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IDOWU Olusegun Mark Obafemi 

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Professor Olusegun Mark Obafemi Idowu an indigene of Ado-Odo, Ogun State was born on 2nd October, 1965. He attended Methodist Central School and Alamuwa Grammar School respectively for his primary and secondary educations, all in Ado Odo.  He is a distinguished Scholar and Alumnus of the   Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). He is indeed a thorough bred FUNAABITE having obtained his B. Agric (Hons), M. Agric.  and PhD. in Monogastric Animal Nutrition from Department of Animal Nutrition, FUNAAB.

Professor Idowu joined the services of FUNAAB as a Graduate Assistant in May 1997 and progressed to become a Professor in October, 2014.   His administrative and academic experience traversed the length and breadth of the University system, having acted as Acting Head of Department of Animal Nutrition, Member of University Senate, Member of Senate Business Committee, Chairman-University Central Timetable Committee and Member of University Statutory Committees such as Academic and Curriculum Planning, Senate Coordinating Committee on Examination Results (SECOCER), to just mention a few. He was the Pioneer Coordinator for Foundation Science Programme, in the FUNAAB- Institute for Human Resources Development.  He has various trainings in Open and Distance Programme. His stint for e-learning, open and distance education and learning technologies prompted his participation in several capacity building programmes locally and internationally. He was appointed as the Pioneer Director of FUNAAB Distance Learning Centre, 2015 - 2019.

Prof. Idowu is an icon of repute and has published 60 articles in learned Journals, 20 articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings and Commissioned Organic Poultry Projects. He has supervised over 100 undergraduate students, 35 MSc/M. Agric students and 10 PhD students.   A recipient of so many prizes, honours, grants and commendations nationally and internationally recognized among which are DelPHE Research Grant and EDULINK ACP-EU Co-operation Programme - Training Scholarship.

He belongs to many professional and academic associations such as Nigeria Institute of Animal Science, Nigeria Society for Animal Production, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, World Poultry Science Association among others.

For Professor Idowu, he is not only an achiever in his chosen secular career, he is also a community leader in his home base, Ado Odo, Ogun State, Nigeria and the General Overseer of Ecclesia of Bible Faith, Abeokuta.

(i) West African School Certificate (June, 1985)
(ii) B.Agric. (2nd Class Upper Division)(Animal Nutrition) 31 May , 1994
(iii) M. Agric.- (Monogastric Nutrition) September 10, 1999
(vii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Animal Nutrition (Monogastric)
(August 9, 2004)

a) Monogastric Nutrition with emphasis on using non-conventional ingredients as alternative feed ingredients for poultry and rabbits.
b) Mineral Nutrition of Poultry
c) Reduction in cholesterol contents of poultry products through Hypo-cholesterolemic feedstuffs and feed additives
d) Organic poultry nutrition

A. RESEARCH COMPLETED BUT NOT YET PUBLISHED
I. Effect of copper and probiotic as feed additives on performance, gut microfora, residues in products and cholesterol status of hens .
II. Effect of copper and probiotic as feed additives on performance, gut microfora, residues in products and cholesterol status of broiler chickens.
III. Effects of supplemental probiotic on laying hens fed organic diet.

a. Best Academic Performance at 200 Level Scholarship for 1988/89 Session, College of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
b. Best Academic Performance at 300 Level Scholarship for 1989/90 Session, Department of Animal Nutrition ,College of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
c. Best Academic Performance at 400 Level Scholarship for the 1991/92 Session, Department of Animal Nutrition College of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
d. Oke-Ona Dynasty Fund Scholarship Award 1992.
e. UNAAB/IFSERAR 2010 GRANT /7.5/ N215, 000 on project Effect of copper and probiotic as feed additives on performance, gut microfora, residues in products and cholesterol status of hens .
f. DelPHE 2009/2010 Research Grant ( £59,100) –Project Reference 772. Strengthening Farmer – Research –Linkage in Evaluating Integrated Livestock Feeding Systems involving Protein Banks. FUNAAB/ Njala University Sierra Leone.
g. TETFUND 2010 Conference Grant to 5th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP), Indonesia (October 19-22, 2010).
h. Beneficiary EDULINK ACP-EU Co-operation Programm – Training Scholarship 2009: Institutional Capacity Building For Organic Agriculture in West Africa, Hosted in Coventry University United Kingdom .
i. TETFUND Grant for International Conference 2011 to attend 15th IEASA Conference hosted by Durban University of Technology, South Africa.
j. Travel Grant by West African Network of Organic Agriculture and Research & Training (WANOART) to Train-of-Trainers Workshop on Organic Agriculture at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, August 5-15th 2012.

