About Journal

The Nigerian Journal of Animal Science (NJAS) is an official publication of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN) that is published twice a year in two issues. The Journal publishes carefully peer-reviewed original research articles on various farm and laboratory animals covering diverse areas such as production, management, health, physiology, nutrition, feeds and feedstuff, breeding and genetics, reproduction, animal products, biotechnology, socio-economics, extension, farming systems and crop/livestock interactions within the context of sustainable livestock production among others.  Review articles should cover new development in a field of livestock production.

CURRENT ISSUE (Volume 21 (1) 2019): Featured Collections 

ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS

Principal component and stepwise discriminant analysis of the morphometric traits of  three dual-purpose breeds of chicken

Shoyombo A.J, Alabi O.O, Animashahun R.A, Olawoye S.O, Popoola M.A, Musa A. A, Yakubu H, Williams M.E, and Akinsola O.M.              Pg 1 – 8                                                                                                                                                                                                         Download Abstract

Haematological and serum biochemical characteristics of four chicken    genotypes in South-Western, Nigeria

Atansuyi  A.J., Ogunribido, T.Z. and Chineke, C.A.            Pg 9-16                                                                                        Download Abstract

Haematological study of a composite cattle population reflects pre-slaughter-induced breed and sex differences

Aro, S. O                                                                                           Pg 17-29                                                                                 Download Abstract

Haemoglobin polymorphism in Nigerian breeds of sheep and goats

 

Dafur, B. S., Dafur, G. S. and Anwo, O. J.                                                    Pg 30-36                                                                  Download Abstract 

ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Effects of wheat offal replacement of maize with or without enzyme addition on laying performance and egg quality characteristics

Ogunleye J.B., Uzor, G.O., and Iyayi, E.A.                                                    Pg  37-43                                                                Download Abstract

Effects of cellulase and pectinase hydrolyzed corncob based diets on performance and carcass yield of broiler chickens

Tsado, D, Ayanwale, B.A, Ijaiya, A.T and Egwim, E.C.                                Pg 44-55                                                                 Download Abstract

Influence of varying dietary energy levels supplemented with ginger or probiotics on performance of broiler chickens under a semi-arid environment  

Duwa, H., Saleh, B., Chana, Z. M. and Girgiri, A. Y.              56-62                                                                                        Download Abstract

ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY & REPRODUCTION

Growth and reproductive performance of female mice administered varied concentrations of monosodium glutamate

Gbore, F.A., Oluseyifunmi, I.W., Jinadu, D.T., Jimoh, F.J. and Omojuyigbe, A.E.              Pg  63-71                                     Download Abstract

Nutritional evaluation and histopathological assessment of unprocessed senna occidentalis (Coffee Senna) seed meal in broiler chicks

Kontan D.D, H.B Yusuf, Shaahu, D.T, Nyameh J. and Antyev M.                                  Pg  72-79                                              Download Abstract

Potential of Moringa oleifera leaf meal in improving reproductive efficiency of rabbit bucks in hot climate

Ewuola E. O., Adeyemi A. A, Adeyinka A. D and Akabuike C. F.                                    Pg  80-86                                            Download Abstract

ANIMAL MANAGEMENT & HEALTH

Comparative genomic variation in porcine species could lead to species-specific responses to ASF

Oluwole O..O,  Olupona A.O., Tiamiyu A.K., Oladele M.O.,  Olorungbounmi T.O., Boladuro  B.A.,  Adeduro P.A. and Omodewu I.            Pg  87-95                                                                                                                                                                                                  Download Abstract

AQUACULTURE

Effect of Euphorbia hirta leaf extracts on histopathology of juvenile Clarias gariepinus

 

Idowu, A.A., Soetan, M.O., Akinde, A. and Popoola, O. C.                                 Pg  96-109                                                  Download Abstract

In-vivo and In-vitro nutrients digestibility of raw and processed Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roselle) seed meal fed to the Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).

Yunusa, A., and Oyegbile, B.                                                                                     Pg  110-120                                                   Download Abstract

Prototypic use of albino rats for biological evaluation of the potential of processed baobab seed as feedstuff in african catfish diet

Adeyemi, A. Yemisi and Akinwole, A. Olusegun                                                        Pg  121-125                                             Download Abstract

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The Animal Science Association of Nigeria works to improve the understanding of animal science and the ways it can help ensure food is produced ethically and economically.

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