Prof. Isaac Sammani Rabo Butswat
Position : 
Professor and Director IT/SIWES
Email Address: 
Phone : 
+2348065992216
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Isaac S.R. Butswat is a Professor of Animal Science, (Animal Reproductive and Environmental Physiology).
Born in Gagdi, Kanam LGA of Plateau State, 11–01–1959, he attended Government Secondary School, Pankshin, graduated, 1978 with Div. 1 and proceeded to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, same year where he later graduated with a B.Sc. (Agric.) in 1983, Second Class Upper Division and got the prize award as the best graduating student in Animal Science option.
He started work at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi in 1986, where he rose from the rank of graduate assistant to confirmed Professor in 2002, he had two accelerated promotions and also got two letters of commendation.
Prof. Butswat got his M.Sc. in (Animal Science) in 1989 at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Ph. D. (Animal Science) at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 1994.
In 1995 Prof. Butswat got some certificates in Computer Application from the university of Wales, Bangor, U.K.
Prof. Butswat obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Distant Education (PDDE) in 2016 at the National Open University of Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Director IT/SIWES

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Mainly Animal Science, Reproductive and Environmental Physiology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(I) Journal publications:
 
  • Butswat, I. S., Osinowo, O. A. and Dim, N. I. (1990). Fertility test for ram semen preserved at ambient temperatures by discontinuous flow dialysis, Theriogenology, 34: 795-799.
  • Butswat, I. S., Osinowo, O.A. and Dim, N. I. (1992). Studies on ram semen preservation at ambient temperatures by flow dialysis techniques. Tropical Agriculture Trinidad Vol. 69 No 2, 145-148.
  • Butswat, I. S., Mbap, S. T. and Ayibatonye, G. A. (1995). Heat tolerance of sheep in Bauchi. Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad Vol. 77 No, 2000: 265-268.
  • Bogoro, S. Lufadeju, E. A., Adeyinka, O. A., Butswat, I. S. and Kudi, A.C. (1994). Nutritive Value and Utilization of Crop Residue-Based Diets by Bunaji Bulls. Journal of Animal Production Research,. Vol. 14 (1&2): 49-58.
  • Butswat, I. S. and Choji G. F. (1995). Constraints to the Adoption of Artificial Insemination in Bauchi State. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, Vol. 22(1) 28-31.
  • Butswat, I. S., Osinowo, O. A., Adegbola, T. A. and Mbap, S. T. (1995). Influence of Birth Weight, Year and Parity on Preweaning Lamb Mortality in Yankasa Sheep. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production,Vol.22(2) 120-124.
  • Butswat, I. S., Mbap S. T. and Yibis G. (1997). Assessment of the Productivity of Livestock in and outside the Wase Grazing Reserve. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, Vol. 25(2) 165-174.
  • Mbap S. T., Butswat I. S. and Afegbua, A .M. (1996). Some Quality Parameters of Local and Improved Chicken Eggs in Bauchi. Nigerian Journal of animal Production, 23(2) 174 - 178.
  • Butswat I. S., Nelson, F., Oyawoye, E. O. and Akande, F. O. (1997). Utilization of Baobab (Adansonia digitata, L.) Leaf Meal (BLM) for Egg Yolk Pigementation in Layers Indian Journal of Animal Science 67(1): 82-83.
  • Butswat, I. S. and Zaharaddeen D. I. (1998). Comparisons of some Reproductive Parameters in Red Sokoto and Kano Brown breed of Bucks. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 26 (1): 1-5.
  • Yakubu I. M., Butswat, I. S. R. and Luka, J.S. (1999). Biomass Productivity, Chemical Composition and plant Physiognomy in Lame Burra Game Reserve. Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria Vol. 22 167-175.
  • Butswat, I. S. R. and Ade, S. A.(1999). Species Composition of Poultry in Bauchi Metropolis. Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria Vol. 22 185-191.
