding in small ruminant||3 Months||United Kingdom|
|Marker assisted selection for genetic improvement of dairy cattle||6 Months||United Kingdom|
Quantitative Genetics and/or Molecular Genetics:
Development of breeding objectives and Selection index; Marker Assisted selection;
Breeding scheme design for milk meat and egg production; Hill livestock development;
Conservation of livestock and poultry
On-Going Research Project as Principal Investigator
1) Project Title: Genetic characterization of best egg producers’ hilly chickens: identified by climate change factors
Funded by: Ministry of Science and Technology, The government of the peoples republic of Bangladesh
Duration: 1 year.
2) Project Title: Sexual selection and adaptation during avian domestication in Bangladesh: Comparative genomics of wild Red Jungle fowl and indigenous domestic chicken
Project Leader: Professor Dr. Heriberto Rodreguez-Martinez, Linkoping University, Sweden
Counterpart: Dr. Dominic Wright, Dept of Biology, Linkoping University, Sweden Prof. Dr. Md. Kabirul Islam Khan, Dept of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.
Prof. Dr. Md. Nazmul Haque, Dept of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Funded by: SRL-VRC
Duration: 03 years.
Animal Genetics (AGN-201)
Animal Breeding (ABR-401)
Animal Breeding Principles & Systems (ABP-601) Reproductive Nutrition (RPN-601)
Problems of Quantitative Genetics & Animal Breeding (PQB-602) Research Methodology and Computer Uses (RMC-602)
So far I have supervised more than 35 students for their Production Report
Currently 03 students are preparing their production report under my supervision
He has supervised 10 Masters student. Currently 01 PhD and 05 Masters students enrolled under his supervision:
Problems of Quantitative Genetics & Animal Breeding (PQB-602) Research Methodology and Computer Uses (RMC-602)
MS students thesis title:
Study on the effect of super ovulation on genetic gain of available goats in Bangladesh
Genetic diversity of available hilly chickens of Bangladesh
Z-chromosomal variation in available domestic chickens in Bangladesh
Effect of protein supplementations on semen quality, fertility and gene expression of sheep
Estimation of economic, production and fertility traits in goat