OJOH MICHAEL MOMOH


OJOH MICHAEL MOMOH
Designation: Professor
Email: mykemomoh@uam.edu.ng
Phone: +2347036705073
Gender: Male

Biography

MOMOH, OJOH MICHAEL a Senior Lecturer and Professor in the Dept of Animal Breeding and Physiology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria. His main research focus is on the management and conservation for sustainable utilization of indigenous Animal genetic resources.

Name in full:.........................................MOMOH, OJOH MICHAEL
Sex:...........................................................Male
Area of specialization:....................Agriculture (Animal Breeding & Genetics)
Date and Place of Birth:................3rd January 1964. Nigeria
Nationality:............................................Nigerian
Permanent Home Address:.........C/o Methodist church Ugbamaka Orido
Otukpa. Benue State Nigeria
Present Address:..............................Depatiment of Animal Breeding and
Physiology, University of Agriculture. Makurdi, Benue State
Telephone No:....................................+2347036705073
E-mail Address:................................mykemomoh@gmail.com
Marital Status:...................................Married
Number and ages of children:..3: (16, I 4, 11) years.
Current rank:.....................................Professor

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES
a) University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria ........2002-2005
b) University ofNigeria, Nsukka .....................................1991-1994
c) University of Jos, Makurdi Campus, Nigeria.......1983-1988
d) St Francis College, Otukpo, Nigeria.........................1977-1982

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES
a) PhD (Animal Breeding and Genetics) (2005)
b) MSc. Animal Science (Animal Breeding and Genetics) (1994)
c) B. Agric (Animal Production) with 2nd Class Upper Div. (1988)
d) G.C.E. 0' Level. (1982)

SCHOLARSHIP AND DISTINCTIONS WIT II DATES
a) Nigerian Breweries Prize for best third year Student in Agriculture,
1986
b) University of los prize for the best graduating student 111 the faculty of
Agriculture. 1988
c) Univers ity of Agriculture, Makurdi Postgraduate school award for
the best graduating Ph.D student in the College of Animal Science in
2004/2005 session. 2005.

Memberships

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL/LEARNED SOCIETIES
a) Member, Nigerian Society for Animal Production.
b) Member, Animal Science Association of iger ia.
c) Member, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science.
d) Member, Foundation lor African Development through International
Biotechnology (FADIB).

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
THESES/PROJECTS
( I) Helminth burden in White Fulani yearlings and Sokoto Gudali X White Fulani cross breed calves reared on the University of Jos Makurdi Campus Farm. B. Agric. Project submitted to the Department of Animal production, University of Jos Makurdi Campus, Nigeria. 57pp

(2) Selection pressure and progress in a flock of Yankasa sheep. M.Sc. Thesis
submitted to the Department of Animal Science, University ofNigeria, sukka.
igc ria. 88pp (3) Genetic and Phenotypic evaluation of the Nigerian heavy chicken ecotype and its crossbreds with the light ccotype. Ph.D Thesis submitted to the Department of Animal Breeding and Physiology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Nigeria. 167pp

JOURNALS
( I ) Ehiobu N. G. and Momoh 0. M. (1992) Effect of breed, sex and animal on
helminth burden in catt le. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology.
Yol.(2) 161 -163. A publication of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
ISSN 115-293 1 (Published in Nigeria)

(2) Momoh 0. M., L.N Nwakalor, B. Y. Abubakar and O.A Osinowo ( 1999)
Selection in Yankasa sheep I. Selection intensity for birth and weaning
weights and generation interval. Trop. J. Anim. Sc. 2(2) 313-140. Published
by the Animal Science Association ofNigeria. ISSN 11 19-4308. (Published
in Nigeria).

(3) Momoh 0. M., L. . wakalor, B. Y. Abubakar and O.A. Osinowo (1999)
Selection in Yankasa sheep II. Realised response in birth weight and weaning
weight. Trop. J. Anim. Se. 2(2) 141-149. Published by the Animal
Science Association ofNigcria. ISSN 111 9-4308. (Published in Nigeria).

(4) Momoh O.M and Ochaba. A.O (2002) Herd structure of smallholder goat
production in Otukpo LG/\ of Benue State, Nigeria. Trop. J. Anim. Sci.
5(2): 53-57. ISSN 1119-4308. Published by the Animal Science
Association ofNigeria. (Published in Nigeria).

