UTILIZATION OF SODIUM BICARBONATE-TREATED MAIZE COB AND BREWERS DRIED GRAIN MIXTURE AS FEED INGREDIENT IN BROILER CHICKEN

UTILIZATION OF SODIUM BICARBONATE-TREATED MAIZE COB AND BREWERS DRIED GRAIN MIXTURE AS FEED INGREDIENT IN BROILER CHICKEN ABSTRACT The utilization of sodium bicarbonate-treated maize cob and brewers dried grain mixture as feed ingredient in broiler chicken using 105 two weeks old birds was evaluated. The diets were formulated in which maize was replaced with the …

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NUTRIENT INTAKE, DIGESTION AND UTILIZATION BY RABBITS FED COWPEA HULL AND SOYBEAN HULL BASED DIETS

NUTRIENT INTAKE, DIGESTION AND UTILIZATION BY RABBITS FED COWPEA HULL AND SOYBEAN HULL BASED DIETS ABSTRACT A study involving two experiments was conducted to investigate the growth performance of rabbits fed diets containing graded levels of cowpea hull (CPH) and soybean hull (SBH). Thirty-two weaner rabbits of about 6 weeks old were used for the …

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PERFORMANCE OF WEANER AND GROWER PIGS FED DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF SOYBEAN HULL

PERFORMANCE OF WEANER AND GROWER PIGS FED DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF SOYBEAN HULL ABSTRACT Twenty-four weaner pigs were used in a study to evaluate the response of weaner and grower pigs to diets containing graded levels of toasted soybean hull (SBH).In experiment 1(growing phase), twenty-four male hybrid (large white x landrace) weaner pigs, about …

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PERFORMANCE, BONE MINERALIZATION AND HAEMATOLOGICAL INDICES OF BROILERS FED PHYTOGENIC FEED ADDITIVES

PERFORMANCE, BONE MINERALIZATION AND HAEMATOLOGICAL INDICES OF BROILERS FED PHYTOGENIC FEED ADDITIVES ABSTRACT A 35-day experiment was carried out in a completely randomized design to determine the efficacy of two phytogenic feed additives as veritable alternatives to antibiotics using 320 day-old unsexed commercial Ross 308 broiler chicks. The chicks were randomly divided into four groups …

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PERFORMANCE, EGG QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY OF LAYING BIRDS FED DIET CONTAINING NEEM LEAF MEAL

PERFORMANCE, EGG QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY OF LAYING BIRDS FED DIET CONTAINING NEEM LEAF MEAL ABSTRACT A study was conducted with 300 “Bachelor” Brown laying birds to determine the performance, egg quality characteristics and serum biochemistry of laying birds fed diets containing neem leaf meal. The birds were randomly selected at nineteenth week of …

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PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF BROILER BIRDS TO ORAL SUPPLEMENTATION WITH ALOE VERA AND NEEM LEAVE EXTRACTS

PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF BROILER BIRDS TO ORAL SUPPLEMENTATION WITH ALOE VERA AND NEEM LEAVE EXTRACTS ABSTRACT Two hundred and forty 14-day old broiler birds were used in a study conducted to investigate the physiological response of boiler birds to oral supplementation with aloe vera gel and neem leaf extracts. In experiment one, one hundred and …

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PROBIOTIC EFFECTS OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA ON LAYING CHICKEN FED PALM KERNEL CAKE-BASED DIETS.

PROBIOTIC EFFECTS OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA ON LAYING CHICKEN FED PALM KERNEL CAKE-BASED DIETS. ABSTRACT  …………………………………Five layers from each treatment group were randomly selected at the 70th week in lay, slaughtered and their gastrointestinal tract (GIT) carefully removed. The weight and length of the different sections of the gastrointestinal tract were determined. At the 24th month …

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PROTEIN AND ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF AFRICAN GIANT LAND SNAIL (Achatina achatina)

PROTEIN AND ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF AFRICAN GIANT LAND SNAIL (Achatina achatina) ABSTRACT A 16-week study was conducted to investigate the effect of dietary protein and energy levels on the growth performance of African giant land snail (Achatina achatina). Two hundred and forty eight weeks old African giant land snails were used for the study. The …

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RESPONSE OF BROILER BIRDS TO DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF RICE MILLING WASTE AND SUPPLEMENTARY YEAST (Saccharomyces cerevisae)

RESPONSE OF BROILER BIRDS TO DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF RICE MILLING WASTE AND SUPPLEMENTARY YEAST (Saccharomyces cerevisae) ABSTRACT Eighty day-old broiler chicks were used for feeding trial carried out to determine the effect of graded levels of Rice Milling Waste (RMW) and Bioactive Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisae) which has been shown to secrete enzymes that …

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SEMEN QUALITY AND EGG HATCHABILITY IN LOCAL TURKEY FED DIETS CONTAINING MORINGA OLEIFERA AND GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM LEAF MEAL.

