Integrity Research Journals

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

JASVM Articles

Caecum Impaction In Goat: A Case Study
Caecum impaction is a condition, caused by poor dentition, a sudden change in food, parasitism, and coarse roughages in which caecum remains impacted with indigestible food mass resulting in colic along with depression and anorexia. A 10-month, indigenous Terai mixed breed, male goat having weight 15 Kg was brought to Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Paklihawa,... Continue here

Prevalence And Antibiogram Of Coliform Bacteria, And Occurrence Of Fungi In Subclinical Mastitis In Small Ruminants In Plateau State, Nigeria
This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of coliform bacteria and fungi in ovine and caprine raw milk in Plateau State of Nigeria. In a cross sectional study, a total of 412 milk samples were collected aseptically and 206 questionnaires form where data such as breed, age, parity, lactation stage, floor type, and husbandry system were analyzed. Ewes and... Continue here

Approaches For Elective Induction Of Kidding In The Sudanese Nubian Goats
In the Sudan, the husbandry system of goats in urban and peri-urban areas subject them to kid in streets, under vehicles and in dirty environments thus exposing the newly born kids to the risk of predators, crush under vehicles, exposure to diseases and occasionally death due to the unattended difficult birth. Therefore, need to control time of kidding for... Continue here

Investigation Of Native Chicken Mortality/loss In The Free-range System: Causes, Control Measures And Impact To Farmers At The Household Level, Moyamba District, Southern Sierra Leone
The increase in mortality/loss of native chickens in the rural areas of Sierra Leone is posing a serious threat to the traditional chicken industry. Poultry farmers loss many chickens annually which hugely undercut their livelihood and social status. This research was therefore conducted to investigate the main causes of native chicken mortality/loss, control... Continue here

Reproductive, Growth And Carcass Performance Of Two Breeds Of Rabbit And Their Reciprocal Crosses In The South-south Zone Of Nigeria
The study was conducted to evaluate reproductive, growth and carcass traits of two breeds of rabbit and their reciprocal crosses. Two purebred Chinchilla (CHA) and New Zealand White (NZW) and their reciprocal crossing; CHA sire x NZW dam (CHA x NZW) and NZW sire x CHA dam (NZW X CHA) were used in the study. Four genotypes “CHA x CHA, NZW x NZW, CHA x NZW and... Continue here

Four Case Reports: Effects Of Fucoidan And Fucoxanthin On The Treatment Of Degenerative Heart Valve Disease In Dogs
Degenerative heart valve disease (DHVD) is the most common heart disease in dogs, especially in small breed dogs weighing less than 20 kg. The incidence in dogs over 13 years old is as high as 85%, and more than 75% of these dogs have mitral valve problems. The valve, which includes the valve leaflet, chordae, and annulus, is mutinously degenerated due to the... Continue here

The Effect Of Aqueous Extract Of Tiger Nut On Body Weight Changes, Gonadosomatic Index And Spermiogram Of Cyclophosphamide Treated Rats
Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is consumed by humans all over the world. It has also been found to have many medicinal uses, with notable effect on sperm parameters. Cyclophosphamide is an alkylating agent widely used as an anticancer that has been reported to have some toxic effects on sperm parameters. Hence, this study was designed to evaluate the effect of... Continue here

Peoples’ Perception Of Rodents As Pest And Their Control In Ibadan, South-western Nigeria: A Case Study Of University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
The prolific rate of rodents in the University of Ibadan is becoming alarming and thus there is need to investigate their perception of rodents as pests by the people residing within the University premises. The study design employed was descriptive and data was collected using self-structured research questionnaires. A total of One hundred and twenty (120)... Continue here

Effect Of Feed Granulometry On Haematological Parameters Of Japanese Quail (coturnix Japonica) At Different Stages Of Growth In Côte D’ivoire
The study was carried at the ISMOREL farm of Adiaké in Côte d’Ivoire to determine the effect of feed’s grain size (the granulometry) on haematological parameters of Japanese quail according to the age. Fourteen (14) days old quails were distributed in metallic cages into 5 sub-groups of 5 quails each, according to the type and the food... Continue here

Clinical, Hematological And Biochemical Findings In Cattle Suffering From Rumen Impaction In Libya
The present study was conducted on 32 cattle suffering from rumen impaction caused by plastic material as foreign body, admitted to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Omar Al-Mukhtar, Libya, during the period from 2008 to 2018. 15 clinically healthy cows were included and considered as control for rumen impaction. For each case, history, age, results... Continue here

