Prof. Samuel Duru

Prof. Samuel Duru

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The Department of Animal Science is one of the six Departments that make up the Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. It was established in 1962 with five areas of specialization, namely: Ruminant Nutrition, Monogastric Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Reproductive Physiology and Pasture Agronomy/Range Management.

The Department has specialized Service Units such as the Meat and Animal Products Laboratory, Biochemistry Laboratory and an Animal Farm for practicals and research. The proximity and the cooperation that exist between the Department and National Animal Production research Institute (NAPRI), Shika, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in terms of manpower and research facilities has been an added advantage to the Department, especially in the training and supervision of Postgraduate students..

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