Director, FUNAAB Distance Learning Programme (DLP)(Dec.2015 –to date)

(1) Member, Nigerian Society for Animal Production
(2) Member, Nutrition Society of Nigeria
(3) Member, Animal Science Association of Nigeria (MASAN)
(4) Member, World Poultry Science Association, Nigeria Branch
(5) Registered Member, Institute of Animal Science of Nigeria

1 Idowu, O.M.O. , Daisy Eruvbetine, Oduguwa, O.O. and Sowande, O.S. (2002) : Effects of exogenous glucocorticoid ( dexamethesone) on growing pullets chicken . Paper presented at the 27th Ann Conf.,Nig . Soc. For Anim. Prod. (NSAP) , March 17-21, 2002,held at Fed. Univ of Tech .,Akure, Nigeria.
2. Idowu, O.M.O. , Oduwefo, A. and Eruvbetine, D. (2002): Hypo-cholesterolemic effects of cassava root sievate in laying chickens diets. Paper presented at the. 7th Ann Conf., Anim. Sci. Ass . of Nig .(ASAN) , Sept. 16-19 2002 at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

3. Idowu, O.M.O., Oladele- Ojo, V. O. and Eruvbetine, D. (2004). Response of plasma cholesterol of laying hen to varining levels of dietary organic and inorganic copper salts. Paper presented at the 9th Ann. Conf. of Animal Science Association of Nigeria, 13- 16th September, 2004 at Ebonyi State University , Abakaliiki, Nigeria .

4. Idowu, O.M.O., Oni, O.O., and Fafiolu, O.A. (2007). Nutrient availability to free range scavenging chickens in rural organic farming system. Paper presented at the 5th National conference of Organic Agriculture Project in tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN) . Held at Federal University of TECNOLOGY, Owerri, Nigeria on 15 – 19th November , 2009.

5. Idowu, O.M.O., Fafiolu, A.O., Oduguwa, O.O.and D. Eruvbetine.(2007) Inorganic and bioplex copper residues in liver, egg and excreta of chickens. Paper presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 3 –4 April 2007, Royal Clifton Hotel and Theatre and Floral Hall Complex, Southport, Lancashire. British Poultry Abstracts. 3(1) : 38-39

6. Idowu, O.M.O. (2010) Effects of Zinc supplementation on laying performance of hens. Paper presented at the 5th International Seminar On Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP) 19 – 22th October 2010, Faculty of Animal Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Pg 395- 397

7. Oni, O.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Oso, A.O., Oni, A.O., Omoare, A.M, Akinusi, F.A.O. and Ogbonna, C.C. (2011). Carcass characteristics and energy utilization of weaner rabbits fed diets containing dried citrus pulp. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Animal Production (NSAP). Held at Merit House Raw materials Research and Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria.

8. Olusegun Mark Idowu, Adeboye Olusesan Fafiolu and Abilawon Bunmi Olaogun (2012): Effect of husbandry systems on productive performance and behaviour of laying chickens reared in the tropics. 2nd IFOAM International Conference on Organic Animal Husbandry:‘TACKLING THE FUTURE CHALLENGES OF ORGANIC ANIMAL HUSBANDRY’ September 12-14, 2012 – Hamburg, Germany.

9 Idowu, O. M. O, Adedokun, A. B and Adedokun, T. A. (2013): External Egg
Qualities of Organically and Conventionally Reared Laying Chicken Fed Diets Containing With or Without Probiotic Supplementation. OAPTIN Annual Conference held Nov. 2013 at Ogun Osun River Basin Authority Headquarter Abeokuta

(i) Idowu, O. (1994): Local Versus Imported Fishmeal in Broiler Diets.
(B.Agric., Research Project, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.Pp 1-107
.(ii) Idowu, O.M.O. (1999):Performance and Nutrient Utilization of Broiler Chickens Fed
Lowered –Protein Levels Under Two Housing Systems. (M.Agric. Dissertation,
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Pp 1-135
(iii) Idowu, O.M.O. . (2004) Effects of Unpeeled Cassava Based-Diets on Performance and Cholesterol Status in Laying Hens.( PhD Thesis, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Pp 1-185

Articles in Learned Journals :
1 Idowu, O.M.O., Eruvbetine Daisy, Oduguwa, O.O., Bamgbose, A.M. and Abiola, S.S. (2003) . Response of finishing broiler chickens fed three energy/protein combinations at fixed E:P ratio. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 30(3) 185-191, Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

2. Idowu, O.M.O., Daisy Eruvbetine, Oguntona, E.B. and Biobaku, W. O. (2004). Effects of unpeeled cassava root meal based diets on egg quality characteristics of Black Harco hens. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 2& 3:. 8 – 16. Published by The World’s Poultry Science Association –Nigeria Branch (WPSA-NB).