  • Butswat, I. S. R., Hamidu, B. M., Lasan, A. and D. U. Sangari. (2000). Scio-Economic Investigation of Human Activities around the Periphery of Lame Burra and Falgore Game Reserves: Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, 1(1):24-30.
  • Butswat, I. S. R., Kalla, D. J. U., Mbap, S. T., Moloku, J. U. and Chuo, R. B. (2001). Evaluation of Reproductive Problems of Friesians, Bunaji and Crossed Cows in a subtropical Environment. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 28(2):123-127.
  • Butswat, I. S. and Bello M. (2002). Contribution of Different Livestock Species as Sources of Meat in Bauchi. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production Vol. Vol. 29(2): 207-216.
  • Butswat, I. S., D. J. U. Kalla and B. S. Dafur (2001). Effects of Variety and Season on Semen Characteristics and Estimates of some Genetic Parameters in Helmeted Guinea Fowl. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 49:284 - 291
  • Butswat, I. S. R., (1998). Relationashi between Chest Girth and Live Weight in Yankasa Sheep and Red Sokoto Goats – Validation Tests of Prediction Equations. Pertanika J. Trop. Agric. Sci. 21(2): 129.
  • Abdullahi, U. S., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T., (2002). Incidence of Reproductive Problems in Sedentary Cattle in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Medicine (In press).
  • Zahraddeen, D. T., Butswat, I. S. R., Mbap, S. T. and A. S. Muhammad. (2002). Sources and Effects of Cholesterol: A Review. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology, 12(1):55-59.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap S. T. (2006). Ejaculate characteristics and artificial insemination in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) following ovulation induction using teaser bucks. Journal of Raw Materials Research, 3 (1):12-20.
  • Butswat, I. S. R., Zahraddeen, D. and Aminu, A. S. (2005). Incidence of Peste des Pestit Ruminant (PPR) and Helminthiasis in Sheep and Goats in Bauchi, Nigeria. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 53:131-134
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S .R. and Mbap, S. T. (2004). Sexual Behaviour and Semen Microbes in Two Breeds of Rabbits Raised in a Tropical Environment. ASSET (Series A), 5(1): 139-146.
  • Zahraddeen D, I. S. R. Butswat, D.J.U. Kalla, S. M. Sir and M. T. Bukar (2005) Effect of Frequency of Ejaculation on semen Characteristics in Two Breeds of Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Raised in a Tropical Environment. International Journal of Poultry Science 4 (4): 217-221
  • Kalla, D. J. U, Butswat I. S. R. and Mbap S. T (2003). Reproductive Performance of Bunaji Friesians and their crosses. Agriculture, Business and Technology Journal 1 (1):21-29
  • Alade, K. N., Mbap, S. T. and Butswat, I. S. R. (2005). Estimates of Genetic and Phenoty Parameters for Growth Traits in Goats. Annals of Borno, XXI
  • Zahraddeen, D., Bustwat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2006). Preferences for Goat Meat and Milk Products Consumption in Bauchi State Nigeria. Animal Production Research Advances, 2 (1):6-1
  • Tizhe, M. A., Addas, P. A. and Butswat, I. S. R. (2006). Seasonal Variation Effect and Sustainability of Rabbit Production in Bauchi, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 28(2): 145 - 158
  • Zahraddeen, D., Bustwat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Organoleptic Properties and Quality of Yoghurt Produced from Goat Milk. Animal Production Research Advances, 3(1): 18 - 22
  • Zahraddeen, D., Bustwat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Factors Affecting Birth Weight, Litter Size and Survival Rates of Goats in Bauchi, Nigeria. Animal ProductionResearch Advances, 3 (1):46-51.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Gestation Length, kidding Interval and Reproductive Problems in Goats in Bauchi, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Research and Policies, 2 (4) : 11 – 16
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Effect of collection period on Semen Characteristics of two Breeds of Rabbit raised in Bauchi, Nigeria.International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 3 (3): 279-283.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Evaluation of Some factors Affecting Milk Composition of Indigenous Goats in Nigeria. Livestock Research for Rural Development, article #166. Retrieved November 10, 2007, from http: //www.Cipav.org.co/lrrd19/11/zahr196.htm.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Observations on Estrus Behavior in Goats at Bauchi, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 3 (3): 375-380.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2007). Comparative Study of Goat Production and Management in Bauchi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems, 1 (4): 310 - 315.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R., Kalla, D. J. U. and Sani, A. (2007). An Abattoir Study of Caprine Mastitis in Bauchi, Nigeria. Bulletin for Animal Health and Production in Africa, 55:138-141.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R., Bello, K. M. and Washik, A.A. (2007). Influence of Insemination time on Fertility of Rhode Island White Chicken (Gallus domestica) raised in Northern Guinea Savannah zone of Nigeria International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems, 1 (4) : 378-383.
