WAEC 2022 Animal Husbandry Practical Answers (16th May 2022)

Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) – ⌚9:30am – 11:00am (1st Set)

Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) – ⌚11:30am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)



Specimen A – Fresh centrosema plant

Specimen B – Guinea grass (fresh)

Specimen C – Palm oil (labelled)

Specimen D – Hoof

Specimen E – Horn

Specimen F – Feather

Specimen G – Common salt (labelled)

Specimen H – Maize grains

Specimen I – Powdered milk

Specimen J: Groundnut cake

Specimen K – Water (labelled)

Specimen L – Restraining rope.


A – Centrosema pubescens

B – Panicum maximum


(i) It ensures balanced ration/variety/nutrients

(ii) The mixture forms a dense cover thereby protecting the soil from erosion

(iii) The legumes improve the nitrogen status of the soil/nitrogen fixation

(iv) The dense cover smoothers weed

(v) It improves acceptability of forage

(vi) It reduces the risk of bloat.


(i) Reseeding

(ii) Irrigation

(iii) Fertilizer application

(iv) Pest/disease control

(v) Weed control

(vi) Rational grazing


(i) Groundnut

(ii) Beans

(iii) Soybeans


(i) Fresh form: The specimen B are used to feed the livestock directly in the field when they are still greenish in nature

(ii) Dry form: Specimen B is stored and dried under high temperature which can be used to feed livestock during dry season

(iii) Fermented form: Specimen B is stored and kept in a moist environment to ferment before use, to feed the livestock.

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G – Mineral

H – Carbohydrate

J – Vitamin


(i) It supply them with mineral

(ii) It keeps livestock healthy


(i) It causes oedema

(ii) It causes ascites


(i) Sorghum

(ii) Pearl millet

(iii) Barley

(iv) Wheat

(v) Rice grain


(i) It causes contamination

(ii) It reduces in quality

(iii) Aflatoxin content of it increases


(i) It is used to replace butter fat in milk replacers for feeding young animals

(ii) Vitamin



(i) Protein

(ii) Keratin


(i) Garden tools

(ii) Combs


(i) Feather fans

(ii) Flowers


(i) It causes oedema

(ii) It causes ascites


(i) Sorghum

(ii) Millet

(iii) Wheat

(iv) Rice grain

(v) Barley


(i) Free drinking water

(ii) Water contained in food

(iii) Metabolic water produced by oxidation of organic nutrients

(iv) Irrigation


(i) Waste elimination

(ii) It plays an essential role in every aspect of metabolism

(iii) Food digestion

(iv) It is critical to the regulation of the birds body temperature



(ii)To prevent movement of livestocks

(iii) Washing of their body

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