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Performance evaluation of growing rabbit fed diets containing varying inclusion levels of Centrosema pubescens or Calapogonium mucunoides in the savannah zone of Nigeria.
The incorporation of Centrosema pubescens at 20% inclusion level gives results similar to the control and better than the incorporation of Calapogonium mucunoides.
Ethnoveterinary medicine in African organic poultry production.
It is concluded that ethnoveterinary medicine in relation to organic livestock production need to be integrated into the policy frameworks, extension delivery system and livestock training curricular of African nations.
Effect of Two Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Fodder Cultivars as Supplements on Voluntary Intake; Milk Yield and Manure Production of Bunaji Cows
The feeding of dual-purpose forage legumes residues could enhance milk production in lactating Zebu cows by exploring other ways of improving feed residue utilization in the dry season.
Proximate, Mineral and Anti-nutrient Contents in Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L) DC. (Winged Bean) Leaves
- J. A. Alalade, J. Akinlade, O. Aderinola, A. Fajemisin, T. O. Muraina, T. Amoo
- 10 January 2016
The overall results suggest that P. tetragonolobus leaves is of high nutritional quality due to high Crude protein and mineral contents with low presence of anti-nutritional factors.
Nutritive value of four accessions of Stylosanthes scabra in the derived savanna zone of Nigeria
Dry matter yields and nutritive value at 10 weeks of age of 4 accessions of Stylosanthes scabra (cvv. Fitzroy and Seca, and Accessions 140 and 441D) were assessed in the derived savanna zone of…
Proximate Composition and Phytochemical Screenings of Crotalaria retusa Leaves and Seeds
- J. A. Alalade, J. Akinlade, A. A. Akingbade, C. B. Emiola, I. A. Adebisi
- 10 January 2019
The leaves and seeds of Crotalaria retusa were evaluated for the proximate, mineral and anti-nutritional contents in a completely randomized design. Atomic absorption spectrometry was used in…
Fodder production responses to pruning height and fodder quality of some trees and shrubs in a forest-savanna transition zone in southwestern Nigeria
Based on fodder production and quality, Albizia niopoides were the most promising species for the development of animal agroforestry technologies in the west African forest-savanna transition zone and similar environments in the tropics.
Rumen degradation in sheep, goats and cattle and voluntary intake by sheep of four browse species
The results suggest that dried leaves of A. cordifolia andF.
Effect of six‐weekly harvests on the yield, chemical composition and dry matter degradability of Panicum maximum and Stylosanthes hamata in Nigeria
- M. A. Bamikole, A. Akinsoyinu, I. Ezenwa, O. Babayemi, J. Akinlade, M. K. Adewumi
- 1 December 2004
Although the 6-week-old harvests of forage were found not to influence the characteristic reduction in yield of tropical grasses over time, it is concluded that such a management system could be used to obtain forage of relatively high nutritive value during the growing season.
Chemical composition and rumen degradation of diet combinations of cottonseed cake, dried brewer's grains and Lablab purpureus hay incubated in the rumen of fistulated N'dama steers in South-western…
- G. Tona, K. Agyemang, J. Adeneye, J. Akinlade
- BiologyNigerian Journal of Animal Production
- 16 January 2021
The chemical composition and dry matter (DM) and nitrogen (N) degradation characteristics of four diet combinations ar four total digestible nutrients (TDN) levels of cottonseed cake (CSC), dried…