Sowande, O. S: Publications

A) Thesis/Dissertation

  1. Sowande, O. S. 1994. Duck Production in Odeda Local Government, Ogun State. B. Agric. Project, University of Agriculture Abeokuta. 63 pages.
  2. Sowande, O. S. 1999. Utilization of Magnesium Salts by West African Dwarf Goats. M. Agric. Dissertation, University of Agriculture Abeokuta. 53 pages
  3. Sowande, O. S. 2005. Response of West African Dwarf Sheep to Dry Season Feed Based on Preserved Elephant Grass, Layers’ Droppings and Cassava Peels. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Agriculture Abeokuta. 178 pages.

B) Journal Articles:

  1. Sowande, O. S., Aina, A. B. J., Oduguwa, O. O., Biobaku, W. O. and Abiola, S. S. 2000. The performance of West African Dwarf goats on dietary magnesium sulphate supplements. Tropical Journal of Animal Science. 3(2): 21 — 25. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Available on line at http://ajol.info/index.php/tjas/issue/view/6792 .
  1. Sowande, O. S. and Aina, A. B. J. 2001. Magnesium nitrate as dietary additive in the nutrition of West African Dwarf goats. Archivos de Zootecnia. 50(191): 335 — 341. Published by the University of Corboda, Spain. Available online at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma_global=0&revista=50&indice=17 .
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Yusuf, A. O., Sogbade, L. A. and Sowande, O. S., 2002. Evaluation of different combinations of palm kernel cake and cotton seed cake — based diets on the performance of West African Dwarf goats. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 29(2): 189 — 194. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Available on line at cababstractsplus.org/abstract/Abstract.aspx?AcNo=20043076573. Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Oluwasanmi, O. R., Oyesanya, N. K., Farinde, A. O., Akanbi, O. E., Fadipe, T. A. and Sowande, 0. S. Comparative rumen degradability of forages, agricultural by-products and baobab bark in sheep. Archivos de Zootecnia. 53(203): 321— 324. Published by the University of Corboda, Spain. Available online at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma_global=0&revista=53&indice=1 . Spain.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Olumotanmi, O.O. and Osineye, M. O. 2004. The effect of Alkali from woodash solution on the chemical composition and in vitro digestibility of sawdust. ASSET Series A. 4(1):49-54. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Available online at cababstractsplusorg/abstracts/Abstract.aspx?AcNo=20063026667. Nigeria.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Fasae O. A., Ojedokun, O. J., Okunola, O. S. and Aina, A. B. J. 2007. Comparative evaluation of blood mineral status of West African dwarf sheep and goats managed under extensive and semi-intensive systems of management. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 34(1): 94 – 99. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Olayode, B.A.A. and Egbeyale, L.T. 2007. Effect of diet quality on feeding time and performance of West African dwarf sheep. Archivos de Zootecnia. 56(216): 943 – 946. Published by University of Corboda, Spain. Available online at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma_global=0&revista=56&indice=136.
  1. Bawala, T. O., Sowande, O.S., Talabi, A. O., Rosanwo, F. O., Folorunsho, O. R. and Fajimi, A. K.2007. Microbiological studies on the implication of harnessing bovine blood rumen content in livestock feeds. Tropical Journal of Animal Science. 10 (1): 177 — 182. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Sowande, O. S. and Idowu, O.O. 2007. Effect of period of concentrate supplementation on performance of goats grazing natural pasture. Tropical Journal of Animal Science. 10 (2): 499— 503. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Oluboyede, T. A., Sowande, O. S. and Arigbede, O. M. 2007. Effect of types of concentrate supplement on feed intake and performance of West African Dwarf sheep fed Panicum maximum as basal diet. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 8(1): 33 – 39.Published by Institute for Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan, Nigeria. Available online at http://moorjournal.us/archives.php. Nigeria.