  • Kalla, D. J. U., Butswat, I. S. R. M. Abubakar, M.B.Ngele and Zakari, S. B., (2007). Comparative Physiological Responses of Zebu-Friesian Crosses to Heat Stress in the Sub-humid Tropics .Nigerian Journal of Experimental and Applied Biology,8 (1) :1 - 5
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Mbap, S. T. (2008). Udder and Teat Traits as Possible Selection Markers for Milk Yield in Local Goats of Nigeria. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 7 (1) :23-26
  • Kalla D. J. U., Abubakar M., Butswat I. S. R. and M. S. Ahmed (2007). Guinea Fowl Production in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Experimental and Applied Biology 8(2) 183 - 188.
  • Abubakar S. M. Butswat I. S. R, Ahmed M. S. and Kalla D. J. U. (2007). Seasonal Variation in Some Reproductive Characteristics of Guinea Fowl in Bauchi, Nigeria. I. Variation in Semen Characteristics. Nigerian Journal of Experimental and Applied Biology 8(2) 189 - 200.
  • Abubakar S. M., Butswat I. S. R. Ahmed M. S. and Kalla D. J. U. (2007). Seasonal Variation in Some Reproductive Characteristics of Guinea Fowl in Bauchi, Nigeria. II. Variations in Fertility, Embryonic Mortality and Hatchability Nigerian Journal of Experimental and Applied Biology 8(2) 201 - 205.
  • Dafur B. S, Mbap S. T and Butswat I. S. R. (2008). Seasonal Pattern of Sheep Helminthiasis on the Jos. Plateau. Journal for League Research in Nigeria 9(1) 10 - 14.
  • Kalla, D .J. U., I .S. R. Butswat, S. T. Mbap, A. M. Abdussamad, M. S. Ahmed and I. Okonkwo. (2007) Microbiological Examination of Camel (Camelus dromedaries) Milk and Sensitivity of Milk Microflora to Commonly – Available Antibiotics in Kano, Nigeria. SAVANAH JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE © Faculty of Agriculture, Bayero University2 (2) December. : 1 – 9
  • Kalla D. J. U., Butswat, I. S. R., Mai, H. M. and A. C. Kudi. (2009). Uterine Prolapse in Camel (Camelus dromendarius). Case Report. Nigeria Veterinary Journal vol. 30(2):81-84.
  • Tizhe, M. A., Butswat I. R. S. (2006)The Effect of Rebreeding Interval After Parturition on The Reproductive Performance of The Doe Rabbit in Bauchi. Nigeria. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Research 3(1) June 2006: 49 – 55.
  • A. G. Bobbo, Butswat I. R. S., S. T. Mbap and H. M. Mai (2008) The Role of Season and Haemoparasitic Infection on Fertility in Sheep Slaughtered at Bauchi. Nigeria. Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development 10(7) July 2008: 31 – 39.
