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  • 1. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION IN EMERGING URBAN CENTRE OF AFUZE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Soil erosion is a problem that needs to be controlled in order to forestall its danger in any locally, soil is fundamental  to all land use and care has to be taken to ensure that it is not misused  or destroyed. Most of this soil erosion is caused by the interference of man through human activities and ignorance. Mismanagement in soil u...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,343 engagements | 

  • 2. ASSESSMENT OF WEIGHT GAIN BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND EXOTIC BREED OF BROILER

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background of the Study Poultry farming involves, domesticating birds such as chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. They are raised primarily for meat production. Chickens raised for eggs are referred to as laying hens while chicken raised for meat are referred to as broilers. Exotic chickens are raised in specialized caging systems, they are fed with specialized fo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 3. THE EFFECT OF STORAGE METHODS ON EGG QUALITY AND ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES OF BRO...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Eggs (like other agricultural products) are perishable and consequently require proper and effective storage to reduce post harvest losses. Eggs are delicacies relished in both rural and urban areas with chicken eggs being the most popularly produced and consumed (Fasina et al., 2012). Eggs are highly palatable and can be prepared or utilized in a numb...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 4. TRANSMISSION OF EBOLA VIRUS ON ANIMAL AND HUMANS

    » CHAPTER ONE                                                   INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND INFORMATION Transboundary animal diseases may be defined as those epidemic diseases which are highly contagious or transmissible and have the potential for very rapid spread irrespective of national borders, causing serious socio economic and possible health conseq...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 5. QUALITY, ACCEPTABILITY AND MICROBIAL COMPOSITION OF ENSILED BREWERIES SPENT GRA...

    » CHAPTER ONE Great emphasis continue to be placed on research into the use of alternative feedstuff  for energy sources for livestock production in Nigeria as one of the major problem of ruminant animal production is forage scarcity especially in the dry season. During the rainy season, forages are relatively available and animals may gain weight easily and remain thrifty. The next six months are ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 6. NUTRITIONAL PHYTOCHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL CONTENT OF BOMBAX COSTATUM LEAVES

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0.         INTRODUCTION: Plants have been an important source of medicine for thousands of years. Even today, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that up to 80% of people still rely primarily on traditional remedies such as herbs for their medicines. The medicinal value of these plants is due to the presence of a variety of phytochemicals and their elemental compos...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 7. PERFORMANCE OF WEANER AND GROWER PIGS FED DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF SOY...

    » ABSTRACT Twenty four weaner pigs were used in a study to evaluate the response of weaner and grower pigs to diets containing graded levels of toasted soybean hull (SBH).In experiment 1(growing phase), twenty four male hybrid (large white x landrace) weaner pigs, about 6 weeks old, weighing 5.92 6.85kg were randomly divided into four groups of six pigs each using a completely randomized design (CRD...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 8. TRANSMISSION OF MONKEYPOX VIRUS ON ANIMAL AND HUMANS IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE INFORMATION Monkeypox is an infectious disease caused by the monkeypox virus. CDC. (2015) Symptoms begin with fever, headache, muscle pains, swollen lymph nodes, and feeling tired.[1] This is then followed by a rash that forms blisters and crusts over.[1] The time from exposure to onset of symptoms is around 10 days.[1] The duration of symptoms is typical...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  488 engagements | 

  • 9. EFFECT OF BREED, AGE AND SEX ON GROWTH, HAEMATOLOGICAL, SERUM BIOCHEMICAL AND C...

    » ABSTRACT A study was conducted to assess the effect of breed, sex and age on growth, haematological, serum biochemical and carcass characteristics of Turkey. The data was generated from 100 Turkeys which comprised 50 Norfolk breed and 50 Mammoth breed. The growth traits included biweekly body weight (BW) and linear body measurements: neck length (NL), body length (BL), thigh length (TL), shank le...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 10. EFFECT OF SEQUENCE AND INTERVAL OF FEEDING CONCENTRATE SUPPLEMENT AND ROUGHAGE O...

