Division of Animal Nutrition and Husbandry

It is a since field that examines nutrition principles, metabolic and nutritional disorders and their mechanism in farm and pet animals, feeds, feed stuffs and diets using in animal nutrition, and also provides scientific and rational solutions against nutritional problems.


Prof. Dr. Tanay Bilal (Head Of Department)

Prof. Dr. Müjdat Alp

Prof. Dr. Neşe Kocabağlı

Prof. Dr. Recep Kahraman

Prof. Dr. İsmail Abaş

Prof. Dr. Gülcan Demirel

Doç. Dr. Ahmet Yavuz Pekel

Dr. Halil Can Kutay

Dr. Onur Keser

Dr. Ayşe Şebnem Bilgin


In this department, there is one laboratory for routine physical and chemical analysis of feeds and feed stuffs, one research laboratory and one student practice room.


Nutrients and their metabolisms, nutrient and energy requirements of animals, nutrition and feeding techniques of farm animals pets, exotic and laboratory animals, fish nutrition, clinical nutrition of animals, nutritional and metabolic diseases of animals, feeds and feed stuffs, feed technology, feed additives, antinutritional factors in feeds and feestuffs physical and chemical analysis of feed stuffs.

The department is teaching and researching on methods both for gaining genetic improvement in production and morphological & physiological characteristics and breeding strategies of various species of livestock animals.


Prof. Dr. Alper Yılmaz ( Head Of Department)

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Altınel

Prof. Dr. Hıdır Demir

Prof. Dr. Halil Güneş

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özcan

Prof. Dr. Bülent Ekiz

Prof. Dr. Ömür Koçak

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Harun Cerit

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ferhan Kaygısız

Dr. Kozet Avanus

Dr. Hülya Yalçıntan

Res. Asst. Nurşen Doğan

Res. Asst. Pembe Dilara Akın


There are Milk Quality Laboratory, Carcass and Meat Quality Laboratory, Moleculer Genetics Laboratory and Wool Laboratory in our department


Our department is focused on carcass and meat qualityand production, animal welfare in various production systems, milk production and quality in various dairy animal breeds, inherited diseases caused by single gene mutations in both livestock and pet animals, gender determination in monomorphic birds with moleculer tecniques, gene polymorphisms and their relations with traits in farm animals.