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Pakistan Journal of Nutrition
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 450-452
DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2008.450.452
 
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Survey of Foetal Wastages: A Case Study of Makurdi Abattoir in Benue State from 1997 to 2002

U. Abdulkadir, E.Z. Jiya and S.A. Kosu

Abstract:
This study was conducted to evaluate the causes and effects of foetal wastage in the Nigeria livestock industry, following indiscriminate slaughter of pregnant cows in Makurdi Abattoir, Benue State. A total of 45, 742 were slaughtered in the abattoir, with a total of 1,508 (3.9%) fetuses recovered from 1997 to 2002. There was no significant difference (P>0.05) between fetuses and years.
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How to cite this article:

U. Abdulkadir, E.Z. Jiya and S.A. Kosu, 2008. Survey of Foetal Wastages: A Case Study of Makurdi Abattoir in Benue State from 1997 to 2002. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 7: 450-452.

DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2008.450.452

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2008.450.452

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