Integrity Research Journals

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

JASVM Articles

Effect Of Dietary Supplementation Of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Meal On The Carcass Characteristics And Meat Quality Of Broiler Chickens
A research was conducted with four weeks old mixed sex Arbor Acres strain of broiler chickens (n = 200) to study the effect of equi-protein replacement of soybean meal (SBM) with Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MLM) on carcass characteristics and meat quality potentials of broiler finishers. Five experimental diets were formulated in which the dietary SBM was... Continue here

Seroprevalence Of Brucellosis In Flocks Of Goats In Kaduna State, Northwestern Nigeria
Brucellosis is a bacterial contagious disease of animals and humans caused by bacteria of genus Brucella. A cross sectional study was carried out to determine the seroprevalence of brucellosis in flocks of goats in Maigana agro-ecological zone of Kaduna State. This study was aimed to determine the seroprevalence of brucellosis and the risk factors influencing the... Continue here

Performance Characteristics Of Broiler Finisher Fed Grit And Enzyme Supplemented Sugarcane Bark Scrapings
A total of two hundred and seventy (270) broiler finishers of four (4) weeks old were used in this experiment to determine the effects of feeding Sugarcane Bark Scrapping (SBS) with or without grit and enzyme supplementation. A 3 × 3 factorial experiment was adopted such that there were three graded levels of SBS (0, 7.5 and 15%) by three supplementation... Continue here

Effect Of Variously-processed Rubber Seed Meals On Reproductive Performance: The Use Of Sprague-dawley Laboratory Rats As Model For Pigs
The study aimed to determine the potential adverse effects of variously-processed rubber seed meals on the reproductive performance, postnatal growth and offspring survival rate using the Sprague-Dawley laboratory rat as model for pigs. Eighteen Sprague-Dawley female rats with an average initial body weight of 154.0 g were randomly allotted into 6 groups... Continue here

Seroprevalence Of Brucella Antibodies In Horses In Sokoto Metropolis, Nigeria
The study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Brucella antibodies in horses reared in Sokoto metropolis using the rapid-plate test, serum agglutination test and Competitive ELISA. A total of 347 horses were sampled comprising of 329 males and 9 females within the age range of 1 to above ten years. The serum samples were harvested and subjected to Rapid... Continue here

Productive And Reproductive Performances Of Indigenous Chicken Population And Traits Preference Of Smallholder Farmers In Bale Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia
A study was conducted on productive and reproductive performances of indigenous chicken population and traits preference of smallholder farmers in Bale Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia for assessing productive and reproductive performances of indigenous chicken population and farmers traits preference in study area. The study was conducted in five selected... Continue here

Nutrients Using In Goats Fed Concentrate Consist Of Vary Levels Of Muntingia Calabura L Leaves As Maize Substitution
The research was carried out to measure nutrients utilize by goats fed concentrate containig varying levels of Muntingia clabura L. as maize substitute. This research was conducted based on Double Latin Square 4 x 4 eight female Kacang goats. Four treatments and four periods used as replications. The treatments are MC0 = concentrate 100% of maize mills without the... Continue here

Determinants Of Likelihood And Extent Of Adoption Of Medicinal Plants Used For The Treatment Of Cattle Diseases In Fufore Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Nigeria
The study analyzed the determinants of likelihood and extent of adoption of medicinal plants used for the treatment of cattle diseases in Fufore Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. Semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect personal data of cattle herders, adoption pattern of the medicinal plants by the respondents and constraint against... Continue here

A Review Of Zoonotic Pathogens Of Donkeys (equus Asinus)
: Donkeys belong to the equine family that are generally considered as the beast of burden and have helped mankind from way back in the ancient Greek history. They are considered resilient species especially in semi-arid areas where infrastructure is poor and other animals do not do well. They are used for various functions including farm tillage, transportation... Continue here

Effect Of Seasons On Physiological Responses, Milk Production And Composition In Indigenous Cows
The present investigation was carried out to find the effect of seasons on milk production and composition in indigenous Sahiwal, Tharparkar and Gir cows maintained under the intensive management practices at the institute livestock farm. Fifteen lactating cows of Tharparkar (TP), Sahiwal (SW) and Gir breed were selected in early lactation. The experiment was... Continue here

