International Journal of Animal Science and Technology

Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Effect of Arachis glabrata Levels in the Diet on Reproduction and Pre-Weaning Growth Performance of Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus L) Fed on Panicum maximum

    Emile Miégoué, Fernand Tendonkeng, Nathalie Mweugang Ngouopo, Jules Lemoufouet, Josué Fossi, Paulette Ntsafack, Etienne Tedonkeng Pamo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 36-44
    Received: 6 November 2018
    Accepted: 23 November 2018
    Published: 26 December 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20180204.11
    Abstract: In order to evaluate the level of inclusion of Arachis glabrata in the diet of Guinea pig (Cavia porcellus L.) fed to Panicum maximum on the reproduction and pre-weaning growth performance, trials were conducted at the Laboratory of Animal Production and Nutrition (LAPRONAN) (FASA) of the University of Dschang between December 2016 and April 2017. ... Show More
  • Response of Application Time and Method of Inorganic Phosphorus Fertilizer on Irish Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Production at Bore and Anasora Area, Southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Solomon Teshome, Tekile Bobo, Beriso Wako

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 45-54
    Received: 14 November 2018
    Accepted: 5 December 2018
    Published: 7 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20180204.12
    Abstract: Optimizing fertilization brings tangible benefits such as higher yields and lower fertilizer costs, but also assures the sustainability of agricultural businesses. Appropriate nutrient application at critical time is often a crucial and increase rapidly during the tuber bulking phase and then slow as the plant matures. In recent years, however, som... Show More
  • Evaluation of Atriplex nummularia as a Roughage Source for Growing Lambs: Effects on Performance, Rumen Fermentation and Some Blood Mineral Concentrations

    Mahmoud Abdelatife Mohamed Abdullah, Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef, Mamdouh Alsayed Eissa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 55-61
    Received: 16 November 2018
    Accepted: 8 December 2018
    Published: 11 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20180204.13
    Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate the feeding of Atriplex nummularia as a source of roughages for sheep. Its effects on performance, some blood minerals and ruminal fermentation activities were assessed. Fifteen growing lambs (about 30.5± 1.20 kg B.W.) were randomly allocated into three groups, each with five lambs. The animals in the first grou... Show More