    » ABSTRACT     A feeding trial lasting 90 days was conducted using 28 Yankasa weaner rams with an average weight of 14.96 ± 1.10 kg (5 6 months old) to investigate effect of sequence and feeding interval of concentrate supplement (CS) and roughage on performance. The animals were randomly assigned to four treatments (T1: CS fed 1 h prior to feeding grass hay; T2: CS fed 2 h prior to feeding gras...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  761 engagements | 

  • 11. QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS AND MICROBIAL STATUS OF BEEF SMOKED WITH DIFFERENT PLANT...

    » ABSTRACT   Two experiments were conducted. The first evaluated beef smoked using different plant materials (Acacia raddiana, Eucalyptus camaldutensis, Azadirachta indica and Cocos nucifera) as source of smoke. The effect of the plant materials on the organoleptic, microbial and physicochemical properties of smoked beef was evaluated. In the second study, Suya was produced from various round mus...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  744 engagements | 

  • 12. PERFORMANCE OF WEANER RABBITS FED MAIZE HUSK BASED DIETS WITH AND WITHOUT ENZYME...

    » ABSTRACT   Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the performance of weaner rabbits fed maize husk based diets with or without enzyme supplementation. In the first experiment, thirty six weaner rabbits were used for the study. Maize husk replaced rice offal at 0, 4, 8, 12, 16 and 20% inclusion levels for treatments one to six respectively. Each treatment consisted of six rabbits and each rabb...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  827 engagements | 

  • 13. EFFECT OF BREED, AGE AND SEX ON GROWTH, HAEMATOLOGICAL, SERUM BIOCHEMICAL AND CA...

    »   ABSTRACT   A study was conducted to assess the effect of breed, sex and age on growth, haematological, serum biochemical and carcass characteristics of Turkey. The data was generated from 100 Turkeys which comprised 50 Norfolk breed and 50 Mammoth breed. The growth traits included biweekly body weight (BW) and linear body measurements: neck length (NL), body length (BL), thigh length (TL), sha...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  864 engagements | 

  • 14. EVALUATION OF GROWTH TRAITS AND SEMEN QUALITY USING BIOCHEMICAL AND IGF-1 AS A M...

    » ABSTRACT     A study was conducted using 231 chicks (101 Normal feather, 56 frizzle and 74 Naked neck) to evaluate growth traits and semen quality characteristics using biochemical and IGF 1 as molecular marker on three genotypes (normal, frizzle and naked neck) of Nigeria indigenous chickens. Each of the genotypes comprised of twenty five hens and five roosters mated in the ratio of 1 rooster: ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  699 engagements | 

  • 15. THE EFFECT OF GARLIC (Allium sativum L.) MEAL AS A FEED INGREDIENT IN THE DIETS ...

    » ABSTRACT   Four experiments were carried out to evaluate the effect of Garlic supplementation in broiler chickens. In the first experiments 0 4 weeks, a total of 270 day old broiler chicks were used for the experiment which had six treatments and three replicates, each replicate was allotted 15 birds in a completely randomized design. Six broiler starter diets were formulated such that (Diet 1) c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  919 engagements | 

  • 16. QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF FEED INGREDIENTS UTILIZED IN FEED FORMULATION ARE THE DE...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONFeeds and feeding is an integral part of pig production that claim between 60 75% cost of production and at the same time dictates the production strength and quality based on the observed feeding regime and feeding quality. Quality and quantity of feed ingredients utilized in feed formulation are the determinant of feed quality. These ingredients could be grouped as main (b...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  978 engagements | 

  • 17. EFFECT OF LITTER SIZE ON THE BODY WEIGHT OF RABBIT

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to determine the effect of litter size on the body weight of rabbit at uniben Teaching and Research farm. Data on the reproductive performance were obtained from Does over a period of six months (April to September, 2012) the Does were mated to vigorous bucks. Data obtained were on Does weight at weaning, gestation length (GLT), litter size at birth (LTSBTH), li...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,185 engagements | 

  • 18. OUTPUT, PROXIMATE COMPOSITION, CARBON TO NITROGEN RATIO AND ENERGY VALUE OF BROI...

