Integrity Research Journals

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

JASVM Articles

A Retrospective Study (2015-2019) Of Avian Salmonellosis Diagnosed At The Central Diagnostic Laboratory Of The National Veterinary Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria
Salmonella organisms are widely distributed in nature and survive well in a variety of food and contamination and can occur at multiple steps along the food chain. The study was conducted at the Central Diagnostic Laboratory of the National Veterinary Research Institute (N.V.R.I) located in Vom Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State Nigeria. Information... Continue here

Performance Of Broiler Birds Fed Graded Levels Of Clove (syzgium Aromaticum (l.) Buds Powder In Semi-arid Region, Nigeria
The study was conducted on broiler chickens to investigate the effect of graded levels of clove buds powder fed on performance. A total of 288 broiler chickens were being used. The broiler chickens randomly divided into four treatments groups (four experimental diets): T1 (control), T2 (0.5 kg/100kg), T3 (1 kg/100kg) and T4 (1.5 kg/100kg). At the starter phase of... Continue here

Chicken Housing Among The Rural Community Of Tonj County In South Sudan: Types And Designs
Rural communities usually exert talents and arts in the construction of chickens’ shelters as a token for chickens’ contributions to their livelihoods worldwide. A purposive cross-sectional study was conducted to highlight types and designs of rural chickens’ houses among the village/Boma communities in Tonj County, South Sudan. A total of 400... Continue here

Assessment Of Antimicrobial Consumption In Food Animals In Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Monitoring antimicrobial use in food-producing animals is one of the global strategies to tackle antimicrobial resistance. The purpose of the present study is to generate quantitative information on antimicrobial use pattern in Dar es Salaam, which will be used as an approach for future monitoring and surveillance of antimicrobial quantities consumed in food... Continue here

Estrous Synchronization And Fertility Of Cross-bred Dairy Cows Using Prostaglandin F2α And Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
A comparative hormonal study of prostaglandin, gonadotropin releasing hormone and their combination was conducted on 30 randomly selected cross-bred dairy cows of SEMEX project for artificial insemination in Hillat Kuku, Khartoum North, Sudan. The study attempts to determine the response of the animals to hormonal induction and synchronization of estrous as well... Continue here

An Investigation On Faecal N And Lipid Excretions In Growing Broilers Fed False Yam (icacina Oliviformis) Tuber Meal
This study was conducted to determine the effect of False Yam (Icacina oliviformis) on the growth performance, some biochemical alterations of growing broiler. For this experiment, 50, 20-day old growing broilers were randomly allocated to five dietary treatments: Raw tuber- (without alcohol treatment) @ 6%, raw tuber (70% alcohol treated) @ 6%, raw tuber @ 9%-... Continue here

Effect Of Processed Doum Palm (hyphaene Thebaica) Pulp Meal On Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Carcass Characteristics And Haematological Indices Of Broilers
The increase in human population, particularly in the developing countries like Nigeria and the demand for animal protein intake has necessitated different approaches of solving protein shortage. A 28-day study was carried out to determine the performance of finishers fed on different hourly soaked doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica) pulp meal (DPPM) diets. Two hundred... Continue here

Acute Phase Proteins In Veterinary Medicine: A Review
The acute phase proteins (APPs) are a group of blood proteins that contribute to restoring homeostasis and limiting microbial growth in an antibody-independent manner in animals which are exposed to different pathological conditions like infection, inflammation, surgical trauma and stress. In the last two decades, many advances have been made in monitoring APPs in... Continue here

Nutritional Evaluation Of Differently Processed Plant Protein Sources On The Performance Of Broiler Chickens
An eight-week feeding trial was conducted to assess four differently protein sources on performance of broiler chickens. Two hundred and fifty (250) day old unsex Anak 2000 broiler chicks were randomly allotted to four differently processed plant protein sources i.e. cooked soybean, salt treated African locust bean and sprouted Bambara nut with groundnut cake... Continue here

Production Performance, Egg Quality Characteristics And Serum Biochemical Parameters On Brahma Laying Hens (gallus Gallus Domesticus) Fed With Supplemented Chromolaena Odorata Leaf Meal
An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of graded levels of Chromolaena odorata leaf meal (COLM) on production performance, egg quality characteristics, and serum biochemical parameters on Brahma laying hens. A total of forty-five local laying hens aged 4 to 5 months were weighed and assigned to three treatment groups in a completely randomized design.... Continue here