(5) Momoh, O.M. and Ogbodu J\ .G. (2004) Flock structure of small-holder
sheep production in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State,
igeria. Journal of the Science of Agriculture, Food Technology and the
Environment. 4 : 60-64. A publication of Faculty of Agriculture, Ebonyi
State University, Abakaliki ISS : 1596-0056. (Published in Nigeria).

(6) Momoh, 0. M., Tule, J. J. and Nwosu, C.C. (2006) Towards the development
of "surrogate" brooder hens for rural poultry production. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research. 20: 1-5. Treasure
Publishers, Nigeria ISS : 1596-079X. (Published in Nigeria)

(7) Momoh, O.M., Ehiobu, N.G. and Nwosu, C.C. (2007) Hatching
characteri stics of naturally incubated local chicken eggs from two reciprocal
crosses of the Nigerian local chicken ecotypcs. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research. 23: 60-64. Treasure Publishers, Nigeria ISSN: 1596- 079X. (Published in Nigeria)

(8) Momoh, O.M., and Kershima D.E. (2008). Linear body measurements as
predictors of body weight in Nigerian local chickens. Agricultural
ciences, Science, Environment and Technology (ASSET), Series A
8(2): 206-212. Published by the University of Agriculture. Abeokuta,
igcria. ISS : 1595-9694. (Published in Nigeria)

(9) Momoh, O.M., Nwosu, C.C .. and Adeyinka, I.A. (2008). Egg production
of two Nigerian local chicken ecotypes under improved management.
Agricultural Sciences, Science. Environment and Technology (ASSET), Series A
8(2): 151-158. Published by the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria.
ISS : 1595-9694. (Published in Nigeria)

(I0) Momoh 0 M and Nwosu C C 2008: Genetic evaluation of growth traits
in crosses between two ecotypcs of igerian local chicken. Livestock
Research for Rural Development, Volume 20, (Published in Columbia) Article
#158. Retrieved September 2 1, 20 I 0, from
http://www.lrrd.org/ lrrd2011 O/momo20 158.htm

( 11) Ogah, D.M., A1aga, A.A. and Momoh, O.M (2009). Princ ipal component
factor analys is of the morphostructuralt raits of Muscovy ducks. Int. J.
Poult.Sci. 8 (1 1) 100-11 03. ISSN: 1682-8356. (Indexed by ANSI and
published in Pakistan)

( 12) Ogah. D.M .. Alaga. A.A. and Momoh, O.M (2009). Usc of factor analysis
scores in multiple regression model for estimation of body weight from
some body measuremenLs in Muscovy clucks. Inl. J. Poull.Sci. 8 ( II)
II 07- 1111. ISSN: 1682-8356. (Indexed by ANSI and published in Pakistan)

(13) Momoh, O.M., Egahi. J.O. , Ogwuche,P.O and Etim, V.E.(201 0).
Variation in nutrient composition of crop contents of scavenging local
chickens in orth Central Nigeria. Agric. Bioi. J. N. Am., 2010, 1(5): 912-9 15. ISSN:
Print: 2 15 1-7517, JSSN Online: 2 15 1-7525. (Published in America).
ww.scihub.org/ ABJNA

( 14) Momoh, O.M., Ani A.O. and Ug,vuowo, L.C. (2010). Pan-period egg
production and egg quality characteristics o f two ccotypes of igerian
local chi ckens and their F1 crosses. Int. J. Poult. Sci. 9 (80: 744-748.
ISS : 1682-8356. (Indexed by A I and published in Pakistan)

(15) Momoh, O.M., Nwosu, C. C. and Adeyinka, A. I. (201 0). Comparative evaluation of two Nigerian local chicken ecotypes and their crosses for growth traits. Int. J. Poultry. Sci. 9 (8): 738-743. ISS : 1682-8356. (Indexed by A SI and published in Pakistan).

( 16) Ogah D.M., Yakubu A., Daikwo S. l. and Momoh O.M. (2006-09). Heritabi lity and repeatability estimates of some production traits in rabbit population in a humid environment in Nigeria. J. 1\gric. Sci. Techno!. Vol. 16-19 1 and 2
(Special Edition): 35- 41. (A publication of the University of Agriculture,
Makurdi, Nigeria)

(17) Egahi, J.O .. Dim, N.I., Momoh, O.M. and Gwaza. D.S. (20 10). Vari ations
in qualitative traits in the Nigerian local chicken. Int. J. Poul t. Sci. 9 ( I 0): 978-979. ISS : 1682-8356. (Indexed by A SI and published in Pakistan)

(18) Ogah. D.M .. Yakubu, A., Dim, N.l. and Momoh, O.M. (201 1). Relationship
between some body measurements and live weight of adult Muscovy ducks using path analysis. Trakia Journal of Sciences Vol. 9 No. I : 59-62. Publication ofTrak ia University. http://www.uni-sz.bg. (Published in Bulgat·ia).

