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Name: Dr. Owen, Onyema Joseph

Rank/Status: Lecturer I

Department/Faculty: Animal Science

Nationality: Nigeria

 

 

Qualification

Published Papers

  1. N.A. Berepubo, O.J. Owen, A. Monsi, U.I Oji and E.C. Chukuigwe (1995). Evaluation of sudden death syndrome in rabbit colonies reared under different systems in Rivers State, Nigeria. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences, Vol. 2: 44 – 47.
  2. B.M. Oruwari, O.J Owen and A.O. Amakiri (1997). Effect of Choline in reducing methionine requirement on growth of broilers. Nig. J. Teacher Educ. VI (1 & 2): 97 – 102.
  3. O.J. Owen, J.P Alawa, S.N. Wekhe, A.O. Aniebo, E.M. Ngodigha and A.O. Amakiri (2008). Haematological and Biochemical responses of weaner rabbits fed diets containing graded levels of poultry litter. International Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry. Vol. 4 No. 1: 33 – 37.
  4. E.C. Chukuigwe, D.A. Week and O.J. Owen (2008). Determinants of firm growth in poultry enterprises in Rivers State, Nigeria. Agricultural Journal 3 (5): 392 – 396.
  5. O.J. Owen, E.C. Chukuigwe, A.O. Amakiri and A.O. Aniebo (2008). Bamboo hutches as a replacement for wire mesh cages in rabbit production in Nigeria (2008). Livestock Research for Rural Development. 20 (11): 1 – 5.
  6. O.J. Owen, J.P Alawa, S.N. Wekhe, A.O. Aniebo, E.M. Ngodigha and A.O. Amakiri (2008). Some bacteriological aspects of poultry litter used as feed supplement in rabbit diets. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. Vol. 90, Nos. 5 – 6: 1193 – 1196.
  7. O.J. Owen, E.M. Ngodigha and A.O. Amakiri (2008). Proximate composition of heat treated poultry litter (Layers). International Journal of Poultry Science 7 (11): 1033 – 1035.
  8. O.J. Owen, A.O. Amakiri, E.M. Ngodigha and E.C. Chukuigwe (2008). The Biologic and Economic Effect of Introducing Poultry Waste in Rabbit Diets. International Journal of Poultry Science 7 (11): 1036 – 1038.
  9. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen, E.M. Ngodigha and D.O. Jack (2008). Effect of refined petroleum product (Kerosene) flame and fumes on serum enzyme characteristics of broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science 7 (11): 1039 - 1041.
  10. O.J. Owen, J.P. Alawa, S.N. Wekhe, N.O. Isirimah, E.C. Chukuigwe, A.O. Aniebo, E.M. Ngodigha and A.O. Amakiri (2009). Incorporating Poultry Litter in Rabbit feed: A Solid waste Management Strategy. Egyptian Journal of Animal Production, 46 (1): 63 – 68.
  11. A.O. Amakiri, A. Monsi, S.C. Teme, P.N Ede, O.J. Owen and E.M. Ngodigha (2009). Air quality and micro-meterological monitoring of gaseous pollutants/flame emissions from burning crude petroleum in poultry house. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 91, Nos. 1 – 2: 225 – 232.
  12. A.O. Amakiri, A. Monsi, O.J. Owen and E.M. Ngodigha (2009). Enzyme Serology of broiler chickens exposed to crude petroleum flame and fumes. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. Vol 91, Nos. 1 – 2: 345 – 345 – 348.
  13. O.J. Owen, A.O. Amakiri and E.M. Ngodigha (2009). Physiological responses of weaner rabbits fed graded levels of poultry litter. International Journal of Poultry Science 8 (2): 183 – 187.
  14. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and I.I. Iboh (2009). Effects of refined petroleum product (kerosene) flame and fumes on the performance of broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science 8 (2): 188 – 191.
  15.  A.O. Aniebo; E. S. Erondu and O. J. Owen (2009). Replacement of fish meal           with maggot meal in African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) diets. UDO Agricola 9(3):666-671
  16.  A.O. Aniebo and O. J. Owen (2010). Effects of age and methods of drying on             the proximate composition of house fly larvae (Musca domestica Linnaeus)   meal (HFLM). Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 9 (5): 485-487.
  17. O. J. Owen, A. O. Amakiri and C. I. Ezeano (2010). The cost benefit analysis of           incorporating bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) meal in broiler finishers diet.           Journal of Environmental Issues & Agriculture in Developing Countries 2(1): 131-141
  18. A. O. Amakiri and O. J. Owen (2010). Hematological responses of broiler           chickens exposed to simulated crude petroleum emissions. Journal of Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 92(5): 987-992
