Dr. Md. Shahidur  Rahman
Dr. Md. Shahidur Rahman

Professor Contact No : 01700636155
Department of Poultry Science Email : msrahman.poultry@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Animal Husbandry
Research Interest:   a. Poultry reproduction focusing longer life hen; b. Poultry nutrition from unconventional feed, and develoment of user-friendly digital tools for balanced ration formulation; c. Breeding and improvement of specialized poultry species, particularly Japanese quail.   
Total Number: 34

Articles in International Journals


  1. Sourav Mohan Saha, Md. Masudul Haque Prodhan, Md. Shahidur Rahman, A.B.M. Mahfuzul Haque, Khandkar Iffah, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan. 2022. "Willingness to Pay for Safe Chicken Meat in Bangladesh: A Contingent Valuation Approach", Journal of Food Quality, vol. 2022, Article ID 3262245, 12 pages, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/3262245
  2. Ayman, U., Akter, L., Islam, R., Bhakta, S., Rahman, M. A.,  Rafiqul Islam, M. R.,  Sultana, N., Sharif, A., Jahan, M. R., Rahman, M.S., and Haque, Z. (2022). Dietary chitosan oligosaccharides improves health status in  broilers for safe poultry meat production..., Annals of Agricultural Sciences, 67(1):90-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aoas.2022.05.003
  3. S. Rahman, J. Dong-Heon and Y. Chan-Ju (2017). Poultry industry of Bangladesh: entering a new phase. Korean Journal of Agricultural Science, 44(2): 272-282. KOREA
  4. S. Rahman, K M. G. Rasul and M. N. Islam (2016). Meat Yield Potentiality of the Plumage Color Mutations of Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica). Int. J. Livest. Res., 6(3): 51-61. INDIA
  5. N. R. N. Hassan, A. Awang, and M. S. Rahman (2015). Parasitic Burden and Its Relation with the Body Weight of Free Range Chicken in Oil Palm Dominated Sandakan District of Malaysian Borneo. Int. J. Livest. Res., 5(9): 10-20. INDIA
  6. Sibin, K. Y. Sim and M. S. Rahman (2015). Evaluation of the effect of liquid feed containing novel Lactobacillus plantarum Strains from indigenous fermented fruit on the growth performances of broilers. Academia Journal of Agricultural Research 3(6): 076-080. UK
  7. M. Rahman, C. M. Chu, S. Kumaresen, F. Y. Yan, P.H. Kim, M. Mashud and M.S. Rahman (2014). Evaluation of the Modified Chimney Performance to Replace Mechanical Ventilation System for Livestock Housing. Procedia Engineering, 90: 245 – 248. USA
  8. S. Rahman, M. Mochizuki and M. Mori (2009). In-ovo cadmium toxicity in developing quail embryo (Coturnix japonica): sex-dependent responses to ascorbic acid protection. The Journal of Poultry Science, 46 (4): 334-39. JAPAN
  9. S. Rahman, M. Mochizuki and M. Mori (2008). Cadmium disrupts the diethylstilbestrol effect on very-low-density apolipoprotein II gene transcription in the liver of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). The Journal of Poultry Science, 45(1): 62-66. JAPAN
  10. S. Rahman, T. Sasanami and M. Mori (2007). Effects of cadmium administration on reproductive performance of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). The Journal of Poultry Science, 44(1): 92-97. JAPAN
  11. S. Rahman and M.A.R. Howlider (2006). Nutrients availability to scavenging chicken in Bangladesh. International Journal of Poultry Science, 5(3): 275-278. PAKISTAN
  12. Y. Miah, M. S. Rahman, M. K. Islam and M. M. Monir (2004). Effects of saponin and L-carnitine on the performance and reproductive fitness of male broiler. International Journal of Poultry Science, 3 (8): 530-533. PAKISTAN
  13. Ahmed, M. S. Rahman, M. S. Uddin and M. Y. Miah (2004). Performance of broiler on phytase supplemented soybean meal based diet. International Journal of Poultry Science, 3(4): 266-271. PAKISTAN
  14. U. Ahmmad, M. S. R. Swapon, T. Yesmin, M. S. Rahman and M. S. Ali (2003). Replacement of sesame oil cake by duck weed (Lemna Minor) in broiler diet. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 6 (16): 1450-1453. PAKISTAN


Articles in Bangladeshi Journals

  1. A.M.Y. Khandoker, M. Syafiee and M. S. Rahman (2016). Morphometric characterization of Katjang goat of Malaysia. Bangladesh Journal of animal Science, 45(3):17-24.
  2. S. Rahman, L. C. Yuen and NNRN Hassan (2016). In-ovo exposure of Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) extract on the pre-hatch development of chicken embryo. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science. 45(2):24-29.
  3. Y., Ali, K. M. G. Rasul, and M. S. Rahman (2013). Processed full fat rubber seed as a replacer of soybean meal and oil on the growth performance of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 11 (1): 55-60.
  4. T. Ali, M. A. R. Howlider, A. K. Azad and M. S. Rahman (2010). Vitamin C and electrolyte supplementation to support growth and meat yield of broilers in a hot humid environment. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. 8 (1):57-60.
  5. Nahar, S. Ahmed, M. M. Monir and M. S. Rahman (2007). Comparative evaluation of egg quality characteristics of broiler parent stock and synthetic broiler. Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science. 36 (1&2): 82-87.
  6. J. Islam, M. S. Rahman. M. H. Talukder, M. H. Rahrnan and M. A. R. Howlider. (2004). Investigation into parasitic infestation of scavenging chickens in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 21 (2): 74-80.
  7. S. Rahman, M. J. Islam, S. M. R. Rahman and M. S. Ali (2004). Single ingredient supplementation on laying performance of local hen under village condition. Journal of the Bangladesh Society of Agricultural Science and Technology, 1(1 & 2): 123-129.
  8. M. S. Rahman, M. J. Isalm, M. A. R. Howlider and M. H. Rahman (2002). Status of poultry production and consumption pattern of meat and eggs. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 19(1): 39-42.


