- PhD (Animal Management), – 2010
- M.Sc. (Animal Management), – 2002
- B. Agric-Tech (Animal Production) (Second Class Honours Lower Division) – 1996.
- West African School Certificate, – 1987
- First School Leaving Certificate, – 1981
- Introduction to Agriculture – (AGR203)
- Principles of Animal Production – (AST201)
- Principles of Animal Production 11 – (AST 202)
- Elements of Crop and Animal Production – (AGR 307)
- Elements of Animal Production – (AST304)
- Poultry Production and Hatchery Technology – (AST 505)
- Sheep and Goat Production – (AST 507)
- Farm Practice vi – (AGR 501)
- Rabbit and Mini livestock Production – (AST 512)
POSTGRADUATE COURSES (MSC., and PhD)
- Livestock Production Systems – (AST835)
- Livestock Housing and Environmental Management – (AST836)
- Development in Livestock Housing and Environmental – (AST 914)
- Vitamins, Minerals and additives – (APR 609)
- Poultry and Rabbit Production – (AST 610)
- Received a research grant from the University senate to carry out a research project on the study of integrated poultry /pig farming as an intensive management strategy for poultry and pig production in Nigeria. Amount of Research grant: N400,000.00(
fourhundredthousandNaira). Period: 2002-2003.
- Received a Research Grant from the University senate to carry out a research project on The study of Deep Litter managed broiler starter fed Neem leaf meal Amount: N100,000.00(One hundred thousand naira). Period:2005-2006.
- Recipient of a fellowship award from the African women leaders in Agriculture and environment (AWLAE) Washington D. C. as partial financial support for My PhD Amount =400 US Dollars. Period: 2006-2007.
- 1st Academic Staff of the University to receive the newly Instituted National Award for best PhD Research Proposal in 2006 by the Nigerian Academic Staff Union of Universities. Amount =N150,000.
Membership of Professional Bodies
- Member, Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP)
- Member, Agriculture Society of Nigeria (ASN)
- Member, World Poultry Science Association (WAPSA)
- Member, Packard Initiative Networking Group-Southeast Nigeria (PING-SEN)
- Member, African Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment
- Registered Animal Scientist (RAS)
- Registered Member, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science
- Registered Member, Organization of Women in Science for the Developing World, 2013 to date.
Interested in sourcing for alternative feed resources to replace conventional ones for cost-saving and better protein utilization in poultry diets. Examples, cassava peels and leaf meals.
21 years of work experience as a researcher and as a lecturer
- Uchegbu M. C., Onwuka K. C., Okoli I. C., Obikaonu H. O., Ahiwe E. U.(2015). Performance of starter broilers fed raw and cooked napoleona imperialis seed diets. Intl J. Agric. & Rur. Dev.
- Odoemelam, V. U., Ahiwe, E. U., Ekwe, C. C., Obikaonu, H.O. and Obi, J. I. (2015).Dry matter intake, nutrient digestibility and nitrogen balance of west African dwarf (wad) bucks fed panicum maximum supplemented concentrate containing Bambara nut vigna subterranea meal. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment
- Obikaonu H.O., and Udedibie A.B.I., (2015)., Evaluation of Neem (Azadirachta Indica) leaf meal in diets of black leghorn laying hens for protein sustainability and national development. Intl J. of Agricultural Technology. (IJAT). VOL. II (5): 1089-1095.
- Udedibie, A.B.I., Peter-Nwachukwu, F.I. and Obikaonu, H.O. (2015). Use of Qualitative Feed Restriction as a Management Strategy for Finishing Broilers. Nig. J. Anim. Prod., Vol. 42: (2) 151-157.
- Ahiwe, E.U., Okere, P.C., Egenuka, F.C., Obikaonu H.O.; Kadurumba O.E; Ekeledo, P.O.; Okehie, U.N. 2015. Involvement of Women in Poultry Production: A veritable way for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. Intl J. Agric. And Rur. Development.
- A.K. Chukwukaelo, N.O. Aladi, N.J. Okeudo, H.O. Obikaonu, I.P. Ogbuewu & I.C. Okoli (2017); Performance and Meat Quality Characteristics of Broilers Fed Fermented Mixture of Grated Cassava Roots and Palm Kernel Cake as Replacement For Maize. Tropical Anim. Health and Production.