WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers 2020 (Essay and Objectives)

WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers 2020I 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.

WAEC Animal Husbandry Questions and Answers

The West Africa 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.

The questions below are the WAEC Animal Husbandry questions and answers that will help you in your 2020 WAEC Husbandry Questions.

WAEC Animal Husbandry Objectives and Essay Answers 2020

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WAEC Animal Husbandry Obj


Hand mating : This is the controlled mating in which the time and mating individual are selected by the breeder

Pen mating – This consist of one male with a selected group of females

Pasture mating: Uncontrolled mating within a flock or herd

– Pasture mating
(i) Decreased expenses for personal
(ii) Decreased breeding expenses

– Pen mating
(i) Less labour

– Hand mating
(i) Mating can be scheduled and confirmed
(ii) Hand breeding offers less risk to the stallion

A monogastric organism has a simple single-chambered stomach.


Concentrate : A feed used with another to improve the nutritive balance of the total and intended to be further diluted and mixed to produce a supplement or a complete feed

Additive : An ingredient or combination of ingredients added to the basic feed mix or parts thereof to fulfil a specific need.

(i)it stimulates the muscles in the wall of the rumen to contract and expand,
(ii)for maintenance of normal hindgut function
(iii)for normal digestion
(iv)It contains lot of nutrients

(i)milking machines
(iii)bucket milkers
(iv)hand milking


(ii)Duck fowl




(i) Caecum: Absorbs fluids and salts that remain after completion of intestinal digestion and absorption

(ii) Gizzard: Aids in digestion by particle size reduction, chemical degradation of nutrients and regulation of feed flow, and responds rapidly to changes in the coarseness of the diet.

(iii) Crop: It is used to store food temporarily before moving it on to the stomach.

(iv) Rumen: It stores food that a ruminant regurgitates, chews again and swallows a second time.

(v) Lung: Its function is to deliver oxygen to the blood stream in exchange for carbon dioxide

(i)Checking body temperature
(ii)Measuring the body mass
(iii)Measuring the growth
(iv)Checking their activeness
(v)Loss of fat
(vi)They feel cold


Fodder is a type of animal feed or any agricultural foodstuff used specifically to feed domesticated livestock, such as cattle, rabbits

Paddocking is where animals are placed in an enclosed area so that they can be graze and be trained

Reseeding can be defined as the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

Stocking rate is the basic relationship between livestock and the forage resource.

Natural pasture is usually on land unsuited to arable cropping because of stoniness, seasonal waterlogging, slope or a short growing season, or due to pattern of rainfall distribution or temperature.

(i) Climatic Factors
(ii) Soil or Edaphic factors
(iii) Biotic Factors
(iv) Topography
(iv) Size and shape

(i) Weeds Add Organic Matter and Nutrients to the Soil
(ii) Weeds Check Wind, Water and Soil Erosion
(iii) Some of the Weeds are used as Fodder for Animal
(iv) Some of the Weeds are used as Leafy Vegetables
(v) Some of the Weeds have Medicinal Value


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The questions below are the WAEC 2020 Animal Husbandry Practice Questions. Go through them and be ready to score high in your WAEC 2020 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 2020

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 2020 (EXPO)

The above questions are not exactly 2020 WAEC Animal Husbandry questions and answers but likely WAEC Animal Husbandry repeated questions and answers.

These questions are for practice. The 2020 WAEC Animal Husbandry expo will be posted on this page today 11th September 2020 during the WAEC Animal Husbandry examination. Keep checking and refreshing this page for the answers.

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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 2020 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 2020”, 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 2020 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 2020 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 WAC Animal Husbandry 2020?” 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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Last Updated on September 11, 2020 by Admin

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