Mehran Torki

Associate Professor of Animal Science (Nutritional Immunology and Physiology of Poultry)
Animal Science Department
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Razi University

Address:Kermanshah, Iran

P.O. Box: 6715685418

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Homepage: http://www.razi.ac.ir/torki


Personal Information

First name: Mehran

Surname:Torki

Date of Birth: 02/09/1970, Esfahan, IRAN

Marital Status: Married, Two sons


Academic Degrees



  • BSc: 1989–1993, Animal Science, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, IRAN

  • MSc: 1994–1996, Animal Science‚ Shiraz University, Shiraz, IRAN

  • PhD: 1996–2001, (Animal Nutrition- PhD project: Nutritional Physiology and Immunology of Poultry), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, IRAN



Employment:

  • Associate Professor Department of Animal Science, Agriculture Faculty, Razi University, Kermanshah, IRAN (2010)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Agriculture Faculty, Razi University, Kermanshah, IRAN (2001-2010)

  • Research and education deputy, Agriculture Faculty, Razi University, Kermanshah (2001)

  • Financial and administrative deputy, Agriculture Faculty, Razi University, Kermanshah (2002-2006)

  • Head of Animal Science Department, Razi University, Kermanshah (2007-2012).
  • Head of Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering(2012-2014).

Membership of Scientific Societies

  • American Poultry Science Association

  • World Poultry Science Association

  • World Veterinary Poultry Association


Referee for Journal Article Submitted to

  • Iranian Journal of Animal Science, University of Tehran

  • Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Esfahan University of Technology

  • The of Journal Poultry Science (Japon)

  • Journal of Applied Poultry Research (USA)

  • British Poultry Science (UK)

  • Tropical Animal Health and Production (The Netherlands)

  • International Journal of Biometeorology (USA)

  • The Journal of Animal physiology and Animal Nutrition


Experiences

  • Spending sabbatical in Poultry Research Group, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (As a visiting scientist 1999-2000).


Publications

  • Refereed Journal Publications
  • Torki, M., A. Mohebbifar, H. A. Ghasemi, and A. Zardast, 2015. Response of laying hens to feeding low-protein amino acid-supplemented diets under high ambient temperature: performance, egg quality, leukocyte profile, blood lipids, and excreta pH. International Journal of Biometeorology, 59: 575-584.

  • Mirzaee M., M. Torki and M. Habibian, 2015. Potential enhancing effects of a carbohydrase mixture on phytase efficacy in late-phase laying hens fed wheat-based diets. South African Journal of Animal Science, 45, No. 2. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M., M. Akbari, and K. Kaviani, 2015. Single and combined effects of zinc and cinnamon essential oil in diet on productive performance, egg quality traits, and blood parameters of laying hens reared under cold stress condition. International Journal of Biometeorology. (DOI:10.1007/s00484-014-0928-z)

  • Torki, M., H. R. Zangiabadi and H. A. Ghasemi, 2014. Effects of enzyme supplementation on productive performance and egg quality of laying hens fed diets containing graded levels of whole date waste. Poultry Science Journal 2(2):139-151. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M., K. Kaviani, and H. A. Ghasemi, 2014. Effects of diet supplementation by copper sulphate and ginger essential oil on growth performance and plasma biochemical parameters of broiler chickens under high environmental temperature conditions. European Poultry Science, 78: 1-12. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M., M. Akbari, N. MoradiKor, 2014. Effect of vitamin E and selenium supplements on performance, egg quality, and blood biochemistry in Lohman LSL-Lite laying hens. Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 18: 238-246.

  • Masoud Mirzaee, Mehran Torki, Mahmood Habibian, 2014. Effects of wheat cultivar, metabolizable energy level, and xylanase supplementation to laying hens diet on performance, egg quality traits, and selected blood parameters. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(4): 1071-1081. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki).

  • Torki, M., R. Ghasemi, H. A. Ghasemi, 2014. Effects of dietary crude protein and electrolyte balance on production parameters and blood biochemicals of laying hens under tropical summer condition. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 46: 717-723.