(19) Ogah. D.M. , Momoh, O.M. and l) im, l.I. (20 II ). Application of canonical
discriminant analysis for assessment of geneti c variation in Muscovy duck
in igeria. Egypt Poult. Sci. Vol. 31 (II): 429-436.
www.epsaegypt.com/pdf/201/_september/2-1272.pdfPublished by Egyptian Poultry Science Association. (Published in Eg)·pt)

(20) Daikwo, I.S., Dim, N.J. and Momoh, O.M. (20 11 ). Hatching characteristics of
japanese quail eggs in a tropical environment. Int. J. Poult. Sci. 10 (II ): 876-
878. ISSN: 1682-8356. (Indexed by ANSI and published in Pakistan)

(2 1) Egahi . .J.O .. Dim. .1., Momoh, O.M. and Rotimi E.A. (20 12). The effect of
genotype on growth pcrfonnance of igerian local chickens. Nigeria Poultry Science
Journal. Vol 8 & 9: 145- 148. IS : 200607 18. www. wpsa-nb.org.ng/npsj. (Official
J ournal of the World's Poultry Science Associat ion-Nigeria branch)
(22) Egahi. J.O .. Dim, .I. and Momoh, O.M. (2 01 3). The effect of plumage modi fier
genes on egg quality indi ce~ of the igerian local chicken. Journal of
Agriculture and Veterinary Science. Vol 2: Article retrieved from
www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jav/pape rs/vol2/B0220406.pdf on 14th Feb, 201 3. e-ISSN:
23 19-2380. p-ISS : 23 19-2372
(23) Egahi, J.O., Dim, N.J. and Momoh, O.M. (2013). Embryo nic and post hatch mortality
in three geneti c groups of the Nigerian local chicken in the Guinea savanna. Research
Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Management. Vol. 2(3): 075-077.
Available online at \vww.apex journal.org!RJAEM. ISS 2315-8719.
(24) Egahi. J.O .. Dim, N. I. and Momoh, O.M. (20 13). Crossbreeding and reciprocal effect
on egg weight, hatch weight and growth pattern and the interrelationship between
these traits in three genetic groups of nat ive chickens of Nigeria. Asian Journal of
Biological Science 6(3): 187-191. ISSN 1996-335 I . (Published in Malaysia)
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(25) Ogah D.M. and Momoh, O.M. (20 13). Village based Muscovy duck production in
the humid savanna zone of igeria. Egyptian Poul try Science Journal. Vol (33) (II):
4 I 9-426. http://www.cpsaegypt.com. ISS ': Il l 0-5623 (Print)- 2090-0570 (On line).
(Pub lis hed in Egypt).
(26) Daikwo. S.l., Momoh. O.M. and Dim, N.l. (20 I 3). Heritability estimates of, genetic and
phenotypic correlations among some selected carcass traits of Japanese quails (Coturnix
coturnixjaponica) raised in a sub-humid climate. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and
1-lealthcare. Vol. 3 (5): 60-65. ISSN: 2224-3208 (print) 2225-093X (on line). www.iiste.org.
(Pu b lished in United ta tes of America).
(27) Momoh, O.M., Rotimi, E.A. and Dim. 1 .I. (20 I 3). Breed effect and non-genetic
factors affecting growth performance of sheep in a semi-arid region of Nigeria.
Journal of Applied Biosciences 67:5302- 5307. ISSN: 1997- 5902.
www.m.elewa.org. (Published in Kenya).
(28) Momoh, O.M., P.E Anebi and S.N Carew, (20 I 3). Heritabil ity estimates and
phenotypic correlations of body and egg traits of domestic pigeon ( Colomba Iivia
domestica) reared On-station in Benue State of igeria. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. ci.,
3( I 0). 370-373. EISS : 2223-0343. \-\WW.roavs.org.
(29) Dauda, G., Momoh O.M. and Ogah, D.M. (20 13). Repeatability esti mates,
phenotypic and genetic correlations between egg quality traits in Japanese quai ls
(Coturnix coturnixjaponica) raised in southern guinea savannah ofNigeria.
Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics (BEST JOUR AL)
I 0(4): 128 - 132. ISS 0794-9057. Published in Nige,·ia
(30) Yakubu A., I. S. Musa-Azra, B .. S. Yakubu, S. I.Daikwo, S.T.Vincet, O.M.Momoh,
and N.l.Dim (2013): Biocomputational genome-wide analys is ofmicrorna genetic
variability in some vertebrates. Geneti ka, Vol 45, No.3, 799-8 I 0.
(31) Daikwo, S.I., Dim. .1. and Momoh, O.M. (20 13). Inheritance of egg quality traits in
the Japanese quail. Int. J. Poult. Sci. 12 (3): 153- 156. ISS : 1682-8356. (Indexed by ANSI and published in Pakis tan)

