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Prof. Bassey Igri Okon

Professor
Animal Science
biokon@unical.edu.ng

Okon, Bassey Igri is a Professor of Animal Science in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Calabar, Calabar. He holds a Ph.D from the University of Ibadan (1987). He was head of Department (1990-2000) and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration (2013-2015). He is a fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Scientist and the Agricultural Society of Nigeria. His current research is "Production of Cholesterol Free Animal Products using Natural Plant Extracts."

Umukoro Gloria M, Okon Bassey I (2017). Escargot and the Francophone cuisine. LWATI: A journal of contemporary research. 14(4): 66-80


M. Bette Obi, A. Ausaji Ayuk, B Igri Okon (2013). Replacement value of 48-hours fermented Taro cocoyam meal (Colocasia Esculenta var. esculenta) for maize on performance of laying quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica). In Proceedings Annual conference of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), Nottingham UK, 16 – 17 April 2013. Pp. 180


Mary Obi, Ausaji Ayuk, Bassey Okon (2012). Cost effectiveness of feeding fermented Taro Cocoyam Meal to laying Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica). In Books of Abstracts Tropentag 2012, Gottingen, Germany, 19-21 September, 2012. Pp. 62.


Ayuk, A. A., Anya, M. I., Okon, B. I., Wogar, G. S. I., Okon, B., and Akpan, B. J. (2012). Performance and cost effectiveness of feeding maize cob (Large White X Landrace). Journal of Sustainable Technology, Vol.3, No.2.


Ausaji Ayuk, Eustace Ayemere Iyayi and Bassey Okon, (2011). Biodegradability of whole leaves of Enterolobium cyclocarpum with Aspergillus niger. In Book of Abstracts Tropentag 2011, Bonn, Germany.


Ayuk, A. A., Kalio, G. A, Agwunobi, L. N. and Okon, B. I., (2011). Agro By-product Feedstuffs and livestock Management Systems for Rural Livelihoods in Cross River State. Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol.3, No 2.


Godwin, S. I. Wogar, Bassey I. Okon and Ausaji A. Ayuk. (2011). Performance of Gestating Grasscutters (Thryonomys sinderianus) fed diets of different fibre sources. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 4(3), 103 - 111.


Isika, M. A., Umoren, U. E., Okon, B. I. and Agwunobi, L. N. (2009). Evaluation of boiled, sun-dried taro cocoyam (Colocasia esculentum L. Scholte) meal as a substitute pg 44.


Ingweye, J. N., Okon, B. I., Ubua, J. A. and Essien, A. I. (2008). Performance of broiler chickens fed fish and shrimp wastes. Asian Journal of Animal Science, 2 (2): 58-63.


Okon, B. I., Ayuk, A. A., Inyang, H. E. and Wogar, G. S. I. (2007). Carcass characteristics and meat quality of rabbits fed maize sievate-based diets. Tropical Journal of Animal Science, 10:221-224.


Ayuk, A. A., Okon, B. I. and Okoi, O. E. (2007). Performance of weaner WAD goats fed treated and untreated cocoa pod husk (Theobroma cacao). Tropical Journal of Animal Science, 10:457-460.


Okon, B. I. and Ayuk, A. A. (2007). Effects of dietary supplementation of periwinkle (Pachymelania aurita) flesh on meat quality of broilers fed palm kernel cake based diets. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 5:3-4.


Okon, B. I. and Ayuk, A. A. (2007). Nutrient and mineral retention of broilers fed periwinkle flesh. Medwell Agriculture Journal, 2 (6): 646-650.


Okon, B. I., Ayuk, A. A. and Ukpong, I. N. (2007). Performance characteristics of rabbits fed maize sievate-based diets. Medwell Agriculture Journal, 2 (6): 651-653.


Isika, M. A., Agiang, E. A. and Okon, B. I. (2006). Palm oil and animal fats for increasing dietary energy in rearing pullets. International Journal of Poultry Science, 5 (1): 43-46.


Isika, M. A. , Okon, B. I., Agiang, E. A. and Oluyemi, J. A. Oluyemi (2006). Dietary energy and crude protein requirement for chicks of Nigerian local fowl and cross breeds. International Journal of Poultry Science, 5 (3): 271-274.


Okon, B. I, and Ayuk, A. A. (2005). Carcass characteristics and meat quality of broilers fed periwinkle flesh (Pachymelania aurita) palm kernel cake and oil-based rations. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 86 (10): 362-366.


Ayuk, A. A., Okon, B. I. and Iyayi, E. A. (2002). Proximate composition and tannin contents of some multipurpose trees. Global Journal of Agricultural Science, 1:77-81.


Okon, B. I. and Abang, S. O. (1998). Constraints and recommendations for sustainable growth of monogastics. (Pigs and Rabbits) in the South East Zone of Nigeria. West African Journal of Research and Development in Education, 4 (4): 218-229.


