Muhammad Naveed ul Haque

BS (Hons.) AH, DVM, MS Animal Production (Agrocampus Ouest), PhD Animal Nutrition (INRA), Certified Livestock Management (MSU, USA)


Associate Professor

Muhammad Naveed ul Haque is an Associate Professor at the department of Animal Nutrition, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. 
Drawing on his experience working in the animal nutrition industry, Naveed research examines nutrient requirements of dairy cattle and buffalo, precision nutrition, transition cow nutrition and aflatoxins in dairy cattle. He teaches courses related to feed formulation, feed manufacturing, ruminant nutrition and protein metabolism to D.V.M, MPhil and PhD level. Naveed also serves as Laboratory Incharge for Undergraduate lab at UVAS. He also serve as a nutritionist for US Holstein dairy cattle herd maintained at UVAS.
Naveed has received several awards for his research, including an Overseas scholarship from Higher Education Commission, Start-up research grant and NRPU from HEC Pakistan, and Nestle Pakistan research grant as Co-principal Investigator. His PhD thesis was ranked 2nd among 31 thesis submitted in the year 2012 by the French Association for Animal Production. Previously, he worked at Livestock and Dairy Development Department, Punjab, Engro Foods Pakistan, Control Laitier du Normande (France), Adisseo France, and INRA France.
Naveed holds BS (Hons.) Animal Husbandry, D.V.M, MS Animal Production (Agrocampus Ouest), and PhD in Animal Nutrition (INRA). He also holds a certificate in Dairy Management from Mississippi State University. Training on Large Animal Clinical Practices from Kesetsart University Thailand.


Area of Interest

Precision nutrition, livestock, feed formulation systems (INRA, NRC, CNCPS), data analysis using SAS and R, French Language