SEMEN QUALITY AND EGG HATCHABILITY IN LOCAL TURKEY FED DIETS CONTAINING MORINGA OLEIFERA AND GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM LEAF MEAL. ABSTRACT The experiment was conducted to determine semen quality, fertility, egg hatchability and some biochemical parameters in Nigerian local turkey toms fed diets containing Moringa oleifera (MO), Gongronema latifolium (GL) leaf meals and their combinations. A total …

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SEMEN QUALITY AND HAEMATOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF EXOTIC AND CROSSBRED BOARS EXPOSED TO DIFFERENT DURATIONS OF THERMAL STRESS IN THE HUMID TROPICS

SEMEN QUALITY AND HAEMATOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF EXOTIC AND CROSSBRED BOARS EXPOSED TO DIFFERENT DURATIONS OF THERMAL STRESS IN THE HUMID TROPICS ABSTRACT This study was conducted to investigate the effect of 45 and 60 minutes of exposure of crossbred (LW x Local) and exotic (LW) boars to tropical solar radiation on their body temperature pattern, …

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SOME BIOMETRIC AND ALLOMETRIC GROWTH TRAITS OF PUREBRED HEAVY ECOTYPE OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL CHICKEN

SOME BIOMETRIC AND ALLOMETRIC GROWTH TRAITS OF PUREBRED HEAVY ECOTYPE OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL CHICKEN ABSTRACT Fifty five (55) experimental birds were randomly replicated into 5 deep litter pens in the ratio of 1 cock: 10 hens. Like to like random mating was ensured to raise 200 chicks in the F1 generation. Chicks were subjected …

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THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT ENZYME SUBSTRATES ON THE PERFORMANCE OF BROILERS FED PEELED CASSAVA ROOT MEAL (PCRM) BASED DIET

THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT ENZYME SUBSTRATES ON THE PERFORMANCE OF BROILERS FED PEELED CASSAVA ROOT MEAL (PCRM) BASED DIET ABSTRACT An experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of using two different enzyme substrates on the performance of broilers fed peeled cassava root meal (PCRM), in a 3 x 3 factorial arrangement in a  completely …

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EFFECTS OF GARLIC (Allium sativum) AND PROBIOTICS (Lactobacillus acidophilus) ADDITIVES IN THE DIETS OF GROWER PIGS.

EFFECTS OF GARLIC (Allium sativum) AND PROBIOTICS (Lactobacillus acidophilus) ADDITIVES IN THE DIETS OF GROWER PIGS. ABSTRACT This study which lasted for 12 weeks investigated the effects of garlic and probiotics additives in the diets of grower pigs. A total of sixteen 16 weeks old grower pigs were randomly assigned to four treatments. Each treatment …

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GENETIC CHANGE IN THE NIGERIAN HEAVY LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE THROUGH SELECTION FOR BODY WEIGHT AND EGG PRODUCTION TRAITS

GENETIC CHANGE IN THE NIGERIAN HEAVY LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE THROUGH SELECTION FOR BODY WEIGHT AND EGG PRODUCTION TRAITS ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine the genetic change in the Nigerian heavy local chicken ecotype (NHLCE) through selection for body weight and egg production traits. Progenies (G0 generation) generated from breeding parents randomly selected …

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GENETIC DIVERSITY OF FIVE POPULATIONS OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL BREEDS OF GOAT USING RANDOM AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA (RAPD) MARKERS

GENETIC DIVERSITY OF FIVE POPULATIONS OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL BREEDS OF GOAT USING RANDOM AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA (RAPD) MARKERS ABSTRACTS Genetic diversity and genetic distance of five populations of the Nigerian breeds of goat were investigated using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Five breeds of goat were used for the study and each breed constituted …

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GROWTH AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF WEANER RABBITS FED MORINGA (moringa oleifera) LEAF MEAL.

