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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
University Village, NnamdiAzikwe Express Way, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone,
Jabi, Abuja
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION: June/July
COURSE CODE: ANP 301
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION (2 UNITS)
DURATION: 2 HRS
ANSWER ANY 4 QUESTIONS

1. List the problems and constraints of poultry production in Nigeria and suggest ways of their improvement (25 marks).
2. (a) What do you understand by the term incubation?
(b) Explain artificial incubation and its essential requirements (121/2 marks).
(c) List the factors affecting hatchability (121/2 marks).
3. One aspect of rabbit nutrition is caecotrophy. Discuss in detail the concept of caecotrophy and compare the advantages and disadvantages of two feeding systems in rabbits. (25marks).
4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of pig farming (25 marks).
5. Discuss (a) Swine erysipelas (121/2 marks) and (b) African swine fever (121/2 marks) under the following headings
(i) Causative agent and mode of transmission (7 marks)
(ii) General character and signs (8 marks)
(iii) Control and prevention (10 marks).
6. Describe neck breaking and stunning methods used in killing rabbits. (25 marks).



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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION

ANP301: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMALS PRODUCTION
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS
1. i. State the advantages of poultry keeping.
ii. What are the problems or constraints of poultry production in Nigeria suggest ways of their improvement.
iii. Explain the criteria used in selecting doe for breeding.
iv. Enumerate on the common preparations before farrowing.

2. i. State the advantages of keeping rabbits.
ii. Give guide lines that will help a poultry farmer in providing simple and adequate housing for poultry under tropical conditions.
iii. State factors to consider when selecting boar for service.

iv. give the characteristics of good layer and good broilers.

3. i. State the advantages of pig farming.
ii. State the advantages and disadvantages of the following:
a. free range system
b. battery cage system
c. deep litter system
iii. How do you identify a healthy rabbit?

4. i. Name five improved breeds of chickens that are found in Nigeria.
ii. Briefly explain the characteristics of any three breeds mentioned above.
iii. Explain the advantages of rabbit meat over other meats.
iv. Enumerate signs of heat period in sow.

5. i. State precautions to be taken by poultry keepers to prevent the spread of diseases.
ii. Mentioned six breeds of rabbit of international origin found in Nigeria and explain the characteristics of any three.
iii. State the disadvantages of keeping pigs.
iv. Enumerate the general consideration of designing a pig house and give examples of pig housing commonly found in the tropics.

6. i. Discuss Newcastle, Fowl cholera and Gumboro diseases under the following:
a) Causative agents and signs
b) Means of transmission
c) Prophylaxis and treatment
ii. State how to minimize major stresses in rabbits.
iii. Name six exotic breeds of pigs found in the tropics and describe the characteristic features of any three of theses exotic breeds of pig.





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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 EXAMINATION

ANP 301 INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT PRODUCTION

ANSWER 4 QUESTIONS

TIME: 2 HOURS

(1) a. Classify breeds of chickens based on their uses and give 2 examples of each class.
b. State 4 advantages of poultry keeping.
c. State 2 problems of poultry production in Nigeria.
(2) a. Define nutrition.
b. List 3 types of poultry production systems.
c. List 4 equipments used in poultry production.
d. Give 4 class of nutrient required by poultry and give one source of each.
(3) a. Define the following.
i. Hatchability.
ii. Disease.
iii. Scalding.
iv. Mating.
v. Weaning.
b. Supposing 500eggs were incubated, after 7 days 450 were found to be
fertile. If 400 are the fertile eggs that hatched into chicks. Calculate hatch
of fertile and hatch of total eggs?
(4) a. Mentioned 6 breeds of rabbit of international origin found in Nigeria and
explain the characteristics of 3.
b. State 2 methods of killing rabbit.
(5) With the aid of a diagram, describe the gastro intestinal tract of pig.
(6) a. What are parasites?
b. Briefly explain the types of parasites with 2 examples each.
c. State 2 control methods of each type of p



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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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JUNE/JULY EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ANP301
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER 4 QUESTIONS