3. Idowu, O.M.O. and Eruvbetine Daisy (2005). Performance, digestibility and carcass yield of broiler chickens fed diets containing two fishmeals. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 32 (2) 204-214. Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production, Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

4. Idowu, O.M.O. , Oduwefo, A. and Eruvbetine Daisy (2005). Performance and hypo-cholesterolemic response of laying hens fed cassava root sievate –based diets. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 32 (2) 215- -223, Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production, Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

5.Idowu, O.M.O., Adeniyi, O. A., Jobi, P.A., Iposu, S. O. and Biobaku, W. O. (2006). Effect of partial replacement of wheat offal in rabbit weaner diets with oil palm leaf on performance, nutrient digestibility and carcass characteristics. ASSET Series A, 6 (1) 133 – 142 , Published by the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Available at http:/www.unaab.edu.ng/asset

F6. Idowu, O.M.O., Laniyan, T.F., Kuye, O.A., Oladele-Ojo, V.O. and Eruvbetine, D. (2006): Effect of copper salts on cholesterol, residues in liver, egg and excreta of laying hens. Archivos de Zootecnia , Vol 55 No.212 pp 327-338, Published by Instituto De Zootecnia, Facultad De Veterinaria,Available online at
http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm

7. Idowu, O.M.O. , Idowu, O.A., Oso, A.O., Fafiolu, A.O., Sule, R., Sorongbe, A. and Eruvbetine, D. (2006) Performance and egg quality of laying hens fed cassava root wastes. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 4: 48 – 55. Published by The World’s Poultry Science Association –Nigeria Branch (WPSA-NB) .

F 8. Idowu, O.M.O., Eruvbetine, D., Oguntona, E.B. and Biobaku, W. O. (2007) : Response of laying hens to long term feeding of unpeeled cassava-based diets. GhanaianJournal of Animal Science. Vol. 2 & 3 : 53 –62 Published by The Ghana Society of Animal Production, GSAP.

9. Idowu, O.M.O., Sogunle, O.M., Idowu, O.A., Jegede,A.V., Alabi, E. E., Adenugba, A.O. and Bambgose, A.M. (2007) Performance and Carcass characteristics of weaner rabbits fed diets containing cassava root peel and cassava root sievate. Tropical Journal of Animal Science9 (1) 81-87Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria, Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/tjas

F 10. Peters,S. O.,Idowu, O.M.O., Agaviezor, B. O., Egbede, R. O. and Fafiolu, A.O.(2010). Genotype and Sex Effect on Gastrointestinal Nutrient Content,Microflora and Carcass Traits in Nigerian Native Chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science9 (8): 731-737Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Available online at http://www.pjbs.org/ijps/board.htm

F 11. Sogunle,O.M., Egbeyale,L.T. ,Idowu, O.M.O., Bamidele, O.M., Sodeke, S.A1.,
Sonaike, G.O. and Fanimo, A.O. ( 2010). Dietary influence on body temperature, performance, blood parameters and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens.Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America 1 (5) 778-784Published byScienceHuβ LLC, Milford, Connecticut, 06460 , Available online at http://scihub.org/ABJNA/index.html

F 12. Ajuwon, O.R. and Idowu, O.M.O. (2010) Vitamin C Attenuates Copper-Induced Oxidative Damage in Broiler Chickens.African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(44) 7525-7530,Published by Academic Journals, Nairobi, Available online athttp://www.academicjournals.org/AJB

F13. Ajuwon, O.R. , Idowu, O.M.O., Afolabi, S.A., Kehinde, B.O., Oguntola, O.O. and Olatunbosun, K.O. (2011). The effects of dietary copper supplementation on oxidative and antioxidant system in broiler chickens. Archivos de Zootecnia 60(230)275-282,Published by Instituto De Zootecnia, Facultad De Veterinaria,Available online at
http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/az.htm

F14. Idowu, O.M.O. ,R.O. Ajuwon, Oso, A.O. and Akinloye, O.A. (2011). Effects of zinc supplementation on laying performance, serum chemistry and Zn residue in tibia bone, liver, excreta and egg shell of laying hens.International Journal of Poultry Science 10 (3): 225-230, Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Available online at http://www.pjbs.org/ijps/board.htm

15. Idowu, O.M.O., Eruvbetine Daisy, O.A., Oso, Jegede, A. V. and Fafiolu, A.O.(2010) Plasma and liver cholesterol status of laying hens fed unpeeled cassava root meal based diets. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 7: 66-74, Published by The World’s Poultry Science Association –Nigeria Branch (WPSA-NB)

16. Fafiolu, A.O., Jegede, A. V., Oso, A.O., R.A. Sobayo and Idowu, O.M.O. (2010) Utilization of enzyme supplemented wheat offal – rice bran based diets on performance characteristics and serum biochemistry by meat-chicken. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 37(2)199-206,Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

17. Idowu, O.M.O. (2011)The Effect of Graded Levels of Magnesium Sulphate (MgSO4) in Practical Broiler Starter Diets in the Humid Tropics. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 38 (2) 115-120, Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

