Nigerian Journal of Animal Science - Articles

NJAS Volume 21 - No:1

Effect of replacing maize with cassava root-forage composite
meal in diet on growth performance and production economics of rabbit

*Shaahu¹, D.T. and Tiough², S.M

¹Department of Animal Production, Federal University of Agriculture, PMB 2373, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. 
²Animal Husbandry Department, Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, PMB 181, Yandev-Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding author: dtshaahu@gmail.com | Telephone: 07039239677

Target Audience: Animal Scientists, Students and Livestock producers

Effects of feeding graded levels of hydrolyzed corncob based diets on growth performance, serum and haematological indices of broiler chickens under a single phase feeding regime

Tsado, D¹., Ayanwale, B.A¹., Ijaiya, A.T¹. and Egwim, E.C².

¹Department of Animal Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
²Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: davidsontsado@yahoo.com

Target Audience: Animal nutritionists, Feed millers, Poultry farmers

Performance of broiler chickens fed graded levels of poultry meat meal

*¹Adedokun, O.O., ²Onabanjo, R.S. and ¹Okoye, L.C.

1.Department of Animal Production and Livestock Management,
²Department of Animal Nutrition and Forage Science
College of Animal Science and Animal Production,
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.

*Correspondence Author: olubukolaadedokun@gmail.com | Phone No.: +234-806-312-9194

Target Audience: Poultry farmers, Animal nutritionist

Growth performance, carcass and organ characteristics of grower pigs fed varying levels of tigernut (Cyperus Esculentus) seed meal

Ukpabi, U.H, Mbachu, C.L.* and Igboegwu, C.M.

Department of Animal Science and Fisheries, Abia State University Umuahia Campus, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: mbachulorrita@gmail.com | Phone No.: 08057671967, 08066267404

Target Audience: Nutritionist, physiologists, Researchers

Effect of graded levels of maize cob meal as replacement for dietary maize on the carcass characteristics of growing rabbits

Gboshe P. N.¹, Enaku, O. O.² and Shaahu, D. T³

¹Department of Animal Science, Cross River University of Technology, Faculty of Agriculture and
Forestry, Obubra Campus Cross River State , Calabar, Nigeria.
²Department of Animal Nutrition, ³Department of Animal Production, College of Animal
Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State Nigeria

Corresponding Author: petergboshe72@gmail.com | Phone No.: +234-08136714602

Target Audience: Animal Scientist, Feed Millers, Farmers

Effect of Sesamum indicum leaves on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chicken

*Adedeji, O.S¹., Amao, S.R². and Olugbemiga, K. S.¹

¹Department of Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, P.M.B. 4000, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria
²Department of Agricultural Education (Animal Science Division; Animal Breeding and Genetics Unit), School of Vocational and Technical Education, P.M.B.1010, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: osadedeji@lautech.edu.ng

 

Target Audience: Researchers, Animal Nutritionists, Livestock keepers

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

Oluwole O.O¹, Olupona A.O². Tiamiyu A.K¹., Oladele M.O¹., Olorungbounmi
T.O¹., Boladuro B.A¹., Adeduro P.A² and Omodewu I¹

¹Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.
²Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: oluwafunmike@yahoo.co.uk | Phone No.: +234(0)7031567164

Target Audience: Researchers, Animal health workers

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

Idowu, A.A*, Soetan, M.O, Akinde, A. and Popoola, O. C.

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: idowudoyin@yahoo.com | Phone No.: +2348034709759

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

¹Yunusa, A., and ²Oyegbile, B.

¹ National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
²Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria, Kaduna State

Correspondence Author: ayunusa153@yahoo.com | Phone No.: 08174448883

Target Audience: Fish farmers; Fish feed millers; Aquaculturist

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

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management,
University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: bosolayemisi2011@yahoo.com

Target Audience: Fish nutritionist, Animal nutritionist, Feed producers

Blood profile and nitrogen losses in goats fed urea-treated sugarcane waste and kolanut husk as supplements to poor quality forage.

*Okoruwa, M. I.¹ and Amuda, A. J.²

¹Department of Animal Science, Ambrose Alli University, P.M.B. 14, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
²Department of Animal Production and Health, Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: odionokos@yahoo.com; okosmich@gmail.com

Target Audience: livestock farmers, Animal scientists, goat nutritionists

Effects of two different processing methods on chemical composition and dry matter losses of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Roselle) seeds

Ibrahim, T.A., Jamilu, M., Turang, S., Abdu, S. B., Hassan, M.R., Jinadu, L.A. and Ishiyaku, Y. M.

Department of Animal Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
²NAPRI/ABU, Zaria, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: taibrahim@abu.edu.ng

Target Audience: Nutritionists, Feed manufacturers

Effect of varied inclusion levels of daniella oliveri leaf meals in red Sokoto bucks on intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilisation

H.Y. Adamu¹, F, Muhammad¹, S.B. Abdu¹, M.R. Hassan¹ A. Musa,¹M., Abdulrashid,.¹ T.A. Ibrahim¹L. Adamu² and B.M. Dogon kade³

¹ Department of Animal Science , Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
² Department of Animal Science, Federal University, Gashua. Yobe state
³ Department of Animal Science , Zamfara state College of Education, Maru.

