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JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
Integrity Research Journals

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


JASVM Articles


Characterization And Conservation Of Indigenous Livestock Genetic Resources For Wealth Creation In Tropical Africa: A Review
The objective of the study was to review the methods of characterization and conservation of indigenous livestock genetic resources for wealth creation in tropical Africa. Animal genetic resources have been contributing to food and agriculture for more than 12, 000 years, providing the human population with a wide range of food products, along with fibre, manure... Continue here

Meat Quality And Sensory Attributes Of Orpington And Indigenous Tswana Chickens Reared Under Intensive System From Day Old To 18 Weeks Of Age
This study was carried out to compare meat characteristics of Tswana and Orpington chickens. A total of 120 chicks (60 Tswana and 60 Orpington) were reared intensively up to 18 weeks of age. Each treatment (Tswana and Orpington) was replicated four times with 15 birds per replicate. Birds were provided with commercial broiler diets and water ad libitum. A total of... Continue here

Dry Season Prevalence Of Avian Coccidia Infection In Domesticated Chickens (gallus Domesticus) In Jere Council, Borno State, Nigeria
The present study was carried out between the months of October, 2014 to April, 2015 and aimed at determining the dry season prevalence of avian coccidia infection and their degree of severity among domesticated chickens (Gallus domesticus) in Jere Council, Borno State, Nigeria. A total of 430 fresh faecal and gut samples were collected from chickens of both... Continue here

Prevalence Of Gastrointestinal Helminths Of Tilapia Zilli (gervias) In Gombe, Northeastern Nigeria
In order to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminths infestation in tilapia species sold in major markets in Gombe, three hundred (300) tilapia fish samples of both sexes and of different age groups were randomly examined. The sample population included 183 adults and 117 juveniles fishes, 157 females and 143 male fishes. Out of the total fishes... Continue here

Effects Of Storage Time And Hot Weather Conditions On Egg Qualities Of Two Avian Species
The present study was conducted to determine the external and internal egg quality of Isa Brown (Gallus gallus domesticus) chicken and Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) as affected by storage time under room temperature in the hot weather conditions of Nigeria. Parameters evaluated included egg weight, albumen and yolk indices. For each species, a total... Continue here

Effect Of Weaning Age On Growth Performance Of Crossbred Pigs Reared Up To 70 Kg Body Weight Under Intensive System
This study investigated the effect of weaning age on growth performance of crossbred piglets reared up to 70 kg body weight (BW) under intensive system from May to November 2013. The experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design where weaner pigs were randomly allocated to three weaning ages (treatment) of 21, 28 and 35 days. Each treatment had 16... Continue here

Proventricular–ventricular Impaction In Two Ostrich Chicks (struthio Camelus)
Impaction of the proventriculus and ventriculus due to ingestion of stones, wood, ceramic tiles, metal spoons and plastic materials was confirmed at postmortem examination in two ostrich chicks (Struthio camelus) aged 8-months and 4-months from two flocks in Gwagwalada and Lugbe in Abuja, Nigeria respectively. Both cases were presented to the Veterinary Teaching... Continue here

Effect Of Dietary Utilization Of Seed Meal Of Cooked African Locust Bean (parkia Biglobosa) In Broiler Chickens
Present study was conducted to ascertain the effect of cooked African locust bean seed meal (CALBSM) diets on the growth response, organs weights and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens. Two hundred and twenty five day old broiler chickens (Marshall strain) were fed with diets containing CALBSM at dietary level 0, 7.5, 15, 22.5 and 30%, designated as... Continue here

Ethno-veterinary Care Amongst The Nomadic Fulani Herdsmen In Southern Zone Of Adamawa State, Nigeria
The ethno-veterinary care amongst the nomadic Fulani herdsmen in Southern Zone of Adamawa State, Nigeria was investigated. Purposive sampling technique was used to select four out of the eight Local Government Areas of the Zone, while a total of 227 nomads were randomly selected proportionately to the number of registered members from each of the Local Government... Continue here

A Review Of Some Tick-borne Pathogens Of Dogs
Ticks and tick-borne diseases have great economic and medical importance worldwide and they affect both animal and human health by sucking blood and also transmitting protozoan, bacterial, rickettsial, spirochetal and viral agents. Ticks can live in all regions of the world except Polar Regions. Tick-borne encephalitis Virus, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis,... Continue here