GROWTH AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF WEANER RABBITS FED MORINGA (moringa oleifera) LEAF MEAL. ABSTRACT Twenty four (24) cross bred rabbits of both sexes, made up of twelve (12) males and twelve (12) females were used for the experiment to investigate, the growth  and carcass characteristics of weaner rabbits fed four(4) dietary levels of Moringa oleifera …

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GROWTH AND TESTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INDIGENOUS NIGERIAN NATIVE AND EXOTIC LARGE-WHITE X LANDRACE BOARS EXPERIMENTALLY INFECTED WITH Trypanosoma Brucei Brucei

GROWTH AND TESTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INDIGENOUS NIGERIAN NATIVE AND EXOTIC LARGE-WHITE X LANDRACE BOARS EXPERIMENTALLY INFECTED WITH Trypanosoma Brucei Brucei ABSTRACT Tolerance to African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) among several animal species involves a wide milieu of factors which modulate the animal’s response to the disease and is considered a breed attribute. To investigate the …

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GROWTH, GONADAL DEVELOPMENT, AND BLOOD PROFILE IN AFRICAN CATFISH (CLARIAS GARIEPINUS, BURCHELL 1822) FED DIETS CONTAINING COCOA BEAN MEAL

GROWTH, GONADAL DEVELOPMENT, AND BLOOD PROFILE IN AFRICAN CATFISH (CLARIAS GARIEPINUS, BURCHELL 1822) FED DIETS CONTAINING COCOA BEAN MEAL ABSTRACT A 63 day experiment was conducted to determine the effect of varying dietary levels of cocoa bean meal (CBM) on the body growth, gonadal development, and blood lipid profile of Clarias gariepinus catfish. Four hundred …

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IMPROVEMENT IN EGG PRODUCTION TRAITS IN THE LIGHT LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE USING A SELECTION INDEX

IMPROVEMENT IN EGG PRODUCTION TRAITS IN THE LIGHT LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE USING A SELECTION INDEX ABSTRACT Fifty hens and five cocks from a random mating population of light local chicken ecotype (LLCE) were mated and the fertile eggs hatched to obtain the parent generation (G0) used for this study aimed at improving egg production traits …

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IN-SILINCO GENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE SEQUENCES OF MYOSTATIN GENE IN BOVIDS (CATTLE, SHEEP AND GOAT)

IN-SILINCO GENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE SEQUENCES OF MYOSTATIN GENE IN BOVIDS (CATTLE, SHEEP AND GOAT) ABSTRACT Double muscling is a heritable trait. It has been revealed that myostatin (MSTN) or growth differentiation factor 8(GDF8) is the genetic agent of this trait. The gene is a myokine, a protein that inhibits myogenesis (muscle cell growth and …

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INFLUENCE OF NUTRITION AND BODY CONDITION AT FIRST MATING ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF GILTS IN THE HUMID TROPICS

INFLUENCE OF NUTRITION AND BODY CONDITION AT FIRST MATING ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF GILTS IN THE HUMID TROPICS ABSTRACT Two experiments were conducted at the piggery unit of the Department of Animal Science Farm, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, from July 2007 to March 2009, to determine the effect of nutrition and body condition at …

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LAYING AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SHAVER BROWN AND NERA BLACK HENS IN HOT HUMID ENVIRONMENT

LAYING AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SHAVER BROWN AND NERA BLACK HENS IN HOT HUMID ENVIRONMENT ABSTRACT A total of one hundred and fifty Shaver brown and Nera black hens in their 14th week of lay were used in a study conducted to determine the laying and physical characteristics of Shaver brown and Nera black hens …

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EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF EJACULATION ON SEMEN CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAVY ECOTYPE CHICKEN RAISED IN DERIVED SAVANNAH REGION OF NIGERIA

EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF EJACULATION ON SEMEN CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAVY ECOTYPE CHICKEN RAISED IN DERIVED SAVANNAH REGION OF NIGERIA ABSTRACT Effect of frequency of ejaculation on semen characteristics of heavy ecotype chicken raised in the derived savannah region of Nigeria was studied using twelve heavy ecotype cocks. The cocks were randomly assigned to three treatments …

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EFFECT OF PARITY AND BIRTH TYPE ON UDDER CHARACTERISTICS, MILK YIELD AND COMPOSITION OF WEST AFRICAN DWARF SHEEP

EFFECT OF PARITY AND BIRTH TYPE ON UDDER CHARACTERISTICS, MILK YIELD AND COMPOSITION OF WEST AFRICAN DWARF SHEEP ABSTRACT Twelve West African Dwarf (WAD) sheep, four in each of parities one, two and three were used to determine effect of parity and birth type on udder characteristics during  pregnancy and lactation, milk yield and composition …

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EFFECT OF PROBIOTICS (Lactobacillus Acidophillus) IN DRINKING WATER ON THE PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS YIELD OF BROILERS.

