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Agriculture, though largely under-developed, is the most important sector to the Nigerian economy after oil of which animal production is a very crucial part. Crop and animal Agriculture should be combined together for best results in the economy. Animal products are responsible for one-sixth of the human food energy and also more than one-third of the protein requirement on a global basis. With a growing population of Nigeria, animal production is also expected to grow so as to meet the needs of Nigerians.