Dr. Jacob Alhassan Hamidu

Dr. Jacob Alhassan Hamidu

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
Poultry Sciences
Animal Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. 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.
  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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.
  9. Hamidu, J.A., 2013. Effects of turkey egg storage duration on expression of apoptosis genes. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 7: 69-75.
  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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