Dr. Richard Osei Amponsah

Dr. Richard Osei Amponsah

Senior Lecturer
University of Ghana, Ghana


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

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Genetics
62%
Animal Production
90%
Veterinary Advances
75%
Animal Physiology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Richard, O.A., K.A. Ebenezer and Y.O. Frederick, 2020. Cattle crossbreeding for sustainable milk production in the tropics. Int. J. Livestock Prod., 11: 108-113.
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  2. Osei-Amponsah, R., F.R. Dunshea, B.J. Leury, L. Cheng and B. Cullen et al., 2020. Impacts of heat stress on the physiological and production responses of lactating dairy cows grazing pastures over hot summer months. Proceedings, 10.3390/proceedings2019036062.
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  3. Osei-Amponsah, R., F.R. Dunshea, B.J. Leury, L. Cheng and B. Cullen et al., 2020. Heat stress impacts on lactating cows grazing Australian summer pastures on an automatic robotic dairy. Anim., 10.3390/ani10050869.
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  4. Osei-Amponsah, , Frank, Brian, Cheng and Cullen et al., 2020. Association of thermotolerance with milk production, feed saver, fertility and fat percentage breeding values in holstein friesian dairy cattle. Proceedings, 10.3390/proceedings2019036063.
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  5. Joy, A., F.R. Dunshea, B.J. Leury, K. DiGiacomo and I.J. Clarke et al., 2020. Differences in thermoregulatory responses between dorper and second cross lambs to heat stress challenges. Proceedings, 10.3390/proceedings2019036155.
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  6. Chauhan, S.S., M. Zhang, A. Joy, R. Osei-Amponsah and B.J. Leury et al., 2020. Adaptive and productive sheep breed for changing climate. Proceedings, 10.3390/proceedings2019036137.
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  7. Osei-Amponsah, R., S.S. Chauhan, B.J. Leury, L. Cheng and B. Cullen et al., 2019. Genetic selection for thermotolerance in ruminants. Anim., 10.3390/ani9110948.
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  8. Karnuah, A.B., R. Osei-Amponsah, G. Dunga, A. Wennah, W. Wiles and P. Boettcher, 2019. Characterization of local sheep production system and morphology in Liberia. Afr. J. Rural Dev., 3: 943-954.
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  9. Dodua, A.S.N., O.A. Richard, A.O. Dennis, A.B. Kwadjo, S.B. Matthew and S.C. Anne, 2019. Production practices of local pig farmers in Ghana. Int. J. Livestock Prod., 10: 175-181.
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  10. Armmah, N.A.D. and R. Osei-Amponsah, 2019. Incentives for conserving local livestock breeds: The case of the Ashanti Dwarf pig of Ghana. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 18: 35-41.
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  11. Osei-Amponsah, R., B.M. Skinner, D.O. Adjei, J. Bauer and G. Larson et al., 2018. Origin and phylogenetic status of the local Ashanti Dwarf Pig (ADP) of Ghana based on genetic analysis. BMC. Genomics, Vol. 18. 10.1186/s12864-017-3536-6.
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  12. Karnuah, A.B., R. Osei-Amponsah, G. Dunga, A. Wennah, W.T. Wiles and P. Boettcher, 2018. Phenotypic characterization of the West Africa dwarf goats and the production system in Liberia. Int. J. Livestock Prod., 9: 221-231.
  13. Karnuah, A.B., R. Osei-Amponsah, G. Dunga, A. Wennah and W.T. Wiles et al., 2018. Phenotypic characterization of pigs and their production system in Liberia. Intl. J. Livestock Prod., 9: 175-183.
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  14. Karnuah, A.B., G. Dunga, A. Wennah, W.T. Wiles and E. Greaves et al., 2018. Phenotypic characterization of beef cattle breeds and production practices in Liberia. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 5: 1287-1294.
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  15. Glennon, E.E., O. Restif, S.R. Sbarbaro, R. Garnier and A.A. Cunningham et al., 2017. Domesticated animals as hosts of henipaviruses and filoviruses: A systematic review. Vet. J., 233: 25-34.
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  16. Ahiagbe, K.M.J., R.O. Amponsah and P.K. Botchway, 2017. A critical review of sustainable conservation options for animal genetic resources in indigenous production systems in the African region. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Afr., 63: 65-78.
