Animal Production

Comparative Evaluation of the Yield and Composition ofthe Milk of West African Dwarf and Red Sokoto Goats in a Hot- Humid Environment:- Odilinye, Ogechukwu G.

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Six Red Sokoto and West African Dwarf does, raised intensively in a University livestock farm, were evaluated for milk yield and milk composition in a ten - week study. The animals in...

Projects · 24 days ago

Response of growing rabbits to varying linage combinations supplemented with maize offal/palm kernel cake based diet:- Ozuo, Uchechukwut K.

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 Twenty-four growing rabbits were used to determine the response of growing rabbits to varying forage combinations supplemented with maize offal/pahn kernel cake based diet. The...

Theses · 24 days ago

Organ Changes And Laying Performance Of Forced-Moult Layers:- Mary, Anthony O.

Abstract

 A total ofthree hundred and sixty Isa Brown layers aged 85 weeks but 64 weeks in lay were used to investigate the organ changes and laying performance of forced-moult layers. The...

169 pages (38348 words) · Dissertations · 1 month ago

Evaluation Of Pigeon Pea-Cassava Peel Eased Diets For Goat Production In South-Eastern Nigeria:- Ahamefule, Francis O.

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Three major experiments involving 28 adult and young West African dwarf goats were conducted to evaluate the effect of pigeon pea-cassava peel based diets on nutrient intake and...

198 pages (48487 words) · Dissertations · 1 month ago

Utilization Of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Meal By West African Dwarf (Wad) Ewes: Influence On Performance, Blood Profile And Apparent Nutrient Digestibility:- Ikwunze, Kingsley

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Twelve growing WAD ewes of between 10-12 months in age and averaging 12.4±0.23kg were randomly assigned to four dietary treatments (A, B, C and D) containing Moringa oleifera leaf...

127 pages (33786 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Performance, Blood Profile And Apparent Nutrient Digestibility Of West African Dwarf Does Fed Dietary Levels Of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Meal:- Jiwuba, Peter-Damian C.

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 A feeding trial of 90 day duration was conducted to determine the performance, blood profile, apparent nutrient digestibility coefficients and economics of production oftwelve West...

137 pages (40930 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Replacement Of Yellow Maize With White Sorghum On Broiler Starter Performance:- Ikeogu, Roseline A.

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 A study was carried out to detennine the nutritional value of white sorghum when it is used to replace yellow maize in the diets of broiler starters at different percentages such as...

67 pages (11033 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Determination Of True Metabolizable Energy (TME) Of Fermented Composite Cassava Meal (FCCM) Using Roosters:- Obioma, Chinonso M.

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An experiment was conduct to determine the true metabolizable energy (TME) value of fermented composite cassava meal (FCCM) using adult broilers birds. In the experiment there was one feed...

69 pages (17701 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

The Effects Of Supplementing Cassava Peels With Poultry Waste On Milk Composition Of White Fulani (Bunaji) Cows:- Ndubueze, Antiionia I.

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In two separate studies, the effect of feeding dried Poultry Waste (DPW) to .1 concentrate diets containing 0, 10, 20 and 30 percent DPW designated A, B, C, and D respectively. The major...

97 pages (21650 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Evaluation Of Body Weight And Some Linear Body Measurements Of Growning Red Sokoto And West African Dwarf Goats In A Humid Tropical Environment:- Ukiwe, Eme O.

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This study was conducted with 18 goats consisting of 9 Red Sokoto (RS) and 9 West African dwarf (WAD) goats of both sexes and aged between 5-7months, to evaluate body weight and linear...

59 pages (7694 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Estimation Of Genetic and Phenotypic Parameters For Economic Traits In Rabbits Raised In The Humid Tropics Of Nigeria:- Akanno, Chima E.

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 Data from 363 kitten obtained over period of 9 months (June, 2002 - March, 2003) from the mating of ten bucks and forty -four breeding does consisting of thirty Dutch and fourteen...

71 pages (12494 words) · Dissertations · 2 months ago

Nutritional Evaluation Of Some Agro-Industrial By-Products Using Pigs In The Humid Tropics:- Amaefule, Kevin U.

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 Seven experiments were conducted with a total of 120 pigs to evaluate the nutritional value of palm kernel meal (PKM), brewers’ dried grain (BDG) and wheat offal (WO) using pigs in...

