Ayodeji Ayotunde Oni (DVM, MVSc)

Position: 
Assistant Lecturer
Email Address: 
aoni@ug.edu.gh
Phone Number: 
+233 (0) 267087106

Office location: School of Agriculture, LT3

 

Profile

Dr. Ayodeji Ayotunde Oni is a Veterinarian and an Assistant Lecturer in the School of Veterinary Medicine,  University of Ghana.

He obtained his DVM in 2000 and MVSc (Vet.Reproduction) in 2014, both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Before joining the University of Ghana, he worked as Veterinary officer in various establishments in Nigeria and also ran his private veterinary practice with experiences in mixed practice. He has since 2015 been teaching the undergraduate students under the mentorship of Professor Emeritus William Bosu.

He, through the management of the Livestock and Poultry Research Centre, established a rabbitry session under the Microlivestock Unit.  He carried out Ghana’s first mass artificial insemination in Rabbits (100 does) on March 8, 2017.

He is currently pursuing PhD in Veterinary Reproduction at University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Research interest areas: Comparative Theriogenology, avian, aquatic and wildlife animals reproduction. Reproductive techniques and biotechnonolgy, herbal medicine in animal health and reproduction, reproductive surgical interventions, Enhancement of reproductive efficiency in Livestocks through nutrition, breeding and management, contraception in small animals.

Current publications

  1. Olorunnisomo, O. A., Akinpelu, W. A., & Oni, A. A. (2014). Performance of zebu heifers under heat mitigation measures in a humid-tropical environment. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica, 47(4), 119-123.
  2. Ewuola, E., Olorunnisomo, O. A., Oyeniyi, F. G., & Oni, A. A. (2014). Haematological and serum biochemical responses of Jersey and three indigenous cow breeds at two physiological states in a humid tropical environment. Scientific Journal of Animal Science, 3(6), 176-183.
  3. Olorunnisomo, O. A., Oni, A. A., & Abiola, J. O. (2013). A report on management practices and milk production from Jersey cows raised in Ibadan. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences, 11(2), 98-104.