Articles in Conference/Seminar/Symposium/Workshop

  1. S. Rahman and M. M. Hassan. 2019. Evaluation of fig fruits meal on the reproductive fitness of older hen. Presented in the BAU Annual Research Progress Workshop at BAU, Mymensingh. 19-20 January 2019.
  2. S. Rahman and Uddin A.B.M.S (2017). Backyard Poultry Production in Bangladesh: an up-to-date Overview. In the proceeding of the video conference on “Backyard Poultry Production Systems in SAARC members states”. BARC Complex, SAC, Farmgate, Dhaka. on 11 July 2017 (in SAC Annual report 2017; p-29). Bangladesh
  3. S. Rahman, M. T. Islam and M. A. Ali. 2012. Spent-tea-dust as a replacer of chemical anti-ammonia agent in broiler litter. The XXIVth World’s Poultry Congress, 5-9 August 2012 at Bahia Convention Center, Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.
  4. S. Rahman, K. M. G. Rasul and M. N. Islam (2011). Plumage color mutations of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): isolation and comparison focusing meat yield potentiality. Proceedings of the “AYRCX3 2011” conference held at World Trade Center, Putra, Kuala Lumpur during 19-20 December 2011. Malaysia.
  5. S. Rahman, K. M. G. Rasul and M. N. Islam (2011). Productive and reproductive performance of different color mutants of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) isolated at Bangladesh Agricultural University. The proceedings of the 7th International Poultry Show and Seminar, 25-27 March 2011, BICC, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. Bangladesh. Organized by World’s Poultry Science Association, Bangladesh Branch. Bangladesh.
  6. N. Islam, M. S. Rahman and H. Khatun. (2011). Improvement of different color mutations of quail for meat production. Proceedings of Annual Research Workshop 2010. Bangladesh.
  7. Mori, M. S. Rahman and M. Mochizuki (2009). Acute effect of cadmium on female reproduction in birds. The 5th international conference on energy, environment, ecosystems and sustainable development (EEESD'09). Sep 28-30, 2009. Athens, Greece.
  8. S. Rahman and M. Mori (2009). In ovo cadmium toxicity in developing quail embryo (Coturnix japonica): sex-specific responses to ascorbic acid protection. 6th International Poultry Show and Seminar, 5-7 March 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  9. S. Rahman and M. Mori (2008). Suppression of yolk protein gene expression and egg production by cadmium in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): protection by ascorbic acid. Proceedings of the XXIII World’s Poultry Congress, P-452. Brisbane, Australia.
  10. S. Rahman, T. Sasanami, M. Mori and M. Mochizuki (2006). Effects of cadmium administration on reproductive performance in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). In the program and abstracts brochure of the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Biomedical Research on Trace Elements, Vol. 17(2): 171. Japan.
  11. S. Rahman and M. A. R. Howlider (2005). Single Ingredient Supplementation and Laying Performance of Deshi (Local) Hen under Village Condition. Published in the proceeding of Egyptian Poultry Conference, Hurgada, P- 162. Egypt.
  12. S. Rahman, M. J. Islam, M. H. Rahman and M. A. R. Howlider (2004). Investigation on parasites and nutritional profile of semi-scavenging chicken in some selected areas of Bangladesh. Published in the proceeding of World’s Poultry Congress, P- 997. Istanbul, Turkey.

Book Chapter                                     

  1. A chapter entitled “Backyard Poultry Production System in Bangladesh. In Backyard Poultry Production Systems in SAARC Member States. Edited by. Siddiky N.A. (2017); SAARC Agriculture Center, Dhaka-1215. Bangladesh.
  2. Two chapters (2nd and 3rd) in a text book named “Krishi Shikhha” for Class Eight (In Bengali Language). Published by Hafezia Library, Dhaka as per the Guideline of NCTB, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2006, page- 53-103.
Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph. D.)
Gifu University
Master Of Science (M. S.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Bachelor Of Science In Animal Husbandry (B. Sc. A. H.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Scientific Officer-cum- MS Research Fellow
16 Oct, 2001 - 24 May, 2003
DANIDA Funded Research Project Under The Department Of Parasitology, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Lecturer (part-time)
19 Apr, 2002 - 24 May, 2003
Department Of Poultry Science, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
25 May, 2003 - 24 Sep, 2005
Department Of Poultry Science, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Assistant Professor
25 Sep, 2005 - 25 May, 2010
Department Of Poultry Science, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Associate Professor
03 May, 2011 - 20 Apr, 2016
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Associate Professor
25 Sep, 2010 - 18 May, 2019
Department Of Poultry Science, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
17 May, 2019 -
Subject Name Design No Year Gazette No Relevant Info
Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Silver Medal in PEREKA UMS, Malaysia For outstanding research outcomes. 2015
Young Scientist Grant WPC, Brazil For outstanding research outcomes. 2012
Young Scientist Fellowship WPC, Australia For outstanding research outcomes. 2008
Japan Government Scholarship MEXT, JAPAN PhD Research 2005-2008
Merit Award UGC, Bangladesh Merit Award in Under-graduate Education 2001
Membership Type Organization
Individual Member WPSA
Life Member Japanese Universities Alumni Association of Bangladesh (JUAAB)
Member Japan Poultry Science Association (JPSA), Japan
Member Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association. Bangladesh
Member Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh (KIB). Bangladesh