Lecturer II, Animal Science & Technology Department

Dr Emmanuel U. Ahiwe

Dr Emmanuel U. Ahiwe

Lecturer II

B. Agric. Tech. Animal Science; MSc. Animal Nutrition; PhD Poultry Nutrition
Email: emmanuel.ahiwe@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Dr Ahiwe Emmanuel is a lecturer at the Department of Animal Science and Technology. He has a B. Agric. Tech. (Animal Science) and MSc. (Animal nutrition) both at the Department of Animal Science and Technology. He obtained his PhD at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. Dr Ahiwe’s area of research interest is on the Improvement of alternative/unconventional feed ingredients and sourcing for alternatives to in-feed antibiotic supplements for poultry. He is Married to Celestina Ahiwe and is blessed with a son.

Qualifications
Honours/Awards
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • PhD Poultry Nutrition (2019).
  • MSc. Animal Nutrition (2010).
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering (2006).
  • B.Agric. Tech. Animal Science (2005).

Honours/Awards

  • University of New England Chancellor Doctoral Research Award/Medal (2019).
  • University of New England Completion Scholarship (2019).
  • Keith and Dorothy Mackay Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship Award (2018).
  • University of New England Research Award (2015).

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • World Poultry Science Association Australian Branch (2016 – ).
  • Member Animal Science Association of Nigeria (2014 – ).
  • Member Nigerian Institute of Animal Science. (2014 – ).
  • Member Nigerian Society for Animal Production. (2007 – ).

Course Code and Courses assigned to teach:

  • AST 302: Introduction to Animal Nutrition and Feeding
  • AST 506: Animal Nutrition and Feeding Technology

Experience

  • St. Patrick Farm Nig. Ltd.  Anambra State. (Feed Mill Manager/Nutritionist)[2011-2013].
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. (2013- to date).

Research Interest

Areas of Research Interest: Improvement of alternative/unconventional feed ingredients and sourcing for alternatives to in-feed antibiotic supplements for poultry.

Specialization: Animal/Poultry Nutrition.