EFFECT OF PROBIOTICS (Lactobacillus Acidophillus) IN DRINKING WATER ON THE PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS YIELD OF BROILERS. ABSTRACT This study was to determine the effect of probiotics (L. acidophilus) on growth performance, carcass yield, and serum cholesterol level of broiler birds. A total of 128 day – old Anak broiler chicks were used for the study. …

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EFFECT OF SELENIUM AND VITAMIN E ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES AND KITS

EFFECT OF SELENIUM AND VITAMIN E ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES AND KITS ABSTRACT This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation of Vitamin E and Selenium on the reproductive performance of rabbit Does and Kits. Four groups of mixed breeds of rabbits (Newzealand white, Dutch black, and Chinchilla) 8-9 …

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EFFECT OF VARYING LEVELS OF PAWPAW LEAF MEAL (Carica papaya) ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF FINISHING BROILERS.

EFFECT OF VARYING LEVELS OF PAWPAW LEAF MEAL (Carica papaya) ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF FINISHING BROILERS. ABSTRACT Sixty “day old” broiler chickens were used to evaluate the growth performance, haematological parameters, organ characteristics and meat quality of broiler birds fed, pawpaw leaf meal (PLM). The birds were divided into four treatments with three replicates per …

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EFFECTS OF DIETARY SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF SOWS

EFFECTS OF DIETARY SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF SOWS ABSTRACT This study was conducted to investigate the effect of dietary selenium (se) supplementation on the reproductive performance of sows, preweaning growth performance of their piglets, haematological and antioxidant status of pigs. Twelve (12) crossbred sows (Landrace × Large White) aged 1-2 years with an …

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EFFECTS OF DIETARY VITAMIN C AND VITAMIN E ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LAYING HENS IN THE HUMID TROPICS

EFFECTS OF DIETARY VITAMIN C AND VITAMIN E ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LAYING HENS IN THE HUMID TROPICS ABSTRACT This study which lasted for 52 weeks investigated the effects of dietary Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) and Vitamin E (dl- alpha tocopheryl acetate) on the performance of laying hens in the humid tropics. A total of …

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EFFECTS OF DIFFERENCE TIMING OF ROUTINE VACCINATION SCHEDULES ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, MORTALITY RATE AND BLOOD PARAMETERS OF BROILERS.

EFFECTS OF DIFFERENCE TIMING OF ROUTINE VACCINATION SCHEDULES ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, MORTALITY RATE AND BLOOD PARAMETERS OF BROILERS. ABSTRACT This study was conducted to find the effect of the delayed routine vaccination schedules on growth performance, blood parameters and immunity levels of broilers reared in a humid tropical part of Nigeria. A total of 90 …

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EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROTEIN SOURCES ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF AFRICAN GIANT LAND SNAIL (Archachatina marginata)

EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROTEIN SOURCES ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF AFRICAN GIANT LAND SNAIL (Archachatina marginata) ABSTRACT An experiment was conducted to study the effects of different protein sources at varying levels on the performance and the carcass characteristics of the African giants land snail (Archachatina marginata). Soyabean meal and groundnut cake …

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EFFECTS OF DILUENTS, AGE OF SEMEN AND INSEMINATION DOSES ON VIABILITY AND FERTILITY OF TURKEY SEMEN PRESERVED AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE

EFFECTS OF DILUENTS, AGE OF SEMEN AND INSEMINATION DOSES ON VIABILITY AND FERTILITY OF TURKEY SEMEN PRESERVED AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE ABSTRACT An investigation was conducted with a total of one hundred and fifty (150) semen samples collected randomly from six (6) toms and one thousand three hundred and fifty eggs (1350) from forty-five (45) hens …

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BIOINFORMATIC ANALYSIS OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I GENE OF THREE AVAIN SPECIES

BIOINFORMATIC ANALYSIS OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I GENE OF THREE AVAIN SPECIES ABSTRACT A lot of attention has been paid to the study of Insulin-like Growth factor 1 (IGF1) due to its function in stimulating systemic body growth and regulating cell growth and development. A bioinformatics study was carried out to investigate the Insulin-like Growth …

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COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY SEASON FEED SUPPLEMENTS FOR WEST AFRICAN DWARF SHEEP

