Dr. Uchele  Okpanachi

Dr. Uchele Okpanachi

Senior Lecturer
University of Jos, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Nutrition from University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Nutrition
62%
Animal Health
90%
Animal Agriculture
75%
Animal Breeding
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Okpanachi, U., G.A.C. Okpanachi, J. Kaye, C.I. Agu and E.O. Odah, 2019. Haematological profile and serum biochemistry of West African Dwarf goats fed sun-dried yellow cashew pulp based diets. J. Applied Sci., 19: 319-324.
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  2. Okpanachi, U., C.I. Agu, L.E. Igoche and F.A. Oyedapo, 2018. Potentials of two varieties of cashew apple pulp as feedstuff for ruminants. Niger. J. Anim. Prod., 45: 203-209.
  3. Ebiloma, S.O., F.O. Albert, O. Titus and U. Okpanachi, 2018. Performance and profitability of grower grasscutters fed diets containing cashew kernel processing waste. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 3: 219-222.
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  4. Akpensuen, T.T., J.S. Luka, U. Okpanachi, Y.M. Ishiaku and B.M. Munza, 2018. Effects of stage of growth on dry matter yield and nutrients composition of stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis cv. cook) in vom, plateau state, Nigeria. Niger. J. Anim. Sci. Technol., 1: 19-28.
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  5. Okpanachi, U., S. Attah and B.O. Oyewole, 2016. Effects of varieties of dried cashew pulp on in vitro fermentation parameters and volume of gas produced at different incubation time. Agric. Food, 4: 530-536.
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  6. Okpanachi, U., J.A. Ayoade and C.D. Tuleun, 2016. Composition and anti-nutritional factors (phyto-nutrients) present in both red and yellow varieties of sun-dried cashew pulp. Am. J. Food Sci. Health, 2: 45-48.
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  7. Okpanachi, U., J.A. Ayoade and C.D. Tuleun, 2016. Carcass characteristics, internal organs and economics of feeding sun-dried yellow cashew pulp based diets to West African Dwarf goats. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 1-6.
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  8. Okpanachi, U., B.O. Oyewole, C.F. Egbu and O.Y. Ganiyu, 2016. Effects of feeding sun-dried yellow cashew pulp based diets on performance, dry matter and nutrient digestibility of West African Dwarf goats. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 7-12.
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  9. Shaahu, D.T., F.G. Kaankuka and U. Okpanachi, 2015. Proximate, amino acid, anti-nutritional factor and mineral composition of different varieties of raw lablab purpureus seeds. Int. J. Scient. Technol. Res., 4: 157-161.
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  10. Okpanachi, U., S. Attah and D.T. Shaahu, 2015. A comparative study between vitamins and amino acid profile of sun-dried red and yellow cashew pulp. Int. J. Anim. Biol., 1: 237-242.
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  11. Okpanachi, U., P.U. Boyi, C.F. Egbu and A. Oyibo, 2015. Performance and internal organ characteristics of broiler chickens fed urea-treated and untreated rice milling waste. Int. J. Anim. Biol., 1: 130-135.
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  12. Okpanachi, U., J.O. Ocheja and P.U. Boyi, 2015. Carcass characteristics and bio-economics of broiler chickens fed urea treated and untreated rice milled waste. NSUK J. Sci. Technol., 5: 16-20.
  13. Egbu, C.F., P.N. Chiemela, A.E. Onyimonyi, U. Okpanachi, E.S. Akpolu and M.O. Okpara, 2015. Effect of supplementing grazing N'dama calves with urea treated maize stover and Centrosema pubescens. Elixir Agric., 89: 37043-37048.
  14. Barde, R.E., S. Attah, A. Wuanor and U. Okpanachi, 2015. Weight gain and cost benefit of West African Dwarf goats fed Pleurotus tuber-regium biodegraded cassava (Manihot esculenta) peels based diets. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 9: 1-8.
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  15. Barde, R.E., A. Akinfemi, U. Okpanachi and G. Saleh, 2015. Carcass evaluation of West African Dwarf (WAD) goats fed biodegraded cassava peels based diets. NSUK J. Sci. Technol., 5: 32-36.
