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Olayiwola Adeola

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 3056
270 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

Area of Expertise: Swine Nutrition; Broiler Chicken Nutrition; Duck Nutrition

Education: B.S., University of Ife, Nigeria; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Guelph, Canada
Post-doctoral Training: University of Guelph, Canada

Lab website


ANSC 52200 - Monogastric Nutrition
ANSC 62000 - Proteins and Amino Acids in Nutrition

Awards & Honors

(2011) National Research Council Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Swine. National Academy.

(2012) National Broiler Chicken Council Research Award, Poultry Science Association. Poultry Science Association.

(2010) Evonik-Degussa Poultry Research Award, Poultry Science Association, 2010. Poultry Science Association.

(2007) Maple Leaf Farms Duck Research Award. Poultry Science Association and Maple Leaf Farms.

(2007) Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award. American Society of Animal Science and American Feed Industry Association.

(2005) Poultry Nutrition Research Award. Poultry Science Association and American Feed Industry Association.

Selected Publications

Adeola, O., Xue, P., Cowieson, C. J., & Ajuwon, K. (2016). Basal endogenous losses of amino acids in protein nutrition research for swine and poultry. Animal Feed Science and Technology. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2016.06.004

Yan, H., Lu, H., Almeida, V. V., Ward, M. G., Adeola, O., Nakatsu, C. H., & Ajuwon, K. (2016). Effects of dietary resistant starch content on metabolic status, milk composition, and microbial profiling in lactating sows and on offspring performance. Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition. doi:10.1111/jpn.12440

Bolarinwa, O. A., & Adeola, O. (2012). Direct and regression methods do not give different estimates of DE and ME of wheat for pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 90 (Suppl. 2), 390-392.

Lu, H., Yan, H., Almeida, V. V., Adeola, O., & Ajuwon, K. (2016). Effects of dietary resistant starch content on nutrient and energy digestibility and fecal metabolomic profile in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.2527/jas.2015-9669

Che, T., Adeola, O., Azain, M., Carter, S., Cromwell, G., Hill, G., . . . Pettigrew, J. (2012). Effect of Dietary Acids on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs: A Cooperative Study. Journal of Animal Science, 90, 4408-4415.

Lu, H., Preynat, A., Legrand-Defretin, V., Geraert, P. A., Adeola, O., & Ajuwon, K. (2016). Effects of dietary supplementation of exogenous multi-enzyme mixture containing carbohydrases and phytase on growth performance, energy and nutrient digestibility, and selected mucosal gene expression in the small intestine of weanling pigs fed nutrient deficient diets. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 96, 243-251. doi:10.1139/cjas-2015-0078

Bolarinwa, O., & Adeola, O. (2012). Energy value of wheat, barley and wheat dried distillers grains with solubles for broiler chickens determined using the regression method. Poultry Science, 91, 1928-1935.

Walk, C., Addo-Chidie, E. K., Bedford, M., & Adeola, O. (2012). Evaluation of a highly soluble calcium source and phytase in the diets of broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 91, 2255-2263.

Cowieson, A. J., Lu, H., Ajuwon, K., Knap, I., & Adeola, O. (2016). Interactive effects of dietary protein source and exogenous protease on growth performance, immune competence and jejunal health of broiler chickens. Animal Production Science. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN15523

Adeola, O., & Ragland, D. (2012). Ileal digestibility of amino acids in co-products of corn processing into ethanol for pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 90(Suppl.4):, 86-88.

Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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