(32) Ogah, D.M., Daikwo, SJ ., Dim. .I. and Momoh, O.M. (20 13). Genetic parameter
estimate for growth traits of two ecotypcs of Muscovy duck. Nig. J. Genetics 27: 1-
13. ISS 0189-9686. Published in Nigrr ia
(33) Vincent T, Momoh OM, and Yakubu A. (20 14). Community-Based Management
of Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR): Constraints and Prospects of AnGR
Conservation in the Tropics. J. Anim. Sci. Adv. 4(1): 624-632. ISSN: 2251 -72 19.
www.grjournals.com.
(34) Gamba D. Momoh 0 M, Dim N I and AlphaS K (2014). Body parameters and
prediction of body weight from linear body measurements in Coturnix quail.
Livestock Research .for RuraL Deve/opm e/71. Volume 26, Article # 110. Retrieved June
24, 20 14, from http://www.lrrd .org/lrrd26/6/daud26l l O.html
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(35) Daikwo, S. I. , Dim, N.I. and Momoh, O.M. (2014). Genetic parameters of some egg
production traits in Japanese quail in a tropical environment. Journal of Agriculture
and Veterinary Sc ience. Vol 7, Issue 9 Yer III: 39-42. www.iostjournals.org. e-ISSN:
23 19-2380, p-ISSN: 23 19-2372
(36) Vincent T. Momoh OM and Yakubu A, (2014). Bioinformatics analysis of betacasein
gene in some selected mammalian species. Res. Opin. Anim. Yet. Sci .. 4(1 0):
564-570. EISSN: 2223-0343. www.roavs.org.

(37) Mornoh O.M., Gambo. D. and .I. Dim (20 14). Genetic parameters of growth, body
and egg traits in Japanese quails reared in southern guinea savannah, igeria. Journal
of Appl ied Bioscienccs 79: 6947 - 6954. ISS : I 997-5902. www.m.clcwa.org.
(Published in Kenya).
(38) Dauda, G., Momoh, O.M., Dim, .I. and Ogah, D.M. (20 14). Growth, production
and reproductive performance of Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) in
humid environment. Egypt. Poult. Sci. Vol. 34 (II): 381-395. ttp :l/www.epsaegypt.com.
ISS : I l l 0-5623 (Print)- 2090-0570 (On line). (Pu blished in Egypt).
(39) Momoh, O.M., H. U. Unung and S. Allah (20 15): Growth performance of two
crossbred rabbit genotypes fed two levels of dietary protein, East African Agricultural
and Forestry Journal. http: I I dx.doi. orgl1 0.1080 10012832 5.2015.1041256
(40) Momoh, O.M., Vincent, S.T. and Yakub u, 1\ (20 15). In-silico analysis of betalactoglobulin
gene in some selected mammalian species. Biotechnology in Animal
Husbandry 31 (3), p 339-348.
(41) Vincent, .T., A. Yakubu and O.M. lomoh (2015). Linear weight estimation tapes
from predictive models for mature normal lcatured Nigerian indigenous chickens.
Livestock Research for Rural Development 27 (I 0)
(42) Gwaza, D.S .. Dim. .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 15). The use of egg length, diameter
and index as selection method for improvement of hatch weight of the fulani and Tiv
local chickens of Nigeria. Asian Journ;.ll of Agriculture and rood Science. 3(5): 550 -
554. www.ajouronline.com
(43) Gwaza, D.S., Dim, .1. and O.M. Momoh (20 15). Investigation of possible genetic
background of embryonic mortality in two populat ions of Nigerian local chicken
ecotypes. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Science. 3(5)542 -550.
www.ajouronl ine.com
(44) Gwaza, D.S., Dim, .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 15). Estimation of genetic parameters
of traits of egg production pattern in Nigerian localmlaying hens. Academia Journal
ofBiotechnology. 4(~): Ill - 114. 001: 10.15413/ajb
(45) Gwaza, D.S. and O.M. Momoh (20 I G). Endangered indigenous catt le breeds of
Nigeria: A case for their conservation and management. A review. World Scientific News. wwvv. worldscientificnews.com