  1. Hifzulrahman, M. Abdullah, M. U. Akhtar, T. N. Pasha, J. A. Bhatti, Z. Ali, M. Saadullah, and M. N. Haque. 2019. Comparison of oil and fat supplementation on lactation performance of Nili Ravi buffaloes. Journal of Dairy Science. 102:3000–3009. IF 3.333
  2. Hifzulrahman, M. Abdullah, M. U. Akhtar, J. A. Bhatti, T. N. Pasha, Z. Ali, M. Saadullah, and M. N. Haque. 2020. Effect of graded supplementation of calcium salts of palm fatty acids on lactation performance of Nili-Ravi buffaloes. The J. Anim. Plant Sci. 30(1):2020. IF 0.481
  3. Hifzulrahman, M. Abdullah, M. U. Akhtar, J. A. Bhatti, M. Saadullah, and M. N. Haque. 2020. Effects of feeding calcium salts of palm fatty acids on lactation and reproduction performance in Nili-Ravi buffaloes. Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 52(0), pp 000-000, 2020. DOI:
  4. S. H. Magsi, M. N. Haque, N. Ahmad, and M. Q. Shahid. 2018. Stall occupancy behavior of Nili Ravi buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) when first introduced to freestall housing. Journal of Dairy Science. Journal of dairy science 101 (2), 1505-1510. IF 3.333 
  5. M Imran, MQ Shahid, TN Pasha, M N Haque. 2018. Effects of replacing soybean meal with corn gluten meal on milk production and nitrogen efficiency in Holstein cows. South African Journal of Animal Science 48 (3), 590-599. IF 0.847
  6. G. Rashid, M. Avais, S. S. Ahmad, M. H. Mushtaq, R. Ahmed, M. Ali, M. N. Haque. M. Ahmad, M. A.  Khan, and N. Khan. 2018. Influence of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Nitrate Contents of Plants: A Prospective Aspect of Nitrate Poisoning in Dairy Animals. Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 50(0), pp 000-000, 2018. DOI:
  7. Effects of increasing dietary protein supplies on milk yield, milk composition, and nitrogen use efficiency in lactating buffalo. 2018. M. N. Haque, M. U. Akhtar, R. Munnawar, S. Anwar, A. Khalique, M. A. Tipu, F. Ahmad, & M. Q. Shahid. Tropical Animal Health and Production. IF 1.333
  8. M. Imran, T. N. Pasha, M. Q. Shahid, I. Babar, M. N. Haque. 2016. Effect of increasing dietary metabolizable protein on nitrogen efficiency in Holstein dairy cows. Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. IF 1.664
  9. M. N. Haque, H. Rulquin, A. Andrade, P. Faverdin, J.L Peyraud and S. Lemosquet. 2012. Milk protein synthesis in response to the provision of an “Ideal” amino acid profile at two levels of metabolizable protein supplies in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 95: 5876-5997. IF 3.333
  10. M. N. Haque, H. Rulquin, and S. Lemosquet. 2013. Milk protein responses in dairy cows to changes in post-ruminal supplies of arginine, isoleucine, and valine. Journal of Dairy Science. 96: 420-430. IF 3.333
  11. S. Naseem, M.A. Jabbar, Saima, M.Z.U khan. M. N. Haque, M. Imran, and A.D. Yasir. 2014. Lactation response to the supplementation of fats and niacin in Nili-Ravi Buffalo. The JAPS. Supp. 1, Page 16-19. IF 0.481
  12. M.A. Tipu, F. Ahmad, A.Khalique, M. N. Haque, R.H. Mirza, and U. Tayyab. 2014. Replacement of cotton seed cake with palm kernel cake in growing Nili-Ravi buffalo male calves. The JAPS. Supp(1) 24-27. IF 0.481
  13. M. N. Haque, J. Guinard-Flament, P. Lamberton, C. Mustière and S. Lemosquet. 2015. Changes in mammary metabolism in response to the provision of an ideal amino acid profile at 2 levels of metabolizable protein supply in dairy cows: Consequences on efficiency. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:3951–3968. IF 3.333
  14. I. Mohsin, M.Q. Shahid, M.N. Haque, N. Ahmad. 2019. Effect of bypass fat on growth and body condition score of male Beetal goats during summer. South African Journal of Animal Science 2019, 49 (No. 5). IF 0.847
  15. I. Mohsin, M. Q. Shahid, M. N. Haque, N. Ahmad, H. Mustafa. 2019. Effect of dietary protein level on growth and body condition score of male Beetal goats during summer. South African Journal of Animal Science 2019, 49 (No. 5). IF 0.847
  16. M. Saadullah, Z. M. Iqbal, M. Imran, M. N. Haque, Hifzulrahman, J. A. Bhatti, and M. Abdullah. 2020. Effect of steaming-up primiparous Nili-Ravi buffaloes on subsequent productive and reproductive performance. The J. Anim. Plant. Sci. 30 (3): 2020, p 603-611. IF 0.481
  17. Saadullah, M., Iqbal, Z.M., Naveed-ul-Haque, Muhammad, Hifzulrahman, Jalees Ahmed Bhatti & Muhammad Abdullah. Effect of increasing pre-pubertal concentrate levels on reproductive and lactation performance of Nili-Ravi Buffalo heifers. Trop Anim Health Prod (2020). IF 1.333
  18. Sagheer, M., Ullah, F., Arshad, U., Saleem, M., Nawaz, M., Sarwar, Z., Saad, M., Riaz, A., ul Haque, M.N., Basheer, A. and Ahmad, N., 2020. Effect of photoperiodicity and methods of follicular wave emergence on follicle turn-over, recovery and quality of oocytes, and early in-vitro developmental competence of embryos using ovum pick-up in Nili-Ravi buffaloes: Preliminary evidence. Theriogenology. IF 2.094
  19. Murtaza Ali Tipu, Anjum Khalique, Muhammad Naveed Ul-Haque, Muhammad Qamer Shahid, Maqsood Akhtar, Mubashir Ilyas. 2020. Effect of chemical- and toxin binder-treated cotton seed cake on milk production, milk composition, and aflatoxin concentration in milk of Nili Ravi lactating buffaloes. Turk J Vet Anim Sci. (2020) 44: 1181-1187 © TÜB?TAK. doi:10.3906/vet-2002-89. IF 0.552.



