Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 197

Table of Content: April 2016; 8(4)

April 2016

Effect of Dichlorvos on Reproductive Performance of Laying hens

The effect of dichlorvos on reproductive performance of laying hens was studied. Seven weeks old pullets with an average weight of 557.5 ± 9.5 g were divided into four groups and fed ad libitum with commercial poultry feeds contaminated with 0.01, 0.02 and 0.04% dichlorvos (w/v). The group without dichlorvos served as the control. Exposure to dichlorvos was continued until nine weeks after the hens started laying...

Author(s): Ethelbert Uchechukwu Ezeji, Angela Chika Udebuani, Josephath Okereke, Sylvia Anyadoh-Nwadike, Ikechukwu N. E. Onwurah and Kalu Obasi