(46) Gwaza, D.S .. Dim. N.J. and O.M. Momoh (20 16). Additive genetic effect of damsire.
dam. common maternal and environmental effects of two Nigerian local chicken
populations. World Scientific News. 1 - 12. W\Vv\ . \Vo rldscientificnews.com
(47) Gwaza. D.S., Dim, .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 16). Evaluation of si re and darn for
genetic improvement of fertility, embryonic mortality and hatchability in igeri an
local chicken populations. Advancement in Genetic Engineering. 5(1 ): 241 -245.
http://dx.doi.org/10:4172/2169-0 111.1 000147
(48) Gwaza. D.S., Dim, .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 16). Genetic mechanism affecting
fertility, in naturally mated Docks of igcrian local chicken populations. Journal of
Animal Production Research. 28(1) 8-f - 93. \\WW.nap rijapr.org
(49) Gwaza. D.S .. Dim, .I and O.M. Momoh (20 16). Genetic improvement of egg
production traits by direct and indirect selection of egg traits in Nigerian local
chickens. Advancement in Genetic Engineering. http://dx .doi.org/ I 0:4 172/2169-
0 Ill. I 000148
(50) Rotimi, E.A .. Egahi, J.O. and O.M. l\lomoh (20 16). Heritability estimates for growth
traits in the igerian local chicken. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International
6(2): 1-4. www.sciencedomain.org.
(5 1) Egahi. J.O., O.M. Momoh and Abang. r.B.P. (20 18). Heterosis for hatch weight and
body weight gain in outcrossed native chick~n of igeria under Guinea Savanna
environment. ig.J. Anim. Prod. 45(2): 16-20
(52) BaJa, D., O.M. Momoh and Gwaza. D.S. (20 18). Effects of non-genetic factors
affecting the productive performance or White Fulani and f riesian x White Fulani
genotypes in Kaduna, igeria. Journal of/\pplied Life Sciences International. 15(3) I
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(53) G\.vaza, D.S .. Dim. .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 18). Effect of sire additive genetic
variance on grO\·Vth rate with in and bct,,ccn populmions of ige rian local chicken
ecotypes. Journal of Research and Reports on Genetics I (2).
www.allieclacademies.org/research repons-oll-l.!.cnetics.

(54) Gwaza, D.S., Dim, .I. and O.M. Momoh (20 18). Potential of genetic association
between age groups as selection criterion for genetic improvement of body weight in
local chickens. Journal of Research and Reports on Genetics. 2(2)
www.a II iedacadem ies.org/research rc ports-on-!!enetics.
(55) Gwaza, D.S., Dim, N. J. and O.M. Momoh (20 18). Inheritance of qual itative traits in
two populations of the Nigerian local chicken ccotypes. Journal of Research and
Report on Genetics. 2(2) www.all iedacadcm ics.on.!./researchreports-on-genetics.
(56) Gwaza, D.S .. Dim, .I and O.M. Momoh (20 18). Distribution of qual itative trai ts
within and between two populat ions ofNigcrian local chicken ccotype. Journal of
Research and Reports on Genetics. 2(2) \\'\\ w.alliedacaJemies.oro:/researchreports-on{!
enetics.
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(57) Gwaza, D.S. Dim, N. I. and O.M. Momoh (20 18). Genetic drift versus natural
selection on clutch traits in two populations of the 'igerian local chickens.
Significances of Bioengineering and Bioscit:nccs