  16. Okpanachi, U., A.A. Musa, A.T. Adewoye and O.C. Adejoh, 2014. Effects of replacing maize with graded levels of cassava tuber meal, brewer's dried grain and palm oil mixture on the serum biochemistry and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens. IOSR J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 7: 27-31.
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  17. Okpanachi, U., A.A. Musa and K.E. Idachaba, 2013. Performance and hematological parameters of broilers fed graded levels of a mixture of sun-dried cassava tuber meal, brewers' dried grain and palm oil as a substitute for maize. Int. J. Agric. Biosci., 2: 108-112.
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  18. Okpanachi, U., A.A. Musa and H.U. Obeche, 2012. Profitability analysis and serum biochemistry of broilers fed graded levels of a blend of enzyme-supplemented bovine blood and rumen digesta. Int. J. Applied Res. Technol., 1: 111-117.
  19. Ocheja, J.O., B.C. Lalabe, U. Okpanachi, J.O. Atabo and A. Anaja, 2012. Performance and haematological parameters of pullets fed varying levels of bambaranut waste. Int. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 15: 1099-1103.
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  20. Lalabe, B.C., J.O. Olomu, S.F. Yustus, J.O. Ocheja and U. Okpanachi, 2012. Performance of broilers as affected by diets with or without cooked rubber seed or palm kernel cake. J. Agric. Prod. Technol., 1: 1-7.
  21. Ocheja, J.O., S.O. Ebiloma, H.G. Oguche, A.A. Okpe, S.I. Daikwo, C.B. Lalabe and U. Okpanachi, 2011. The significance of the signing into law of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science Act No. 26 of 2007. Niger. J. Food Health Drug Law, 4: 88-93.
  22. Ocheja, J.O., H.G., Oguche, S.O. Ukwuteno, U. Okpanachi, A.A. Okpe and C.B. Lalabe, 2011. Performance and cost-benefit analysis of weaner goats fed different levels of a mixture of bambaranut waste and cereal spent grains as supplements to Pennisetum purpureum. Int. J. Agric. Dev. Econ., 1: 49-55.
  23. Ocheja, J.O., H.G. Oguche, U. Okpanachi, A.A. Okpe, P.E. Adejo and N. Jibrin, 2011. A review of taboos/prohibitions associated with animal and animal products around the world. Niger. J. Food Health Drug Law, 4: 53-60.
  24. Ocheja, J.O., H.G. Oguche, U. Okpanachi, A.A. Okpe, , P.E. Adejo and N. Jibrin, 2011. A review of taboos/ prohibitions associated with animal and animal products around the world. Niger. J. Food Health Drug Law, 4: 53-60.
  25. Ocheja, J.O., H.G. Oguche, H.I. Opaluwa, A.A. Okpe, U. Okpanachi and B.C. Lalabe, 2011. Analysis of varying proportions of a mixture of bambara nut waste and rice offal supplement fed to weaner rams. Int. J. Agric. Dev. Econ., 1: 68-73.
  26. Onuche, U., P.E. Adejo and U. Okpanachi, 2010. Beef and goat meat consumption in Kogi State of Nigeria: An economic analysis. Int. J. Agric. Econ. Manage. Dev., 1: 160-166.
  27. Okpanachi, U., S.O. Aribido and I.S. Daikwo, 2010. Growth and haematological response of growing rabbits to diets containing graded levels of sun dried bovine rumen content. Afr. J. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev., 10: 4444-4457.
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  28. Ibrahim, M.K., A.M. David and G.U. Okpanachi, 2010. Climate change, agriculture and food management in Nigeria. Niger. J. Food Health Drug Law, 3: 201-204.
  29. Aribido, S.O., U. Okpanachi and B.G. Alfa, 2010. Performance response of growing rabbits fed sun-dried cashew pulp-based diets. Int. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 13: 239-242.
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  30. Ocheja, J.A., S.O. Attah, S.I. Daikwo, A.A. Okpe and U. Okpanachi, 2009. Performance of growing rabbits fed varying proportions of a mixture of bambaranut waste and dried whole sweet potatoes meal as supplement to natural pasture. Niger. J. Indigenous Knowledge Dev., 2: 149-155.