Dr. Azeez Olanrewaju Yusuf
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Dr. Azeez Olanrewaju Yusuf

Senior Lecturer
Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Production and Health from Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Health
Phytochemical Screening
Oxidative Stress
Animal Feeding

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Yusuf, A.O., V. Mlambo and S.O. Iposu, 2018. A nutritional and economic evaluation of Moringa oleifera leaf meal as a dietary supplement in West African Dwarf goats. South Afr. J. Anim. Sci., 48: 81-87.
  2. Yusuf, A.O., O.S. Sowande, A.B.J. Aina, O.A. Sonibare and O.A. Oni, 2018. Oxidative status of growing West African dwarf goat kids fed diets containing different nutrient density. Comp. Clin. Pathol., .
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  3. Maraba, K.P., V. Mlambo, A.O. Yusuf, U. Marume and A. Hugo, 2018. 2018 Extra dietary vitamin E – selenium as a mitigation strategy against housing-induced stress in Dohne Merino lambs: Effect on growth performance, stress biomarkers, and meat quality. Small Ruminant Res., 160: 31-37.
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  4. Yusuf, A.O., V. Mlambo, O.S. Sowande and R. Solomon, 2017. Oxidative stress biomarkers in West African Dwarf goats reared under intensive and semi-intensive production systems. South Afr. J. Anim. Sci., 47: 281-289.
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  5. Onwuka, C.F.I., A.O. Yusuf, A.Adelusi, O.O. Adelusi and A.O Areegbe et al 2017. The impact of extraction methods on chemical composition and phytochemical constituents of common browse plants and selected tree species. Nigerian J. Anim. Sci, 1, 85-100 Nigerian J. Anim. Sci, 1: 85-100.
  6. Ikyume, T.T., O.S. Sowande, P.A. Dele, A.O. Yusuf, S. Monday, O.K. Egunjobi and O. Fatoba, 2017. Effect 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. Malays. J. Anim. Sci., 20: 61-74.
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  7. Ayoola, A.A., A.O. Adeyemi, L.T. Egbeyale, R.A. Sobayo and A.O. Yusuf, 2017. Effect of mating ratio on the laying performance, hatching characteristics, feeding and housing cost of Japanese quails. Mal. J. Anim. Sci., 20: 25-37.
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  8. Yusuf, A.O., S.O. Iposu, K.A. Sanwo, K.T. Akinde, A.J. Owolabi, O.O.A. Omotosho, O.A. Adedayo and N. Okwelum, 2016. Influence of Moringa leaf meal (MOLM) supplementation on Growth performance, Haematological parameters and faecal egg count of West African dwarf sheep. Niger. J. Anim. Sci., 2016: 492-506.
  9. Yusuf, A.O., O.A. Sonibare, O.G. Sodipe and O.S. Sowande, 2016. Newbouldia laevis leaves extract: Nutritive value, Phytochemical constituent and effect on growth performance and faecal egg count reduction in West African Dwarf rams raised semi intensively. Nig. J. Anim. Prod., 43: 239-246.
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  10. Yusuf, A.O., A.J. Ademokoya, M.A. Ogun, A.A. Raheem, O.A. Odunfa and O.S. Sowande, 2016. Performance and haematological parameters of West African dwarf goats fed varying levels of Newbouldia laevis leaves. Archivos Latinoamericanos de Produccion Animal, 24: 63-68.
  11. Ekunseitan, D.A., A.O. Yusuf, O.A. Olayinka, A.A. Ayoola and A.A. Adegbenjo, 2016. Comparative study of two plants (Lagenaria breviflora and Petiveria alliacea) and their phytobiotic potential in poultry health. Nigerian J. Anim. Prod., 43: 289-298.
  12. Ayoola A.A., A.O. Yusuf, and D. Oki, 2016. Phytochemical screening and chemical analysis of Newbouldialaevis and Allium sativum. Niger. J. Anim. Sci., 26: 242-256.