  1. Sowande, O.S., Odufowora, E.B., Adelakun, A.O. and Egbeyale, L.T. 2008. Mineral concentration in blood of West African dwarf sheep and goats grazing natural pastures during wet and dry seasons. Archivos de Zootecnia. 57 (218): 275 – 278. Published by the University of Corboda, Spain. Available online at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma_global=0&revista=57&indice=142.
  1. Sowande, O. S. and Sobola, O.S. 2008. Body measurements of West African dwarf sheep as parameters for estimation of live weight. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 40 (6): 433 –439. Published by Springer UK in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK. Available online at http://link.springer.com/journal/11250/40/6/page/1. United Kingdom.
  1. Sowande, O.S., Aina, A. B. J., Oguntona, E. B., Fanimo, A. O., Adewole, F. A. and Adesanya, O. A. 2008. Storage characteristics, digestibility and nitrogen balance in West African dwarf sheep fed preserved elephant grass, caged layer waste and cassava peel diets during dry season. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 35 (2): 223 – 230. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Aina, A. B. J., Oguntona, E. B., Fanimo, O. A., Unaka, V. U., Hassan, T. A. and Oseni, M. O. 2008. Performance, blood biochemical constituents and mineral balance of West African dwarf sheep fed preserved Elephant grass, layers’ droppings and cassava peel diets during dry season. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 35(1): 90 – 102. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Oyewale, B. F. and lyasere, O.S. 2010. Age- and sex-dependent regression models for predicting the live weight of West African Dwarf goat from body measurements. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 42 (5): 969 – 975. Published by Springer UK in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK. Available online at http://link.springer.com/journal/11250/42/5/page/1. United Kingdom.
  1. Egbeyale, L. T., Abiola, S. S., Fanimo, A. O., Oduguwa, O.O., Sogunle, O. M. and Sowande, O. S. Effect of chemical treatments on microflora species on eggshell and hatchability of broiler eggs. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 37(1): 25 33. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Nigeria.
  1. Fasae, O. A., Sowande, O. S. and Popoola, A. A. 2010. Evaluation of selected leaves of trees and foliage of shrubs as fodder in ruminant production. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment. 10(2): 36 – 44. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Available online at http://journal.unaab.edu.ng/index.php/JAgSE/issue/ .
  1. Okwelum, N., Iposu, S. O., Sowande, O. S., Smith, O. F., Takeet, M. I., Olugbogi, E. I. and Rahman S. A. 2011. Prevalence of trypanosome infection in trade cattle at slaughter in Lafenwa abattoir, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Commonwealth Veterinary Association 27: 239 – 241. Published by Commonwealth Veterinary Association in conjunction with European Union, Berlin. (Germany).
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Iposu O. S., Sonibare A. O., Sogunle, O. M., and Adegbite J. A. 2011. Effect of diets containing different nutrient density on performance and faecal egg count of West African Dwarf rams. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 38: 155 – 160. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Adeleye, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Bawala, T. O., Bemji, M. N., Olayode, B. A. and Oni, A. O. 2011. Effects of feed restriction and realimentation on performance and nitrogen utilisation in growing West African dwarf rams. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment. 11 (2):76-89. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
  1. Oni, A. O., Arigbede, M.O., Sowande, O. S., Anele, U. Y., Oni, O.O., Onwuka, C. F. I., Onifade, O. S., Yusuf, K. O., Dele, P. A. and Aderinboye, R. Y. 2012. Haematological and serum biochemical parameters of West African dwarf goats fed dried cassava leaves based concentrate diets. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44(3): 483 – 490. Published by Springer UK in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK. Available online at http://link.springer.com/journal/11250/44/3/page/1. United Kingdom.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Orebela, B. A. and lyasere, O. S. 2012. Age- and sex-dependent regression parameters for estimating live weight from body measurements of West African Dwarf sheep. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 39: 169- 179. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Martins, O. A., Salami, Z. F. and Egbeyale, L. T. Effects of method of offering forage and concentrate on growth performance, blood biochemical constituents and carcass characteristics of West African dwarf sheep. Journal of Applied Agricultural Research. 4: 55-60. Published by Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria. Nigeria.