F18. Idowu, O.M.O. , Ajuwon, O.R.. Fafiolu , A. O, Oso. A. O, and Akinloye, O.A. (2011). Modulation of Cholesterol and Copper Residue levels in Muscles and Blood Serum of Finishing Broiler Chickens fed Copper and Ascorbic acid supplements Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 10 (8) : 781- 785Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Available online at http://www.pjbs.org/pjnonline/back.htm

19. Oso, A.O. Sobayo R.A. Fafiolu A.O. Jegede A.V. Idowu O.M.O., Lala,A.O., Olayemi W.A. Osho S.O. and Bamgbose A.M. (2011) Growth, apparent digestibility and blood paprmeters of turkeys feddiets containing maize, wheat or sorghumas sole cereal source.Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 8: 43 – 50. Published by The World’s Poultry Science Association –Nigeria Branch (WPSA-NB)

20 Egbeyale, L. T., Idowu, O.M.O.,Sogunle, O. M., Amole, T. A. Ogundipe, B. O. and Adeleye, O. O. (2012)Weight for Weight Replacement of Wheat Offal with Cassava Root Sievate in Growing Rabbit Diet.Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 39(1) 96-103.Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

21 Fasae O.A. , Idowu, O.M.O., Moronkola A.I and Ijaduola, O.A (2012) Availability of cassava residues for goat production in cassava based farming system. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 39(1) 161-168.Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

F22 Njoku,C.P., Aina, A.B.J.. Sogunle, O.M., Idowu, O.M.O. and Osofowora, A.2012.
Effect of feeding duration on performance and carcassCharacteristics of growing pigs.Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research 2 (5): 445-449. s:
http://www.science-line.com/index/; http://www.ojafr.ir

23Olorunsola, R.A. , Eruvbetine, D.,Idowu, O.M.O., Oyekunle, A.M. and Agbaje M.
(2012) Salmonella Excretion Control in Broiler Chickens by probiotics and prebiotic in
Feed Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 9: 160- 165Published by The World’s Poultry Science Association –Nigeria Branch (WPSA-NB).

F24. Jegede, A.V., Oduguwa,O.O., Oso, A. O., Fafiolu, , A.O., Idowu, O.M.O. and Nollet, L. 2012. Growth performance, blood characteristics and plasma lipids of growing pullet fed dietary concentrations of organic and inorganic copper sources. Livestock Science 145: 298-302.Published by Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, Available online at www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18711413?oldURL=y .

F25Oso,A. O., Idowu, O. M. O., Jegede, A. V., Olayemi,W.A., Lala, O. A. and Bamgbose,A. M. 2012. Effect of dietary inclusion of fermented pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) meal on growth, apparent nutrient digestibility and blood parameters of cockerel chicks. Tropical Animal Health and Production 44: 1581-1586. Published by Sringer in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Universty of Edinburgh. Available on line athttp://www.springer.com/home?SGWID=0-0-1003-0- 0&aqId=2260591&download=1&checkval=067806c8d7f6ff40d2c2397446835745

F26 Fafiolu, , A.O, Oduguwa,O.O. ,Idowu,O.M.O., Jegede,A.V., Oso, A. O. and
Oduguwa, B.A. 2012. Effect of in vitro multi-enzyme treatment of fibre content on un-decorticated sunflower seed meal. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 60: 491-499. Published by Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Available on line at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/bahpa/issue/current

F27 Sobayo,R. A. , Oso, A. O. , Adeyemi, O. A., Fafiolu, A. O., Jegede, A. V., Idowu,O. M. O., Dairo,O. U. , Iyerimah,R. B. , Ayoola, O. A. and Awosanya, R. A. 2012. Changes in growth, digestibility and gut anatomy by broilers fed diets containing ethanol-treated castor oil seed (Ricinus communis, L.) meal. Revista Científica UDO Agrícola 12 (3), 660- 667.Official Publication of Escuela de Ingeniería Agronómica of Universidad de Oriente, Available on line at http://udoagricola.udo.edu.ve/V12N3UDOAg/V12N3Sobayo660.pdf‎

28 Fafiolu,A.O., Oso,A.O. ,Idowu,O.M.O., Jegede,A.V., Sobayo,R.A. and Oduguwa.
O.O. 2013. Effect of dietary L-carnitine supplementation of diets containing cashew nut reject meal by broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 40(1): 67-72. Publication of theNigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

F29Oso,A. O. , Idowu,O.M.O., Haastrup,A. S., Ajibade,A. J., Olowonefa,K.O., Aluko,A.O., Ogunade,I.M. , Osho,S.O. and Bamgbose.A.M. 2013. Growth performance, apparent nutrient digestibility, caecal fermentation, ileal morphology and caecal microflora of growing rabbits fed diet containing probiotics and prebiotics. Livestock Science 157 (1), 184-190. Published by Elsevier Ltd, Oxford. Available online athttp://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S1871141313002801