  • Torki, M., S. Zangeneh, and M. Habibian, 2014. Performance, egg quality traits, and serum metabolite concentrations of laying hens affected by dietary supplemental chromium picolinate and vitamin C under a heat stress condition. Biological Trace Element Research, 157: 120-129. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M., M. Ehsani, and M. Zarei, 2014. Effect of dietary energy and protein level and enzyme supplementation on performance and egg quality traits of laying hens. Annual Research & Review in Biology, 4(10): 1602-1610. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Afsari, M., A. Mohebbifar, and M. Torki, 2014. Effects of dietary inclusion of olive pulp supplemented with probiotics on productive performance, egg quality and blood parameters of laying hens. Annual Research & Review in Biology, 4(1): 198-211. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Kashani, S., A. Mohebbifar, M. Habibian, and M. Torki, 2014. Effects of phytase supplementation of low protein diets on performance, egg quality traits and blood biochemical parameters of laying hens Annual Research & Review in Biology, 4: 684-698. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Ghasemi, H. A., R. Ghasemi, and M. Torki, 2014. Periodic usage of low-protein methionine-fortified diets in broiler chickens under high ambient temperature conditions: effects on performance, slaughter traits, leukocyte profiles and antibody response. International Journal of Biometeorology, (DOI 10.1007/s00484-013-0741-0). 58: 1405-1414. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Ghasemi, R., M.Torki, H. A. Ghasemi and M. Zarei, 2014. Single or combined effects of date pits and olive pulps on productive traits, egg quality, serum lipids and leucocytes profiles of laying hens. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 42: 103-109. (DOI 10.1080/09712119.2013.822809). (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Akbari, M., and M. Torki, 2013. Effects of dietary chromium picolinate and peppermint essential oil on growth performance and blood biochemical parameters of broiler chicks reared under heat stress conditions. International Journal of Biometeorology, 58: 1383-1391. (DOI 10.1007/s00484-013-0740-1) (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Mohebbifar, A., S. Kashani, M. Afsari and M. Torki, 2013. Effects of commercial prebiotic and probiotics of diet on performance of laying hens, egg traits and some blood parameters. Annual Review & Research in Biology, 4: 921-934. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Mohebbifar, A., R. Heidarnezhad, S. Kashani, and M. Torki, 2013. Effects of dietary inclusion of ground pits of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) supplemented with enzyme on productive performance, egg quality traits and blood parameters of laying hens, Annual Review & Research in Biology, 3(4): 846-859. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Kashani, S., A. Mohebbifar, M. Habibian and M. Torki, 2013. Effects of dietary inclusion of ground pits of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) with or without probiotic Yeasture on productive performance, egg traits and some blood parameters of laying hens. Annual Review & Research in Biology, 3(4): 492-506. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Afsari, M., A. Mohebbifar, and M. Torki, 2013. Effects of Phytase Supplementation of Low Phosphorous Diets Included Olive Pulp and Date Pits on Productive Performance of Laying Hens, Egg Quality Traits and Some Blood Parameters. Annual Review & Research in Biology 3(4): 777-793. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Karami Shabankareh, H., S. B. Seyedhashemi, M. Torki, H. R. Kelidari, and A. R. Abdolmohammadi, 2012. Effects of repeated administration of hCG on follicular and luteal characteristics and serum progesterone concentrations in eCG-superovulated Sanjabi ewes. Tropical Animal Health and Production. DOI 10.1007/s11250-012-0149-6(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Zangeneh, S. and M. Torki, 2011. Effects of ?-mannanase supplementing of olive pulp-included diet on performance of laying hens, egg quality characteristics, humoral and cellular immune response and blood parameters. Global Veterinaria, 7(4): 391-398. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Nasiroleslami, M. and M. Torki, 2011. Egg Quality Characteristics and Productive Performance of Laying Hens Fed Diets Supplemented byEchinacea purpurea Extract, Immunofin and Vitamin E Global Veterinaria, 7(3): 270-275.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Ehsani, M., Baratian, V. and M. Torki, 2011. Performance of broilers fed barley-based diets supplemented by two sourses of commercial probiotics. World Applied Sciences Journal,4(1): 9-14.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Chegeni, A. and M. Torki, 2011. Effects of ?-Mannanase-based enzyme in corn-soy and corn-soy-canola diets on broiler performance. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 39 (3): 261-267.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Zarei, M., M. Ehsani and M. Torki, 2011. Dietary inclusion of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotic and evaluating performance of laying hens. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 6(2): 249-255.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Mohebbifar, A. and M. Torki, 2011. Egg quality characteristics and productive performance of laying hens fed olive pulp included diets supplemented with enzyme. Global Veterinaria, 6(4): 409-416. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Mohebbifar, A. and M. Torki, 2011. Growth performance and humoral immune response of broiler chicks fed diets containing graded levels of ground date pits with a mixture of dried garlic and thyme. Global Veterinaria, 6(4): 389-398.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Zarei, M., M. Ehsani, and M. Torki, 2011. Productive performance of laying hens fed wheat-based diets included olive pulp with or without a commercial enzyme product, African Journal of Biotechnology, 10(20): 4303-4312.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M., 2011. Evaluation of growth performance of broiler chicks fed with diet containing chickpea seeds supplemented with exogenous commercial enzymes. Advances in Environmental Biology, 5(4): 595-604.

