Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2536-7099
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JASVM
Start Year: 2016
Email: jasvm@integrityresjournals.org

JASVM Articles

Prevalence And Risk Factors Of The Bovine Thelaziasis At Mersa Town, Ethiopia
A cross-sectional study was conducted from April 2014 to June 2015 in the Mersa Town of South Wollo Zone, Amhara Regional State to determine the prevalence of Thelaziasis in cattle and to assess associated risk factors responsible for the occurrence of the disease. A total of 384 cattle of both ages (98 young and 286 Adult) with two sexes (203 males and 181... Continue here

Prevalence, Isolation And Antimicrobial Susceptibility Of Gallibacterium Anatis From Local Breed Of Female Muscovy Ducks (cairina Moschata) In Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria
The present study was carried out from the month of March to December, 2016 and aimed to isolate and investigate the prevalence of Gallibacterium anatis infection as well as to study the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of the bacterium from extensively reared local breed of female Muscovy ducks in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria. To accomplish this, a total... Continue here

Performance And Survival Of Clarias Garienpinus From Locally Processed Corn And Soya Bean Meal As A Replacement For Fish Meal
An experiment to evaluate the effect of replacing fish feed was conducted to evaluate the growth performance of Heteroclarias in circular tanks each having a capacity of fifty litres of water. Fishes were divided into three groups in triplicates, with 10 fishes per tank. The fingerlings stocked were of the same size and length. Fishes in tank A were fed with... Continue here

Calculation Of Metabolic Waste Of Clarias Gariepinus And Tilapia Niloticus Obtained From Two Commercial Fish Ponds In Gwagwalada
An automated blood serum chemistry analytical system designed for human usage was employed to establish the levels of urea and creatinine parameters present in sera obtained from 60 experimental groups of catfish and tilapia from a commercial pond with length ranging from 10 to 58 cm and weight ranging from 98.2 to 900.2 grams (For the first group) and 6.8-5 cm... Continue here

Prevalence And Influence Of Qualitative Traits On Morphometric Traits In West African Dwarf Goat In Oruk Anam Local Government Area Of Akwa Ibom State
The study was conducted to assess the prevalence of qualitative traits and their influence on morphometric traits. A total of 499 West African Dwarf (WAD) goats were used comprising of 113 and 386 males and females respectively. The qualitative and morphometric traits were identified and their associations were assessed. The distribution and frequencies of... Continue here

Role Of Physiological Status Of Ruminant Animals Reared In Lafia Metropolis On Gastrointestinal Parasites Burden
In Nigeria, cattle, sheep and goats are reared basically under extensive production system. In some cases, these animals irrespective of their species and breeds are reared together especially under the modified urban or peri-urban system, hence, the possibility of cross-transmission of gastrointestinal parasites resulting in heavy parasites burden. There are... Continue here

Effect Of Egg Weight On External And Internal Egg Quality Traits Of Isa Brown Egg Layer Chickens In Nigeria
This study was designed to determine the effect of egg weight on internal and external egg quality characteristics of Isa brown egg layer chickens. A total number of 105 eggs collected within 24 hours of lay were used for the study. Eggs were numbered, weighed and classified into three egg weight groups: Light (less than 49.99 g), medium (50 to 55 g) and heavy... Continue here

Gastrointestinal Helminths Of West African Dwarf (wad) Goats In Ido Local Government Area, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
A study on the prevalence of fecal helminth parasites in adult WAD goats was carried out in five different areas of Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence of fecal helminth parasites of goats in some areas including Gbekuba, Adabeji, Adifase, Owode and Lade-Owo as well as the genera... Continue here

Discriminant Analysis Of Sexual Dimorphism In Zoometrical Characters Of Normal Feathered Yoruba Ecotype Adult Local Chicken In The Tropical Forest Zone Of Nigeria
Measurement of some zoometrical traits and calculated indices in male and female local chickens were undertaken as means of differentiation between the sexes out of numerous measurements that could be taken and indices that could be calculated. Data on body weight (BW), breast circumference (BC), wing span (WS), Ornithological measurement (OM), total leg length... Continue here

Radiographic Characteristics Of Appendicular Osteosarcoma In A Six Years Old Entire Rottweiler Bitch – A Case Report And A Review Of The Literature
A six years old entire Rottweiler bitch which was presented with the sole history of mild lameness and mild pain of the right forelimb was diagnosed as appendicular osteosarcoma (APOSA) based on its general condition, the physical and radiographic examinations supported by biochemical findings. The radiographic findings revealed an aggressive osseous growth, a... Continue here

