Yao Junhu

Name:                 Yao Junhu

  Date of Birth:        Feb 27th, 1962

  Nationality:          P.R.China

  Professional Title:  Professor and Doctoral Supervisor

  Research Field:    Animal Nutrition and Feed Science

  Email:           yaojunhu2008@nwsuaf.edu.cn

                   yaojunhu2004@sohu.com

  Communication Address:Dr Yao Junhu

  College of Animal Science and Technology Northwest A & F University

  Yangling, Shaanxi, 712100

  P.R.China

  Phone Number: +86-029-87092102, +86-029-87092120

  Fax Number: +86-029-87092164

  Educational Background:

  Bachelor of Animal Science, Northwestern Agricultural University, P.R.China, 1984

  Master of Animal Nutrition & Feed Science, Northwest A& F University, P.R.China, 1987 (Master thesis entitled: The utilization of urea as protein feed for ruminants)

  Ph.D. of Animal Nutrition & Feed Science, Sichuan Agricultural University, P.R.China, 1998

  (Ph.D. thesis entitled: The methodological research on the determination of endogenous amino acid losses using single injection of 3H-Leucine for poultry)

  Professional Background:

  1987.07-1990.02  Shaanxi Agricultural Academy, P.R.China, Assistant Research Fellow

  1990.02-Present  Northwest A & F University , P.R.China, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor

  1998.02-Present  Agricultural Advisor of Baoji State of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China;

  Technical advisor of NOVUS International, Inc., Evonik Degussa GmbH, Guangdong VTR Bio-tech Co.,Ltd., Angel Yeast Co., Ltd., and  Shenzhen Kondarl (Gaoling) Feed Co., Ltd.

  Research Fields:

  1. Ruminant and Poultry Nutrition and Feeding Techniques

  2. Digestive Physiology of Poultry and Ruminants

  3. Immunonutrition

  Main Research Projects:

  1. Methodological Study on Determining Endogenous Amino Acid Losses of Poultry by Single

  Injection of3 H-Leucine. National Funds for Natural Science of P.R.China (39970550, 2000.01-2002.12).

  2. Efficient Feeding and Management Sequence for Ruminants and Computer Diagnosis System of Feeding and Management Practice. Funds to Transform Agricultural Research Results by the Ministry of Science & Technology of P.R.China (02EFN216100572, 2000.10-2003.06).

  3. Research on the Metabolic Premix for Ruminants. Key Technology R&D Program of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2001-2003).

  4. Formulating Poultry Diet Using the Index of True Digestible Amino Acid. National Funds for Natural Science of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2001.01-2004.12).

  5. Research on the Non-polluting Premixes for Animals. Torch Project of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2002.05-2005.12).

  6. Research on the Regulation of Body Protein Degradation. Chunhui Project of the Ministry of Education of P.R.China (2004.01-2007.01).

  7. Research on the Metabolic Regulators for Animals. Special Research Project of Yangling

  Demonstration Zone of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2004.05-2006.12).

  8. Research on the Non-polluting Feed for Farm Animals. Technical Developing Funds of Kondarl Feed Co., Ltd.(2004KDR-01, 2004.01-2009.01).

  9. Research on the Effective Use of Maize by Dairy Goats. Key Technology R&D Program of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2005K02-G05, 2005.07-2007.07).

  10. Research on the Requirement of Trace Elements for Poultry. Research Funds of Northwest A&F University (2004.10-2006.10).

  11. Effects of Dietary Protein and Fat Contents on the Utilization of Starch in Small Intestine for Goats. Key Technology R&D Program of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2006K02-G14, 2006-2008).

  12. Research on Nutrient Requirements and Dynamical Model for Animal. National Key Technologies R&D Program of P.R.China (2006BAD12B02, 2006-2010).

  13. Research on the Non-polluting Compound Complex for Ruminants. National Key Technologies R&D Program of P.R.China (2006BAD12B06, 2006-2010).