REFERRED PROCEEDINGS
(I) Ogah, D.M., Aya, Y.A. and Momoh, O.M . (2010). Use of standardized
canonical coefficient in interpreting li ve weight at weaning in indigenous
pigs. In: O.J. Babayemi, O.A. Abu and E.O. Ewuola (Eels). Fast-track ing
Animal Agriculture in a Challenged Economy. Proceedings of the 35th
Annual Conference ofNigerian Society for 1\nimal Production. University
of lbadan. 141h-lih March, 2010. 22-2-L lS S ~ 1596-5570
(2) Ogah D.M, O.M. Momoh and N.J. Dim (20 12). Genetic parameter estimates of some
first laying performance of local muscovy ducks. In: E.A Uyoh, G.A Iwo, B. Okon,
M.A. lttah, L.A Ibom, H. Etta and 0. Udcnsi (Eds). Genetics in quest for sustainable
agricultural transformation, Proceedings or the 361h Annual conference of Genetics
ociety of igeria. 151h- 181h October. 201 2. Calabar. 43-46. IS N: 01 89-9686
(3) Dim. N.I., J.O. Egahi and O.M. Momoh (20 12). Fertility and hatchability as affected
by major genes in the Nigeri an local chickctl or the guinea savanna. E.A Uyo h, G.A
Iwo, B. Okon, M.A. Ittah, L.A lbom. H. Etta and 0. Udensi (Eds). Genetics in quest
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01 89-9686
(4) Egahi J.O., Dim, l.I. and Momoh, O.M (20 13). Comparative growth rate of straight
and F1 crossbred normal feathered native chickens of igeria in the guinea savanna.
In: B.M Oruwari, J.P. Alawa. U. l Oji. 0 . .1 Ow~.:n and O.S. George (Eds). Animal
Agriculture: A tool for sustai nable eco nom ic transl'ormati on. Proceedings of the 38th
Annual Conference and 40th Anniversary or the Nigerian Society of Animal
Production, I i 11
- 20th March 20 13. Ri vcrs State University of Science and
Technology, Portharcourt, Nigeria. ISil.~ : I 596-5570
(5) Rotimi. E.A., O.M. Momoh, N.l. Dim . .J.O. Egahi and A.A Adeoye (201 2).
Investigations on the influence of genetic and non-genetic factors on growth
performance of sheep breeds in Kat si ns St
(6) Egahi. J.O. Dim, N.I. and O.M. Momoh (20 I 3). Improving egg production in the
normal feathered native chicken using the naked neck gene. Proc. 3ih Annual Conf.
Genetics Society of igeria. Federal Uni versity Lafia. Lafia. 20 - 24th Oct. 20 13. Pp
137 - 139.
Invited Papers (Semina r s and Workshops)
I. Momoh, O.M (2008). Good housing a11d right stocking for profitable poultry
production. An invited paper presented at :t 1-day f-a rmers' forum organized by Feed
Masters Ltd, Makurdi. 3rd November. 2008.

2 Momoh, O.M (2009). Agriculture: A mcand poverty option for Benue State. An in vited paper presented at a 2-day training
workshop on agricultural production. proc~:-.sing and marketing for Benue State local
government staff. Makurdi. 29-30 Deccmb~r. 2009.
3 Momoh O.M (2009). Technical production or arable crops with special emphasis on
some cereals tubers and legumes. An im ited paper presented at a 2-day training
workshop on agricultural production. proc~ .... sing and marketing for Benue State local
government staff, Makurdi. 29-30 Deccmb~: r. 2009.
4 Momoh, O.M (201 0). Management tips 10r profitable poultry production in the
tropics. An invited paper presented at a 1-d:ty workshop organized by Grand Cereals
Ltd for poultry Farmers in Benue State, f\ lak un.li. 41
h April. 2010.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE/\VORKSIIOP ATTENDED
a) International training course on . \nimal Biotechnology held m Sokeine
Uni versity of Agriculture. Morogl>ro. Tanzania, 15 - 26 January, 2007.
b) The 51
h All African Conference nn Animal Agriculture jointly organized
with 181
h Ethiopian Society fo r An imal Production Annual Conference with
the theme : Commerc ialization of Livestock Agriculture in Africa:
Challenges and Opportun ities. 1\ddis Ababa, Ethiopia. October 25-28, 20 I 0.
c) ILRf-SLU-FAO Capacity buildin~· for ustainable Use of Animal Genetic
Resources: Follow-up \\'Orkshup 0 11 previous capacity building and the
Global plan of action for Sub-Sall:trun Afri ca. ILRf Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
20-251
h ovember, 20 I I.
d) The 151
h Asian-Australasian Ass 1ciation of Animal Production Societies
Animal cience Congress held nt thl..! Faculty of' c ience and Technology,
Thammasat University, Ransit Campus, I hailand. 26-30 ovember, 20 12.
e) ILRf-SLU-FAO-AUIIBAR Rc!!.i@a) workshop on Animal Genetic
Resources in Sub-Saharan Af'ri c. 1. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5 - 7
November, 2013.