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  17. Obese, F.Y., C. MacCarthy, R.O. Amponsah, R.A. Ayizanga and J.K. Damptey, 2015. Blood metabolite profiles in cycling and non-cycling Friesian-Sanga cross-bred cows grazing natural pasture during the post-partum period. Reprod. Domestic Anim., 50: 304-311.
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  18. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang, A. Naazie, M.T. Boichard and R. Xavier, 2015. Phenotypic characterisation of local Ghanaian chickens: egg-laying performance under improved management conditions. Anim. Genet. Resour., 56: 29-35.
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  19. Adjei, O.D., R. Osei-Amponsah and B.K. Ahunu, 2015. Morphological characterization of local pigs in Ghana. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Afr., 63: 299-304.
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  20. Adjei, O.D., R. Osei-Amponsah and B.K. Ahunu, 2015. Morphological characterisation of local pigs in Ghana. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Afr. AnGR Spec. Ed., 63: 295-300.
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  21. Adjei, O.D., R. Osei-Amponsah and B.K. Ahunu, 2015. Characterization of local pig production systems in Ghana. Bull. Anim. Health Prod. Afr., 63: 337-342.
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  22. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang, H. Manu and A. Naazie, 2014. Egg quality traits of local Ghanaian chickens and influence of storage period. Anim. Genet. Resour., 55: 93-99.
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  23. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang, A. Naazie, I.M. Barchia and P.F. Arthur, 2014. Evaluation of models to describe temporal growth in local chickens of Ghana. Iran. J. Appl. Anim. Sci., 4: 855-861.
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  24. Osei-Amponsah, R., K. Boa-Amponsem, B.B. Kayang and A. Naazie, 2013. Characterization of primary immune response in Ghanaian local, Sasso T-44 and broiler chickens to sheep red blood cell antigens. Anim. Genet. Resour., 53: 51-55.
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  25. Chazara, O., C.S. Chang, N. Bruneau, K. Benabdeljelil and J.C. Fotsa et al., 2013. Diversity and evolution of the highly polymorphic tandem repeat LEI0258 in the chicken MHC-B region. Immunogenetics, 65: 447-459.
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  26. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang and A. Naazie, 2013. Phenotypic and genetic parameters for production traits of local chickens in Ghana. Anim. Genet. Resour., 53: 45-50.
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  27. Aizanga, R.A., R. Osei-Amponsah, K.A. Darfour-Oduro, G.S. Aboagye and B.K. Ahunu, 2013. Growth performance and genetic parameter estimates of the West African Dwarf goat at Kintampo-Ghana. Ghanaian J. Anim. Sci., 7: 105-112.
  28. Leroy, G., B.B. Kayang, I.A.K. Youssao, C.V.C.V. Yapi-Gnaore and R.O. Amponsah et al., 2012. Gene diversity, agro ecological structure and introgression patterns among village chicken populations across North, West and Central Africa. BMC Genet., 10.1186/1471-2156-13-34.
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  29. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang and A. Naazie, 2012. Age, Genotype and Sex effects on growth performance of local chickens kept under improved management in Ghana. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 44: 29-34.
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  30. Amponsah, R.O., B.B. Kayang, A. Naazie, P.F. Arthur and I.M. Barchia, 2011. Characterisation of local Ghanaian Chickens: Growth performance evaluation based on Richards growth model and Genetic size scaling. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 43: 1195-1201.
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  31. Osei-Amponsah, R., B.B. Kayang, A. Naazie, Y.D. Osei and I.A.K. Youssao et al., 2010. Genetic diversity of forest and savannah chicken populations of Ghana as estimated by microsatellite markers. Anim. Sci. J., 81: 297-303.
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  32. Ahunu, B.K., R. Osei-Amponsah, J.B. Osei and G.S. Aboagye, 1999. Population analysis of beef herds in Southern Ghana. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 69: 806-810.
  33. Ahunu, B.K. and R. Osei-Amponsah, 1996. Influence of terminal age of weighing on Growth curve parameters in N'dama. Catt. J. Applied Anim. Res., 10: 49-58.
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