Lecturer I - Animal Science and Technology Department

Miss Francisca C. Egenuka

Miss Francisca Chinyere Egenuka

Lecturer I

M.Sc. (Animal Products Technology), B. Agric. Tech. (Animal Production)
Email: francisca.egenuka@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Francisca Chinyere Egenuka was born into the family of Nnadozie Egenuka of Umuoriaku, Ugbelle in Ideato-South L.G.A., Imo State on October 4. She attended Community Central School Ugbelle, between 1974 and 1978.

Local Authority School II, Araromi, Apapa, Lagos (1978-1980) from where she graduated in Distinction. She attended Secondary Schools including Okwudor Secondary Technical School, Amandugba Secondary Technical School and Amucha Secondary Technical School and graduated in 1986.

She got admitted into the Federal University of Technology, Owerri  (FUTO) in 1988 from where she graduated in 1994. She was employed into the services of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 2002 as Farm Officer II but later converted into the Academics in 2011 and now is a Lecturer I. She has taught many courses including:

  • Abattoir Management and Animal Product Handing and Marketing (AST 503)
  • Poultry Production and Hatchery Technology (AST 505)
  • Rabbit and Mini- Livestock Production (AST 512)
  • Processing and Storage of Agricultural Food Products (AGR 306)
  • Farm Practice II (AGR 301)
Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • MSc. (Animal Products Technology)      –      2010
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Technology ( Animal Production)      –    1994
  • West African School Certificate      –      1986
  • First School Leaving Certificate    –      1980

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Member – Nigerian Society  for Animal Production
  • Member – Animal Science Association of Nigeria
  • Member – Nigerian Institute of Animal Science
  • Member  – Agricultural Society of Nigeria

Course Code  Course Title

  • AST 503     –    Abattoir Management and Animal Product Handling and Marketing
  • AST 505     –    Poultry Production and Hatchery Technology
  • AGR 207    –     Agricultural Biotechnology
  • AST 512      –    Rabbit and Mini- Livestock Production
  • AGR 306    –     Processing and Storage of Agricultural Food Products

Experience

  • Farm Officer II                    – 2002 – 2004
  • Farm Officer I                     –  2004 – 2007
  • Senior Farm Officer           –  2007 – 2010
  • Principal Farm Officer      –    2010 – 2011

Conversion to Assistant Lecturer

  • Assistant Lecturer              –  2011 – 2014
  • Lecturer II                           –  2014 – 2017
  • Lecturer I                             –   2017 to Date

Research Interest

Interested in Researches on Effect of Some Feed Ingredients/feed additives eg blood meal, palm kernel cake, ginger, etc, on chicken meat and egg quality.

Publications

  1. Egenuka, F. C., Opara, M. N., Okoli, I. C. and Okeudo, N. J. (2013). Effect of different dietary levels of palm kernel cake on growth, percentage organ weights, haematological profile and serum biochemistry of pullets. Journal of Agricultural Technology, 9 (1): 1 – 10.
  2. Egenuka, F. C., Omaliko, P. C., Aladi, N. O. and Okeudo, N. J. (2015). Effect of increasing dietary level of blood meal and reducing supplementary lysine on the performance of broilers. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 18 (1): 2037 – 2042.
  3. Ahiwe, E. U., Okere, P. C., Egenuka, F. C., Obikonu, H. O., Kadurumba, O. E., Ekeledo, P. O. and Okehie, U. N. (2015). Involvement of women in poultry Production: A veritable way of poverty reduction in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. 18 (2): 2192 – 2202.
  4. Kadurumba, O. E., Okoli, I. C., Okere, P. C., Ikpamezie, L. C., Nwogu, C. M., Egenuka, F. C. and Ngezeleonye, I. F. (2015). Rural production and phenotypic variations among indigenous ducks in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. 18 (2): 2287 – 2291.
  5. 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. 43(1): 121 – 128.
  6. Iwuji, T. C., Nwapi, D. O., Ogbuewu, I. P., Kadurumba, O. E., Egenuka, F. C. and Okere, P. C. (2017). Management, blood and reproductive parameters of rabbits reared in Imo State. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. 44 (2): 248 –256.   

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