Gross And Microscopic Assessment Of Pre-paturent Heart And Lungs Of The Red Sokoto Goat
The aim of this study is to determine the state of fetal preparedness to terrestrial life by studying the heart and lung of the red Sokoto goat fetus and to establish approximate fetal survival age. In this study, the cardiopulmonary status of fifty (50) red Sokoto goat fetuses recovered post slaughter were assessed. Grossly, the heart in 6 to 7 weeks old fetuses... Continue here

Nutrient Content And In Vitro Digestibility Of Rejected Red Seaweed (eucheuma Cottonii) From Different Origin
: The nutrient content and in vitro digestibilty of rejected red seaweed (Eucheuma cottonii) from three different origin locations (regions), Alor, Ambon, and Rote was studied. Rejected seaweed Eucheuma cottoni was obtained from an agar factory located in west kupang subdistrict, Kupang regency, NTT province, Indonesia. Proximate analysis, fiber analysis (NDF,... Continue here

Review On Anthelmintic Resistances And Its Detection Method On Gastrointestinal Nematodes Of Small Ruminants
Antihelmintic resistance is a genetic change in the ability of an individual parasite to survive the recommended therapeutic dose which is caused by factors like under-dosing, frequent drug exposures at short intervals, continuous use of drugs with a similar mode of action and treatment when parasites have small refugee. The objective of this review article is to... Continue here

Surgical Management Of Gangrenous Mastitis In A 3-year-old Red Sokoto Doe: A Case Report
Gangrenous mastitis was managed in a 3-year-old lactating doe by partial mastectomy following unsuccessful medical management. The patient had progressive swelling, hardened and dark discolouration of its left half udder. There was left supra-mammary lymphadenopathy and an open wound at the proximal portion of the affected gland. The right half of the udder... Continue here

Prevalence And Economic Importance Of Parasitic Lesions In Small Ruminant In Saaba Slaughter Area, Burkina Faso
A cross-sectional study was conducted in the dry season from February to May 2016 to determine the prevalence of parasitic lesions and associated economic losses in small ruminants slaughtered in the slaughter area of Saaba, a rural community in the suburban area of Ouagadougou. To this end, an ante-mortem inspection (breed, age and sex) followed by a post-mortem... Continue here

Prevalence Of Gastrointestinal Parasites In Pigs (sus Domesticus Linnaeus, 1758) Of Chandragiri Municipality Kathmandu, Nepal
A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine prevalence and associated risk factors of gastrointestinal (GI) parasites of pigs reared in three different locations (Bishnu Devi, Kanchan Basti and Balambu) of Chandragiri Municipality from February, 2017 to June, 2017 using opportunistic random method. A total of 105 pigs were sampled to assess and identify... Continue here

Management Of Dystocia Due To Faulty Fetal Disposition Complicated With Vaginal Prolapse In A 2-year-old Yankasa Ewe
Dystocia in small ruminants mostly occurs when the first or second stage of parturition is delayed. It may occur when the first stage could not progress to the second stage within 30 minutes. In this report, a 2-year-old Yankasa ewe weighing 40 kg was presented at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sokoto with complaints of straining and... Continue here

Evaluation Of Chevon Characteristics To Assess Xylazine And Ascorbic Acid Efficacy In Rendering Welfare To Bucks Subjected To Long Road Transportation And Stocking Stress
Stress in transported bucks as food animals can cause generation of reactive oxygen species at the cellular level which compromises the quality of chevon and could be detrimental to consumer’s health. This could also cause monetary losses which would affect that agro-economics. This prompted this study in which sixty apparently healthy Sahel bucks were... Continue here

Variation In Hematological, Biochemical Parameters And Physiological Adaptation Of Cockerel Strains To Transportation Density In A Hot Tropical Environment
One hundred and eight 8 weeks old Harco (black) and Nera (white) cockerel strains were randomly allotted in 2 x 3 factorial design experiment to investigate the response of cockerel strains transported at different densities in hot humid ecological zone of Nigeria. Birds were transported in two ventilated wooden cages with a motorbike on a rough road at 30 km/hr... Continue here

Ecological Survey Of Dog Population And Ownership Care System In Jos-south Local Government Area Of Plateau State, Nigeria
Dog ecology has impact on effectiveness of dog management and disease control strategies in a society. The study was carried out in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria from November 2017 to April 2018 to determine the ecological survey of owned dog population and ownership care system of dogs using questionnaires. Age, sex, breed, management... Continue here

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