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WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers 2023/2024 (Essay and Objectives)

WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers 2023I will be showing you WAEC Animal Husbandry objective and theory repeated questions for free. You will also understand how WAEC Animal Husbandry questions are set and many more examination details.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is an examination body in Nigeria that conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education in May/June and November/December respectively.

WAEC Animal Husbandry Objectives and Essay Answers 2023 (Expo)

WAEC Animal Husbandry answers will be posted here during the examination.

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Note: The answers below are for 2022

Objectives Answers:






2022 WAEC Animal Husbandry (Essay & OBJ) Answers [19th May]

(1aii)(i) Moist location(ii) Wind-free(iii) Loamy soil(iv) Mosquito net
(1aiii)(i) Mice(ii) Squirrels(iii) Toad
(1b)(i) Sheep nose bot flies(ii) Fleece worms(iii) Sheep scale
(1c)(i) Proper medication(ii) Provision of good shelter(iii) Availability of water(iv) Use of machinery and technology



(i) Breeds which are not originally present in the home country are introduced

(ii) It enhance greater productivity

(iii) It leads to the absence of pests and diseases

(iv) Breeds may perform better in terms of quality and quantity if they are able to adapt to the local environment.



(i) selection is tedious and time consuming

(ii) It is very costly in terms of time and money

(iii) It requires expertise which may not be readily available

(iv) It bring about elimination or exclusion of some desirable traits of some parent stock

(v) No new desirable characteristics are introduced


(i) Mass selection

(ii) Progeny selection

(iii) Family selection

(iv) pedigree selection



(i) Body conformation.

(ii) Fertility/breeding ability.

(iii) Adaptability of the breed to the area/hardiness.

 (iv) Mothering ability in case of females.

(v) Production potentially yielding capacity.

(vi) Temperament/behaviour, for example: cannibalism egg eating

(vii) Offspring performance.

(viii) Age of animal.

(ix) Growth rate.

(x) Disease resistance



(i) A good layer has a broad and square head

(ii) It has a short break

(iii) It has a bright and bulging eyes

(iv) It possesses a smooth and lean face

(v) It has a large but thin comb

(vi) It has bright red comb and wattles

(vii) It has soft and pliable abdomen

(viii) There is absence of broodiness

(ix) It possess a glossy plumage

(x) It must have a short clutch

(xi) It possesses a wide, moist cloaca

(xii) It has pale coloured shanks

No 4a

Malnutrition is the condition in which an animal shows evidence of nutritional deficiency as a result of improper feeding. It occurs when an animal takes in an insufficient quantity of feed.


(i) Lethargy

(ii) Weakness

(iii) Incoordination

(iv) Depression

(v) Blindness


(i) Making hay and pellets for mosy of

their diets

(ii) Giving proteonous and fiber contained diets

(iii) Avoiding sugar, seeds, fruits or nuts

(iv) Provision of fresh and clean water daily

(v) Avoiding sudden change of diet.


(i) Tibers like cassava

(ii) Forage grasses like hay and silage


(i) Groundnut cake

(ii) Palm kernel cake


(i) Groundnut cake

(ii) Palm kernel cake


(i) Bone meal

(ii) Phosphate


(i) Lungs

(ii) Heart

(iii) Trachea


(i) Stomach

(ii) Intestines

(iii) Liver


(i) Mortality record

(ii) Feed consumption record

(iii) Egg collection records

(iv) Age in lay


(i) It serves as a means for monitoring and evaluating the farm for profit or loss.

(ii) For efficient management

(iii) It enables tax inspectors to accurately access the farm and know the total tax payable.

(iv) For future planning


(i) Consumption of feeds

(ii) Preying on farm animals

(iii) Destroying plastic equipments


(i) Use of snap traps

(ii) Use of glue boards

(iii) Use of rodenticides


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The questions below are not the WAEC 2023 Animal Husbandry Practice Questions. Go through them and be ready to score high in your WAEC 2023 Animal Husbandry Examination.

See: WAEC Fishery Questions and Answers


Which of the following products could be obtained from pigs?
I. Bacon
II. Chevon
III. Ham
A. I and II only
B. I and III only
C. II and III only
D. I, II and III

2. Which the following farm animal is not a ruminant?
A. Cattle
B. Sheep
C. Goat
D. Rabbit

3. Male reproductive hormones include
A. oxytocin.
B. oestrogen.
C. relaxin.

4. Which of the following organs is associated with excretion in farm animals?
A. Pancreas
B. Small intestine
C. Kidney
D. Oesophagus

5. The period from conception to parturition in livestock is known as
A. lactation.
B. fertilization.
C. ovulation.
D. gestation.

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WAEC Animal Husbandry Theory Answers

WAEC Animal Husbandry theory Answers also known as Essay answers. This section requires that the candidate choose the questions from his or her country and answer. The numbers of questions required will be mentioned in the exam questions paper.



1. (a) List three organs associated with each of the following body systems:
(i) excretory;
(ii) digestive;
(iii) reproductive.
(b) Explain briefly the major function of each system named in (1) (a) above
(c) Discuss Newcastle disease of poultry under the following headings:
(i) causative agent;
(ii) two symptoms;
(iii) two preventive measures.

2. (a) Mention six ways in which farm animals are important to the economy of West Africa.
(b) (i) State two classes of farm animals.
(ii) Give three examples of animals in each class stated in (b) (i) above
(c) Outline the process of egg formation in a hen.

3. (a) Mention seven industrial raw materials that could be obtained from farm animals.
(b) State seven ways of caring for a pregnant co
(c) Define the following terms as used in animal husbandry:
(i) steaming up;
(ii) dystocia;
(iii) flushing.

WAEC Animal Husbandry Essay And Objective 2023 (EXPO)

The above questions are not exactly 2023 WAEC Animal Husbandry questions and answers but likely WAEC Animal Husbandry repeated questions and answers.

These questions are for practice. The 2023 WAEC Animal Husbandry expo will be posted on this page during the WAEC Animal Husbandry examination. Keep checking and refreshing this page for the answers.

Tips on How to Pass WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions

Have a Target and Work Towards Actualizing it 

You have decided to pass WAEC Animal Husbandry 2023 and I am sure of that. Now, the next thing you should do is set targets.

You have told yourself, “I will score A in WAEC Animal Husbandry 2023”, that’s not all. You need to plan on how to make it happen. Create a timetable and master plan to achieve your goals.

 Get the Recommended Textbook on Animal Husbandry for 2023 WAEC Examination

Normally, WAEC recommends books for the examination. But apart from WAEC Literature in English where certain novels are compulsory, you are free to use any good Animal Husbandry textbook to prepare for WAEC 2023 exam.

Some textbooks are more difficult to understand. If you have any topic you are finding difficult to understand, then get a textbook that will simplify the topics and make life better for you.

 Do not Skip Animal Husbandry Examples and Exercise you Will Come Across While Reading: 

Many candidates are fond of skipping exercises and even examples while studying textbooks. In fact, we like notebooks so much that we could ask, “can I read my notebook and pass WAEC Animal Husbandry 2023?” Don’t be scared of attempting exercises in Animal Husbandry. Face the challenges.

Note: The above questions are likely WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers, not the real questions

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