Specializations

Animal Breeding and Genetics

Research Archive

RESEARCH INTERESTS
l . Development/characterization of indigenous livestock species.
2. Genetic parameter estimates for genetic improvement of farm animals.
3. Application of modern biotechnology too ls to livestock improvement
programmes

Responsibilities

COGNATE/WORKING EXPERIENCE
SINO. POSITION AND ORGANIZATION
Graduate Assistant, Department of Animal Production,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
2 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Animal Production,
DATE
1990-1994
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria 1994-1997
3 Lecturer II, Department of Animal Production,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
4 Lecturer I, Department of Animal Production, University
of Agriculture, Makurdi , igeria
5 Senior Lecturer, Department of Animal Breeding and
Physiology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
6 Senior· Lecturer on Sabbatical leave, Kogi State
University, Anyigba, igeria
7 Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding and
1997-2000
2000-2006
2006-2010
2008/2009
Phys iology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria 2010- 2014
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Physiology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria 2014-Date
5 ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL TRAINING/QUALIFICATION OBTAINED
a) International training Course on Animal Biotechnology held in Sokeine
University of Agri culture, Morogoro, Tanzania 15- 26 January, 2007.
b) International Capacity building on sustainable use of Animal Genetic
resources in Developing Countries held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 26th
November - 14th December, 2007.
c) Summer Course in Biotechnology (14th UNAAB Summer Course)
organized by the Biotechno logy Centre, University of Agriculture,
Abeokuta (UNAAB) igeria. 4th_gth October, 2010.
d) Training of Trainers (TOT) Course on Livestock Emergency Guidelines
and Standards (LEGS) Organized by The Feinstein International Centre of Tufts University for West African Sub-region, Accra Ghana, 22-27111 May,
2011.
e) ILRI-SLU-FAO Capacity bui lding for Sustainable Use of Animal Genetic
Resources: Follow-up workshop on previous capacity building and the Global
plan of action for Sub-Saharan Africa. ILRI Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-25th
November, 20 II.
f) ILRI-SLU-FAO-AU/IBAR Regional workshop on Animal Genetic Resources
in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5 - 7 November, 20 13 .