  • M. Torki and V. Kimiaee, 2011. Replacing dietary corn with bakery by-products supplemented with enzyme and evaluating performance of laying hens. Advances in Environmental Biology, 5(4): 542-546. (Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Mohebbifar, A. and M. Torki, 2010. Effects of adding mixed powder of garlic and thyme to diets included graded levels of rice bran on productive performance of laying hens and egg quality characteristics. Advances in Environmental Biology, 4(3): 469-476.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Nasiroleslami, M. and M. Torki, 2010. Including essential oils of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) and ginger (Zingiber officinale) to diet and evaluating Performance of Laying Hens, White Blood Cell Count and Egg Quality Characteristics. Advances in Environmental Biology, 4(3): 341-345.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Ehsani, M. and M. Torki, 2010. Effects of dietary inclusion of guar meal supplemented by ?-mannanase on performance of laying hens, egg quality characteristics and diacritical counts of white blood cells. American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences 5(4): 237-243.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Ghasemi, R. Zarei, M. and M. Torki, 2010. Adding medicinal herbs including garlic (Allium sativum) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris) to diet of laying hens and evaluating productive performance and egg quality characteristics. American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 5(2): 151-154. www.scipub.org/fulltext/AJAV/AJAV52151-154.pdf(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Zangiabadi, H. R. and M. Torki, 2010. The effect of a ?-mannanase-based enzyme on growth performance and humoral immune response of broiler chickens fed diets containing graded levels of whole dates, Tropical Animal Health and Production, 42: 1209-1217. DOI: 10.1007/s11250-010-9550-1, http://www.springerlink.com/content/91827gr2407l8362/fulltext.pdf(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Najafi, P. and M. Torki, 2010. Performance, blood metabolite and immunocompetence of broiler chicks fed diets included essential oils of medicinal plants. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 9(7): 1164-1168. http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/javaa/2010/1164-1168.pdf(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Fanooci, M. and M. Torki, 2010. Effects of qualitative dietary restriction on performance, carcass characteristics, white blood cell count and humoral immune response of broiler chicks. Global Veterinaria, 4(3): 277-282. http://www.idosi.org/gv/gv4(3)10/13.pdf

  • Mahdavi, R. and M. Torki, 2009. Study on usage period of dietary protected butyric acid on performance, carcass characteristics, serum metabolite levels and humoral immune response of broiler chickens. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 8(9): 1702-1709.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki) DOI:10.3923/javaa.2009.1702.1709,Http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/javaa/2009/1702-1709.pdf

    Karami Shabankareh, H., Habibizad, J. M. Torki, 2008. Corpus luteum function following single and double ovulation during estrous cycle in Sanjabi ewes ovulation during estrous cycle in Sanjabi ewes. Animal Reproduction Science, 114: 362-369 doi:10.1016/j.anireprosci.2008.10.011

