Department of

Animal Production

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Philosophy and Objectives
The Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Production, Ruminant nutrition, Monogastric nutrition and Reproductive physiology options) programmes have the following objectives:

  • To produce graduates who can engage in any of the options(Animal Production, Ruminant nutrition, Monogastric nutrition and Reproductive physiology options) and research that will provide relevant and appropriate solutions to the state and the country’s agricultural and rural development problems and improve agricultural productivity in general;
  • To produce graduates with sufficient technical, productive and entrepreneurial sills in the Animal Production, Ruminant nutrition, Monogastric nutrition and Reproductive physiology options) and Agriculture in general, who can take employment any where in Nigeria in any aspect of Agriculture and related areas;
  • To produce graduates farmers in the fields (Animal Production, Ruminant nutrition, Monogastric nutrition and Reproductive physiology options) that are relevant to themselves, the industry and society, and who can contribute effectively to the national development goals in Agriculture;
  • To produce graduates that will profitably put their skills into operation by establishing and operating their own farming enterprises.

The Department has well-equipped laboratories for the following practical: Animal Nutrition, Meat science and Animal Physiology. Its field facilities include: Poultry unit; Sheep and Goats unit; Cattle; Rabbitry and Pasture Development units.

Departmental Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus
AGR 102introduction to Agriculture3
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus
First semester
ANP 201
ANP 203
AGR 201
Introduction to agricultural biochemistry
Anatomy and physiology of farm animals
Principles of food science and technology
2
2
2
 
 
Second semester
ANP 202
AGR 202
AGR 204
AGR 206
Principles of Animal production
Introduction to Biochemistry
Introduction to food and nutrition
Introduction to statistics
2
2
2
2
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus
First Semester 
AGR 301
ANP 301
ANP 303
AGR 305
Introduction to farm machinery
Non-ruminant Animal Production
Principles of Animal Health and Hygiene
Application of computer to agricultural production
2
3
2
3
 
Second Semester
ANP 302
AGR 302
ANP 304
ANP 306
AGR 304
Ruminant animal production
Principles of Genetic and Breeding
Agricultural biochemistry and methods
Introduction to animal feeds and feeding
Biostatistics and experimental design
3
2
2
2
2
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus
AGF 402
AGF 405
Animal Husbandry Technology
Animal Health Management
2
2
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus
First Semester 
ANP 501
ANP 503
ANP 505
ANP 507
ANP 509
ANP 511
ANP 513
ANP 515
Poultry Production
Beef and dairy cattle production
Applied animal breeding
Sheep and goat production
Reproductive physiology and artificial insemination
Animal experimentation and research techniques
Nigerian feeds, feeding stuffs and feeds analysis
pig production
2
2
2
2
2
2
Fully accredited
Second semester 
ANP 502
ANP 504
ANP 506
ANP 508
ANP 510
ANP 598 Elective
ANP 512
Monogastric nutrition
Ruminant nutrition
Pastures and range management
Animal health and disease
Livestock product and processing
Final year project

Animal traction

2
2
2
2
2
2
4
2

Staff List

S/noNameQualificationRankField of SpecializationNature of appt
1Prof. Abubakar KibonPhDProfessorRuminant NutritionAcademic
2Prof. J.U. IgwebuikePhDProfessorMonogastric NutritionAcademic
3Dr. Abubakar A. MubiPh.DSenior Lect.Ruminant Production & ManagementAcademic
4Dr. S. M. MoruppaPh.DSenior Lect.Genetics & BreedingAcademic
5Dr. Masudi. BubePh.DSenior Lect.Pasture & Range MgtAcademic
6Dr. Mohammed Saleh SirPh.DSenior Lect.PhysiologyAcademic
7Mojaba D. IyaM.ScLecturer IIProduction & MgtAcademic
8Isa U. DazalaM.ScLecturer IIProduction & HealthAcademic
9B. D. MidalaM.ScLecturer IIProduction & Range MgtAcademic
10Clement AugustineM.ScLecturer IIMonogastric NutritionAcademic
11Alexander   MidauM.ScLecturer IIProduction &  Range MgtAcademic
12Kamalluddeen UsmanB.ScAssit. LecturerProduction &  Range MgtAcademic
13Fatuma BisherB. ScAssit. LecturerProduction &  Range MgtAcademic
S/No.NameQualificationArea of Specialization
1.Dahiru YunusNDSecretarial Studies
2.Mrs. Saty AnthonySSCEClerical Officer
S/No.NameQualificationArea of Specialization
1Dr. C.C. AlahiraDVMAsst. Vet. Clinician
2Mr. Alexander MidauB.tech.Technologist (Animal Science & range Mgt.
3Mrs. Beatrice EmmanuelNDAnimal Health Pro.Tech (Livestock Supre)
4Joel IsaSSCELivestock Attendant
5Manasseh YerimaSSCEPoultry Attendant
6Iya GudeSSCESupervisor
7Mohammed AbdullahiSSCEStockman
8Amos DrambiSSCEHerdsman
9Abdullahi MohammedSSCEHerdsman
10Abubakar IbrahimSSCEHerdsman
11Mohammed K. InuwaSSCEHerdsman
12Gambo GarbaSSCEFarm Attendant
S/No.NameQualificationArea of Specialization
1Yahya B. KiriHNDLab. Technologist
2Sali MohammedSSCELab. Attendant
3Albert N. UgorjiHNDChief Tech