  14. Research on the Key Technologies of the High Efficiency and Safety Feed. Shaanxi Agricultural Development Fund(13115 project, 2007ZDKG-15, 2007-2008).

  15. Research on the Key Nutrient Requirement for Dairy Goats. The R & D Special Fund for Public Welfare Industry (Agriculture, nyhyzx07-037, 2007-2011).

  16. Research on the Key Technologies for Efficient Feeding of the High Yield Dairy Cattle. Shaanxi Agricultural Development Fund(13115 project, 2009ZDKG-18, 2009-2010).

  17. Research on the Safe and High Efficiency Feed Product. Key Technology R&D Program of Shaanxi Province, P.R.China (2009K01-02, 2009-2010).

  18. Feed Engineering and Technology Research Center  of  Shaanxi  Province, P.R.China (2010ZDGC-02, 2010.01-2011.12)

  Grants and Awards:

  2007  The Science and Technology Prize of Shaanxi Province (Third-class, the third author).

  2005  The Science and Technology Prize of Shaanxi Province (Third-class, the first author).

  2004  The Science and Technology Prize of Yangling District (First-class, the first author).

  2000  The Science and Technology Prize of Yangling District (First-class, the first author).

  1995  The Science and Technology Prize of Shaanxi Province (Second-class, the first author).

  Main Publications (Yao Junhu as the Corresponding Author):

  Y H Wang, M Xu, F N Wang, Z P Yu, J H Yao, L S Zan, and F X Yang. 2009. Effect of dietary starch on rumen and small intestine morphology and digesta pH in goats. Livestock Science, 122:48-52.

  M Xu, S Du, J Wang, Z P Yu, D L Harmon, and J H Yao.  2009. Influence of rumen escape starch on pancreatic exocrine secretion of goats. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 93:122-129.

  M. Xu, Y. Dong, S. Dua, Y.S. Hao, Y.H. Wang , F.N. Wang ,and J.H. Yao. 2009. Effect of corn particle size on mucosal morphology and digesta pH of the gastrointestinal tract in growing goats. Livestock Scienece, 123:34-37.

  J. C. Han, X. D. Yang, T. Zhang, H. Li, W. L. Li, Z. Y. Zhang, and J. H. Yao. 2009. Effects of 1α-hydroxycholecalciferol on growth performance, parameters of tibia and plasma, meat quality, and NaPi-IIb mRNA expression of one to twenty-one-day-old day broilers. Poultry Science, 88:323-329.

  J. C. Han, X. D. Yang, L. M. Zhang, W. L. Li, T. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhang and J. H. Yao.    2009. Effects of 1a-hydroxycholecalciferol and phytase on growth performance, tibia parameter and meat quality of 1- to 21-d-old broilers. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 22(6) : 857-864.

  J. C. Han, X. D. Yang, H. X. Qu, M. Xu, T. Zhang, W. L. Li, J. H. Yao, Y. R. Liu, B. J. Shi, Z. F. Zhou, and X. Y. Feng. 2009. Evaluation of equivalency values of microbial phytase to inorganic phosphorus in 22- to 42-day-old broilers. J. Appl. Poult. Res., 18: 707-715.

  Dingyuan Luo, Fengxia Yang, Xiaojun Yang , Junhu Yao, Baojun Shi, Zhenfeng Zhou. 2009. Influence of Xylanase on Performance, Blood Parameters, Intestinal Histology, Microbial Composition and Digestive Enzyme Activity of Broilers Fed Wheat-based Diets. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 22(9):1288-1295.

  Jiu Yuan,Junhu Yao, Fengxia Yang, Xiaodan Yang, Xinjie Wan, Jincheng Han, Yaojie Wang, Xinke Chen, Yurui Liu, Zhenfeng Zhou, Ningbo Zhou, Xinyu Feng. 2008. Effects of Supplementing Different Levels of a Commercial Enzyme Complex on Performance, Nutrient Availability, Enzyme Activity and Gut Morphology of Broilers (in English). Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 21(5):692-700.