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY SEASON FEED SUPPLEMENTS FOR WEST AFRICAN DWARF SHEEP ABSTRACT Two feeding trials were conducted to investigate the growth and physiological response of sheep fed forage with and without supplementary bambara nut waste or brewers spent grain. First trial (Experiment I) assesed the …

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CYTOGENETIC SCREENING OF DIFFERENT BREEDS OF RABBIT FOR GROWTH POTENTIALS IN A WARM HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT

CYTOGENETIC SCREENING OF DIFFERENT BREEDS OF RABBIT FOR GROWTH POTENTIALS IN A WARM HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine the x-chromatin status of different breeds of rabbit and their crosses. The genotypes were Newzealand (NZW) x Newzealand (NZW), Dutch Black (DTB) x Dutch Black (DTB), (NZW) x DTB, and DTB …

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DETERMINATION OF THE TRUE METABOLIZABLE ENERGY OF SOME NON-CONVENTIONAL AGRO-INDUSTRIAL BY-PRODUCTS

DETERMINATION OF THE TRUE METABOLIZABLE ENERGY OF SOME NON-CONVENTIONAL AGRO-INDUSTRIAL BY-PRODUCTS ABSTRACT An experiment was conducted to determine the metabolizable energy of maize pap waste (MPW) and rice milling waste (RMW) using adult male broiler birds. Eighteen male adult broiler birds were used in the experiment. Eight birds were assigned to each of the feedstuff …

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EFFECT OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION OF ORGANIC SELENIUM AT DIFFERENT LEVELS ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES

EFFECT OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION OF ORGANIC SELENIUM AT DIFFERENT LEVELS ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES ABSTRACT The effect of dietary supplementation of organic selenium at different levels on reproductive performance of rabbit does was investigated using 16 (12 does and 4 bucks) rabbits. The rabbits were of New Zealand white, Dutch and chinchilla breeds. …

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EFFECT OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION WITH VITAMINS E AND C ON THE PRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF PIGS

EFFECT OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION WITH VITAMINS E AND C ON THE PRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF PIGS ABSTRACT Two experiments were conducted at the piggery unit of the Department of Animal Science Farm, University of Nigeria, Nsukka from June 2010 – September 2011, to determine the effect of dietary supplementation with vitamins E and C on the …

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EFFECT OF DIFFERENT DIETARY LEVELS OF PALM OIL SLUDGE ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF LOCAL TURKEYS.

EFFECT OF DIFFERENT DIETARY LEVELS OF PALM OIL SLUDGE ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF LOCAL TURKEYS. ABSTRACT A 56 day experiment was conducted to determine the effect of different dietary levels of palm oil sludge on the growth performance, carcass trait, and economic cost of feeding local turkeys. Forty local poults (mixed …

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EFFECT OF EJACULATION FREQUENCY AND MANAGEMENT CONDITIONS ON SEMEN QUALITY, FERTILITY AND HATCHABILITY OF LOCAL TURKEYS IN THE HUMID TROPICS

EFFECT OF EJACULATION FREQUENCY AND MANAGEMENT CONDITIONS ON SEMEN QUALITY, FERTILITY AND HATCHABILITY OF LOCAL TURKEYS IN THE HUMID TROPICS ABSTRACT Two experiments were conducted to determine the effect of frequency of semen collection and management systems on semen quality, fertility and hatchability of local turkeys in the humid tropics. A total of 72 local …

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EFFECT OF ENZYME SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE OF PULLET CHICKS FED DIFFERENT LEVEL OF DIETARY FIBRE

EFFECT OF ENZYME SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE OF PULLET CHICKS FED DIFFERENT LEVEL OF DIETARY FIBRE ABSTRACT A study was conducted to evaluate the performance of pullet chicks fed diets containing varying levels of fibre and supplementary enzyme. One hundred and twenty 3 -week old Harco black pullet chicks averaging 249.87 – 250.23g body weight were …

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EFFECT OF ENZYME SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE OF PULLET CHICKS FED DIFFERENT LEVEL OF DIETARY FIBRE

EFFECT OF ENZYME SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE OF PULLET CHICKS FED DIFFERENT LEVEL OF DIETARY FIBRE ABSTRACT A study was conducted to evaluate the performance of pullet chicks fed diets containing varying levels of fibre and supplementary enzyme. One hundred and twenty 3 -week old Harco black pullet chicks averaging 249.87 – 250.23g body weight were …

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BIOAPPRAISAL OF DIFFERENT NON-ANTIBIOTIC GROWTH ENHANCERS USING BROILERS

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