  1. Ayankoso, M. T., Sowande, O. S., Iposu, S. O., Sonibare, O. A., Oni, A. O., Sowande, O. K. and Adekunle, A. 2012. Effects of diet containing different protein-energy densities on the performance of semi-intensively raised West African dwarf sheep. Journal of Applied Agricultural Research. 4: 53 – 59. Published by Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Bawala, O. T., Sowande, O. S. and Adegbenjo, F. D. 2012. Performance and digestibility of West African Dwarf sheep fed varying forage and concentrate ratios. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 14: 113 – 120. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/tjas.
  1. Ayankoso, M. T., Sowande, O. S., Iposu, S. O., Sonibare, O. A., Oni, A. O., Sodipe, O. G., Sowande, O. K. and Adekunle, A. 2012. Effect of diets with different protein-energy density on the gastrointestinal nematode status of semi- intensively managed West African dwarf sheep. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 14: 164 – 173. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/tjas.
  1. Yusuf, A. O.,Oyebanji,O. O., Yusuf, O. A.,Ekunseitan, D. A., Adeleye,  K A., Sowande, O. S. and Fasae, O. A. 2012. Blood profile of West African dwarf goats fed Panicum maximum supplemented with Newbouldia laevis Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 60: 481 – 490. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/bahpa. Kenya.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Sogunle, O. M., Akinbami, V. A., Oyebanji, O. O., Yusuf, O. A., Ekunseitan, D. A., Adeleye, K. A. and Aina, A. B. J. 2013. Accessing the nutritional composition and phytochemical screening of Panicum maximum and Newbouldia laevis Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 40(2): 161- 167. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Nigeria.
  1. Dele, P. A., Olanite, J. A., Arigbede, O. M., Sowande, O. S., Ojo, V. O. A., Jolaosho, A. O., Idehen, J. O. and Amole, T. A. 2013. Microelement contents of two Panicum maximum varieties as influenced by manure and season. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 40 (1): 160 – 171. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Oni, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Oduguwa, B. O., Yusuf, K. O., Arigbede, O. M. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2013. Haematological and serum biochemical parameters of West African Dwarf goats fed ensiled cassava leaves with or without molasses and caged layer waste. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 40(1): 134 – 142. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Egbeyale, L. T., Sogunle, O. M., Abiola, S. S., Ozoje, M. O., Sowande, O. S. and Adeleye, O. O. 2013. Effect of weight and strain on the egg component utilization and embryonic weight during incubation. Archivos de Zootecnia. 62(238): 191 – 198. Published by University of Corboda, Spain. Available online at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma_global=0&revista=62&indice=175.
  1. Oduguwa, B. O., Adedeji, A. A., Sowande, O. S., Isah, O. A. and Amole, T. A. 2013. Estimation of live weight from linear body measurements of three African breeds of cattle under extensive management system in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 15: 1 – 9. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/tjas.
  1. Oni, O., Oduguwa, B. O., Sowande, O. S., Omemu, A. M., Atayese, A. O., Dele, P. A., Aderinboye, R. Y., Arigbede, O. M. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2013. Effects of molasses and storage period on the chemical, microbial and fermentation characteristics of guinea grass – cassava leaves silage. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 61: 587 – 596. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. Available online http://www.ajol.info/index.php/bahpa. Kenya.
  1. Ayo-Ajasa, O. Y., Aina, A. B. J., Agaviezor, B. O., Ozoje, M. O. and Sowande, O. S. Variation in growth and linear Body measurements of rabbits due to generation differences, housing systems, sex and season. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 4(11): 1339-1347. Published by Sciencedomain International, USA. Available online at www.sciencedomain.org. DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/6745. United States of America.