  19. A. O. Amakiri, A. Monsi and O. J. Owen (2010). Hormonal responses of broiler chickens to simulated crude petroleum flame and fumes. Journal of Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 92(5): 993-997
  20. O. J. Owen, J. P. Alawa, S. N. Wekhe, A. O. Amakiri and E. M. Ngodigha           (2010). Deep stacking poultry litter as feed ingredients in livestock production. 
  21. a.     Journal of Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 92(7): 1259-1263
  22. V.N. Nyeche; O.J. Owen and L. Ndor (2010). X-Chromatin Status of Rabbits in    Selected Farms in Port Harcourt – Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture        and Biology 12(5)781-784
  23. L. Ndor, O.J.Owen and V. N. Nyeche (2010). Influence of Housing Systems on the   Performance and Reproductive Characteristics of Weaner Rabbits Reared in Port Harcourt,  Nigeria International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 12(6)947-949
  24. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2010). : The Potentialities and challenges of Rabbitary in Nigeria: A Review. Journal of Environmental Issues & Agriculture in Developing Countries 2(2&3):22-27
  25.  A.O. Amakiri and O.J. Owen (2010). Organs weight and performance characteristics of broiler chickens exposed to crude petroleum flame and fumes. Bulletin of Animal Health and Animal Production. 58(3):210-S215
  26.  A, O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen, and I.I. Iboh (2010). Histopathology of the Organs of Broiler Chickens Exposed to Flame and Fumes of Kerosene burning. Bulletin of Animal Health and Animal Production. 58(3):268-272
  27.  E.M. Ngodigha and O.J. Owen (2009). Evaluation of the Bacteriological Characteristics of Poultry Litter as Feedstuff for Cattle. Scientific Research and Essay. 4(3): 188-190
  28. O.J.Owen, A.O.Amakiri and T.A.Karibi-Botoye (2011). Lipid lowering effects of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) in broiler chickens fed finishers’ mash. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 2(6):1038-1041.
  29. O.J.Owen, A.O.Amakiri and T.A.Karibi-Botoye (2011). Sugar lowering effects of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) in experimental broiler finisher chickens. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Reasearch.  4(1): 19-21
  30.  O.J. Owenand A.O.Amakiri (2011). Serological and Haematological Profile of Broiler Finishers’ fed Graded Levels of Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) Meal. Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology. 1: 77-81
  31. O.J. Owen (2011). Proximate composition, energy content and mineral profile of Vernonia amygdalina (Bitter Leaf) meal. Advances in Food and Energy Security.1:36-39
  32. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and E.S. Etokeren (2011). Broiler chicken’s growth rate
  33.  In three different nocturnal lighting regimes. African  Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 11(5): 1-8
  34. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and C.N. Udenze (2011). Comparative Study of Nutritional Value of Two Pasture Grasses Using Weaner Rabbits. New Clues in Sciences. 1: 88-91
  35. A.O.Aniebo, C.A.Odukwe, C.I.Ebenebe, P.K.Ajuogu, O.J.Owen and P.N.Onu (2011). Effect of housefly larvae (Musca domestica) meal on the carcass ans sensory qualities of the mud catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Advances in Food and Energy Security.1:24-28
  36. O.J.Owen, A.O. Amakiri, E.U.David, V.N.Nyeche and L.Ndor (2011). Sustainable Broiler Chicken Production in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture, 3(6):50-56
  37. A O Aniebo, E S Erondu  and O J Owen (2008).Proximate composition of housefly larvae (Musca domestica) meal generated from  mixture of cattle blood and wheat bran. Livestock Research for Rural Development, 20(12). www.lrrd.org/lrrd20/12/anie20205.htm
  38. O.J.Owen  (2011). Introduction of alternative anti-biotic growth promoters (AAGS)  in animal production in Nigeria: A review. Instasci Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1(1):1-5
  39. O.J.Owen, E.V.Okeke and A.O.Amakiri (2011). Probiotics and monogastric animal production in Nigeria.  Instasci Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1(1):6-10
  40.  O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2012). Histopathology of the organs of weaner rabbits fed poultry litter supplemented diets. Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology, 2: 1-4