    Torki, M. ‚ Arshami‚ J. ‚ Eftekhar Shahroodi‚ F. ‚ Tavakoli‚ J. ‚and Golian‚ A., 2003. Dietary n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on performance and humoral immune response in broiler chicks‚ Iranian Journal of Agricultural Science‚ 34: 125-134.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

    Torki, M.‚ Arshami, J. ‚and D. R. Korver‚ 2003. Effects of growth rate and feed intake on inflammatory response of broiler chicks‚ Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 7(4): 41-50.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Torki, M.‚ Arshami, J., and D. R. Korver‚ and M. Torki, 2001.. A Comparison of the effects of different feeding regimens on humoral immune response and liver fatty acid profile following inflammatory challenge in strains of 2000 and 1975 broiler chicks, Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 33: 781-790.(Corresponding Author: Mehran Torki)

  • Papers Presented in Scientific Conferences

  • Torki, M., and V. Kimiaee, 2011. Effects of dietary replacing corn with bakery by-product with or without enzyme supplementation on performance of laying hens. International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, ICEST, 26-28, February 2011, Singapore

    • Mohebbifar, A. and M. Torki, 2010. Phytase supplementation of low phosphorous diets included graded levels of rice bran on productive performance of laying hens. ICBEC 2010, International conference on Biology, Environment and Chemistry, 26-28, December, 2010, Hong Kong.

    • Zangiabadi, H. R. and M. Torki, 2009. EFFECTS OF ENZYME SUPPLEMENTATION OF DATE-INCLUDED DIETS ON PERFORMANCE OF LAYING HENS. 2nd Mediterranean Summit of WPSA, Antalya, Turkey, October 4-7.

    • Zangiabadi, H. R. and M. Torki, 2009. THE EFFECTS OF ENZYME ON PERFORMANCE AND HUMORAL IMMUNE RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKENS FED DIETS CONTAINNIG GRADED LEVELS OF DATES. 2nd Mediterranean Summit of WPSA, Antalya, Turkey, October 4-7.

    • Ghasemi, R., Mohebbifar, A. and M. Torki, 2009. COMPARING THE EFFECTS OF VARIOUS PERIODIC USAGES OF LOW PROTEIN DIETS ON PERFORMANCE OF BROILER CHICKS. 2nd Mediterranean Summit of WPSA, Antalya, Turkey, October 4-7.

    • Fanooci, M. and M. Torki, 2009. INFLUECE OF DIET DILUTION ON PERFORMANCE OF BROILER CHICKS. 2nd Mediterranean Summit of WPSA, Antalya, Turkey, October 4-7.

    • Najafi, P. and M. Torki, 2009. EFFECTS OF DIETARY INCLUSION OF ESSENTIOAL OILS ON PERFORMANCE, BLOOD METABOLITES AND HUMORAL IMMUNE RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKS. 2nd Mediterranean Summit of WPSA, Antalya, Turkey, October 4-7.

    • Torki, M., and Zangiabadi, H. R., 2009. A ?-mannanase-based enzyme improved nitrogen corrected apparent metabolisable energy of whole dates and date pits. 3rd Nigeria International Poultry Summit. 22nd to 26th February, Abeokuta, Nigeria, PP: -.

    • Torki, M., and Zangiabadi, H. R., 2009. Evaluation of enzyme supplementation on growth performance of broiler chickens fed diets containing various levels of whole dates (Phoenix dactylifera L.). 3rd Nigeria International Poultry Summit. 22nd to 26th February, Abeokuta, Nigeria, PP: -.

    • Torki, M., and Alizadeh, A., 2007. Effects of Dietary Probiotic Supplementation on Performance of Broiler Chicks Fed on Full-fat Sunflower Seed-included Diets. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France, PP: 633-636.

    • Torki, M., and Haghverdilo, E., 2007. Effects of Dietary Phytase Supplementation on Performance of Broilers Fed on Low Phosphorous and Low Protein Barley-based Diets. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France, PP: 647-650.