  1. Olayode, B. A., Sowande, O. S., Bemji, M. N., Bawala, T.O., Ajagbe, O.O. and Oni, A. O. 2014. Effect of feed quality restriction on changes in body measurements and carcass characteristics of West African dwarf sheep. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 41(2): 116 – 123.  Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Okwelum, N. I., lposu, S. O., Sowande, O. S., Smith, O. F., and Takeet, M. I. 2014. Epidemiological survey of haemoparasitic infection in trade cattle at slaughter in Lafenwa abattoir, Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 41(2): 182 – 186. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Oni, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Oni, O. O., Aderinboye, R. Y., Dele, P. A., Ojo, V. O. A., Arigbede, O. M. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2014. Effect of additives on fermentation of cassava leaf silage and ruminal fluid of West African dwarf goats. Archivos de Zootecnia. 63: 449 – 459. Published by University of Corboda, Spain.
  1. Sodipe, O. G., Sowande, O. S., Bello, R. A., Odebiyi, C. O. and Abioja, M. O. 2014. Seasonal variation in physiological and haematological indices of West African dwarf goats. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science 16: 28 – 38. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Sodipe, O. G., Sowande, O. S., Abioja, M. O., Adeleye, O. O., Akintayo, H. and Adebowale, R. A. 2014. Haematological and physiological parameters of West African dwarf goats as influenced by coat variation and sex. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 62: 305 – 314. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya.
  1. Okwelum, N. I., lposu, S. O., Sowande, O. S. and Smith, O. F. 2014. Leukocyte profile of different breeds of the Nigerian cattle in haemoparasitic infection. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 62: 285 – 290. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya.
  1. Adewumi, O. O., Yusuff, R. O., Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S., Fasae, O. A., Ojo, V. O. A. and Egbeyale, L. T. 2014. Feed intake, digestibility, milk pH and blood parameters of West African dwarf sheep fed dietary fibre-protein levels. Journal of Animal Production Research. 26: 79-89. Published by National Animal Production Research Institute, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  1. Abatan, O., Oni, A. O., Adebayo, K., Iposu, S., Sowande, O. S. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2015. Effects of supplementing cassava peels with cassava leaves and cowpea haulms on the performance, intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilization of West African Dwarf goats. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 47: 123 – 129. Published by Springer UK in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK. United Kingdom.
  1. Daramola, J. O., Abiona, J. A., Smith, O. F., Isah, O. A., Sowande, O. S., Olaniyi, M. O. and Olanite, J. A. 2015. Effect of Mucuna (Mucuna pruriens) on spermiograms of West African dwarf bucks. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems. 18(2): 145 – 150. Published by
  1. Ayo-Ajasa, O. Y., Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S., Egbeyale, L. T., Ozoje, M. O., Agaviezor, B. O. and Abel, F. A. S. 2015. Haematology and serum profile of rabbits due to generation interval, housing systems and sex. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 42(1): 60 – 70. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Ayo-Ajasa, O. Y., Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S., Egbeyale, L. T., Ozoje, M. O., Oso, A. O., Abiona, B. O. and Abel, F. A. S. 2015. Effect of generational differences, housing systems and seasonal variations on the reproductive performance of rabbits raised in humid tropics. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 42(2): 103 – 110. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Sonibare, O. A., Sodipe, O. G. and Sowande, O. S. Newbouldia laevis leaves extract: Nutritive value, phytochemical constituents and effect on growth performance and faecal egg count reduction in West African dwarf rams raised semi-intensively. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 43(1): 239 – 246. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Nigeria.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Ademokoya, A. J., Ogun, M. A., Raheem, A. A., Odunfa, O. A., Akinyemi, B. T., Adelusi, O. O. and Sowande, O. S. Performance and haematological parameters of West African dwarf goats fed varying levels of Newbouldia laevis inclusion. Archivos Latinoamericanos de Produccion Animal. 24(1):63 – 68. Published by Latin American Association of Animal Production. Venezuela.