(1) a. Define poultry and give 3 examples (6 mks)
b. Give the classification of chickens based on their uses and give 1 example of each class
(9 mks)
c. State 5 problems of poultry production in Nigeria
(2) a. Discuss briefly the three systems of poultry management stating 2 advantages each
(18 mks)
b. State 2 equipment uses in poultry house
(3) a. Complete the taxonomy of the domestic chicken: (12 mks)
Kingdom -
Phylum -
Class –
Subclass -
Order -
Family -
Genus –
Specie –
b. Give 4 class of nutrient required by poultry and give one source of each (8 mks)
(4) a. Mentioned 6 breeds of rabbit of international origin found in Nigeria (6 mks)
b. Briefly discuss Newcastle disease under the following heading (14 mks)
i) Causal agent ( ii) Transmission (iii) symptoms (iv) Prevention and control
(5) a. What are parasites? (4 mks)
b. Briefly explain the types of parasites with 2 examples each (8 mks)
c. State 2 control methods of each type of parasites (8 mks)
(6) Write short note on the following (5 mks each)
a. Dressing and evisceration b. Ear notching c. skinning d. Caecotrophy





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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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October, 2013 Examination


Course Code: ANP 301 Time Allowed: 2 1/2Hrs

Course Title:

INSTRUCTIONS: i. Answer four questions in all
ii. All questions attract equal marks

1. (a) Discuss the constraints to poultry production in Nigeria (10 marks)
(b) A farmer boasted to another that he recorded 80-90% hatchability of eggs that were set.
His counterpart however lamented that he recorded only about 40%. What do you
consider could be possible reasons for this poor hatchability? (10 marks)
(c) List the Means of Transmission, Causative Organism, Signs, Prophylaxis, Treatment
of the following diseases: Pullorum disease, Coccidiosis, (5 marks)

2. (a) Housing of poultry in tropical in contrast to temperate environments has peculiarities
hence certain guidelines should be adhered to. Discuss. (10 marks)
(b) Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of the extensive and battery
cage systems of poultry management. (6 marks)
(c) A client has informed you that he incubated 1000 eggs and 850 were found to be fertile. If
800 of the fertile eggs hatched into chicks, calculate the hatch of fertile and hatch of total? (4 marks)
(d) Briefly explain the factors that influence egg sizes (5 marks)

3. (a) Discuss in details three predominantly white rabbit breeds (12 Marks)
(b) Rabbits are unique in that they produce two kinds of faeces. Explain the types,
mode of formation, nutritional content and implications. (8 marks)
(c) You have been invited by a Secondary School Agricultural Club to present a talk on
“how to detect pregnancy in does”. What would you tell them? (5 marks)

4. (a) Elaborate on mating in rabbits taking into cognizance the principles, practices and peculiarities.
(12 marks)
(b)Various types of hutches exist however, each must meet certain requirements. Explain. (8 marks)
(c) What methods can be employed to identify rabbits? (5 marks)

5. (a) Though there are biases about the rearing of Pigs due to religious and cultural factors,
not everything about the pig is bad. Discuss. (12 marks)
(b) Expatiate on the various methods of marketing pigs (10 marks)
(c) List six performance testing criteria on which Boars are selected in order to ensure efficient performance of their offspring. (3 marks)

6. (a) Discuss Africa swine fever (ASF), Erysipelas, Anthrax, Foot-and mouth diseaseunder the
following headings: Classification, Mode of transmission, General character, Preventive measures
(16 marks)
(b) Transporting pigs to the slaughterhouse is an important component of pig production. Discuss (9 marks)




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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ANP301

COURSE TITLE :INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION

INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER FIVE (5) QUESTIONS ONLY. ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS.

TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS


1a. With the aid of examples what do you understand by the term poultry? 7marks
1b. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of poultry keeping in Nigeria. 13 marks
2a.Name any five improved breeds of chickens that are found in Nigeria. 5marks
2b. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the extensive and intensive system of poultry production. 15 marks
3a. Discuss the general principles of poultry housing under tropical conditions. 10 Marks
3b. List the qualities of good feeders and drinkers on a poultry farm. 5marks
4. With the aid of a diagram briefly explain the process of digestion and absorption in poultry. 20marks
5a. What are the factors affecting the size of an egg? 5 marks
5b) Discuss in detailed the factors affecting hatchability of poultry eggs. 15marks
6a. What do you understand by the term incubation? 3marks
6b. Explain artificial incubation and its essential requirements. 10marks
6c.With the aid of a diagramme only draw and label the reproductive system of a hen. 7marks
7a.List the characteristics of a good layer and broiler chickens. 10 marks
7b Discuss the poor management practices that can lead to disease outbreak in a poultry farm. 10 marks




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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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MARCH/APRIL 2016 EXAMINATION
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

COURSE CODE: ANP301
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION (2 UNITS)
DURATION: 2 HRS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY 4 QUESTIONS

