Agricultural & Nutritional Sciences
Dr Yusuf obtained his Bachelor of Agriculture in 2008 from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He then joined the service of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta precisely on the 24th of March 2009 as a Junior Research Fellow having emerged as the best graduating student in the Department of Animal Production and Health during the 2006/2007 session. He was later upgraded to the post of an Assistant Lecturer after the successful completion of my Masters’ degree programme, then to the post of Lecturer II after successful completion of his PhD programme in 2015.
His research interests include sustainable livestock production to curb food insecurity; alternative feeding in a ruminant animal in the face of recent climatic changes, mitigation of methane production in ruminants through the administration of plant extract and organic compound supplementation in animals and use of organic acid as phytobiotics and growth as against conventional antibiotics.
He has served as a postdoctoral fellow at North West University, Mafikeng, South Africa and recently bagged an international Diploma in Animal Feed, PTC, AERES, Netherlands. My research focuses on alternative feeding in ruminant production, nutrition health and welfare.
He belongs to many professional bodies which include; African Academy of Science, South African Council for Natural Scientific Profession, Nigerian Society of Animal Production, Animal Science Association of Nigeria and World Poultry Science Association.