Asuquo, B. O. and Okon, B. I. (1998). A note on the effect of feeding mixed agro by-products and forages on the performance of weaner rabbits. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture and Technology, 7: 42 – 46.


Umoh, B. I., Okonkwo, A. C., Okon, B. I. and Daniel, M. U. (1998). Effect of advancing maturity and preserving methods of pasture, forages in the humid zone Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Technology, 7: 85-98.


Umoh, B. I., Maina, A. H. B. Oguntona, T. and Okon, B. I. (1998). Utilization of Acacia sieberiana pods for growing lambs. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Technology, 7:1-8.


Isika, M. A., Okon, B. I., and Oluyemi, J. A. (1998). Response to and recovery from feed restriction and influenced by age of layers and severity of treatment. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Technology, 7: 82-85.


Umoh, B. I., Okon, B. I. and Etuk, I. F. (1997). A survey of forage conservation and supplementary feeding in the derived Savannah of Eastern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Technology, 6: 18-21.


Eneji, C. A., Okon, B. I. Anya, M. I. and Joshua, A. O. (1997). An analysis of meat keeping qualities of exotic and indigenous chicken as a basis for extension education among rural farmers. Classical Journal of Research in Education (CJRE), 2 (2)(Accepted).


Umoh, B. I., Okonkwo, A. C., Okon, B. I. and Ekong, F. W. (1996). Evaluation of nutrient content of selected preserved forage in the Derived Savannah zone. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 22 and 23 (2): 162-168.


Okon, B. I. and Ogunomodede, B. K. (1996). Carcass characteristics of broilers fed periwinkle flesh and palm kernel cake. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 23 (1): 16-20.


Nwosu, C. C., Kamalu, T. N. and Okon, B. I. (1987). Physiological response of Muturu, Ndama and Boran heifers to ambient changes in the humid tropics of Nigeria Agricultural Journal, 22: 41 – 49.


Okon, B. I. and Ogunmodede, B. K. (1987). Nutrient Composition of periwinkle flesh Effects of Extraction Method. Ed. Conf. Procc. of Nig. Journal Animal Production.


Okon, B. I. and Ogunmodede, B. K. (1995). Effect of replacing dietary fishmeal with periwinkle flesh on the performance of broiler chickens. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 22 (1):37-43.


Ekanem, E. O. Nyienakuna, M. G. and Okon, B. I. (1995). Management of Post-Harvest losses in traditional agriculture Highpoints In development. A book of reading. Faculty of Social Science, University of Uyo. Chap. 9 P. 112 – 137.


Asuquo, B. O. and Okon B. I. (1995). Agro by-products as alternative supplement to mash in rabbits feeding. Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research, 2:39 – 43.


Okonkwo, A. C., Wamagi, I. T. and Umoh, B. I. (1995). Effects of Leucaena leucocephala seed meal on the performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens fed from 5 to 12 weeks of age. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 22 (1):44 – 48.


Onwuka, C. F. I., Egbe, D. W., Umoh, B. I. and Okon, B. I. (1995). Milk production potentials of Holstein-Friesian cattle in the derived savannah zone. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 22 (2):85-88.


Okonkwo, A. C., Okon, B. I. and Ekong, F. W. and Umoh B. I. (1995). Effect of various dietary sunflower seed meals on the performance of growing rabbits in sudano-sahelian zone. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 27 (2):150-154.


Abang, S. O. and Okon, B. I. (1988). Empirical estimates of demand elasticties of selected livestock products in Cross River State, Nigeria. South East Journal of Agricultural Economics and Extension, 4 (1) (Accepted).


Ayuk, A. A., Okon, B. I. Okon, B., Akpan, B. J., Wogar, G. S. I. and Auya, M. I. (2008). Performance and cost evaluation of wearer pigs (Large white and landrace) fed urea treated cocoa pod husk. In Proc. 13th Ann.Cont. Anim Sci. Ass. Nigeria. Ahmmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria 15-19.


Okon, B. I., Ayuk, A. A. and Bette, O. M. (2008). Carcass and organ characteristics of growing Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) fed boiled sun dried taro cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) as replacement for maize. In proc. 13th Ann. Conf. Anim. Sci. Assoc. Nigeria Ahmmadu Bello Zaria, Nigeria 15-18 September 2008.


Okon, B. I., Ayuk, A. A. and Obi, M. B. (2008). Cost effectiveness of feeding boiled sun-dried cocoyam diets to growing Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica). In proc. 33rd Ann. Conf. Nigeria Soc. Anima. Prod. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria March 2008.


Ayuk, A. A., OKon, B. I. and Iyayi, E. A. (2004). Effect of Aspergillus Niger Isolates on the degradation of anti-nutritional factors in Enterolobium Cyclocarpum during solid state fermentations. Prod. Usman Danfodio University Sokoto March, 21-25, 2004.

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