Worm Control In Cattle

Cattle and calves treatment against worms is an important aspect of animal production. Experience has shown that mortality rates in youngstock can be up to 10% as a result of worms infestation therefore the economic loss is huge. Clinical Signs The adverse effect of worm infestation usually lead to economic losses which include drop in …

Dr Ayo Oduntan Lecture On Unlocking Nigeria’s Potential In Agric For Sustainable Development

The Inaugural 2018 public lecture held at the College of Agricultural Science, Olabisi Onabanjo University. Those in attendance are: Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. O Olatunde, Provost Prof. B B A Taiwo, Alaye of Ayetoro, HRM Oba Azeez Adelakun was represented, Ogun state Commissioner for Agric. representative, Mrs Adepeju Adebajo and other notable agricultural investors were all present …

New Pests Discovered in Africa

A new pest—southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)—has been discovered in West and Central Africa! This introduced second armyworm species from the Americas was first found in cassava fields in south-eastern Nigeria in December 2016, reported Dr Georg Goergen, Entomologist/Biocontrol Specialist and Head of IITA’s Biodiversity Center in Bénin. The recent introduction of the fall armyworm …

Layer Feed Management

Efficient feed management of layers is essential in order to maximize profit and improve overall performance therefore nutrition plays a vital role in the performance of layer birds. Feeding management for layer pullets should targeted at maintaining the recommended growth rate that will lead to the pullet reaching sexual maturity at the desired age while …