  1. Saka, A. A., Sowande, O. S., Oni, O. A., Adewumi, O. O., Ogunleke, F. O. and Sodipe, O. G. 2016. Performance evaluation and haematological parameters of West African dwarf goats fed graded level of raw and fermented malted sorghum sprout. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 18(2): 444 – 457. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Oderinwale, A., Oluwatosin, B. O., Bemji, M. N. and Sowande, O. S. 2016. Effects of concentrate diets supplementation of pregnant Kalahari Red goats grazed on Chloris gayanaon performance characteristics in South-Western Nigeria.  Options Mediterranean, Series A: 261-267. Published by International Centre for Advance Mediterranean Agronomic Studies. Spain.
  1. Sonibare, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Iposu, S. O., Luka, J., Ayankoso, M. and Egbetade, A. O. 2016. Performance and parasitology of semi-intensively managed West African dwarf sheep exposed to gastrointestinal helminth infected paddocks and varied protein-energy feeds. Iran Journal of Parasitology. 11 (4): 559 – 567. Published by Tehran University of Medical Sciences in conjunction with Iranian Society of Parasitology.
  1. Oni, O. A., Yusuf, A. O., Oni, O. O., Adelusi, O. O., Areegbe, A. O., Sowande, O. S. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2017. The impact of extraction methods on chemical composition and phyto chemical constituents of common browse plants and selected tree species. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 19(1): 85 – 100. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Dele, P. A., Akinyemi, B. T., Amole, T. A., Okukenu, O. A., Sangodele, O. T., Sowande, O. S., Olanite, J. A., Arigbede, O. M. and Jolaosho, A. O. 2017. Effect of manure type and season of harvest on the forage yield, quality and macro-elements of two Panicum maximum Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 19(1): 265 – 282. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Nigeria.
  1. Adewumi, O. O., Okwelum, N., Williams, T. J., James, I. J., Sowande, O. S., Akinlabi, E, T., Osunlaja, Adeleye, Omololu, B. A., Mufutau, S. O. and Jinad, R.O. 2017. Effect of protein dietary protein levels on milk component, udder parameters, blood and physiological indices of West African dwarf goat. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 44(2): 161 – 172. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Oderinwale, O. A., Oluwatosin, B. O., Sowande, O. S.Bemji, M. N., Amosu, S. D., Sanusi, G. O. 2017. Concentrate supplementations of grazing pregnant Kalahari Red goats: Effects on pregnancy variables, reproductive performance, birth types and weight of kids. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 49: 1125 – 1133. Published by Springer UK in association with Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK. United Kingdom.
  1. Adeyanju, S. O., Arigbede, O. M., Oluwatosin, B. O. and Sowande, O. S. 2017. In-vitro gas production characteristics of the extracts and residues of four multipurpose tree seeds. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 13(2): 137-142. Published by Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, Nigeria.
  1. Oni, A. O.Abatan, A.Adebayo, K., Sowande, O. S., Iposu, S. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2017. Effects of supplementing cassava peels with cassava leaves and cowpea haulms on the rumen environment and blood profile parameters of West African dwarf goats. Archivos de Zootecnia. 66: 395 – 402. Published by University of Corboda, Spain. Spain.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Mlambo, V., Sowande, O. S. and Solomon, R. 2017. Oxidative stress biomarkers in West African Dwarf goats reared under intensive and semi-intensive production systems. South African Journal of Animal Science. 47 (3): 281 – 289. Published by the South African Society for Animal Science. South Africa.
  1. Oni, A. O., Ajayi, O. M., Sowande, O. S., Adenaike, A. S. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2017. Effects of selected multipurpose, medicinal and aromatic plants on in vitro methane production and microbial diversity. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 65: 577 – 589. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya.
  1. Adekunle, E. O., Daramola, J. O., Onagbesan, O. M. and Sowande, O. S. Cryosurvival of goat spermatozoa in tris-egg yolk extender supplemented with vitamin E. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 65: 819 – 826. Published by African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Kenya. Kenya.