    • Torki, M., and Chegeni, A., 2007. Evaluation of Dietary Replacement of Soybean Meal by Canola Meal Supplemented by ?-mannanase (Hemicell) on Performance of Broiler Chicks. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France, PP: 637-640.

    • Torki, M., and Karimi, A., 2007. Evaluation of Dietary Replacement of Soybean Meal by Chickpea Supplemented by Enzymes on Performance of Broiler Chicks. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France, PP: 651-654.

    • Torki, M., and Farahmandpour, M., 2007.Effects of Substituting Enzyme-supplemented Sorghum for Maize in Broiler Diets with Two Dietary Crude Protein Levels on Performance of Chicks. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France.

    • Torki, M., and Farahmandpour, M., 2007.Use of Dietary Enzyme Inclusion and Seed Germination to Improve Feeding Value of Sorghum for Broiler Chicks. 16th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 26-30, Strasbourg, France, PP: 643-646.

    • Torki, M., 2006. Effects of Barley Cultivars and Probiotic Supplementation on Growth Performance of Broiler Chicks Fed on Barley-based Diets, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., 2006. Effect of supplemental methionine on the humoral immune response of broiler chicks fed on low protein diets, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., and Alizadeh, A., 2006. Effects of enzyme supplemented full-fat sunflower seeds on performance of broiler chicks, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., and Falahati, M., 2006. Effects of different levels of rice bran supplemented by enzyme on performance of broiler chicks, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., and Falahati, M., 2006. Performance of broilers fed rice bran based diets with graded levels of proteins, supplemented with methionine, lysine and phytase, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., and Haghverdilo, E., 2006. Effects of barley cultivars and fermented colostrum supplementation on growth performance of broiler chicks fed on barley-based diets, XII European Poultry Conference, Sep 10-14, Verona, Italy.

    • Torki, M., and Molunupour, B., 2005. Effect of dried whey and probiotic supplementation on growth performance of broilers, 15th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, Sep 25-29, Balatonfüred, Hungary.

    • Torki, M., 2005. Performance of broilers fed on low protein diets fortified with graded levels of methionine, 15th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, Sep 25-29, Balatonfüred, Hungary.

    • Torki, M., Ziaee, B., and Shariatmadari, F., 2004. The effect of exogenous enzyme supplementation on performance of broiler chicks given diets containing hall-less barley at different age phases, XXII World Poultry Science Conference, Jun 8-13, Istanbul, Turkey.

    • Torki, M., and Ghazi, S., 2004. Interactions between dietary fat type and enzyme supplementation on metabolisable energy content of barley-based diets. XXII World Poultry Science Conference, Jun 8-13, Istanbul, Turkey.

    • Torki, M., and Ghazi, S., 2003. Metabolisable energy content of wheat-based diets as affected by fat source and exogenous enzyme supplement, 14th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 10-14, Lillehammer, Norway.

    • Torki, M., Korver, D. R. and Thorsteinson, K., 2003. Inflammatory response and liver fatty acid profile of broiler chicks fed on diets with increasing levels of rye, 14th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 10-14, Lillehammer, Norway.

    • Ghazi, S. Sahraee, H. R., M. Torki,, and Molunupour, B., 2003. Effects of enzyme supplementation on performance and nutritive value of faba beans for broilers. 14th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, August 10-14, Lillehammer, Norway.

    • Torki, M., and Korver, D.R., 2002. Effects of broiler growth rate and feed intake on specific immune response and tissue fatty acid profile, 11th European Poultry Conference‚ Sep 6-10, Bremen, Germany.


Teaching Courses at Razi University (2001-2015)

  • Postgraduate

  • Advanced Poultry Nutrition-Proteins and Amino acids (PhD)

  • Bioenergetics in Poultry Nutrition (PhD)

  • Avian Digestive Physiology (PhD)

  • Metabolic Diseases of Poultry (PhD)

  • Advanced Biochemistry (MSc)

  • Laboratory Tools and Instruments in Animal Science Studies (MSc)


  • Undergraduate

  • Broiler Production

  • Poultry Egg Hatching and Incubation

  • Buildings and Instruments in Poultry Production and Processing

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