Publications

  1. Ahiwe, E.U., Chang’a, E.P., Abdallh M.E., Al-Qahtani, M. Kheravii, S. K., Wu, S., Graham, H. and Iji, P.A. (2019). Dietary hydrolyzed yeast cell wall extract is comparable to antibiotics in the control of subclinical necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens. British Poultry Science. 60 (6):757-765 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00071668.2019.1664727
  2. Ahiwe, E.U., Abdallh, M. E., Chang’a, E. P., Al-Qahtani, M., Omede, A. A., Graham, and Iji, P.A (2019). Influence of autolyzed whole yeast and yeast components on broiler chickens challenged with salmonella lipopolysaccharide.  Poultry Science. 98(12):7129-7138. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez452
  3. Ahiwe, E.U., Abdallh, M.E., Chang’a, E.P., Omede, A.A.  Al-Qahtani, M., Gausi, H., Graham, H. and Iji, P.A. (2019). Influence of dietary supplementation of autolyzed whole yeast and yeast cell wall products on broiler chickens. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science. In Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5713/ajas.19.0220
  4. Ahiwe, E.U., Omede, A. A., Abdallh, M. E., Chang’a, E. P., Al-Qahtani, M., Gausi, H., Graham, H. and Iji P. A. (2019). The response of broiler chickens to dietary supplementation of enzymatically hydrolyzed glucan or mannan yeast products. Journal of Applied Poultry Research.    28: 892-901. http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/japr/pfz047.
  5. Chang’a, E. P., Abdallh, M. E., Ahiwe, E.U., Al-Qahtani, M., Mbaga, S., Iji, P. A. (2019).  Energy utilization, nutrient digestibility and bone quality of broiler chickens fed Tanzania-type diets in different forms with enzymes. Journal of Animal Science and Technology. 61(4):192-203. https://doi.org/10.5187/jast.2019.61.4.192
  6. Chang’a, E. P., Abdallh, M. E., Ahiwe, E.U., Mbaga, S., Zhu, Z. Y., Fidelis Fru-Nji, F., Iji. P. A (2019). Replacement value of cassava for maize in broiler chicken diets supplemented with enzymes. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences.  https://doi.org/10.5713/ajas.19.0263 
  7. Chang’a, E. P., Abdallh, M. E., Ahiwe, E.U., Al-Qahtani, M., Mbaga, S., Iji, P. A. (2019).  Energy utilization, nutrient digestibility and bone quality of broiler chickens fed Tanzania-type diets in different forms with enzymes. Journal of Animal Science and Technology. 61(4):192-203. https://doi.org/10.5187/jast.2019.61.4.192
  8. Omede, A.A., Ahiwe, E.U. and Iji, P.A. (2019). Effectiveness of early supplementation of a processed Soy protein product and route of application for broiler chickens. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 1(0):1-10). http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/japr/pfz003
  9. Iji, P.A., Omede, A.A., Abdallh, M. and Ahiwe, E.U. (2019). The role of specific cereal grain dietary components in poultry gut function. Book chapter. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Cambridge, Uk. http://dx.doi.org/10.19103/AS.2019.0059.23.
  10. Ahiwe, E.U., Omede, A.A., Abdallh, M.B., and Iji, P.A. (2018). Managing Dietary Energy Intake by Broiler Chickens to Reduce Production Costs and Improve Product Quality, Animal Husbandry and Nutrition, Banu Yucel, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.76972. Available from: DOI: https://www.intechopen.com/books/animal-husbandry-and-nutrition/managing-dietary-energy-intake-by-broiler-chickens-to-reduce-production-costs-and-improve-product-qu
  11. Omede, A.A., Ahiwe, E.U., Zhu, Z.Y., fru-Nji, F and Iji, P.A. (2018).  Improving cassava quality for poultry feeding through the application of biotechnology. In Viduranga Waisundara, Cassava. Book chapter. intechopen. Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3740-5. Online ISBN: 978-953-51-3741-2. DOI: http://dxdoi.org/10.5772/intech.69424.
  12. Iji, P.A., Toghayani, M., Ahiwe, E.U. and Omede, A.A. (2017). Alternative sources of protein for poultry nutrition. In T. Applegate(Ed), Achieving sustainable production of poultry meat Volume 2. July 2017. Book chapter. ID: 9781786760685. Burleigh Dodds Science publishing. Cambridge, Uk. https://shop.bdspublishing.com/checkout/Store/bds/Detail/Product/3-190- 9781786760685
  13. Iwuji, T.C., Ukwuoma, M.C., Ogbuewu, I.P., Etuk, I.F., Ahiwe, E.U., Egenuka, F.C. and Okere, P.C. (2016). Evaluation of growth performance, carcass and organ weights of broiler finisher birds administered aqueous extracts of Garcinia kola seeds. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 121-128, Vol: 43 (1) 2016.
  14. Ahiwe, E.U., Emenalom, O.O., Ekuk, E.B., Okehie, N.U., Iwuji, C.T. and Odoemelam, V.U. (2015). Chemical composition and nutritional value of boiled Christmas bush fruit (Alchornea cordifolia) meal fed to starter broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production.  80-87, Vol. 42 (2) 2015.
  15. 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 of poverty reduction in Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural and Rural Development. SAAT FUTO, 2015. 18 (2): 2192 – 2202, 2015.
  16. Nwaodu, C.H., Ahiwe, E.U., Uchegbu, M.C., Ugwu, C.C., Opara, M.N., Okoli, I.C. (2015). Effect of Varied Brooding Period on the Performance of Turkey Poult in Hot Humid Tropical Environment of Imo State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science. 2015, 17(1):191-198.
  17. Odoemelam, V.U., Unamba-opara, I.C., Anyanwuocha, M.C., Okere, P.C., and Ahiwe, E.U. (2015).Comparative Effect of Dietary Ocimum gratissimum and Antibiotics Growth Promoter on Body Weight and Gut Morphometry of Broiler Starters. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science.2015, 17(1): 91-97.
  18. Ahiwe, E.U., Emenalom, O.O., Etuk, E.B., Okehie U.N., Odoemelam V.U., Uchegbu M.C. and Okenyi C. (2015).  Effect of Broiler Starter Diet Containing Royal Yeast Additive on Broiler Starter Performance and Economic of Production. International Journal of Agricultural and Rural Development.SAAT FUTO 2015. 18(1): 2024-2028, 2015.
  19. 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. 11(2):59-65.
  20. Ogbuewu, I. P., Ahiwe, E.U., Okoli, I.C. and Iloeje, M.U. (2015). Interactions between Dietary Minerals and Reproduction in farm animals. Global Journal of Scientific Research. 3(2) 524 – 535. 2015. Online ISSN: 2345 – 4385.
  21. Odoemelam, V.U., Ahamefule, F.O., Ahiwe, E.U., Ekwe, C.C. and Obi, J.I. (2014). Carcass yield, Organ Characteristic and economics of West African Dwarf Bucks Fed panicum maximum Supplemented concentrate containing Bambara Nut (Vigna subterranean) Meal. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment (NJAFE) VOL. 10(4) 18 – 24. ISSN 0331-0787.
  22. Odoemelam, V.U., Ahamefule, F.O., Ibeawuchi, J.A., Ahiwe, E.U. (2014). Haematology and Biochemical Indices of West African Dwarf (WAD) Bucks fed panicum maximum and Bambara nut (Vigna subterranean) Seed Meal Supplemented Diets. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science, 16(1): 106-115.
  23. Kadurumba, C., O.E. Kadurumba, E.U. Ahiwe. (2014). Measurement and Sources of Economic Efficiency in Pig Production in Ebonyi State, Nigeria: A Stochastic Frontier Function Approach. Advances in Animal Agriculture and Engineering Research. Vol. 4 (2). 1522 – 1527.

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