Dr. Jacob Alhassan Hamidu
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Dr. Jacob Alhassan Hamidu

Lecturer
Department of Animal Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Science from University of Alberta, Canada

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Poultry Sciences
62%
Embryo
90%
Broiler
75%
Animal Sciences
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
0
Articles
30
Abstracts
0

Selected Publications

  1. Yeboah, P.P., L.A. Konadu, J.A. Hamidu, E.A. Poku and D. Wakpal et al., 2019. Comparative analysis of hatcheries contribution to poor development of day-old chicks based on biological and immunological performance. Vet. World, 12: 1849-1857.
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  2. Sarfo, G.K., J.A. Hamidu, A. Larbi and A. Donkoh, 2019. Effect of direct fed microbial in layer diets, on egg laying performance and health response of indigenous Ghanaian guinea fowls (Numida meleagris) Poult. Sci., 98: 227-235.
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  3. Agbehadzi, R.K., J.A. Hamidu, K. Adomako and R. Enu, 2019. Economic contribution of local hatchery performance in the poultry value chain in Ghana. Poult. Sci., 98: 2399-2404.
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  4. Sarfo, G.K., A. Larbi, J.A. Hamidu and A.Donkoh, 2018. Effect of direct-fed microbial addition in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) diets on performance and health responses. Poult. Sci., 97: 1909-1913.
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  5. Hamidu, J.A., C.A. Torres, M.L. Johnson and D.R. Korver, 2018. Physiological response of broiler embryos to different incubator temperature profiles and maternal flock age during incubation. 1. Embryonic metabolism and day-old chick quality. Poult. Sci., 97: 2934-2946.
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  6. Addo, A., J.A. Hamidu, A.Y. Ansah and K. Adomako, 2018. Impact of egg storage duration and temperature on egg quality, fertility, hatchability and chick quality in naked neck chickens. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 17: 175-183.
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  7. Hamidu, J.A., V. Kyeiwaa, D. Bobie-Ansah, C.A. Brown, C.C. Atuahene, and K. Adomako, 2015. Optimizing feed withdrawal in broiler effect of feed withdrawal timing on broiler carcass yield in tropics. Am. Res. J. Agric., 1: 7-15.
  8. Hamidu, J., 2015. Factors Affecting Poultry Embryo Quality. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany., ISBN: 978-3-659-66978-1, Pages: 256..
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  9. Zahir Uddin and J.A. Hamidu, 2014. Prolong egg storage affects broiler breeder embryonic metabolism and chick quality. J. Anim. Sci. Adv., 1: 973-977.
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  10. Olympio, O.S., C.A. Brown, J.A. Hamidu and K. Adomako, 2014. Microsoft excel cash flow budget for a single batch of table eggs layers. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 8: 160-168.
  11. Hamidu, J.A., K. Adomako, J.M. Senanu, F.B. Frimpong and F.R.K. Bonsu, 2014. Comparative analysis of local and foreign hatched day-old chicks in Ghana. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 8: 71-78.
  12. Adomako, K., O.S. Olympio, J.K. Hagan and J.A. Hamidu, 2014. Growth performance of crossbred naked neck and normal feathered laying hens kept in tropical villages. Br. Poult. Sci., 55: 701-708.
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  13. Adomako, K., O.S. Olympio, J.K. Hagan and J.A. Hamidu, 2014. Effect of the frizzle gene (F) on egg production and egg quality of laying hens kept in tropical villages. Br. Poult. Sci., 55: 709-714.
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  14. Addison, D., K. Adomako, O.S. Olympio, and J.A. Hamidu, 2014. Feather mutations and egg laying performance of indigenous birds in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 8: 136-142.
  15. Hamidu, J.A., 2013. Effects of turkey egg storage duration on expression of apoptosis genes. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 7: 69-75.
  16. Hamidu, J.A., Z. Uddin, M. Li, G.M. Fasenko, L.L. Guan and D.R. Barreda, 2011. Broiler egg storage induces cell death and influences embryo quality. Poult. Sci., 90: 1749-1757.
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  17. Hamidu, J.A., G.M. Fasenko, L. Guan, D.R. Barreda and J.J.R. Feddes, 2011. Influence of parent flock age on embryonic metabolism in modern turkey strains. Poult. Sci., 90: 426-434.
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  18. Hamidu, J.A., J.J.R. Feddes, C.A. Ouellette and G.M. Fasenko, 2010. The respiration of an avian embryo measured by an indirect calorimetric system. Can. Biosyst. Eng., 52: 4-9.
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  19. Hamidu, J.A., A.M. Rieger, G.M. Fasenko and D.R. Barreda, 2010. Dissociation of chicken blastoderm for examination of apoptosis and necrosis by flow cytometry. Poult. Sci., 89: 901-909.
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  20. Hamidu, J.A., G.M. Fasenko, J.J.R. Feddes, E.E. O'Dea, C.A. Ouellette, M.J. Wineland and V.L. Christensen, 2007. The effect of broiler breeder genetic strain and parent flock age on eggshell conductance and embryonic metabolism. Poult. Sci., 86: 2420-2432.
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