Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Evaluation of Rumen Filtrate for Fermentation of Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) Peel in Rabbit Feed

    Oluwabiyi Ikeolu Atanda Oluremi, Ejeh Emmanuel Ajih, Winifred Anthony

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 4 September 2017
    Accepted: 8 October 2017
    Published: 17 January 2018
    Abstract: Feeding accounts for about 70% of the total cost of non-ruminant animal production in Nigeria. A ninety-one day feeding trial was conducted using thirty (30), 6-7 week old mixed breed weaner rabbits at the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria from October 10, 2015 to January 9, 2016. The objective was to determine the potential of fil... Show More
  • Validation of Age at Puberty of Nigerian Bitches

    Obudu Christopher Ese, Awodi Daniel Adejo, Ubah Simon Azubuike, Columbus Philemon Kwinjoh, Abah Kenneth Owoicho

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 6-11
    Received: 25 October 2017
    Accepted: 17 November 2017
    Published: 18 January 2018
    Abstract: The age at puberty of Nigerian dogs around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja was determined in order to validate earlier reports from other parts of Nigeria and to provide additional information for canine reproductive research. 16 pre-pubertal female dogs were purchased from different dog markets and households within the FCT. They were h... Show More
  • Developing Integrated Crop-Livestock Farming System as a Strategy for Green Growth in Low Income Countries: A Brief Review

    Julian Witjaksono, Suharyanto, Rita Indrasti

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: 13 March 2017
    Accepted: 17 December 2017
    Published: 26 January 2018
    Abstract: Today, low income countries around the world are promoting sustainable development through sustainable agricultural practices which will help them in addressing socio economic as well as environmental issues simultaneously. Integrated farming systems hold special position as in this system nothing is wasted, the byproduct of one system becomes the ... Show More
  • Molecular Characterization of Rabies Virus from Foxes in the Sultanate of Oman

    Mohammad Hassan Body, Mohamed Sayed Ahmed, Hatim Hassan Eltahir, Mahir Ghareeb ALmaewaly, Saif Alhabsi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 17-20
    Received: 10 February 2018
    Accepted: 9 March 2018
    Published: 8 May 2018
    Abstract: Rabies was firstly recorded in Oman in August 1990, when a school boy had been bitten by a fox. Within a year, then the virus was recorded among red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). Unlike other developing countries, dog is not the usual agent of rabies transmission in Oman but fox considered the main reservoir (sylvatic transmission). The present study was ... Show More