Olajide Mark SOGUNLE is a Registered Animal Scientist and a Professor of Non Ruminants Production and Management with over nineteen years cognate experience as an academic who has successfully supervised 106 undergraduate projects, 6 postgraduate diploma projects, 28 M. Agric. dissertations and 12 Ph.D. Theses as major supervisor. He has published 91 journal articles and 29 refereed conference proceedings up till date. He did his Postdoctoral Fellowship sponsored by DST, India at ICAR-NIANP, Bangalore, between 2016 and 2017, and a Research Fellowship of the Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo, Japan tenable at the Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University, Nagano Prefecture. In addition to his academic and professional qualifications, he has Certificates in Continuing Professional Development in Cooperative studies (1997), Effective Livestock Production with low use of Antibiotics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) on April 11, 2019, Introductory Policy Communication (2019), and Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills in the 2021.
i. Performance and carcass characteristics of guinea fowls fed on different feeding frequencies.
ii. Performance, blood parameters and faecal egg counts of cockerel chickens on free range and
deep litter production systems (UNAAB/IFSERAR/IRG50).
iii. The effects of inclusion of Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) in water on the growth
performance, carcass yield, immune status and meat composition of poultry (broiler chickens
iv. Ethno-veterinary interventions and phytobiotics options in contemporary and conventional
poultry production systems (TETFUND Research Grant 2013)
v. Hatchability, post-hatch growth performance, bone morphometry and immune response of
broiler chickens on in ovo supplementation of inorganic salts of zinc, selenium, copper and
their combination (Post-doctoral Research grant in India, 2016/2017)
vi. Growth performance, gut-microbial ecology and immunological response of broiler chicken to
in ovo administration of aqueous extract of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) –
Research Fellowship in Japan
i. 1987, Certificate of Participation in the ‘National Young Scientist Competition’ held In Port Harcourt,
Nigeria (Represented Ogun State, Nigeria)
ii. 1999-2000 A.G. (Egba) Leventis Scholarship Award for a two-year M. Agric. Programme
iii. 2004-2005 A.G. (Egba) Leventis Scholarship Award for Ph.D. Programme
iv. 2010 – UNAAB/IFSERAR/IRG50 Research Grant on Performance and carcass yield of two strains of
cockerels on free-range production system.
v. 2012 – Committee of Experts, Archivos de Zootecnia of the Institute of Animal Science, Faculty of
Veterinary Medicine, Córdoba (Spain)
vi. 2013 – TETFUND Research Grant on Ethno-veterinary interventions and phytobiotics options in
contemporary and conventional poultry production systems (Team Member)
vii. 2016 – Postdoctoral Fellowship Award by the Prestigious C V Raman International Fellowship for
African Researchers, India
viii. 2017 – Committee of Experts, Archivos de Zootecnia of the Institute of Animal Science, Faculty of
Veterinary Medicine, Córdoba (Spain)
ix. 2017 – Certificate of Excellence as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board, International Journal of
x. 2019-2020 (Merged) TETFund Intervention in Institutional Based Research: Comparative effects of in
ovo ascorbic acid and phytochemical on growth and physiological responses of broiler chickens under
hot humid environment. (Co-Investigator)
xi. 2020 – Research Fellowship of Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
xii. 2021 TETFund-NRF Research grant: In ovo feeding of exogenous aromatase and aromatase inhibitor
for sex reversal in egg-type chickens (Principal Investigator)
xiii. 2021 TETFund-NRF Research grant: Diversification of Egg Marketing and Pilot Scale Assessment of a
Novel Egg Drying Technology in Nigeria (Co-Investigator)
Director, Academic Planning
i. The 1st World Congress on Innovations for Livestock Development held at Setrim Elementaita Lodge,
Nakuru County, Kenya from 26th to 30th June, 2016.
Paper presented: Growth performance and immune status of Broiler Chickens on oral Administration of
Oyster Mushroom Extract.
ii. X Biennial Conference of Animal Nutrition Association on Newer Perspectives in Animal Nutrition
Research for Augmenting Animal Productivity held at the College of Veterinary Science, Sri
Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India from November 9-11, 2016
iii. International Workshop on 21st Century Innovative Instructional Methods, Tools and Techniques,
organized by Africa Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment
(CEASESE), Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Nigeria in conjunction with Excel Educational
Global Consult Limited, Houston Texas, USA from 13th to 17th August, 2018.
iv. The second Africa-Israel dialogue on Agriculture and Technology for development held on Monday 29
October, 2018 at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Nigeria
1. Sogunle, O.M., Iyanda, A.I., Elemo, I.O. and Fanimo, A.O. 2006. The performance of broiler chicks fed on
diets containing rice offal and cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale Linn) reject meal. Archivos de Zootecnia,
55 (211) : 273-280.
2. Sogunle, O.M., Fanimo, A.O., Abiola, S.S. and Bamgbose, A.M. 2007. Growth response, body temperature
and blood constituents of pullet chicks fed cassava peel meal supplemented with cashew nut reject meal.
Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 34 (1): 32-44.
3. Sogunle, O.M., Fanimo, A.O., Abiola, S.S. and Bamgbose, A.M. 2009. Performance of growing pullets fed
cassava peel meal diet supplemented with cashew nut reject meal. Archivos de Zootecnia, 58 (221): 23-31.
4. Sogunle, O.M., Egbeyale, L.T., Alajo, O.A., Adeleye, O.O., Fafiolu, A.O., Onunkwor, O.B., Adegbite, J.A. and
Fanimo, A.O. 2010. Comparison of meat composition and sensory values of two different strains of broiler
chickens. Archivos de Zootecnia, 59 (226): 311-314.