    » Studies were carried out to examine the output, proximate composition, carbon to nitrogen ratio and energy value of poultry litter. Excreta was collected from broiler chicken and caged layers. Excreta collected was subjected to gross chemical analysis and gross energy determination. The results showed the output of broilers to be 154g per bird per day while that of layer was 86.5g.Result obtained ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  578 engagements | 

  • 19. SAPONIN: ITS OCCURENCE IN PLANT AND NUTRITIONAL IMPLICATIONS IN FARM ANIMALS

    » ABSTRACTSaponins are natural detergents found in a variety of plants. Two major commercial sources of saponins are desert plants, such as Yucca schidigera from Mexico and Quillada saponaria from Chile. Yucca saponins have a steroid nucleus, where as Quillada saponins are triterpenoid in structure. Saponins contain a lipophylic nucleus (steroid or triterpenoid) and one or more water soluble carbohy...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  584 engagements | 

  • 20. EFFECT OF AGE OF GUINEA GRASS (Panicum maximum) ON SILAGE QUALITY AND ITS NUTRIT...

    » ABSTRACTAn all year round pasture is not always guaranteed in the tropics especially in Nigeria as half of the period is a dry season. In order to circumvent the pasture scarcity during drought, silage making is paramount. In this vein, nutritive value of silage made from Guinea grass (GG) frequently harvested at 4, 6 and 8 weeks was assessed by West African dwarf (WAD) goat. Quality and chemical ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,034 engagements | 

  • 21. THE EFFECTS OF DIETARY SYNTHETIC AMINO ACID (LYSINE) LEVELS ON GROWTH AND FEED U...

    » ABSTRACTThe growth response and feed utilization of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings fed diet containing different levels of dietary lysine was investigated to determine the effects of the diets on their growth rate and also determine if there are any differences in the utilization of these diets by the fish. Ninety (90) fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus (5.10±0.6g) obtained from a farm (Imafidon f...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  690 engagements | 

  • 22. MICROBIAL EVALUATION IN THE UNIT OPERATION OF THE PROCESSING OF CANE RAT

    » ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to evaluate the microbial status of fresh and processed cane rat along the unit operation in some selected markets in Benin City, Nigeria. Fresh cane rats were obtained from the different markets which are from the three local government areas that is, Oredo, Egor and Ikpoba Okha which make up Benin City, while the Control cane rat was processed in the Faculty of A...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  515 engagements | 

  • 23. METABOLIZABLE ENERGY VALUES OF DRIED LEAVES OF CASSAVA (Manihot esculenta), SIAM...

    » ABSTRACTA study was conducted to determine the apparent metabolizable energy (AME) value of dried leaves of cassava (Manihot esculenta), siam weed (Vernoma amygdalina)and bitterleaf (Chromolaena odorata). In determining the ME values, the substitution method was adopted and the basal diet which was a standard broiler finisher diet containing about 3000Kcal/kg ME and about 20.0% crude protein (CP) ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  618 engagements | 

  • 24. EFFECT OF LEAF EXTRACT ON THE PERFORMANCE AND SOME BLOOD PARAMETERS OF BOILER CH...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to know the effect of leaf extracts bitter leaf, Awolowo leaf scent leaf and bridelia leaf on the performance and some blood parameters of broilers finisher chicken. A total of one hundred and thirty unsexed Marshall` broilers chicken finisher were used during the course of this study which lasted for 4 weeks. They were randomly selected and assigned to five treatm...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  852 engagements | 

  • 25. PERFORMANCE INDICES AND WATER CONSUMPTION OF TORTOISE (kinixyx erosa, Schweigger...

    » ABSTRACTThis experiment was carried out using a total of 16 tortoises (Kinixys erosa) weighing between 172.5g and 180g to determine their performance indices and water consumption of tortoise fed unripe boiled plantain mixed with palm oil under different watering regime in captivity. The tortoises were randomly divided into four Treatments with four replicates such that there were one animals per ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  484 engagements | 


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