  Han Jincheng, Yang Xiaodan, Yang Fengxia, Yao Junhu, Liu yurui, Chen Xinke, Wang Yaojie, Zhou Zhenfeng, Xu Jinrong, Feng Xinyu.2008.Model to Predict Inorganic Phosphate Release from Phytate Phosphorus by Microbial Phytase in 1 to 21-day-old Broilers (in Chinese). Acta Veterinaria Et Zootechina Sinica, 39(7):907-914.

  L. L. zhong, J. H. Yao,N. Cheng, Y. J. Sun, Y. R. Liu, Y. J. Wang, X. Q. Sun, and H. B. Xi. 2007. Effects of supplementing with single or multiple trace minerals on growth performance, fecal mineral excretion and nutrient utilization in pullets from 1 to 18 weeks of age (in English). Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci., 20(6):976-982.

  M. Xu, F. N. Wang, S. Du, Y. H. Wang, andJ.H.Yao. 2007. Influence of forage type on feed intake, chewing activity and rumen pH in goats(in English). J. Anim. & Feed Sci., 16(Suppl.2): 296-301.

  J. H. Yao, J. C. Han, S. Y. Wu, M. Xu, L. L. Zhong, Y. R. Liu, Y. J. Wang. 2007. Supplemental wheat bran and microbial phytase could replace inorganic phoshorus in laying hen diets (in English). Czech J. Anim. Sci., 52(11):407-413.

  Cheng Ni, Zhong Lelun, YaoJunhu, Liu Yurui, Wang Yaojie, Sun Xiaoqin, An Xiaofang.2007. Effect of supplemental levels of Copper, Iron, Zinc, and Manganese on growth performance and nutrient utilization in pullet(in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Cereals and Oils Association, 22(1): 95-100.

  An Xiaofang, Yao Junhu, Han Jincheng, Liu Yurui, Wang Yaojie, Sun Xiaoqin, and Zhong Lelun.2007.Effects of supplementing single, or multiple trace elements (Mn, Cu, Zn, Fe) on production performance and apparent nutrient availability in haying hens(in Chinese). Journal of Northwest A & F University (Natural Science Edition), 35(3):38-42.

  YaoJunhu. 2007. On level of feed science and technology and common research subjects in China (in Chinese). Feed Industry, 6:1-4.

  Yao Junhu, Zhong Lelun, An Xiaofang, Zhang Nan, Sun Yajing, Sun Xiaoqin, Liu Yurui, and Wang Yaojie.2007.Research on Balance Supply of Copper, Ferrite, Zinc and Manganese in Practical Diets for Layers(in Chinese).Cereal & Feed Industry, 5:31-33.

  Y. H. Wang, M. Xu, F. N. Wang, J. H. Yao, and F. X. Yang.2007.Effect of dietary starch level on gastroenteric morphology and digesta pH in goats(in Chinese).Proceedings of the Shaanxi Satellite Meeting of ISNH-7.54-62. (Chinese Agricultural Science Bulletin, 2007 Special Issues).

  M. Xu, J. H. Yao, D. L. Harman, and J.C.Han.2007.Mathmetical model to predict site and extent of starch digestion in the gastrointestinal tract of cattle (in Chinese).Proceedings of the Shaanxi Satellite Meeting of ISNH-7.63-72. (Chinese Agricultural Science Bulletin, 2007 Special Issues).

  Yang Juanping, Yao Junhu, Liu Yurui, Han Jincheng, Wang Yaojie, and Xu Jinrong.2007.Effects of Feed Restriction on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens(in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 16(6):51-56.

  J. H. Yao, S. Q. Li, L. L. Zhong, S. X. Huang, W. J. Zhang, and H.B. Xi. 2006. The relative effectiveness of liquid methionine hydroxy analogue compared to DL-Methionine in broilers (in English). Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 19(7):1010-1026.