F30Osho,S.O.,Oso,A. O., Akpan,I.E., Ayanniyi,T.A., Fafiolu,A.O., Jegede,A.V., Isah,O.A., Aderinboye,R.A., Dele,P., Ojo,V.O.A., Ogunade,I.M., Durosaro,S.O. , Ekunseitan,D.A., Ayoola, A.A. and Idowu,O.MO. 2013. Effect of varying NDF, ADF, digestible energy levels on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, caecal fermentation, caecal and faecal microflora of growing rabbits. Global Journals of Science Frontier Research 13(1): 5-13. Published by Global Journal Inc.USA. Available online at http://globaljournals.org/GJSFR_ volume13/E_journal_GJSFR(C)_Vol13_Issue_1.pdf

31Osho, S.O.,Oso,A. O., Akpan, I.E., Ayanniyi,T.A., Fafiolu,A.O., Ogunade,I.M.,
Durosaro, S.O. , Idowu, O.M.O., Sobayo, R.A. and Adegbenjo, A.A. 2013. Effect of fibre and digestible energy levels on retail cuts, gut characteristics and morphology of growing rabbits. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production:Vol 40(2)80-91.Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

F32 Osho,S.O.,Oso,A. O., Akpan,I.E., Ayanniyi,T.A., Ogunade,I.M, Durosaro,
S.O. and Idowu,O.M.O. 2013. Health status and blood parameters of weaner rabbits
fed diet containing varying dietary fibre and digestible energy levels. Journals of
Biology, Agriculture and Health care 3 (19), 79-86. Official Publication of the
International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), Available
on line atwww.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/viewFile/9788/9983

F33Akinloye O.A., Oshilaja, R.T., Okelanfa, O.A., Akinloye, D.I. and Idowu, O.M.O. 2013. Hypoglyceamic activity of Alstonia boonei stem back extract in mice.Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America4 (5) 1-5Published byScienceHuβ LLC, Milford, Connecticut, 06460 , Available online at http://scihub.org/ABJNA/index.html

F34 Allison,I.B. , Ekunseitan,D.A., Ayoola, A.A. , Iposu,S.O., Idowu,O.M.O., Ogunade, I.M. and Osho,S.O. 2013. Effects of Beak Amputation and Sex on the Pecking Rate Damage and Performance Parameters of Turkey. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 16:1022-1027. DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2013.1022.1027 URL: http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2013.1022.1027

F35Samuel Olubodun, Bamidele, Nathanael Akinsafe, Agbon Andrew Osarenme,
Idowu, Mark Obafemi, Taiwo Iyabode Olusola, Alegbeleye W. O., and Akinyemi Akanji Adeolu , 2013. Nutrient Utilization, Carcass Quality and Yield of African Mud Catfish, Clarias Gariepinus Fingerlings Fed Varying Dietary Levels of Dry Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Seed Meal. Aquatic Biology Research 2013: 26-33. http://www.sciknow.org/journals/cfp/id/abr.

36. Idowu,O.M.O., Oso,A.O., Adeyemi,O.A., Osho,S.O., Idowu, O.P. A. and Ijaiya, A.T. 2013. Growth response and apparent nutrient digestibility of weaner rabbits fed with diets containing bamboo leaf meal. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production 40 (2) 52-59Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njapNIGERIA

37. Olorunsola,R.A., Eruvbetine,D., Idowu,O.M.O.,Oyekunle and Ogunade, I.M. 2014.Salmonella organism transmission in hatching broiler eggs. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production 41 (1) 230-234Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap

F38.Osofero, S. A. , Otubusin, S.O., Daramola, J. A., Obasa, S. O. and Idowu, O. M. O. 2014 . Performance of Nile TilapiaOreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) under two Polyculture Systems in Bamboo Cages in a Freshwater Reservoir. Journal of Agriculture and BiodiversityResearch. Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 27-35. Published by Online Research JournalsAvailable Online atwww.onlineresearchjournals.org/JABR

F39 Oso ,A.O. , Williams,G.A. , Jegede,A.V., Sobayo,R.A., Idowu,O.M.O., .Fafiolu, A.O., Sogunle,O.M., Akinola,O.S., Adeleye,O.O. ,Olorunsola,I.A.R., Ogunade, I.M., Osho,S.O., Obadire, F.O. and Bamgbose, A.M.2014. Effect ofcombinationofwholemilletfeedingandmannan oligosaccharides supplementationongrowthperformance,serum biochemistryandrelativeorganweightsofgrowingguinea fowl(Numidia meleagris). Livestock Science : 159:46-52by Elsevier Ltd, Oxford,. Available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18711413?oldURL=y

F40 Adebowale, T. O. , Oso, A. O. , Olowofeso, O., Idowu, O. M. and Fafiolu, A. O. 2014. Growth Response, Hematological Indices, and Serum Lipid Profile of Growing Turkeys Fed Diets Supplemented with Niacin and Yeast. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. Volume 15. Number 1:277-284http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/PJST.htmPublished by Akamai University , Hilo, HI, US.