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Courses Taught
Undergraduate Cout·ses (1994 to Date)
1. ABP 306: Animal Breeding and Genetics
11. ABP 50 I: Applied Animal Breeding and Genetics
111. ABP 505: Animal Experimentation and Research Techniques
tv. ABP 51 0: Techniques in Biochemical Research
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v. ABP 506: Dairy Science and Technology
v1. ABP 507: Heredity and Environment
Postgraduate Diploma Courses (1994 to Date)
1. APD 001 : Stati stics and Biometry in Animal Production
11. APD 013: Animal Breeding
MSc./Ph.D Courses (2005 to Date)
1. ABP 60 I: Applied Animal Breeding
11. ABP 607: Genetics of Poul try, Swine and Small Ruminants
111. ABP 600: Statistical and Research Methods in Animal Production
tv. ABP 606: Quantitative Genetics
v. ABP 608: Genetics of Beef and Dairy Cattle
v1. ABP 700: Statistics in Designs and Analysis of Animal Experiments
9 POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
a) Najime, D. The productivity of some commercial pig farms in Gboko LGA of
Benue State. PGD Thesis (Completed)
b) Umoru, U. N. Effect of breeds on lactation yield of a mixed herd of diary
cattle in Yom. PGD Thesis (Completed)
c) Ekong I. I. The prevalence of naked neck genotype in the local chicken
population of Benue State ofNigeria. PGD Thesis (Completed)
d) Oko J. J. Characterization of local chicken and local chicken farmers 111
Idoma area of Benue State. M.Sc.Thes is (Completed)
e) AdediJ·an J. 0 . Body biometry and breeding characteristics of Domestic
Pigeon in Benue State M.Sc. Thesis (Completed).
f) Ochogwu S. E .A. Producti on and egg characteristics of parent stock layers in
a commercial farm in Kaduna, igeria MSc Thesis (Completed).
g) Unung H. U. Comparative productivity performance of two genotypes of
Rabbits under contrasting environments. M.Sc. Thesis (Completed).
h) Anebi, P. Genetic analysis of a flock of domestic pigeons in Benue State of
Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Completed).
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i) Patrick A. J. Characterization of the domestic pigeons 111 Benue State of
Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Completed).
j) Daikwo S. I. Genetic studies of the Japanese qua ils under a tropical
environment. Ph.D Thesis (Completed).
k) Ogah, D. M. Characterization of Nigerian muscovy ducks from
different Agro-ecological zones. Ph.D. Thesis (Completed).
I) Egahi J. 0. Comparative evaluation of three genotypes of the igerian local
chickens and their crosses. Ph.D. Thesis (Completed).
m) Gwaza, D. S. Characterization of the Tiv and Fulani local chicken ecotypes.
Ph.D. Thesis (Completed).
n) Rotimi E.A. Genetic and non-genetic factor affecting growth performance of
sheep in Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis. (Completed).
o) Gambo, D. Genetic parameters and prediction of body weight from body
measurements in Japanese quails raised in Southern Guinea savannah zone of
Nigeria. (Completed).
p) Vincent S.T. Bio-informatics analysis of beta-casein and beta-lactoglbolin
genes in selected mammalian species. (Completed)
q) Tankic, E.Z. Morphormetric characterization and use of principal component
analysis in multivariate studies of domestic cavy (Cavia porcellus) in northern
guinea savanna region of igeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Completed).
r) BaJa, D. Assessment of Genetic parameters and effects of non-genetic factors
on the productivity of dairy cattle herd at Lamda Farms, Kaduna, Kaduna
State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Completed)
s) Mogah J.U Zootechnical characterization of Geese production in the noti h
central Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis. (Completed)
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t) Adamu J . Effect of Genotype and Season on Semen Characteristics of Three
Indigenous Cock Types in the Semi Arid Zone of Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis.
(Completed)
EXTERNAL EXAMINATION OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS
i. ADEW ALE ABIODUN ADELAJA----- M.Sc. Thesis. Department of
Animal Science, Ahrnadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeri a.
ii. JAMILA JOBIN---------M. Sc. Thesis. Department of Animal Science,
Ahmadu Bello Unive rsity. Zaria, Nigeria.
iii. Shinkafi Yusuf Yahaya-----M.Sc. Thes is. Animal Production Programme,
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.
iv. Haruna Mohammed Nda---- M.Sc. Thesis. Animal Production Programme,
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.
v. Chi roma Yohanna Bam a bas---- M.Sc. Thesis. Animal Production
Programme, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.
vi. Ibrahim Mohammed Chana---------- M.Sc. Thesis. Department of Animal
Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
v11. llyasu Abdullahi Ahmed-------------- M.Sc. Thesis. Department of Animal
Science. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
vm. Abdulkadir Arome Odiba-----------------M.Sc Thesis. Department of
AnimalScience, Ahrnadu Bello University, Zaria
11 EXTERNAL EXAMINER IN HIGHER INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA
I. Appointed External Examiner to the Department of Animal Husbandry,
Akperan Orshi College of Agricultu re, Yandev, Benue State Nigeria, April,
2012 to date.
2. Appointed External Examiner to the Department of Animal Science, Nasarawa
State University, Keffi, Shabu Campus, Lafia, Nigeria, 2018.
12 SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY
a) Deputy Dean, College of Animal Science. University of Agriculture,
Makurd i (2008-20 12).
b) Dean, College of Animal Science, University of Agricultu re, Makurdi (2016
- Date)
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c) Member, College Board, College of Animal Science, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi, 1994-Date.
d) College Representative on the Board of College of Agronomy, Uni versity
of Agriculture, Makurdi 2002- Date.
e) Member, College of 1\nimal Science welfare committee.
f) Departmental Examination/Time table officer, Department of Animal
Production, University or Agriculture, Makurdi, 2007-2009.
g) Chairman, College of Animal Science committee on Examination
malpractice, 20 12 to Date.
h) Member, enate committee on Silver Jubilee and 20111 Convocation
Ceremonies, 20 13-20 14.
i) Pt·es id cnt, Animal S ci~.:nce Association of Nigeria (ASAN) Benue State
chapter, 20 12 - Date.
j) Member, West 1\ rri can sub-regional working group on
partnership/collaboration to improve University teachi ng, capacity bui lding
and research in the area of Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR), A project of
FAO/ILRI/SLU.
k) External Examiner fot· postgnduate theses, Department of Animal
Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
I) External Examiner fo r postgraduate theses, Animal Production
Programme, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.
m) External Examiner for postg.-aduate th eses, Department of Animal
Breeding and Phys iology, Michael Okpara University of Agri culture,
Umudike.
n) External Examiner to the Department of Animal Husbandry, Akperan
Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev, Bcnue State.
o) External Examiner to the Department of Animal Science. asarawa
tate University, Keffi, Shabu Campus, Lafia
Community Set·v ices:
a) Zonal coordinator Chari. matic Renewal Ministries, Makurdi Zone, 1995-
2002
b) Member, Pastoral Team Charismatic Renewal Ministries, Benue State
c) Patron, Charismatic Students f ellowship (CSF), Uni versi ty of Agriculture.
Makurdi, 2006 to Date