  M. Xu, J. H. Yao, Y. H. Wang, and F. N. Wang. 2006. Influence of rumen escape starch on α-amylase activity in pancreatic tissue and small intestinal digesta of lambs(in English). Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 19(12):1749-1754.

  Zhang Nan,Yao Junhu, Cheng Ni, An Xiaofang, Sun Xiaoqin, Liu Yurui, Wang Yaojie, and Wang Chong.2006. The Effect of Dietary Contents of Zn, Mn, Cu and Fe on Apparent Availability of Trace Mineral and Egg Quality of Laying Hens (in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 15(6):58-62.

  Yao Junhu.2006.On the feeding standard application and design of feed formulation in layers (in Chinese). Feed Industry, 27(20):1-5.

  YaoJunhu, Tian Xiaoyan, et al. 2006. Effect of Choice Feeding on Performance, Gastrointestinal Development and Feed Utilization of Broilers (in English). Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science, 19(1):91-96.

  Dong Ying, Yao Junhu, Xu Ming, Wang Funing, Wang Yanhong, Wang Jie, and Du Sha.2006.Effects of Corn Particle Size on Growth Performance and Nutrient Digestibilities of Wether Lambs (in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 15(6):54-57.

  Xu Ming, Yao Junhu, Zhong Lelun, Wang Yanhong, and Han Jinsheng.2006.Research on the processing method of the corn used in dairy cow diet composed of straw roughage (in Chinese). China Feed, 4:14-17.

  Xi Haibo, YaoJunhu, and Chen Xinke. 2006. Effects of Compound Enzyme Preparation on the Performance of Broilers (in Chinese).Heilongjiang Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, 1:46-47.

  Li Shiqiang, Yao Junhu, Zhang Weijun, Huang Suxi, Liu Yurui, Cheng Liansheng, and Wang Yaojie. 2005. Effects of various methionine sources on carcass quality in broilers (in Chinese). Feed Industry, 17:36-39.

  Xi Haibo, YaoJunhu, and Chen Xinke.2005.Enzyme Complex Used in Broilers (in Chinese).Cereal & Feed Industry, 8:37-39.

  YaoJunhu, Meng Delian, et al. 2005. Determining Endogenous Amino Acid Losses in Poultry Using Single Injection of 3H-Leucine (in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Nucleatae Sinica, 19(2):138-144.

  Song Yuxuan, YaoJunhu, Wu Jilong, Jin Biao, Meng Delian.2005. Effect of Dietary Protein Content and Supplementation of Urea on Broiler’s Performance (in Chinese).Jour Northwest Sci-Tech Univ of Agri and For (Nat Sci Ed), 33(2):43-48.

  Zhou Qingan, YaoJunhu, He Ruiguo. 2005. Effects of Dietary Wheat Bran Level on Performance and Nutrient Utilization and Tibia Parameters in 3-6 Week Broilers (in Chinese).Journal of the Chinese Cereals and Oils Association, 20(1):69-72.

  Cheng Ni, Yao Junhu, Zhang Nan et al.2005.Effect of Complex Trace Elements on the Production Performance of Laying Hens(in Chinese).Cereal & Feed Industry, 5:35-37

  Yao Miaoai, Yao Junhu, Zhong Lelun, et al. 2005.On the Effects of Urea Added into Low Protein Diets for Egg-Layers (in Chinese).Cereal & Feed Industry, 5:38-39.

  Hao Yanshuang, and YaoJunhu.2005.Effects of Different Particle Sizes of Corn on Productive Performance and Nutrient Digestibilities of Lactating Goats (in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 14(3):11-14.

  Yuan Jiu, Yao Junhu, Wan Xinjie and Chen Xinke.2005.Effects of Yiduoli Enzyme Complex on Potential Nutritive Value on Laying Hens in Diets(in Chinese).Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica,4(6):21-24.

  Han Jincheng, Yao Junhu, Liu Yurui,Cheng Liansheng and Wang Yaojie.2005.Effect of Phytase and Probiotic on Growth of 6-12 Week-old Chickens(in Chinese).Jour Northwest Sci-Tech Univ of Agri and For(Nat Sci Ed).33(8):63-68.