Corresponding Author: yusufhanwa@yahoo.com

Target Audience: Animal nutritionists, livestock farmers, Nomadic Fulani and Students

Effect of varieties on growth components and dry matter yield of Lablab Purpureus (L) sweet in the semi-arid region of Nigeria

¹*Girgiri, A. Y., ²Abubakar, M., ²Kalla, D. J. U., ²Dass, U. D. and ³Amba, A, A.

¹Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria
²Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University P. M. B. 0248 Bauchi State, Nigeria.

³Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University P. M. B. 0248 Bauchi State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: baanayi@gmail.com | Phone No.: + 2348028378092, +2348039549091

Target Audience: Ruminant nutritionist, Researchers, Pastoralist

Influence of dietary protein sources on nutrient intake, digestibility and nitrogen balance in growing rabbits

1*Abdu, S.B., ¹Hassan, M.R., ¹Musa, A., ²Adamu, H.Y., ¹Yashim, S.M., ²Mijinyawa, M.A. and ¹Okunade, O.M.

¹Department of Animal Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
²Saadatu Rimi Collage of Education, Kano

Corresponding Author: sbabdu@gmail.com | Phone No.: +2348060398664

Target Audience: Rabbit farmers, Feed millers, Extension staff, Animal Scientist

Growth response and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens fed diets supplemented with garlic (Allium sativum)

Odunowo. O.O. and Olumide. M.D.

Department of Animal Science, School of Agriculture and Industrial Technology, Babcock
University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State. Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: olumidem@babcock.edu.ng, olumidemartha@gmail.com

Target Audience: Rural and Organic poultry farmers

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

Shoyombo A.J¹*, Alabi O.O¹, Animashahun R.A¹, Olawoye S.O¹, Popoola M.A², Musa A. A³, Yakubu H⁴, Williams M.E⁵, and Akinsola O.M⁶

¹Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Landmark University Omu-Aran,
Kwara State, Nigeria
²National Biotechnology Development Agency, Abuja Nigeria
³Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kogi State University, Anyigba,
Kogi State, Nigeria
⁴Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello, University, Zaria
⁵Department of Animal Science, Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa Campus
⁶Department of Theriogenology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Jos, Plateau State

*Corresponding Author: shoyombo.ayoola@lmu.edu.ng

Target Audience: Animal geneticists, poultry producers, policy makers

Haematological and serum biochemical characteristics of four chicken genotypes in south-western, Nigeria

*Atansuyi A.J., Ogunribido, T.Z. and Chineke, C.A.

Department of Animal Production and Health, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: ajatansuyi@futa.edu.ng; +2348034832175

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

Aro, S. O.

Department of Animal Production and Health, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: soaro@futa.edu.ng ; sambolaro@yahoo.co.uk

Target Audience: Butchers, Cattle breeders, Abattoir and lairage managers, Researchers and Animal Physiologists.

Haemoglobin polymorphism in Nigerian breeds of sheep and goats

Dafur¹, B. S., Dafur²G. S. and Anwo², O. J.

¹Department of Animal Production, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi
²Federal College of Education, Pankshin

Correspondence Author: bdafur70@gmail.com

Target Audience: Animal Breeders, Geneticists and Molecular Scientists

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

1*Ogunleye J.B., ¹Uzor, G.O., and ²Iyayi, E.A.

¹Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Beijing, China.
²Department of Animal Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: *bukoladelola@yahoo.com | Phone No.: +8613127667376

Target audience: Poultry farmers that are into rearing of laying hens and poultry nutritionist

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

Tsado, D¹, Ayanwale, B.A¹, Ijaiya, A.T¹ and Egwim, E.C².

¹Department of Animal Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
²Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: davidsontsado@yahoo.com

Target audience: Animal nutritionists, Feed millers, Poultry farmers

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.

Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maiduguri, P. M. B. 1069,
Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

Target Audience: Poultry farmers, Nutritionist, Researchers

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

Gbore, F.A.¹*, Oluseyifunmi, I.W.², Jinadu, D.T.², Jimoh, F.J.² and Omojuyigbe, A.E.²

¹Department of Animal Science, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria

²Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: francis.gbore@aaua.edu.ng | Phone No.: +2348060087911

Target Audience: Farmers, Animal Scientists, Food Processors

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

Kontan D.D1, H.B Yusuf2, Shaahu, D.T3, Nyameh J4 and Antyev M4.

1.Department of Animal Health, College of Agriculture, P.M.B 1025 Jalingo, Taraba State
²Department of Animal Science and Range management, Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, Adamawa Stae.
³Department of Animal Production, University of Agriculture, P.M.B, 2373, Makurdi, Benue State
⁴Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, P.M.B 1025, Jalingo, Taraba State

Corresponding Author: dicksondicknwi@gmail.com | Phone No.: 08066017859

Target Audience: Rabbit farmers, Feed millers, Extension staff, Animal Scientist

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

¹Ewuola E. O*, ²Adeyemi A. A, ¹Adeyinka A. D and ¹Akabuike C. F.

¹Animal Physiology and Bioclimatology Unit, Department of Animal Science, Ibadan, Nigeria
²Department of Animal Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: eoewuola@gmail.com | GSM: +234(8)060862361

Target Audience: Rabbit Farmers, Livestock researchers, Nutritionist, Rabbit breeders

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