Animal Breeding and Genetics

Relationship Between Quantitative Traits And Biologic Markers In Two Commercial Meat Type Chicken In A Humid Tropical Environment

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This study was conducted to evaluate the relationship between quantitative traits and biologic markers in two commercial meat type chickens in a humid tropical environment. A total number...

35 pages (14305 words) · Thesis · 8 days ago

Effects Of Plumage Modifying Genes On The Growth And Early Lay Characteristics Of Crossbred Egg-Type Chickens

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A total of 140 day-old chicks generated from cross- breeding experiment to evaluate the effect of plumage modifying genes on growth and early lay characteristics of cross- bred egg...

56 pages (49266 words) · Thesis · 9 days ago

Production Performance Of Three Chicken Strains In The Humid Tropics.

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This experiment evaluated the production performance of three chicken strains in the humid tropics. Three hundred (300) day-old chicks, 100 each of Arbor Acre broiler (AAB), Noiler...

130 pages (27055 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Growth Characteristics of Pure and Crossbred Turkeys in a Humid Tropical Environment

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A total of 267 poults produced from eight (8) toms and twenty eight (28) hens in a Randomised Complete Block Design was used for the experiment. The poults consisted of four (4) genotypes;...

87 pages (25058 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Gonadal And Extra-Gonadal Sperm Characteristics And Organ Development Of Rabbit Bucks With Dietary Supplementation Of Garlic And Vitamin E

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Effect of garlic and vitamin E supplementation on gonadal and extra-gonadal sperm characteristics, hematological indices, serum biochemistry, linear body measurement, reproductive...

122 pages (33201 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Effect Of Administration Of Pre-Biotic Enzyme On Semen Characteristics And Libido Of New Zealand White Of Rabbit Bucks Showing Low Libido

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Rabbits have an important role in the supply of animal protein for humans. Rabbit occupies an important position among ruminants and non-ruminant animals and can effectively use...

66 pages (14933 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Characterization Of Nigerian Local Cattle Genotypes Based On Quantitative Traits And Biologic Markers

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A total of 18 cattle were used to characterize the Nigerian local cattle genotypes based on quantitative traits and biologic markers. Three genotypic groups (white Fulani, N’dama and white...

1 page (12966 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Effect Of Ejaculation Frequency On Semen Characteristics And Composition Of Seminal Plasma Of Dutch-Belted And New Zealand White Rabbits.

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The effect of ejaculation frequency on semen characteristics and composition of seminal plasma of Dutch-belted (DB) and New Zealand White (NZW) rabbits was studied. 36 matured rabbits-18 of...

131 pages (28387 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Effect Of Melatonin And Extended Light Period On Physiological Responses And Reproductive Traits Of Layers

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Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effect of melatonin and lighting regime on physiological responses and reproductive traits of two strains of laying birds using 324 laying...

233 pages (51524 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Impact Of African Marigold (Aspilia Africana) And Selenium On Growth, Physiological And Reproductive Parameters Of Rabbit Bucks

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Thirty six (36) mongrel rabbit bucks averaging 4-5 months were used in a completely randomized design (CRD) to study the impact of Aspilia africana and selenium on their growth,...

172 pages (43107 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Evaluation Of Growth Performance, Carcass And Haematological Characteristics Of F1 Progenies Of Local × Exotic Chicken Crosses

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The study was carried out to evaluate the growth performance, carcass and haematological characteristics of F1 progenies of local hen (Black and Brown normal feathered) and exotic male...

1 page (24734 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Effect Of Panax Ginseng Extracts And Ascorbic Acid In The Management Of Heat Load In Finisher Broiler Chickens In Hot Humid Environment

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This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of Panax ginseng extracts (PGEs) and ascorbic acid (AA) in the management of heat load in finisher broiler chickens in hot humid...

134 pages (28847 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Effect Of Quantitative Feed Restriction On The Performance And Laying Characteristics Of Pullets

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Increase in population in the third world countries like Nigeria has not been marched by growth with agricultural productivity especially in the area of animal production. This has led to...

40 pages (11448 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Growth And Carcass Characteristics Of Normal And Frizzle Feathered Hybrid Broilers In The Humid Tropics

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This experiment was conducted to evaluate growth performance and carcass characteristics of normal (N) and frizzle (F) feathered hybrid broilers in humid tropics. Results obtained...

57 pages (5102 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Genotype Environment Interaction In Rabbit Production Effect On Heterosis Of Litter And Growth Traits

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In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the advantages of rabbit production in developing Countries especially in Nigeria. This is due to decline in animal protein supply to...

26 pages (4868 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Influence Of Weight Group And Linear Body Parameters On The Growth Performance Of Sigmond Strain Of Japanese Quail (Cortunix Cortunix Japonica)

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This study was conducted to investigate the influence of weight group and linear parameters on the growth performance of Sigmond strain Japanese quail. The study was carried out in the...

50 pages (13645 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Growth Performance And Physiological Response Of Boars Fed Aidan (Tetrapleura Tetraptera Schaum. Et Thonn.) Taub. Pod Pulp Meal

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Growth performance and physiological response of 18 crossbred (Large White x Duroc) male weaner pigs fed Aidan pod pulp meal (APM) were studied over a 22-week period. The pigs...

169 pages (46411 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Genotype X Environment Interaction In Rabbit Production: Effect On Litter And Growth Performance

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Genotype x environment interaction in rabbits production: its effect on litter and growth performance was investigated using 92 weaner rabbits of New Zealand White and Chinchilla;...

52 pages (7853 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Growth Of Aylesbury Ducks: Carcass Characteristics, Phenotypic Correlations And Heritability Estimates

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 This study aims at evaluating growth performance. carcass characteristics. phenotypic correlations and heritability estimates of body measurements of Aylesbury ducks. The dataset...

89 pages (18629 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Growth And Early Egg Production Characteristics Of Japanese Quails (Coturnix Coturnix japonica) In Rainforest Zone Of South East Nigeria

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This study was...

41 pages (8262 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effect Of Genotype On Egg Quality Characteristics Of Guinea Fowl (Nurnida Meleagris Galeata) In A Humid Tropical Environment

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41 pages (6709 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Influence Of Egg Size On The Fertility, Hatchability And Early Growth Traits Of Two Varieties Of Guinea Fowl In A Humid Tropical Environment.

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An experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of the different egg size from which birds were hatched had on the fertility, hatchability and performance of guinea fowl in terms of...

62 pages (9505 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Phenotypic And Repeatability Estimates Of Linear Body And Egg Quality Traits Of Strain Of Sigmoid Strain Of Japanese Quail

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This research investigated the phenotypic and repeatability estimates of linear body and egg quality traits of Sigmoid strain of Japanese quail. A total of 100 experimental breeders of'...

87 pages (24434 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Probiotic (Saccharomyces Cerj Visl4e) On Hematological And Semen Characteristics Of Rabbit Bucks

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An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of probiotic (Saccharoinyces cerevisiac) on semen and haematological characteristics of 18 growing rabbit bucks, aged 4 months....

95 pages (21490 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effect Of Probiotic (Saccharomyces Cerevislae) On Haematological And Semen Characteristics Of Rabbit Bucks

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An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of probiotic (Saccharoinyces cerevisiac) on semen and hematological characteristics of 18 growing rabbit bucks, aged 4 months. The animals...

95 pages (21490 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago
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