1 (a) What are Hybrids? (2 marks)
(b) i. Explain free range system of poultry management (2 marks)
ii. Identify three advantages and three disadvantages of free range poultry management system (6 marks)
(c) Give three reasons for providing suitable housing for poultry (3 marks)
(d) Outline seven general principles necessary for the provision of suitable poultry housing in the tropics (7 marks)
(e) Highlight five qualities to good feeders and drinkers (5 marks)

2(a) With the aid of an annotated diagram only describe the digestive system of poultry chicken (10 marks)
(b) Briefly explain the importance of the five essential nutrients required for healthy poultry feeding (10 marks)
(c) Enumerate five merits of poultry keeping (5 marks)

3(a) What is hatchability? (2 marks)
(b) Concisely explain six major factors affecting hatchability (12 marks)
(c) Outline six factors that can affect egg size of poultry (6 marks)
(d) State five methods of prolonging the edible life of an egg (5 marks)

4 (a) Describe the typical broiler management practices from day old to point of sale (8 marks)
(b) Highlight five characteristics of a good layer bird (7 marks)
(c) Give four broad categories of poultry diseases (4 marks)
(d) Provide six precautions in the prevention of disease spread in poultry farms (6 marks)

5(a) Define caecotrophy (3 marks)
(b) Give the taxonomy of rabbits (4 marks)
(c) Itemise six advantages of keeping rabbits (6 marks)
(d) Explain the process of weaning in rabbits (6 marks)
(e) Discuss the floor method of housing rabbits (6 marks)

6(a) Highlight five advantages of keeping pigs (5 marks)
(b) Outline five general considerations in designing a piggery pen (5 marks)
(c) What are anti-nutritional factors? (2 marks)
(d) With appropriate examples explain the effects of ant-nutritional effects (5 marks)
(e) Describe handling and restraint in piggery and give relevant examples of equipment you can use (8 marks)



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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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October/November, 2016


COURSE CODE: ANP 301
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION (2 UNITS)
DURATION: 2 HRS
ANSWER ANY 4 QUESTIONS

1. (a) With three relevant examples describe the attributes of non-ruminant animals
(b) Provide the full taxonomy of the domestic chicken
(c) Give seven advantages of poultry keeping in Nigeria
(d) Enumerate five constraints of poultry production in Nigeria

2. (a) Itemise ten general guidelines for poultry housing in the tropics
(b) Giving three examples each, describe the specific characteristics of the egg and meat types of chicken
(c) Provide five guiding principles for farmers to improve poultry production in Nigeria

3. (a) Fully analyse the process of digestion and absorption in poultry birds
(b) Outline five poor management practices that can aid disease spread in a poultry farm
(c) Enumerate five disease preventive measures to be taken in poultry farm
(d) State five advantages of the battery cage system

4. (a) Outline four essential requirements for artificial incubation
(b) Briefly comment on the phases of operation in the incubator
(c) Identify five genetic factors that may affect hatchability
(d) Explicitly describe the broiler management system and state three typical characteristics of a good broiler

5. (a) State five nutritional requirements of rabbit
(b) Briefly explain the importance of the above stated components in rabbit management
(c) Concisely explain mating and pregnancy in rabbit management

6. (a) Identify five qualities to be considered while selecting a boar (male pig) for service
(b) Outline five preparatory procedures for farrowing
(c) Explicitly comment on the management of piglet




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Re: NOUN POP Past Questions: ANP301 - Introduction to Non-Ruminant Animal Production

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University Village, NnamdiAzikwe Express Way, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone,
Jabi, Abuja
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION: June/July
COURSE CODE: ANP 301
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-RUMINANT ANIMAL PRODUCTION (2 UNITS)
DURATION: 2 HRS
ANSWER ANY 4 QUESTIONS

1. List the problems and constraints of poultry production in Nigeria and suggest ways of their improvement (25 marks).
2. (a) What do you understand by the term incubation?
(b) Explain artificial incubation and its essential requirements (121/2 marks).
(c) List the factors affecting hatchability (121/2 marks).
3. One aspect of rabbit nutrition is caecotrophy. Discuss in detail the concept of caecotrophy and compare the advantages and disadvantages of two feeding systems in rabbits. (25marks).
4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of pig farming (25 marks).
5. Discuss (a) Swine erysipelas (121/2 marks) and (b) African swine fever (121/2 marks) under the following headings
(i) Causative agent and mode of transmission (7 marks)
(ii) General character and signs (8 marks)
(iii) Control and prevention (10 marks).
6. Describe neck breaking and stunning methods used in killing rabbits. (25 marks).


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