5. Sogunle, O. M., Olaniyi, O. A., Egbeyale, L. T., Akinola, O. S., Shittu, T. A., Abiola, S. S., Ladokun, A. O. and
Sobayo, R. A. 2013. Free range and deep litter production systems: Effect on performance, carcass yield and
meat composition of cockerel chickens. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 45 (1) 281 -288.
6. Sogunle, O. M., Elangovan, A. V., David, C. G., Ghosh, J. and Awachat, V. B. 2018. Response of broiler
chickens to in ovo administration of inorganic salts of zinc, selenium and copper, and their combination. Slovak
Journal of Animal Science, 51 (1): 9-18.
7. Sogunle, O. M., Labinjo, O. S., Olanite, J. A., and Adebowale, A. A. 2019. Growth performance and blood
profile of cockerel chickens on administration of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) in water and feed.
Archivos de Zootecnia, 68 (261): 24-30.
8 . Adeyolanu, O. J., Sogunle, O. M., Adeyemi, O. A., Abiona, J. A., Odutayo, O. J., Safiyu, K. K. and Onunkwor,
B. O. 2019. Growth performance, blood profile and gut microflora of broiler chickens on different dosages of
Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata L.) bark extract. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 96 (Commemorative Issue 95
9. Odutayo, O. J., Sogunle, O. M., Adeyemi, O. A. and Sonibare, A. O. 2020. Influence of in ovo arginine feeding
on hatching traits and post-hatch performance of FUNAAB-Alpha chickens in two housing types. Tropical
Animal Health and Production, 52: 2349-2357.
10. Awachat, V. B., Elangovan, A. V., Sogunle, O. M., David, C. G., Ghosh, J., Gowda, N. K. S., Bhanja, S. K.
and Majumdar, S. 2020. Influence of in ovo and pre-starter zinc and copper supplementation on growth
performance and gastrointestinal tract development of broiler chickens. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica 115 (2): 237-
11. Safiyu, K. K., Sogunle, O. M., Egbeyale, L. T., Morolayo, O. A., Odutayo, O. J. and Shittu, T. A. 2020. The
impacts of rearing system, sex and plumage colour on haemato-biochemical indices of Nigerian local turkey
(Meleagris gallopavo) breeds. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 97 (1): 57-66.
12. Adeyolanu, O., Sogunle, O., Adeyemi, O. and Abiona, J. 2021. Dosage effects of aqueous extracts of
Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata Linn) bark on growth performance, blood profile, intestinal morphology and
microflora of cockerel chickens. Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-
Napoca – Veterinary Medicine, 78 (1): 18-27.
13. Sogunle, O. M., Azeez, N. T., Safiyu, K.K., Irivboje, O. A., Adeyemi, O. A., Wheto, M., Odutayo, O. J. and
Uyeno, Y. 2021.. Effect of in ovo and post-hatch administration of aqueous extract of oyster mushroom on
immune response, tibiae morphometry and minerals, and bone marrow histology of broiler chickens. Archivos de
Zootecnia, 70 (271): 284-290. 2021.
14. Sogunle, O. M., Daini, O. E., Irivboje, O. A., Odutayo, O. J., Safiyu, K. K., Adebambo, A. O. and Adeyemi, O.
A. 2022. Influence of in ovo administration of aqueous extract of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on post-
hatch performance of broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 49 (1) 131-140.
15. Olatunbosun, O. B., Sogunle , O. M., Adetola, O. O., Odutayo, O. J., Ayodeji, T. M., Ayoola, A. A. and
Abiona, J. A. 2022. In ovo feeding of organic salts of Zinc and Copper: Effects on growth performance and health
status of two strains of broiler chickens. Tropical Agric. (Trinidad), 99 (2): 146-165.
16. Sogunle, O. M., Fagbamila, O. E., Ayo-Ajasa, O. Y., Sanda, A. J., Odutayo, O. J., Olatunbosun, O. B.,
Alamu, O. and Adegbite, J. A. 2022. Age and cage tiers: Effects on productive performance, blood profile and
egg quality traits of egg-type chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science, 24 (3): 28-42.
17. Opowoye, I. O., Aderibigbe, O. B., Sogunle, O. M., Adeyemo, A. A. and Abiona, J. A. 2022. Effect of pellet
feed of different particle sizes and housing types on growth performance and blood profile of pullet chicks from
weeks 4 to 12. Archivos de Zootecnia, 71 (276): 278-285.
18. Akosile, O. A., Majekodunmi, B. C., Sogunle, O. M., Baloyi, J. J., Fushai, F. Bhebhe, E. and Oke, O. E.
2023. Research Note: Responses of broiler chickens to in ovo feeding with clove and cinnamon extract under
hot-humid environments. Poultry Science, 102:102391.
19. Safiyu, K. K., Akinsola, K. L., Ibedu, A. J., Ariwodo, C. E., Onabanjo, R. S. and Sogunle O. M. 2023. Effect of
citrus‑coconut electrolyte blend on growth performance, haemato‑biochemical status, organs development and
intestinal morphology of broiler chickens. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 55:56, 3-9.
20. Sogunle, O. M., Ayodeji, T. M., Adetola, O. O., Odutayo, O. J., Adeyemo, A. A., Abiona, J. A. Olatunbosun,
O. B. and Safiyu. 2023. Effects of in ovo injection of inorganic salts of Zinc and Copper on performance and
serum biochemical indices of two strains of broiler chickens. Folia Veterinaria, 67: 1-14. DOI10.24.2478/fv.2023-
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