F41. Akapo, O.A., Oso, A.O., Bamgbose, A.M., Sanwo, K.A., Jegede, A.V., Sobayo, R.A., Idowu, O.M.O., Juexin Fan., Lili Li, and Olorunsola, R.A. 2014 Effect of feeding cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) root meal on growth performance, hydrocyanide intake and haematological parameters of broiler chicks. Tropical Animal Health and Production Volume 46.Number 5 .Published by Sringer in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Universty of Edinburgh. Available online at http://www.springer.com/home

42 . A. O. Oso, A.O. Fafiolu, R.A. Sobayo, A.V. Jegede and O.M.O Idowu (2014) Effect of L-Carnitine inclusion and mode of application on organ and tissue lipoproteinsof broiler chickens fed high energy diets under tropical conditions. NigeriaPoultry Science Journal 11: 46-53.

F43 D.J. Omosebi, O.A. Adeyemi, M.O. Sogunle, O.M.O. Idowu and , C.P. Njoku (2014) Effects of duration and level of feed restriction on performance and meat quality of broiler chickens. Arch. Zootec. 63 (244): 611-621.

F44. A. A. Adegbenjo, O. M. O. Idowu, A. O. Oso, O. A. Adeyemi, R. A. Sobayo, O. A. Akinloye, A. V. Jegede, S. O. Osho and G. A. Williams (2014) Effects of dietary supplementation with copper sulphate and copper proteinate on plasma trace minerals, copper residues in meat tissues, organs, excreta and tibia bone of cockerels. Slovak J. Anim. Sci., 47, 2014 (3): 164-171.

45. A.O. Fafiolu, I.O. Otakoya, O.O. Adeleye, L.T. Egbeyale, J.O. Alabi, O.M.O Idowu (2014) Comparing the blood profile of two strains of broiler chickens with varying interval of post hatch feeding.NigeriaPoultry Science Journal 11:196–203

F*46. A.V. Jegede, A.O. Oso, A.O. Fafiolu, R.A. Sobayo, O.M.O Idowu and O.O. Oduguwa (2015) Effect of dietary copper on performance, serum and egg yolk cholesterol and copper residues in yolk of laying chickens. Slovak J. Anim. Sci., 48, 2015 (1): 29–36

F*47. A.O. Lala, A.O. Oso, A.M Ajao, O.M. Idowu and O.O. Oni (2015 ) Effect of supplementation with molecular or nano-clay adsorbent on growth performance and haematological indices of starter and grower turkeys fed diets contaminated with varying dosages of aflatoxin B1. Livestock Science 178 (2015) 209–215.

F*48 Lala. A. O., Ajayi, O. L., Oso, A .O., Ajao, O. M., Oni, O. O., Okwelum, N. &Idowu, O. M. O. (2015): Effect of dietary supplementation with clay-based binders on biochemical and histopathological changes in organs of turkey fed with aflatoxin-contaminated diets. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition.Volume 100(6) 1191-1202 Published by Wiley Blackwell Verlag GmbH

F*49 Irekhore, O. T., Adeyemi, O. M., Idowu, O. M. O., Akinola, O. S. and Bello, K. O. (2016). Growth performance, haematological indices and cost benefits of growing pigs fed cassava peel-meal diets supplemented with Allzyme® SSF. International Journal of Applied Agricultural and Apicultural Research (IJAAAR).Volume 11(1-2) 51-59/ Published by Faculty of Agriculture, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

*50 Oni, O. O., Idowu, O. M. O., Olanite, J.A. and Bamgbose, A.M.(2016). Nutrient intake, growth performance and carcass yield of weaner rabbits fed graded levels of dried citrus (CC. sinesis) pulp. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment ( ASSET).Volume 15(1)60-68 Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

*51 D.J. Omosebi, O.A. Adeyemi, M.O. Sogunle, andO.M.O. Idowu (2016) Effects of feed forms, levels of quantitative feed restriction on performance, carcass quality and cost benefits of broiler chickensNigeria Journal of Animal Production 43 (1) 171-184Published by The Nigerian Society For Animal Production. Nigeria. Available online at Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njapNIGERIA

F*52Alonge, E. O.,Eruvbetine, D., Idowu, O. M. O., Obadina, A.O. and Olukomaiya, O. O. (2017). Effect of dietary feed additives on haematological and serum biochemical parameters of broiler chickens. Journal of Animal and Feed Research.Volume 7 (1) 18-23. Online Publication of Scienceline

