Mission

The Department is poised to turn out high quality and enterprising graduates of immense significance to the sustainable development of the livestock sub-sector of the economy.

Vision

The Department’s vision is to contribute substantially to the stable development of the livestock industry, thus promoting food self-sufficiency and improvement in the nutrition and health standard of the teeming populace of Nasarawa State in particular and Nigeria in general.

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HOD's Message

 

HOD’s Welcome Speech:Welcome to Department of Animal Science, our business here is that animal agriculture, the department runs undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to awards of B.Agric, M.Sc and PhD in some fields of Animal Science.

Departmental Board

 1 Prof D. M. Ogah Chairman
 2 Prof. M. M. Ari Member
 3 Dr. A.Yakubu Member
 4 Dr. M. M. Adua Member
 5 Dr. S. E. Alu Member
 6 Dr. I. S. Musa Member
 7 Dr. G. Dauda Member
 8 Mr. K. O. Idahor Member
 9 Dr. M. A. Sabuwa Member

Brief Profile

Brief Profile of the Department: The Department of Animal Science is one of the six academic Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Lafia Campus. The Department has facilities and expertise to offer courses and conduct research in the areas on non-ruminant and ruminant animal production, breeding, and genetics and ruminant animal products. The courses in the Department are designed to equip students with the methodology and basic skills for boosting livestock productivity. Research activities are also directed towards a rapid solution of the problems confronting the developing Nigerian Livestock industry.

Programs

  • Undergraduate: B. Agric. Animal Science
  • Postgraduate : PGD . Animal Science
  • M.Sc (Animal  Science)
  • Animal  Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Physiology and Bioclimatology
  • Animal Production and Management
  • D (Animal Science)
  • Animal  Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Physiology and Bioclimatology
  • Animal Production and Management