  Xu Ming, and YaoJunhu. 2005. Recent Advances in Glucose Nutrition of Lactating Cows (in Chinese). Acta Zoonutrimenta Sinica, 17(3):1-5.

  YaoJunhu, Zhang Xinyang, Zhang Nongtian, et al. 2003. Effects of Dietary Levels of Trace Elements on the Performance and Nutrient Metabolizabilities of Laying Hens (in Chinese).Jour Northwest Sci-Tech Univ of Agri and For (Nat Sci Ed), 31:51-54.

  Yao Junhu, Meng Delian,Wu Xiaobing, et al.2003.Methodological Study on Determining Endogenous Amino Acid Losses of Poultry by Single Injection of 3H-Leucine (in English).Acta Zoonutrimenta Sinica,Vol.15,Suppl.1:45-51.

  YaoJunhu, Zheng Chunhua, Duan Yanhong, et al. 2002.Effects of Dietary Composition on the Performance and Nutrient Metabolizabilities of Broilers (in Chinese). Feed Industry, 23(9):22-24.

  YaoJunhu, Wang Kangning, Mu Mingtang. 2000. Research on the Relationships between the Contents of Crude Protein and Amino Acids in Broiler’s Diets and Excreta (in Chinese).Acta Univ Agric Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 28:62-65.

  Yao Junhu, Wang Kangning, Yang Fen, et al. 2000. Comparative Study on the Methodological Aspects of Measuring Basic Losses of Endogenous Amino Acids for Broilers (in Chinese). Acta Zoonutriment Sinica, 4:23-27.

  YaoJunhu, Wang Kangning, Li Hongshan, et al. 2000. Effects of Dietary Amino Acid Content on its Apparent Metabolizabilities for Broilers (in Chinese). Acta Agriculturae Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 9:16-18.

  Yao Junhu, Wei Zhongyi, Song Yuxuan. 2000. The Methods for Formulation of Economic Diet for Laying Hens (in Chinese) .Feed Industry, 1:22-24.

  Yao Junhu, Wang Kangning, Song Daijun.1999. Effects of feeding on the contents  of Plasma Free Amino Acids in Broiler Chicken (in Chinese).Acta Univ Agric Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 27:95-101.

  YaoJunhu, Wang Kangning. 1998. The Principle and Application of Choice-Feeding for Poultry (in Chinese). Feed Research, 3:15-17.

  YaoJunhu, Wang Kangning.1998.A Review on the Methodological Aspects of Determining Endogenous Amino Acid Losses in Monogastric Animals (in Chinese). Animal Science Abroad, 25:6-9.

  YaoJunhu, Cao Binyun, Liu Jin, et al. 1997. Effects of Different Compound Non-protein Nitrogen Feed on the Performance of Milking Goats (in Chinese). Acta Univ Agric Boreali-occidentalis Sinica, 6:16-18.

  Yao Junhu, Cao Binyun, Dou Chen, et al.1996.Effects of Supplementation of Zinc on the Performance of Growing Heifers (in Chinese).Acta Univ Agric Boreali-occidentalis, 24:55-58.

  YaoJunhu, Zhang Changqin.1993. Effects of Grinding Size of Corn on the Performance of Milking Goats(in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Goat Feeding, 1:23-24.

  Yao Junhu, Cao Binyun, Bai Tao.1993.Effects of Feeding Whole Corn Without Grinding on the Development of Young Goats (in Chinese). Journal of Animal Science and Veterinary of Gansu Province, 3:7-8.

  Yao Junhu, Ren Aiying, Cao Binyun, et al.1991.Evalution of the Nutritive Value of Kewei-418 With in vitro Method (in Chinese).Acta Univ Agic Boreali-occidentalis, 22:79-82.

  Yao Junhu.1991.A Review on the Research of By-pass Feeding of Grain for Ruminants (in Chinese).Journal of Feed Review, 2:18-20.