EFFECTS OF THREE TYPES OF FEEDS OF LAYING HENS ON PRODUCTION PERFORMANCE

Post Views: 168 ABSTRACT The effect of different dietary lipids on the number of egg produced by 1000 black laying hens of age 25 weeks were investigated. Laying hens were subjected to different treatments according to the source of lipid added to their diets: soybean oil, beef tallow and a control diet (without the addition…Read More

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

Post Views: 43 TABLE OF CONTENT Title                                                                                                                                         i Certification                                                                                                                ii Dedication                                                                                                                               iii Acknowledgement                                                                                                      iv Table of content                                                                                                v List of Tables                                                                                                          vi List of Figures                                                                                                  vii Abstract                                                                                                                  viii Chapter One 1.0 Introduction                                                                                                     1 1.1 Background of the study                                                                                    1 1.2 Problem statement                                                                                              3 1.3 Objectives of the study                                                                                        4 1.4…Read More

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

Post Views: 41 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page             –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           i Certification-        –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           ii Acknowledgement            –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iii Table of contents              –           –           –           –           –           –           –           v List of Tables  –         –           –           –           –          …Read More

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

Post Views: 36 TABLE OF CONTENT Contents Table of Contents Title Page…………………………………………………………………… …i CERTIFICATION…………………………………………………………. …ii DEDICATION…………………………………………………………… ….iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT……………………………………………… …….iv ABSTRACT…………………………………………….……………… ….….v TABLE OF CONTENT……………………………….………………. …….viii CHAPTER 1…………………………………………………..………………..1 1.1 INTRODUCTION ……………………………………………..… 1 1.2 Objective of the study ……………………………………………..… 4 1.3 Justification and Significance of Study 5 CHAPTER 2 ……………………………………………..… 6 2.1 Rabbit: An Overview ……………………………………………..… 6…Read More

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

Post Views: 28 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page    ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        i         Certification                   ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ii Dedication ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        iii Acknowledgement                   ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        iv       Table of contents           ..        ..        ..        ..       …Read More

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

Post Views: 44 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 first mating on the reproductive performance of gilts. The first experiment evaluated the effects of feeding…Read More

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

Post Views: 44 TABLE OF CONTENT Title page        …         …        …        …        …        …        …        …        i Certification    …            …        …        …        …        …        …        …        ii Dedication           …        …        …        …        …        …        …        …        iii Acknowledgement             …        …        …        …        …        …        …        iv Table of contents            …        …        …        …       …Read More

GROWTH AND HAEMATOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF GROWING RABBITS TO DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF SUN DRIED BOVINE RUMEN CONTENT

Post Views: 39 ABSTRACT The growth and haematological response of growing rabbits to diets containing graded levels of sun dried bovine rumen content (SBRC) were studied.  Five diets containing 0 (control), 10, 20, 30 and 40 % sun dried bovine rumen content coded as T1,T2,T3,T4 and T5, respectively, were compared. Twenty growing rabbits were randomly…Read More

GROWTH AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF WEANER RABBITS FED MORINGA (MORINGA OLEIFERA) LEAF MEAL

Post Views: 49 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Title page             –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        i Approval page     –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        ii Certification                   –        –        –        –        –        —       –        –        iii Dedication  –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        iv Acknowledgement-       …Read More

GENETIC STUDY OF GUDALI AND WAKWA BEEF CATTLE BREEDS OF ADAMAWA REGION, CAMEROON

Post Views: 13 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page ……………………………………………….………………………………,,…… i Certification……………………………….…………………….……………..………………. ii Dedication …………………………………………………………………….………….….. iii Acknowledgement……..…………………………………………………..……..………. ….v Table of Content…..…………………………………………………………… ……..……vii List of Tables …………………………………………………………………………………..viii List of Figures………………………………………………………………………………..ix Abstract ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….x-xiii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1:      Introduction …………….….……………………………………………………. …1-9 1.2:      Objective of Study………………………………………………………………… …..4 1.3       Justification …………………………….…………………………………..……….4-6 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1       World’s Population…Read More

GENETIC PARAMETERS OF GROWTH AND REPRODUCTION IN THE WEST AFRICAN DWARF GOATS REARED IN THE HUMID TROPICS

Post Views: 27 TABLE OF CONTENTS Certification…………………………………………………….……………….i Dedication………..…………………………………………………………….ii Acknowledgement…………………………………………………………….iii List of Table…………………………………………………………………….iv Abstract…………………………………………………………………………v CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1     Objective of the Study……………………………………………………2 1.2     Problem Statement……………….……………………………………….2 1.3     Justification……………………………….………………………………3 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1     West African Dwarf Goat Breeds………………………………………….4 2.2     Importance of Goats…………………………………..……………………4 2.3     Indigenous Breeds of Goats……………………………..………………….5 2.4     Environmental Factors that Influence Economic Traits………… …………6 2.4.1  Birth…Read More

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

Post Views: 27 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 from the parent stock of the NHLCE formed the materials for the research. On hatching,…Read More

EFFECTS OF GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM) AND PROBIOTICS (LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS) ADDITIVES IN THE DIETS OF GROWER PIGS

Post Views: 34 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 had 2 replicates of 2 pigs per replicate that were housed in a…Read More

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

Post Views: 25 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page —          —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       i Certification —      —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       ii Dedication —        —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       iii Acknowledgement–       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       —       iv Table…Read More

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

Post Views: 39 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page –    –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           i Certification –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           ii Dedication –  –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iii Acknowledgement – –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iv Abstract –      …Read More