  1. Olaniyi, T. A., Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S. and Williams, T. J. 2018. Influence of dietary mineral sources on milk yield and composition of West African dwarf does. Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice. 3:19 – 26. Published by Integrity Research Journals.
  1. Ikyume, T. T., Sowande, O. S., Dele, P. A., Yusuf, A. O., Monday, S., Egunjobi, O. K. and Fatoba, O. 2017. Effects of varying levels of garlic (Allium sativum) powder on growth, apparent nutrient digestibility, rumen ecology, blood profile and cost analysis of feeding West African dwarf goats. Malaysian Journal of Animal Science. 20(2):61 – 74. Published by Malaysian Society of Animal Production. Malaysia.
  1. Yusuf, A. O., Sowande, O. S., Aina, A. B. J., Sonibare, O. A. and Oni, A. O. 2018. Oxidative status of growing West African dwarf goat kids fed diets containing different nutrient density. Comparative Clinical Pathology. 27:1 – 7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-0182640-6. Published by Springer, London. United Kingdom.
  1. Adekunle, E. O., Daramola, J. O., Sowande, O. S., Abiona, J. A., and Abioja, M. O. 2018. Effects of apple and orange juices on quality of refrigerated goat semen. Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 63(1):53 – 65. Published by University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture. Serbia.

(C) Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings:

 

  1. Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S., Yusuf, A. O. and Sogbade, L. A. 1999. Replacement value of Palm Kernel Cake for Cotton Seed Cake on the performance of West African Dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Ologhobo, A. D., Bamgbose, A. M., Egbunike, G. N., Iyayi, E. A., Adewunmi, M. K. andAdesehinwa, A. O. K., (Eds.), 87— 90. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Adebisi, I. A. and Sowande, O. S. 2001. Comparative effect of local potash, common salt, bone meal and ruminant mineral premix on the performance of West African Dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), Salako, F. K., Lagoke, S. T. O., Aina, A. B. J., Eruvbetine, D. and Dipeolu, A. O. (Eds.), 242-245. Published by Agricultural Society of Nigeria.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Akinleye, B. C., Ogundipe, B. A. and ldowu, O. M. O. 2002. Nutritive potentials of sawdust from mixed wood species. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Aletor, V. A. and Onibi, G.E., (Eds.), 99 — 100. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Idowu, O. M. O., Eruvbetine, D., Oduguwa, O.O. and Sowande, O. S. Effects of exogenous glucocorticoid (Dexamethasone) on growing pullet chickens. Proceedings of the 27thAnnual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Aletor, V. A. and Onibi, G. E., (Eds.), 22— 24. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Akapo, O. A. and Alo, O. E. 2004. Chemical composition and nutrient digestibility of wood ash treated sawdust of two particle sizes in West African Dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 29thAnnual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Tukur, H. M., Hassan, W. A., Maigandi, S. A., Ipinjolu, J. K., Daneji, A. I., Baba, K. M. and Olorede, B. R. (Eds.), 359 — 363. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O.S., Okunola, O. S., Fasae, O. A. and Aina, A. B. J. 2005. Comparative biochemical evaluation of mineral status of goats under two management systems. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production(NSAP), Onah, D. N., Ani, A. O., Ugwu, S. O. C., Ezeokonkwo, R. C., Ihedioha, J. I. and Chah, K. F.(Eds.), 136—139. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Ogunjobi, G. T. and Aina, A. B. J. 2008. Effect of feed trough shapes and methods of feeding on performance and blood biochemical constituents of West African dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 33th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Adeyemi, O. A., Ogungbesan, A. M., Dada, A. O., Eniolorunda, O.O., Awojobi, H. A., Oke, D. B. and Agunbiade, J. A. (Eds.), 609 — 611. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Sowande, O. S., Adenuga, T. L. and Aina, A. B. J. 2008. Effect of feed trough shapes and feeding method on the performance and blood biochemical constituents of West African dwarf sheep. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Bawa, G. S., Akpa, G. N., Jokthan, G. E., Kabir, M. and Abdu, S. B. (Eds.), 110— 112. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S., Fasae, A. O., Oloko, O.O. and Oderinde, O.O. 2009. Traditional sheep and goat rearing and taboos in south-western Nigeria. Proceedings of the 14thAnnual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Akinlade, J. A., Olayeni, T. B., Rafiu, T. A., Akinwunmi, A. O., Aderinola, O. A., Ojebiyi, O. O. and Odunsi, A. A.(Eds.), 575 —577. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Lamidi, A. A., Aina, A. B. J., Sowande, O. S. and Jolaosho, A. O. 2009. Assessment of Panicum maximum (Jacq), Gliricidia sepium (Jacq) and Gmelina arborea (Roxb)-based diets as all year round feed for West African dwarf goat. Proceedings of the 14thAnnual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Akinlade, J. A., Olayeni, T. B., Rafiu, T.A., Akinwunmi, A. O., Aderinola, O. A., Ojebiyi, O. O. and Odunsi, A. A. (Eds.), 582 —584. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Iposu, S.O., Sowande, O. S. and Jinadu, G. D. 2009. Incidence of foreign materials in the rumen of slaughtered ruminant animals. Proceedings of the 14thAnnual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Akinlade, J. A., Olayeni, T. B., Rafiu, T. A., Akinwunmi, A. O., Aderinola, O. A., Ojebiyi, O.O. and Odunsi, A. A. (Eds.), 626 — 628. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Lamidi, A. A., Aina, A. B. J. and Sowande, O. S. Nutrient digestibility and nitrogen balance in West African dwarf goats fed blended diets for dry season. Proceedings of the 34thAnnual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Babayemi, O.J., Abu, O. A. and Ewuola, E. O. (Eds.), 499 — 501. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  1. Oni, A. O.,Arigbede, O. M., Sowande, O. S., Anele, U. V., Aderinboye, R. V., Yusuf, K.O., Onwuka, C. F. I. and Onifade, O. S. 2010. Haematotological and serum biochemical parameters of West African dwarf goats fed dried cassava leaves based concentrate diets. Proceedings of the 14th AnnualCconference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), O. J. Ifut, U. A. Inyang, I. A. Akpan and I. E. Ebenso (Eds.), 213 — 216. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Okeniyi, F. A., Aina, A. B. J.,Onwuka, C. F. I. and Sowande, O. S. Nutrient digestibility of urea-maize stover based diets as dry season feed in West African dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), O. J. Ifut, U. A. Inyang, I. A. Akpan and I. E. Ebenso (Eds.), 663 — 665. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Adebisi, I. A., Adu, I. F., Alegbeleye, W. O. and Sowande, O. S.Non-mineral composition and digestibility study of guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq) raised on the soil fertilized with organic or inorganic fertilizers using West African dwarf sheep. Proceedings of the 28thand 29th Annual Conference of Ghana Animal Science Association (GASA), B. Boa-Amponsem, F. V. Obese, P. Aboe, V. A. Botchway and S. A. Abresi (Eds.), 141 -153. Published by Ghana Animal Science Association.(Ghana)
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Ayano, R. T., Adu, I. F., Arigbede, O. M. and Sowande, O. S. Mineral concentration and digestibility study of guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq) raised with animal manures and NPK fertilizer using West African dwarf sheep. Proceedings of the 28th and 29th Annual Conference of Ghana Animal Science Association (GASA), B.Boa-Amponsem, F. V. Obese, P. Aboe, V. A. Botchway and S. A. Abresi (Eds.), 141 — 153. Published by Ghana Animal Science Association.(Ghana)
  1. Oni, A. O., Arigbede, O. M., Sowande, O. S., Oni, O. O., Anele, U. Y., Areegbe, A. O., Aderinboye, R. Y., Yusuf, K. O. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2012. Effects of addition of molasses and caged layer waste on the nutrient profile of fermented cassava leaves. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), G. N. Akpa, F. A. S. Dairo, G. S. Bawa, I. P. Solomon, K. U. Amaefuele, A. A. Odunsi and A. O. Ladokun(Eds.), 615 — 618. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Aina, A. B. J., Odunlami, J. A., Sowande, O. S. and Onwuka, C. F. I. 2012. Performance and growth pattern of West African dwarf lambs and kids on milk supplementation from birth to weaning. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), G. N. Akpa, F. A. S. Dairo, G. S. Bawa, I. P. Solomon, K. U. Amaefuele, A. A. Odunsi and A. O. Ladokun (Eds.), 626 — 629. Published by Animal Science Association of Nigeria.