  13. Adelusi, O.O., O.A. Isah, C.F.I. Onwuka, A.O. Yusuf, V.O.A. Ojo and R.Y. Aderinboye. 2016. Performance, digestibility and nitrogen balance of West African Dwarf goats fed Azadirachta indica, Newbouldia laevis and Spondias mombin leaves. Niger. J. Anim. Sci., 18: 507-517.
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  14. Sanwo, K.A., A.O. Yusuf, S.O. Iposu, O.O. Omotosho and N. Okwelum, 2015. Moringa leaf meal supplementation for sheep: Effect on weight gain, blood serum chemistry and carcass characteristics. Nigerian J. Anim. Prod., 42: 187-196.
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  15. Fasae, O.A., A.O. Amos, A. Owodunni and A.O. Yusuf, 2015. Performance, haematological parameters and faecal egg count of semi-intensively managed west african dwarf sheep to varying levels of cassava leaves and peels supplementation. Pertanika J. Trop. Agric. Sci., 38: 71-81.
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  16. Ekunseitan, D.A., A.O. Yusuf, O.E. Odesanmi, M.A. Ogun, T.O. Bawala and B.T. Akinyemi, 2015. Assessing the nutritive value of waterweeds to livestock production via in vitro. Nig. J. Anim. Prod., 42: 207-216.
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  17. Yusuf, A.O., Y.A. Adebisi, O.A. Fasae and T.O. Bawala, 2014. Sheep response to sugar cane tops supplemented with varying levels of Leucaena leucocephala foliage. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Afr., 62: 101-109.
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  18. Yusuf, A.O., I.K. Agbato, O.A. Fasae, O.A. Yusuf, M.A. Ogun and T.O. Bawala, 2014. Factors influencing ruminant production systems of two agro-pastorialist in two peri-urban centres of Ogun State. Nig. J. Anim. Prod., 41: 166-175.
  19. Yusuf, A.O., O.S. Sowande, O.M. Sogunle, V.A. Akinbami and O.O. Oyebanji et al., 2013. Accessing the nutritional composition and phytochemical screening of Panicum maximum and Newbouldia laevis leaves. Nigerian J. Anim. Prod., 40: 161-167.
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  20. Yusuf, A.O., D.A. Ekunseitan, T.O. Bawala, A.A. Ayoola and A.E. Ogunnowo, 2013. Impact of broiler litter waste and urea based diets on performance of young West African dwarf goats. Pacific J. Sci. Technol., 14: 425-432.
  21. Yusuf, A.O. and R.O. Muritala, 2013. Nutritional evaluation and phytochemical screening of common plants used in smallholder farming system. Pac. J. Sci. Technol., 14: 456-462.
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  22. Ekunseitan, D.A., O.O. Balogun, O.M. Sogunle, A.O. Yusuf and A.A. Ayoola et al., 2013. Health status of birds fed diets containing three differently processed discarded vegetable-bovine blood-rumen content mixtures. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 16: 325-331.
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  23. Ekunseitan, D.A., A.O. Yusuf and A.F. Odesanmi, 2013. Assessment of nutritive values of some waterweeds. Food Sci. Quality Manage., 22: 22-27.
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  24. Yusuf, A.O., O.T. Bawala, O.S. Sowande and F.D. Adegbenjo, 2012. Performance and digestibility of west African dwarf sheep fed varying forage and concentrate ratios. Nigerian J. Anim. Sci., 14: 113-120.
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  25. Yusuf, A.O., O.A. Oyebanji, D.A. Yusuf, K.A. Ekunseitan, O.S. Adeleye, O.S. Sowande and O.A. Fasae, 2012. Blood profile of West African dwarf goats fed Panicum maximum supplemented with Newbouldia laevis leaves. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Africa, 60: 481-490.
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  26. Yusuf, A.O., O.S. Sowande, O.S. Iposu, A.O. Sonibare, O.M. Sogunle and J.A. Adegbite, 2011. Effect of diets containing different nutrient density on performance and faecal egg count of West African Dwarf rams. Nigerian J. Anim. Prod., 38: 155-160.
  27. Bawala, T.O., A.O. Akinsoyinu and A.O. Yusuf, 2009. Studies on performance of young African goats fed diets containing sulphur additive. Nutr. Food Sci., 39: 439-448.
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