Effect Of Strain And Stocking Density On Thermo-physiological Traits Of Broiler Chickens Raised In Nigeria
The study was conducted to assess the effect of strain and stocking density on thermo-physiological response of broiler chickens. A total number of two hundred and sixteen (216) day old broiler chicks consisting of three different strains were used for the experiment. These strains were: Marshall, Ross and Abor-acre. The birds were randomly allotted to three... Continue here

Prevalence Of Fasciola Gigantica Infestation In Cattle Slaughtered At Minna Metropolitan Abattoir In North Central Nigeria
The study was conducted to provide a baseline data for the prevalence of Fasciola gigantica infestation in cattle slaughtered at Minna metropolitan abattoir in Chanchaga Local Government area of Niger State, Nigeria. The study was conducted for 90 days. Liver and gall bladder tissue samples were obtained from slaughtered cattle at abattoir. Ten cattle were sampled... Continue here

Evaluation Of Fermented Locust Bean Meal (parkia Biglobosa) As Replacement To Soybean Meal On Production Performance, Blood Profile And Gut Morphology Of Broiler Chicken
The high cost of soybean meal, and competition as food between human and animal have necessitated search for alternative plant protein source in poultry diet. Eight weeks trial was carried out on the evaluation of fermented locust bean meal (FLBM) as replacement for soybean meal (SBM) in broiler production. Ninety days old broilers were allotted randomly to three... Continue here

Assessment Of Roundworm Species Prevalence In Cattle, Sheep And Goats Slaughtered At Lafia Abattoir, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
Intestinal parasites pose a great constraint to livestock production and cause high incidence of mortality and low production in livestock. This study was designed to identify the roundworm species infections in cattle, sheep and goats that were slaughtered at Lafia abattoir during the rainy seasonwithr  theidespread of the infections  and the... Continue here

Blood Profile Of Growing Dromedary Camel Fed Varying Levels Of Dried Gawo (faidherbia Albida) Leaves In The Northern Guinea Savannah Of Nigeria
This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of dried Faidherbia albida leaves on some haematological and biochemical parameters of growing dromedary camels. Four male camels weighing on average 228.51 kg were randomly allocated to 4 diets containing 0, 10, 20 and 30% dried F. Albida leaves in a 4 x 4 Latin Square Design. Normal haematological (whites blood... Continue here

Effects Of Stocking Density, Energy And Protein Content On Performance Of Broiler Chickens Raised During Late Wet Season
A 56-day feeding trial to investigate the effects of stocking density, energy and protein content on performance of broiler chickens during late wet season was carried out. In a 3 x 2 x 3 factorial arrangement using completely randomized design, six diets with three energy and two crude protein levels were formulated. Three stocking densities (birds/m2) of 10, 12... Continue here

Assessment Of Management Practices Of Tswana Chickens At North East District Of Botswana
The objective of this study was to document management practices, economic benefits and challenges in indigenous Tswana chicken production in Jackalas No.2, Moroka and Tsamaya villages of North East District of Botswana. Structured questionnaire, oral interviews and field observations were used in collecting data from 50 farmers from the three villages for six... Continue here

Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia Coli (stec) From Farm Animals And Humans In Tropical Africa - A Review
The study was designed to review the incidences and characteristics of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) from farm animals and humans in tropical Africa. Serotypes O157, O26, O103, O91, O45 and O111 are usually associated with public health risks, and these serotypes are most frequently isolated from food animals. The main virulent factors of STEC... Continue here

Prevalence Of Haemoparasites In Village Chickens (gallus Gallus Domesticus) Slaughtered At Poultry Markets In Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria
The present study on prevalence of haemoparasites in village chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) in Maiduguri comprising the Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) and Jere district of Borno State, Nigeria was done between November, 2015 and January, 2016. A total of 200 blood samples were collected from chickens of both sexes slaughtered in poultry market/dressing... Continue here

Performance And Ileal Characteristics Of Finishing Broilers Fed Diets Supplemented With Prebiotics (mannose And Lactose)
experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of prebiotics supplemented diets on performance characteristics and gut morphology of broiler chickens. The study involved 320 day-old Anak broiler chicks, used to assess the utilization of prebiotics [Mannose oligosaccharides (MOS) and Lactose oligosaccharides (LOS)] by broiler chicks. The chicks were alloted to... Continue here

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