  1. Daramola, J. O., Abiona, J. A., Smith O. F., Isah, O. A., Sowande, O. S., Olaniyi, M. O. and Olanite, J. A. 2014. Effect of Mucuna pruriens on spermatograms of West African dwarf bucks. Proceedings of the 39thAnnual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Abdullah, A. R., Tayo, G. O., Okubanjo, A. O. and Akinsoyinu, O. A. (Eds.), 87 — 90. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  2. Sodipe, O. G., Sowande, O. S., Abioja, M. O., Adeleye, O. O. and Osho, K. O. 2016. Influence of water restriction on the haematological parameters of West African dwarf bucks. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Oluwatosin, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Olowofeso, O., Egbeyale, L. T., Adeleye, O. O., Njoku, C. P., Osofowora, A. O. and Sanda, A. J. (Eds.), 142 — 144. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  3. Alagbe, A. R., Egbeyale, L. T., Sogunle, O. M., Jegede, A. V., Adeleye, O. O., Sowande, O. S. and Edwards, S. A. 2016. Reproductive performance of two breeds of rabbit does fed diet containing algal biomass. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Oluwatosin, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Olowofeso, O., Egbeyale, L. T., Adeleye, O. O., Njoku, C. P., Osofowora, A. O. and Sanda, A. J. (Eds.), 343 — 346. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  4. Oderinwale, O. A., Oluwatosin, B. O., Sowande, O. S. and Bemji, M. N. 2016. Effects of concentrate diets supplementation on some pregnancy variables and weight of kids of Kalahari Red does grazed on Chloris gayana. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Oluwatosin, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Olowofeso, O., Egbeyale, L. T., Adeleye, O. O., Njoku, C. P., Osofowora, A. O. and Sanda, A. J. (Eds.), 572 — 576. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  5. Bamisile, K. K., Bemji, M. N., Wheto, M., Sowande, O. S., Omotosho, B. O., James, I. J., Umejesi, S. I., Lawal, A. M., Oluwatosin, B. O. and Okwuelum, N. 2016. Comparative study of the body weights at birth, weaning and post-weaning in Kalahari Red and West African dwarf goats. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Oluwatosin, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Olowofeso, O., Egbeyale, L. T., Adeleye, O. O., Njoku, C. P., Osofowora, A. O. and Sanda, A. J. (Eds.), 828 — 831. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
  6. Saka, A. A., Sowande, O. S., Ogunleke, F. O., Ajayi, F. T., Adedeji, O. Y., Adekunjo, R. K., Adekanbi, O. A., Ogunfolabo, L. A. and Okuneye, O. J. 2016. Performance characteristics and serum biochemical indices of West African dwarf goats fed malted sorghum sprout mixed with pineapple waste. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Oluwatosin, O. O., Sowande, O. S., Olowofeso, O., Egbeyale, L. T., Adeleye, O. O., Njoku, C. P., Osofowora, A. O. and Sanda, A. J. (Eds.), 889 — 892. Published by Nigerian Society for Animal Production.