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National Open University Exam Past Question – ANP 301 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA ANP 301  INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION

14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION

 

 

 

COURSE CODE:      ANP 301

COURSE TITLE:       INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION

DURATION:            2 HRS

ANSWER ANY 4 QUESTIONS

 

  1. (a) State the problems or constraints of poultry production in Nigeria and what are the guidelines

for improving poultry production (10 marks)

(b) What are the disadvantages of keeping poultry in deep litter housing system? In what ways is

keeping and rearing poultry in battery cages advantageous?  (9 marks). (c) What are non-ruminants? (1 mark)

 

  1. 2. (a) Why must farmers provide a suitable housing for poultry, pigs and rabbits? (5 marks) (b) List the qualities you will look out for when buying feeders and drinkers for your farm?

(5 marks)

(c)  List ten essential amino acids in the nutrition of non –ruminant animals.(5 marks) (d) What are the acceptable practices in a pig lairage? (5 marks)

 

  1. (a) How will you know a healthy rabbits? (10 marks)

(b) Name three swine feeds that are commercially available to farmers in Nigeria.(3 marks) (c) How will you prepare pregnant sows for farrowing? (7 marks)

 

  1. (a) Mention factors affecting egg size. (7 marks)
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(b)  State the six important factors affecting hatchability of poultry eggs.(6 marks)

(c) What is caecotrophy? Mention five breeds of rabbits that are of international origin found in

Nigeria.(7 marks)

 

  1. 5. (a) What are the traits to look for when selecting rabbits for breeding? (7 marks) (b) Give reasons for culling in pig production? (6 marks)

(c)  What are the conditions that make a rabbit susceptible to disease? (7 marks)

 

  1. 6. (a) Summarize the conditionality for selecting boar for servic (6 marks) (b) Discuss pigs breeding cycle. (7 marks)

(c)  What are the measures you will take to minimize pig transport stress? (7 marks)

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