Comparative Evaluation Of Iron Levels In Different Pigweed (amaranthus) Varieties As An Alternative Source Of Iron Supplement In Piglets
The main aim of this research was to evaluate the potential of pigweed (Amaranthus) as an alternative source of iron supplementation in piglets. The paper further established whether there are differences in iron content among the three (3) species of Amaranthus used in the study. The three (3) species of amaranthus used in the study included Amaranthus spinosus,... Continue here

Evaluation Of Clinical, Hematological And Biochemical Parameters In Goats With Subclinical And Clinical Pregnancy Toxemia In Libya
This study was aimed to evaluate the clinical, hematological and biochemical parameters in goats with clinical and subclinical pregnancy toxemia. A total of 63 pregnant goats were included in this study. On the basis of clinical examination and assessment of β-hydroxy butyric acid concentration (BHBA) does were classified into three groups. group A: Consist... Continue here

Xylanase And Glucanase Supplementation On Growth Performance And Blood Profile Of Yankasa Rams Fed Crop Residues
The study was carried out to evaluate the supplementation of xylanase and glucanase on growth performance and blood profile of Yankasa yearling rams fed crop residue. The study was designed in a 4×4 Latin square design with 4 yearling rams to measure feed intake, weight gain, feed conversion ratio, and some blood parameters. Four dietary treatments were fed,... Continue here

Influence Of Diets Supplemented With Carica Papaya And Chromolaena Odorata Leaf Meals On Performance, Blood Profile And Gut Integrity Of Broiler Chickens
This study was carried out to investigate the effect of Carica papaya (CP) and Chromolaena odorata (CO) on growth performance, blood profile, gut integrity of broiler chicken. In a 42-day study, 200 one-day old Arbor Acre broilers were weighed and randomly allotted to 5 dietary treatments with 5 replicates having 8 birds in each group. The treatments were basal... Continue here

Feed Intake, Digestibility And Growth Performance Of Dorper-menz Cross Bred Sheep Fed Local Brewery By-product (atella) And Concentrate Mixture At Different Levels Of Combination
The aim of this experiment was to evaluate the effect of graded level of local brewery by-product (atella) replacement to concentrate mixture on feed intake; digestibility and bodyweight change of Dorper-Menz crossbred lambs fed hay basal diet. The feeding period of 90 days was preceded by 15 days of acclimatization period. The experimental design was randomized... Continue here

Study On The Causes Of Calf Morbidity And Mortality And Its Associated Risk Factors In South Omo Zone, South-western Ethiopia
A cross-sectional and longitudinal observational study with the objectives to identify calf management and husbandry practices and to investigate the major causes of calf morbidity and mortality and its associated risk factors was conducted in South Omo Zone from 2015 to 2016. A total of 85 calf owners were interviewed and 255 calves of those farmers were... Continue here

Serum Biochemistry, Haematological Profile And Organ Proportion Of Broiler Starter Chicks Fed Graded Levels Of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (pome)
The experimental feeding trial conducted for 28 days was carried out to examine the serum biochemistry and haematological responses, organ proportion of broiler starter chickens fed graded levels of palm oil mill effluent (POME). A total of 240 (two hundred and forty) day old marshal broiler chicks strain were used for the study. The chicks were divided into 5... Continue here

Molecular Characterization Of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis (map) In Dairy Cattle Of Nepal
Paratuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), is an economically important, endemic in many parts of the globe, and regarded as high prevalent disease of domestic and wild animals, especially ruminants, which is manifest as chronic granulomatous enteritis with decreased milk production, with serious cases resulting in... Continue here

Prevalence Of Bovine Mastitis In Smallholder Lactating Dairy Farms In Hawassa, Snnpr, Ethiopia
A cross sectional study was conducted between November 2015 and February 2016 in Hawassa town, SNNPR, Ethiopia to determine the overall mastitis prevalence and identify the role of some selected risk factors in 183 randomly selected small holder lactating dairy cows of 53 high grade Holstein Friesian, 113 Holstein indigenous zebu cross and 17 indigenous zebu... Continue here

Effect Of Rejected Eucheuma Cottonii Level In Complete Feed On Nutrient Intake And Digestion, Blood Metabolites, And Body Weight Gain Of Early Weaning Bali Calves
Effect of rejected Eucheuma cottonii level in complete feed on nutrient intake and digestion, blood metabolites, and body weight gain of early weaned Bali calves was studied. Twelve Bali calves aged 4 months with average early body weight 40 kg and standard error 1.3 kg were used in this experiment. Completely randomized design was applied with four treatments and... Continue here

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