د. راشد بن عبدالله الحوتان

Dr. Rashed A. Alhotan

Assistant Professor of Poultry Nutrition

 

Contact Information

Department of Animal Production

College of Food and Agricultural Sciences

P.O. Box: 2460

Riyadh: 11451

Saudi Arabia

Office: 2A19 Building 2

Phone: +966114678485

Fax: +966114678474

Email: ralhotan@ksu.edu.sa

Education

Ph.D. The University of Georgia - Athens, USA, 2016

M.S. University of Nebraska -Lincoln, USA, 2011

B.S. King Saud University, 2005

Work Background

Assistant Professor, department of Animal Production, King Saud University, from 9/2016 – now

Teaching Assistant, Department of Poultry Science, the University of Georgia, 8/2012 – 5/2016.

Lecturer, department of Animal Production, King Saud University, from 9/2011 – 9/2016.

Teaching Assistant, department of Animal Production, King Saud University, from 5/2006 – 9/2011.

 

Teaching Responsibilities

Poultry Nutrition (undergraduate)

Poultry Production (undergraduate)

Advanced Poultry Nutrition (graduate)

Chapters in Books

Pesti, G. M. R. A. Alhotan, M. J. da Costa, and L. Billard. Most Common Designs and Understanding Their Limits. Pages 21-43 in: Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry, CABI, U.K. DOI: 10.1079/9781780647005.0000

Refereed Journal Articles

Alhotan, R. A., and G. M. Pesti. 2016. Quantitative estimates of the optimal balance between digestible lysine and the true protein contents of broiler feeds. British poultry science. Vol. 57, No. 4, 538–550.

Alhotan, R. A., D. V. Vedenov, and G. M. Pesti. 2016. Estimation of the maximum safe level of feed ingredients by spline or broken-line nonlinear regression models. Poultry Science: pew317.

Alhotan, R. A., G. M. Pesti, and G. J. Colson. 2014. Reducing crude protein variability and maximizing savings when formulating corn-soybean meal-based feeds. The Journal of Applied Poultry Research. Vol. 23, No. 3, 456-469.

 

 

Bulletins and Software Series

Alhotan, R. A., G. J. Colson, and G. M. Pesti. 2014. Estimating crude protein variability and savings of broiler feeds in Microsoft Excel. The Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station, Athens.

Crude Protein Variation Estimator Workbooks (Click here)

Stochastic Programming Workbook (Click here)

Maximum Ingredient Optimization Workbook (Click here)

Windows User-Friendly Feed Formulation 2.0 (Click here)

 

Abstracts and Presentations

Runlian L. Wang, Rashed A. Alhotan, Lynn Billard, and Gene M. Pesti, 2016. A comparison of equations to depict and predict nutritional kinetics. Poultry Science Association 105th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. Metabolism and Nutrition–Amino Acids- Abstract # 260. Poultry Science Vol. 95 (E-suppl. 1)

Alhotan, R. A., D. M. Vedenov, and G. M. Pesti. 2016. Using non-linear regression to estimate the maximum safe level of feed ingredients. International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Georgia. Metabolism & Nutrition I, Abstract # M56.

Vedenov D. M., R. A. Alhotan, and G. M. Pesti. 2016. Maximizing research results by using simulation in nutritional requirement study planning. International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Georgia. Metabolism & Nutrition VII, Abstract # T196.

Rashed A. Alhotan and Gene M. Pesti, 2015. Using regression to predict the optimal dietary digestible lysine:true protein balance for broiler chickens. Poultry Science Association 104th Annual Meeting, Louisville, kentucky. Metabolism and Nutrition–Amino Acids- Abstract # 11. Poultry Science Vol. 94 (E-suppl. 1)

Alhotan, R. A., G. M. Pesti and R. Holser. 2015. Evaluation of Pennycress Meal as a feed ingredient for broilers. International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Georgia. Metabolism & Nutrition III, Abstract # M108.

Pesti, Gene M., and Rashed Alhotan. "THE HISTORY (AND FUTURE) OF FEED FORMULATION." In CONFERENCE SPONSORS, p. 8. 2014.

Alhotan, R. A., G. J. Colson, and G. M. Pesti. 2014. Division of Feed Ingredients to Minimize Crude Protein Variability and Maximize Savings of Feeds Formulated by Linear and Stochastic Methods. International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Georgia. Metabolism & Nutrition I, Abstract # M17.

Vilar-Da Silva, J. H., C. I. Izogiwe, J. D. Vaughn, B. Lett, R. A. Alhotan, F. González-Cerón, and S. E. Aggrey, 2014. Betaine and folic acid supplementation improves growth and feather development of chickens fed diets deficient in methionine to 21 days. Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. Metabolism and Nutrition–Amino Acids- Abstract # P348.

Graduate studies work

Alhotan, R.A., 2011. Effects of early feed restriction during delayed placement on the performance and gut health of broilers. (M.S. Thesis).

Alhotan, R.A., Strategies to improve poultry feed formulation for maximum performance and profitability. (Ph.D. Dissertation).

 

Awards and Honors

First class honor for obtaining Bachelor degree with Excellency, 2005, King Saud University.

USB sponsored travel award to International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Georgia.

Research Interests

Improving linear and stochastic feed formulation software, poultry least-cost feed formulation, Nutrient variability in feedstuffs, Modeling and evaluating poultry response to new feedstuffs/cultivars Amino acid requirements, and modeling nutrient requirements.