  1. Oral presentation on Recent advances in buffalo nutrition. Oral presentation at International buffalo congress (IBC-2019) held on 18-19 February, 2019, at Pearl Continental Lahore Pakistan. 
  2. Oral presentation on transition cow nutrition at “International ruminant workshop (IRNW) held on 17-18 October, 2019 at UVAS, Jhang-Pakistan”
  1. Oral presentation at bovine udder health symposium as an invited speaker on 27th November 2019. UVAS. Lahore. Pakistan.
  2. M.N. Haque, H. Rulquin, A. Andrade, P. Faverdin, J.L Peyraud and S. Lemosquet. Providing an “ideal” profile of essential amino acids in the intestine increased milk protein yield in lactating dairy cows fed both below and above protein requirements in International symposium on energy and protein metabolism (ISEP 2010, Parma, Italy). Oral Presentation
  3. M.N. Haque, H. Rulquin, and S. Lemosquet. Milk protein yield in response to post-ruminal supplementation of arginine, isoleucine and valine in dairy cows in International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8 2011, Aberystwyth, UK). Poster. And in EU Rednex Project Meeting (2011, Aberystwyth, UK). Oral Presentation
  4. M.N. Haque, H. Rulquin, J. Guinard-Flament and S. Lemosquet. Mammary metabolism to the supply of an ‘ideal’ amino acids profile for dairy cows in European Association for Animal Production (EAAP 2012, Bratislava, The Slovak Republic).  Oral Presentation
  5. M.N. Haque, H. Rulquin, and S. Lemosquet. Histidine requirement for dairy cows in Rencontres, Recherches, Ruminants (3R, Paris, France). Poster
  6. S. Lemosquet, M.N. Haque, H. Rulquin, L. Delaby, P. Faverdin and J.L. Peyraud. Milk protein responses to dietary manipulation of amino acids at two levels of protein supplies in European Association for Animal Production (EAAP 2012, Bratislava, The Slovak Republic). Oral Presentation
  7. M.N. Haque and S. Lemosquet. 2013. Increasing the dietary protein efficiencies though essential amino acid balance in corn silage-soybean meal based diets in lactating dairy cows. International Livestock Nutrition Conference (ILNC October 23-24, Lahore, Pakistan). Oral Presentation
  8. M. Imran, T.N.Pasha, Saima, M.N. Haque, and M. Saadullah. 2013. Managing heat stress in dairy cattle through dietary manipulation in subtropical climate. (ILNC October 23-24, Lahore, Pakistan). Poster Presentation
  9. M N Haque, U Akhtar, M Q Shahid, Saima Naveed, HifzulRehman, M Saadullah, A Khalique, T N Pasha. 2017. Nitrogen balance in lactating Nili-Ravi buffalo. (ILNS, 2017, Lahore, Pakistan). Oral Presentation.


Training Conducted by Dr Muhammad Naveed ul Haque for USAID Dairy Project

Training No



Topic of trainings


14-18 Oct 2019

Resource Person in IVPD for VO (L&DD)

Ruminant Nutrition



Dry Pregnant & Transition Cow Management

Milk Fever Prevention Strategies



Dry Pregnant & Transition Cow Management

Springing heifer management (separate group from mature cows, DCAD difference, growth allowance)



Nutrition and Management of Transition Cows

Regulation of Dry matter intake



Nutrition and Management of Transition Cows

Stress management



Dairy Nutrition Training Program

Feeding strategies before and after calving, metabolic disorders



Dairy Reproduction Management

Nutrition Role around Calving: Importance at calving and postpartum fertility



Dairy Nutrition

Feed formulation



Dairy Nutrition

Feeding strategies before and after calving, metabolic disorders



Dairy Nutrition Training Program

Feeding strategies before and after calving


27-10- 2016

Dairy Nutrition Training Program

Metabolic Disorders, Feed formulation



Lactating Herd Management

Relationship of BCS with metabolic issues



Feed resources, nutrition, and management

Minerals and Vitamins deficiencies, Feed additives and supplements

Training Received by Dr. Muhammad Naveed ul Haque

  1. One-month training on “Clinical Practices in Large Animals” at Kasetsart University Thailand (2020).
  2. Participated in 3 days workshop on Advanced Learning Insemination in Chicken: an emerging trend in Pakistan Poultry Industry 27-29 September 2016
  3. Participated in 2 days workshop on “How to use statistical tools in research publications” from 9th to 10th August 2016
  4. Election training for presiding officer
  5. Cochran Fellowship program on dairy herd management, USA 2015
  6. International Poultry Nutrition Conference 2015 management secretary 2015

Research projects



Title of Project

Funding Agency




Evaluation of
different pre-calving nutritional strategies on metabolic disorders and post-calving performance of
holstein-cows in pakistan


On going



Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Response to Level of Crude Protein Supplies in Lactating Nili-Ravi Buffalo





Assesment of Aflatoxin control measures on performance of dairy animals in Punjab

Nestle Pak




Pilot study on sustainable data recording for buffalo production at commercial dairy farm operations




MPhil produced = 7
Mphil under supervision = 3
PhD under supervision = 4