Assessing The Haematology And Serum Chemistry Of Uda Rams Fed Different Kanwa Based Mineral Licks
This study was conducted at the Department of Animal Science’s Teaching and Research farm of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto to evaluate the effect of feeding different kanwa based mineral licks on blood profile of Uda rams. Blood of twenty (20) yearlings Uda rams aged by dentition were used to evaluate the effect of Kanwa­-based mineral blocks. Four... Continue here

Morphometric Characteristics Of Sheep And Goat Fed Silage Comprising Of Cassava Peel, Gamba Grass And Mexican Sunflower
The constant demand for less expensive and more easily available alternative feed sources for animal production is on the increase. This is particularly true in the tropics, where feed availability varies according to the season. Based on this necessity, this study aims to evaluate the impact of feeding silage to sheep and goats on growth and development. A total... Continue here

Phenotypic Correlation Of Body Weight And Morphometric Measurements Of Two Breeds Of Rabbit
A total of one hundred (100) matured rabbit of 4 to 6 months of age with weight ranging from 1.4 to1.8 kg comprising of New Zealand White (NZW) and Dutch (DUT) breeds were used for the study to evaluate phenotypic correlation of body weight and morphometric traits. They comprise of forty-nine (49) New Zealand White rabbits (13 males and 36 females) and 51 Dutch... Continue here

Phylodiversity Of Blatem And Blactx-m Genes Of Coliform Isolates From Ruminant Mastitis In Plateau State Nigeria
The study was conducted to determine the genetic characteristics, antibiotic susceptibility, and genetic relatedness of blaTEM-type and blaCTX-M-type ESBLs producing coliforms from ruminants suffering mastitis. In a cross sectional study, a total of 1052 milk samples were collected aseptically from ruminants across Plateau State, Nigeria. Bacterial culture and... Continue here

Comparative Study On The Prebiotic Effects Of Inulin And Aqueous Extract Of Vernonia Amygdalina On Growth And Intestinal Morphometry Of Broiler Chicken (cobb Strain)
Antibiotic misuses aimed at improving growth performance in poultry production have resulted to widespread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in poultry. Recently, prebiotics are accepted as preferred alternatives. The aim of this study was to compare the prebiotic activities of a known and commercially available substance, inulin and a locally available plant,... Continue here

Metabolized Energy Values Of Succulent Leaf Meal Of Vernoma Amygdalina Mixed With Musa Sapientum Leaf Meal On Performance Of Growing Pigs
This study investigated the metabolized energy values of succulent leaf of Vernoma amygdalina (Bitter leaf meal) mixed with Musa sapientum leaf (Banana leaf meal) (BBLM) on performance of growing pigs. The experiment was conducted at the Swine Unit of the Teaching and Research Farm, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. A total of 40 large white breeds... Continue here

Dietary Assessment Of High Energy Ingredients Of Pannicum Maximum On Growing Pigs
The management and production of monogastric are becoming very expensive due to the high cost of conventional feeds. There is need for cheaper feed ingredients to reduce the cost of production and make pig meat affordable for the populace. The objective of this study is to evaluate the dietary assessment of high energy ingredients of Pannicum maximum on growing... Continue here

Effect Of Adding Varying Eubiotic Addictive On Digestive Tract Parameters, Serum Metabolites And Growth Performance Of Growing Pigs
The purpose of the study was to determine the combined efficacy of feed additives on growing pigs, performance and digestive tract parameters. The experiment was conducted for 28 days with 48 male piglets allocated to six dietary treatments. Group 1 was offered a diet without eubiotic; 2 – a diet with acids mixture; 3 – phytobiotic, medium-chain fatty... Continue here

Nutrient Characterization Of Processed Cassava Peels And Dietary Sludge Supplementation On Pig Performance
The study was carried out to evaluate nutrient characterization of processed cassava peels and dietary sludge supplementation on pig performance. A total of twenty-five (25) crossbred weaner pigs weighing averagely 8.5±2.5 kg were used. They were allotted into five treatments groups with three replicates in a completely randomized design. These pigs were... Continue here

Studies On The Haemato-biochemical Changes In Growing Broilers After Being Fed On Icacina Oliviformis (false Yam) Tuber Meal
Haemato-biochemical alterations were studied from feeding and slaughter experiments in growing broilers to investigate the effects of Icacina oliviformis (false yam) tuber meal on haemato-biochemical changes. Diets contained:  raw seed meal without any treatment (30 g/kg diet), tuber meal treated without aqueous ethanol (70% alcohol; 60 g/kg), tuber meal... Continue here

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