Farmer’s Perception On Ticks Problems And Ethnoveterinary Management Practices In Livestock
Ticks cause serious problems in livestock production. A survey was conducted to know the farmers perception on ticks problems and management practices in livestock at Lamjung, Chitwan and Dang districts, Nepal in 2017/018. Thirty households from each district were randomly selected and semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect necessary information by... Continue here

A Case Of Periparturient Eclampsia And The Consequences In A German-shepherd Bitch
The history of malnutrition and clinical symptoms of high fever, dyspnoea, panting, recumbency, muscular twitching and seizures led to collection of blood samples from a German shepherd bitch on day 60 of gestation at the Veterinary Clinic of Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Ibadan. Symptomatic and supportive therapies administered to... Continue here

Haematological And Serum Biochemical Indices Of Finisher Broilers Fed Spondias Mombin Leaf Meal
An experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of Spondias mombin leaf meal on the blood indices of broiler finisher birds. Spondias mombin leaf meal was used to formulate four broiler finisher rations at 0.0, 5.0, 10.0 and 15.0% inclusion levels. Four groups of fifteen broiler chicks (28 days old) of Agrited breed were randomly assigned to four treatment... Continue here

Reproductive Performance Of Different Strains Of Indigenous Domestic Fowls At Takalmawa And Nasarawa Villages Of Sokoto State, Nigeria
A study was undertaken to investigate the reproductive performance (incubation, hatching and brooding) of 14 flock indigenous domestic fowls comprising of 119 hens from July to October, 2008. The study was conducted in two villages; Takalmawa and Nasarawa villages in Dange Shuni and Shagari Local Government Areas of Sokoto State respectively. The hens in the... Continue here

Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices (kap) Evaluation Regarding Rabies In The Centre, Adamawa And North Regions Of Cameroon
Rabies has been proven to be endemic in Cameroon and in order to understand the determinants of this situation a Knowledge-Attitudes-Practices (KAP) evaluation has been undertaken in three regions with different sociodemographic characteristics of the country (Centre, North and Adamawa) from September 2012 to July 2014. Fourty-five questions have been addressed to... Continue here

Survey Of Gastrointestinal Parasites In African Cat Fish (clarias Gariepinus) In Some Fish Ponds In Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria
Fish is the cheapest source of protein amongst the mostly African poor population and specifically Nigeria. Investigations were conducted to determine the type of gastrointestinal (GIT) parasites affecting Clarias gariepinus within Kaduna metropolis. Three hundred (300) catfish from various ponds collected during the wet season from June 2016 to September 2016,... Continue here

Effect Of Imbrasia Belina (westwood) Or Vigna Subterranea (l) Verde Or Tylosema Esculentum (burchell) Schreiber As Protein Sources In Diets Fed To Tswana Hens On Egg Quality
A 90 days study was conducted to compare the effects of feeding Tswana hens reared under intensive system and fed diets formulated from Imbrasia belina (Westwood), Vigna subterranea (L) Verde and Tylosema esculentum (Burchell) Schreiber as sources of protein on egg quality. Four isonitrogenous and isocaloric diets were formulated by totally replacing soybean meal... Continue here

Post – Weaning Performance Of F1 Progeny Of Rabbits Fed Pawpaw (carica Papaya) Leaves As Feed Supplement
The study was conducted to examine the post – weaning performance of F1 progeny of rabbits fed pawpaw (Carica papaya) leaves as feed supplement. Twenty-four (24) cross bred (New Zealand White X Chinchila) weaned rabbits of four (4) weeks of age (average weight of 208.41 g) of mixed sex were used. The rabbits were divided into two dietary treatment groups... Continue here

Effect Of Gonadotrophin (pergonal®) On Semen Characteristics, Hormonal Profile And Biochemical Constituents Of The Seminal Plasma Of West African Dwarf (wad) Bucks
Sixteen healthy West African Dwarf (WAD) bucks aged 2.0 to 2.6 years, weighing between 8.50 kg and 8.52 kg were used to study the effect of gonadotrophin (Pergonal®) on semen characteristic, hormonal profile and biochemical constituents of the seminal plasma. The 16 WAD bucks were divided into 4 treatment groups. Each treatment group consisted of 4 bucks with... Continue here

Effect Of Graded Levels Of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Meal On Performance And Serum Biochemical Parameters Of Broiler Chickens
Ninety-six (96) CHI broiler chickens aged 4 weeks were used to determine the effect of Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) on growth performance and serum biochemical parameters. The 96 broiler chickens were randomly allocated to 4 treatment groups, identified as T1, T2, T3 and T4. Each treatment group consisted of 24 birds replicated 3 times with 8 birds per... Continue here

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