155 pages (36547 words) · Dissertations · 2 months ago

Effects Of Different Plant Protein Sources On The Performance And Economics Of Production Of Broiler Chickens In An Acha-Grainbased Diet:- Chikezie, Akunna L.

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This experiment was carried out to evaluate the productive and economic performance of broiler chickens fed various plant protein sources in achagrain diet. One hundred and twenty (120)...

47 pages (8183 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Response Of Broiler Chickens Fed Diet Supplemented With Probiotics:- Essien, Nduese S.

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 The experiment was conducted to determine the effect of supplementation of starter broiler diets with probiotics on the performance and feed cost of broilers. There were five...

52 pages (8244 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Response Of Finisher Broiler Chicken To Enzyme Supplemented Diet:- Ihekaigbo, Francis T.

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An experiment was conducted to determine the response offinisher broiler chicken to enzyme supplemented diet. 180 birds were procured at day old and were brooded and raised for four weeks...

46 pages (7653 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

Growth Performance Of Broiler Finisher Fed Fermentated Composite Cassava Meal:- Nnorom, Eucharia E.

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This study was conducted to determine the performance of broiler finisher fed fermented composite cassava meal. One hundred and twenty (120) broiler chickens of Anak breed were used. They...

43 pages (6076 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

Effects Of African Nutmeg (Monodora Myristica) And Ginger (Zingiber Officinale') On The Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics And Economics Of Production Of Broiler Chicks:- Ibeh, Stephen E.

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This study was conducted to determine the effects ofginger (Zingiber officinale') and African nutmeg (Monodora myristica) mixed spices on the growth performance, carcass characteristics...

64 pages (16673 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

Effect Of Diet Containing Monodora Myristica On Laying Performance And Egg Quality Characteristics Of Laying Chickens:- Ukpong, James M.

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In this experiment, the effects of diets containing Monodora myristica on laying performance and egg quality characteristics of pullet chicks were investigated. One hundred and fifty...

73 pages (17278 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Nutritive Value Of Danish Fish Meal, Crayfish Dust Meal And Shrimp Waste Meal In Broiler Diets:- Annah, Sonia I.

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Nutritional evaluation of the effect of Danish imported fishmeal, crayfish dust meal and shrimp waste meal as animal protein sources in broiler ration was carried out using 144-day-old...

111 pages (20229 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Utilization Of Creep Diets By West African Dwarf Lambs: Influence On Performance, Blood Profile, Nutrient Digestibility And Pre-Weaning Mortality:- Ebuzor, Chijioke A.

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 A study was conducted to investigate the utilization of creep diets by West African Dwarflambs maintained in a humid tropical environment. Influence of creep diets on growth...

110 pages (20648 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Effect Of Diets Containing Monodora Myristica On Laying Performance And Egg Quality Characteristics Of Laying Chickens:- Ukpong, James M.

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In this experiment, the effects of diets containing Monodora myristica on laying performance and egg quality characteristics of pullet chicks were investigated. One hundred and fifty...

73 pages (17278 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Performance of West African Dwarf (WAD) Goats fed raw or processed Pigeon Pea (Cajanus Cajan) Seed Meal Based Diets: Udo, Metiabasi D.

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 An experiment was conducted using 16 weaner West African Dwarf (WAD) goats fed diets containing 15% raw, soaked, toasted and boiled pigeon pea seed meal. The study was carried out to...

67 pages (15376 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Effect Of Basil (Ocimum Basilicum L.) On Coccidial Infection In Broiler Chicks:- Onwurah, Frankben C.

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 This study was conducted to determine the effect of Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) and the beneficial inclusion level in broiler chicks coccidial infection. This study was carried out...

101 pages (20678 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Comparative Performance Of High And Low Weight Lines Of F, Backcross Normal Feather, Naked Neck And Frizzle Hybrid Chicken In The Humid Tropics:- Okoro, Ogechi G.

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A study was conducted to evaluate the performance of high and low weight lines of F, backcross normal feather, naked neck and frizzle chicken in the humid tropics. Result revealed that HNL...

37 pages (5774 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

Substitution value of cashew nut meal for soya bean meal in layers ration:- Obi Justus I.

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This project was carried out between the month of March and May 2006 with one hundred laying hens allocated to five treatments in a completely randomized experimental design. Each...

39 pages (7287 words) · Projects · 3 months ago
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