Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020

  • Serum Biochemistry of West African Dwarf Goats Fed, Some Browse Species Supplemented with a Concentrate Diet

    Oyibo Amina, Efienoku Jude, Shettima Ibrahim, Umar Abdullahi Yaro, Ahmed Sule Hassanatu, Emmanuel Amanabo Theophilus, Adamu Abdulmajid Tsobaza

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 41-44
    Received: 17 October 2019
    Accepted: 17 February 2020
    Published: 13 April 2020
    Abstract: Sixteen West African dwarf bucks) were allotted into four (4) treatments of four goats each. The goats were fed leaves fromGmelina, (Gmelinaaborea) Tamarind, (Tamarindusindicus, Neem (Azadirachtaindica) and Teak (Tectonagrandis) at 300g/goat/day forTreatments 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively and a concentrate supplement diet at 100gper goat/dayfor a dura... Show More
  • Principal Component Analysis of Body Measurements of Yankassa Sheep in Anyigba, Kogi State, Nigeria

    Adejoh Christiana Ojonegecha, Musa Abdulraheem Arome, Okoh Joseph Joseph, Okolo Freedom Atokolo, Emmanuel Amanabo Theophilus, Efienokwu Jude

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 45-50
    Received: 7 November 2019
    Accepted: 26 April 2020
    Published: 3 June 2020
    Abstract: Yankasa sheep play a vital role in food security and the livelihood of smallholder farmers. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship amongst body measurements. A total of 126 extensively reared Yankasa rams, between 15.5 – 28.3 months of age, were randomly selected for the study. Data on body measurements were collected and subjected to correl... Show More