Academic Papers in Press

  1. A. O. Amakiri; A. Monsi and O.J. Owen (2009). Histopathology of the organs of broiler chickens exposed to crude petroleum flame and fumes. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.
  2. S.N. Wekhe; O.J. Owen and I.G. Amadi (2009). Evaluation of cost of medication of commercial broiler production in the tropics. Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.
  3. A. O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and D.O Jack (2009). Effects of refined petroleum product (Kerosene) flame and fumes on haematological characteristics of broiler chickens. Bulletin of Animal Health and Animal Production.
  4. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2009). The biologic and economic implications of all forage diets in rabbit production. Journal Central European Agriculture.

Conferences

  1. O.J.Owen and N.A. Berepubo (1996). Evaluation of “Sudden Death” syndrome in rabbit colonies raised under different rearing systems in Rivers State, Nigeria. Proceedings 21st Ann. National Conference, Nig. Soc. for Ani. Prod. 24 – 28th March, Uyo. Abs.
  2. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2008). Influence of housing on the performance characteristics of weaner rabbits reared in Port Harcourt – Rivers State. Proc. 13th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN) 15 – 19th September, Abu, Zaria. Pp 406 – 408.
  3. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and D.O. Jack (2008). Effect of refined petroleum product (kerosene) flame and fumes on serum enzyme characteristics of broiler chickens. Proc. 13th Ann. Conf. Animal Scinece Association of Nigeria (ASAN) 15 – 19th Sept., ABU, Zaria. pp. 121 – 123.
  4. A.O. Aniebo, S.N. Wekhe, O.J. Owen and I.C. Okoli (2008). Assessment of volume and value of slaughter animals figures in Rivers State – Nigeria. Proc. 45th Ann. Congress, Nigerian Veterinary Med. Asso., Imo. Abs.
  5. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and D.O. Jack (2009). Effects of refined petroleum product (kerosene) flame and fumes on haematological characteristics of broiler chickens. Proc. 34th Ann. Conf. Nig. Soc. for Ani. Prod. (NSAP), Uyo March 15th – 18th pp 41 – 44.
  6. O.J. Owen, A.O. Amakiri and E.M. Ngodigha (2009). Physiological responses of weaner rabbits fed graded levels of poultry litter. Proc. 34th Ann. Conf. Nig. Soc. for Ani. Prod. (NSAP), Uyo March 15th – 18th pp 214 – 218.
  7. E.M. Ngodigha, C.D. Gbarale, C. L. Eze and O.J. Owen (2009). Ruminant manure: An alternative source of renewable energy. Proc. 34th Ann. Conf. Nig. Soc. for Ani. Prod. (NSAP), Uyo March 15th – 18th pp 254 – 255.
  8. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2009). Rabbitary in Nigeria: The Potentialities, Opportunities and challenges: A Review. Proc. International Conf. on Global food crisis, FUT, Owerri. April 19 – 24th. pp 79 – 82.
  9. O.J. Owen, A.O. Amakiri, E.U. David, V.N. Nyeche and L. Ndor (2009). Proximate composition, energy content and mineral profile of Vernonia amygdalina (Bitter Leaf) meal. Proc. 14th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 14th – 17th September, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Pp 173 - 176
  10. 10.    A, O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen, and I.I. Iboh (2009). Histopathology of the Organs of Broiler Chickens Exposed to Flame and Fumes of Kerosene burning. Proc. 14th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 14th – 17th September, Ogbomoso, OyoState pp 286 – 288.
  11. L. Ndor, O.J. Owen and V.N. Nyeche (2009). Influence of Housing Systems on the Performance and Reproductive Characteristics of Wearner Rabbits Reared in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Proc. 14th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 14th – 17th September, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Pp 484 - 486
  12. V.N. Nyeche; O.J. Owen and L. Ndor (2009). X-Chromatin Status of Rabbits in Selected Farms in Port Harcourt – Nigeria. Proc. 14th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 14th – 17th September, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Pp 60 – 61
  13. O.J. Owen, J.P. Alawa, S.N. Wekhe,  E.M. Ngodighaand A.O. Amakiri (2009). Deep Stacking Poultry Litter as Feed Ingredient in Livestock Production. Proc. 14th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 14th – 17th September, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Pp 439 – 441.