F*53Alonge, E. O.,Eruvbetine, D., Idowu, O. M. O., Obadina, A.O., Olukomaiya, O. O., Omotainse, O.S. Ahmad, F.H. and Abiola Y.O. (2017). Effect of antibiotics, probiotic and prebiotic supplementation in broiler diets on performance characteristics and apparent nutrientdigestibilty. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management.Volume 21 (7) 1297-1300. www.bioline.org.br/ia Online Publication of JASEM

*54 Oguntoye M.A., Idowu, O. M. O. and Oso, A.O. (2017). Performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens fed maize-cassava diets supplemented with methionine and inorganic sulphur. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 0(1): ..-…. Publication of theNigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

*55Oguntoye M.A. and Idowu, O. M. O.(2017). Effect of dietary copper and probiotic supplementation on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 4(1): . Publication of theNigerian Society for Animal Production. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njap.

F*56 Adeleye, O.O. Otakoya I.O. Fafiolu A.O. Alabi J.O. Egbeyale L.T. and Idowu O.M.O. 2018. Serum chemistry and gut morphology of two strains of broiler chickens to varying internal of post hatch feeding. Veterinary and Animal Science5: 20-25 Published by Elservier . Avaialble online at www.elservier.com/locate/vas
F*57 Amos, A.T., Idowu, O.M.O., Oso, A.O., Adeleye, O.O., Obembe, O.R., Adediran, A.J. and Amos, A.O. 2019. Blood parameters of lactating sows and their piglets fed fortified ensiled cassava root-leaf blends. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 67:13-25
F*58 Amos, A.T., Idowu, O.M.O., Oso, A.O., Durojaiye O.J., Agazue, K. and Adebowale, A.A. 2019. The chemical composition, anti-nutritional and microbial properties of ensiled cassava root-leaf blends as potential feed in swine diet. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. 42 (4)
F*59 Amos, A.T., Adeleye, O.O., Oso, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Durojaiye, O.J., Adewumi, L. and Saliu, K.G. 2019. Growth performance, cost benefits, haematological and serum indices of gilts fed fortified ensiled cassava root-leaf blends as replacement for maize. Malaysian Society of Animal Production. 22(2): 45 – 57
*60 Amos, A.T., Oso, A.O., Durojaiye, O.J., Agazue, K., Obanla, A.O., Anthony, A.C. Odewale, A.A. and Idowu, O.M.O. 2021. Growth response, economics of production, carcass characteristics and blood profile of weaner rabbits fed ensiled cassava root-leaf blends (ECRLB) as replacement for maize. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 48(1): 152 – 165
*61 Amos, A.T., Kareem, D.U., Amos, A.O. and Idowu, O.M.O. (2021). Nutritional evaluation of differently processed cassava-soya blends in the diets of broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 48(2): 111 – 127. https://doi.org/10.51791/njap.v48i2.2929

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Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
F62. Oduguwa, O.O. , Fafiolu, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O.and Adisa, O.S. (2006). Response of laying hens to diets containing cashew nut reject meal. Proceedings ofAnnual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 28 – 29 March 2006, York University. UK. Published in British Poultry Abstracts, an official publication of British Poultry Science Limited.British Poultry Abstracts. 2 (1) 44 –45. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F63. Fafiolu, A.O., Jegede, A.V., Oso, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Jacobs , S.T. and Baungartner , M. (2007).Effect of dietart carniine supplementation on performance and nutrient metabolisability of starting broiler chickens in diets containing cashew nut reject meal. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 3 –4 April 2007, Royal Clifton Hotel and Theatre and Floral Hall Complex, Southport, Lancashire. Published in British Poultry Abstracts, an official publication of British Poultry Science LimitedBritish Poultry Abstracts. 3(1) : 37-38http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F64. Idowu, O.M.O., Fafiolu, A.O., Oduguwa, O.O.and Eruvbetine, D. (2007) Inorganic and bioplex copper residues in liver, egg and excreta of chickens. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 3 –4 April 2007, Royal Clifton Hotel and Theatre and Floral Hall Complex, Southport, Lancashire. Published in British Poultry Abstracts, an official publication of British Poultry Science LimitedBritish Poultry Abstracts. 3(1) : 38-39 http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F65. Oso, A.O., Bamgbose, A.M. , Fafiolu, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Sobayo, R.A. and Dada, W.O.(2007) Response of chicks to diets containing tiger nut (Cyperus rotundus, Linn.) meal. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 3 –4 April 2007, Royal Clifton Hotel and Theatre and Floral Hall Complex, Southport, Lancashire. Published in British Poultry Abstracts, an official publication of British Poultry Science LimitedBritish Poultry Abstracts. 3(1) : 43-44http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F66. Fafiolu, A.O., Oduguwa, O.O., Bamgbose, A.M., Fanimo, A.O., Jegede, A.V. and Idowu, O.M.O. (2009). Enzyme (Rovabio®) in diets containing undecorticated sunflower seed meal for broiler starters. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 31st March – 1st April 2009,at The Floral Hall Complex, Southport. Published in British Poultry Abstracts, an official publication of British Poultry Science LimitedBritish Poultry Abstracts. 5(1) : 4-5.http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F67 Oke,F.O. ,Oduguwa, O.O. , Fafiolu, A.O., Jegede,A.V., Idowu, O.M.O.and Südekum, K-H.(2010) Effect of yeast and enzyme supplementation on energy metabolisability by broiler chickens fed diets containing malted sorghum sprouts and wheat bran. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch) Held 13-14th April 2010 at The Canada Room , Queen’s University, Belfast, UK Pg 40 http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cbpa20

F68 Fafiolu,. A.O., Oduguwa, O.O., Jegede, A.V., Idowu,O.M.O., Oso, A.O. and Sobayo R.A. (2010). Improvement in the use of undecorticated sunflower seed meal diets with multi-enzyme mixture by growing pullets. Proceedings of Annual Spring Meeting of World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch) Held 13-14th April 2010 at The Canada Room , Queen’s University, Belfast, UK Pg 42.

F69.Idowu,O.M.O. Fafiolu, A.O., Oso, A.O. and Oduguwa, O.O. (2010). Effects of high salt supplementation on Zn residue in tibia bone, liver excreta and egg shell of laying hens. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch) Held 13-14th April 2010 at The Canada Room , Queen’s University, Belfast, UK Pg 45.

F70. Ezennabike,C.C.N. , Oduguwa, O.O., Jegede, A. V., Fafiolu, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O. and Südekum, K-H (2010) Energy metabolisability by broiler chickens fed enzyme supplemented diets. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch) Held 13-14th April 2010 at The Canada Room, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK Pg 49

F71Idowu, O.M.O. (2010) Effects of Zinc supplementation on laying performance of hens. Proceedings of 5th International Seminar On Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP) 19 – 22 October 2010, Faculty of Animal Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia Pg 395- 397

72 Njoku, C.P., Aina, A.B.J, Sogunle, . O.M andIdowu, O.M.O. (2010).Evaluation of feed quantity offered and feed frequency on the performance of growing pigs. Proceedings of the 1st Nigerian International Pig Summit (Mitigating challenges in pig production and marketing), held at institute of Agricultural Research & Training, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria Pg. 86 – 92.

73. Oni, O.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Oso, A.O., Oni, A.O., Omoare, A.M, Akinusi, F.A.O. and Ogbonna, C.C. (2011). Carcass characteristics and energy utilization of weaner rabbits fed diets containing dried citrus pulp. Proceedings of Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Animal Production (NSAP). Held at Merit House/Raw materials Research and Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria. Pg 348 – 350.

F74. Oso, A.O, Bamgbose A.M., Oduguwa, O.O., Jegede, A.V., Fafiolu A.O., Idowu,O.M.O. , Sobayo, R.A., Olayemi, W.A., Lala, O.A. and Oke, F.O. (2012). Performance and serum biochemistry of broiler chicks fed diets containing processed Castol Oil Seed (Ricinus communis) cakes as partial replacement for soyabeam meal. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of WPSA UK Branch held 24 –25 April 2012,Jubilee Campus, Nottingham University, Room LT2, Exchange Building, Nottingham, UK. Official publication of UK Branch of World’s Poultry Science Association Page 37

F75. Olusegun Mark Idowu, Adeboye Olusesan Fafiolu and Abilawon Bunmi Olaogun (2012): Effect of husbandry systems on productive performance and behaviour of laying chickens reared in the tropics. Proceedings of 2nd IFOAM International Conference on Organic Animal Husbandry:‘TACKLING THE FUTURE CHALLENGES OF ORGANIC ANIMAL HUSBANDRY’ September 12-14, 2012 – Hamburg, Germany.

F76.Oso,A. O. , Bamgbose,A. O. , Oduguwa,O. O. , Pirgozliev,V., Idowu,O. M. O.,Adebayo,M., Akapo,O. , Oke, F. O. and Lala, A. O. 2013. effect of dietary inclusion of whole and peeled cassava root on performance, Hydrocyanide intake and serum thiocyanate of turkey poults. British Poultry Abstracts, Vol. 9, No. 1, 44Proceedings of Annual Meeting of WPSA UK Branch. Official publication of UK Branch of World’s Poultry Science Association Page 33 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17466202.2013.842677

77Lala, A.O., Ajao, M.A., Oso, A.O., Idowu, O.M.O., Oni, O.O. and Adejoro, S.O. 2013. Aflatoxin B1. Ed. Jegede, A.V. , Oduguwa, O.O. and Osofowora A.O. Book Proceedings 4th Nigeria International Poultry Summit (NIPS 2013) Food Security through innovative technologies in poultry production. 17-21 February ,2013 held at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

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