  14. A. O. Amakiri; A. Monsi and O.J. Owen (2010). Histopathology of the organs of broiler chickens exposed to crude petroleum flame and fumes. Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc. for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March,Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.116-122
  15. O.J. Owen, J.P. Alawa, S.N. Wekhe, E.M. Ngodighaand A.O. Amakiri (2010). Histopathology of the organs of weaner rabbits fed poultry litter supplemented diets. Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc. for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March,Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.123-125.
  16. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri Japanese quail (Cortunix cortunix japonica): its potentialities, opportunities and challenges (2010). Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc. for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March,Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.333-335
  17. A.O. Amakiri and O.J. Owen (2010). Organs weight and performance characteristics of broiler chickens exposed to crude petroleum flame and fumes. Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc.for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March,Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.336-340.
  18. O.J. Owen, A. O. Amakiri and C. I. Ezeano (2010). The cost benefit analysis of incorporating bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) meal in broiler finishers diet. Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc.for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March,Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.670-674
  19. O.J. Owen and A.O. Amakiri (2010). The biologic and economic implications of all forage diets in rabbit production. Proc. 35th Conf. Nig. Soc. for Anim. Prod.14th-17th March, Univ. of Ibadan. Pp.675-678
  20. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and E.S. Etokeren (2009). Broiler chicken growth rate and feeding behaviour in three different nocturnal lighting regimes. Proc. 15th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 13th – 16th September, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Pp 406 – 408.
  21. O.J.Owen, A.O.Amakiri and T.A. Karibi-Botoye (2010). Assessment of Some Serum Metabolites and Ezymes of Broiler Finisher Chickens’ Fed Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) Meal Diets. Proc. 15th Ann. Conf. Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), 13th – 16th September, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Pp 220 – 222..
  22. A.O. Amakiri, O.J. Owen and C.N. Udenze (2011). Comparative Study of Nutritional Value of Two Pasture Grasses: Panicum Maximum (Guinea Grass) and Pennisetum Purpureum (Elephant Grass) Using Weaner Rabbits. Proc. 36th Conf. Nig. Soc.for Anim. Prod.13th-16th March, ,Abuja. Pp.302-304
  23. .   O.J.Owen (2011). Introduction of Alterative Antibiotic Growth Promoters (AAGS) in Animal Production in Nigeria. (2011). Proc. 36th Conf. Nig. Soc .for Anim. Prod.13th-16th March, ,Abuja. Pp.700-703
  24. O.J.Owen, E.V.Okeke and A.O.Amakiri  (2011). Probiotics and Monogastric Animal Production in Nigeria.  Proc. 36th Conf. Nig. Soc .for Anim. Prod.13th-16th March, ,Abuja. Pp.752-754

Work Experiences

Community Services

University Academic Activities

International Proceeding

  1. O.J.Owen, A. O. Amakiri and T.A. Karibi-Botoye (2010). Sugar-Lowering Effects of Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) in Experimental Broiler Finisher Chickens. 4th Annual Nutrition Epidemiological Conference 4th-8th October, Nairobi-Kenya
  2. O.J. Owen, A.O. Amakiri, E.U. David, V.N. Nyeche and L. Ndor (2010). Sustainable Broiler Chicken Production in Nigeria. Proceedings of International Conference on Research and Development. Nov. 23-26th, 2010 Accra-Ghana. 3(13):1-7

Professional Affiliation

  1. Nigerian Society for Animal Production NSAP (Member)
  2. Animal Science Association of Nigeria ASAN (Member)
  3. Nigerian Institute of Animal Science NIAS (Member)
  4. African Nutrition Science Ghana ANS (Member)
  5. International Research and Development Institute (Member)

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