  • Weka P.Ll, Butswat I.S.R.l, Kalla* D.J.U.l and Ahmed M.S2 (2010) Abattoir Survey of Gross Abnormalities of the Small Ruminants Genital Tracts in Jos, Nigeria. Vom Journal of Veterinary Science.Vol. 7, 2010:1-9
  • Tizhe, M. A., Daniel T. K., Ubkomawa, H. I., Dass, D. and Butswat, I. S. R. (2011) Seasonal Abattoir Foetal Wastage, Food Security and the National Economy. The Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 2011: 159 – 164.
  • Waba, Y. E., Butswat, I. S. R., and Sanusi, M. (2012). Seasonal Variation Contribution of Different Species of Animals to Meat Supply and Fetal Wastages in Borno and Yobe States. Department of Animal Health and Production, College of Agriculture, Maiduguri Borno State. Animal Production Program, School of Agriculture, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi State. African Journal of Agricultural Research and Development, Volume 5, Number 4, 2012
  • 1Umaru, U. N., 2Butswat, I. S. R. and *Zahraddeen, D. (2015). Effects of Season and Prostaglandin F2a Injection on Fertility of Zebu Cows Inseminated with Chilled and Frozen Friesian Bull Semen. Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 1Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Jos, Nigeria. 2National Open University of Nigeria, Jos Study Centre, Jos, Nigeria. * corresponding author email: zdzariya@yahoo.com Nigerian Journal of Animal Science, Volume 17, Number 1 & 2 September 2015: 17 - 27
  • *Zahraddeen, D., 1Butswat, I. S. R. and 2Umaru, U. N. (2015). Variations in Semen Traitsof Friesian Bulls as Influenced by Dilution rate and straw Storage. Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 1National Open University of Nigeria, Jos Study Centre, Jos, Nigeria. 2Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Jos, Nigeria. * corresponding author email: zdzariya@yahoo.com Nigerian Journal of Animal Science, Volume 17, Number 1 & 2 September 2015: 134 – 140
 
(II) PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS:
 
  • Butswat, I. S., and S. T. Mbap (1993). Assessment of productivity of Livestock in Grazing Reserve in Wase, Plateau State. Proc. of the International Workshop, SLDP-LSR, July 11-16, 1993.
  • Butswat, I. S., Russom, Z., Mbap S. T. and Ayuba P. D. Influence of Chicken (Gallus domestica) Weight and Egg Weight Uniformity in Egg Production in Layers (1997). Proc. of the International Workshop on Biotechnology FADIB Enugu February 1997.
  • Bivan G.M., Butswat I. S., Kutus A. P., Hamindu B. M. and Shehu I. T. (1998). The Perception and Attitude of Researchers and Extensionist towards Artificial Insemination Technology in Bauchi State, Nigeria. In Proceedings: Silver Anniversary and West African Society for Animal Production Conference, held at the Gateway Hotel Abeokuta March 21 - 26, 1988, Nigeria. pp510 - 511.
  • Kalla D. J. U., Mbap S. T. Butswat I. S., Adeyinka I. A., M. Abubakar, and T. Ibrahim (1998). Some factors Affecting Birth and Weaning weights of Friesian – Bunaji Crossbred Calves in a Subtropical Environment, Nigeria. In Proceedings: Silver Anniversary and West African Society for Animal Production Conference, held at the Gateway Hotel Abeokuta March 21-26, 1988, Nigeria. pp524 - 525.
  • Butswat I. S. R., Sir, S. M. and Gwani S. U. (1998). Reproductive Performance of Small Ruminants under the Traditional Management System in North-Eastern Nigeria. In Proceedings: Silver Anniversary and West African Society for Animal Production Conference, held at the Gateway Hotel Abeokuta March 21-26, 1988, Nigeria pp532 - 533.
  • Niba, A. T., Butswat I. S., Shehu, L. M. and Kudi A. C. (1998). Seasonal Variation in Semen Characteristics of Red Sokoto Bucks in the Semi-Arid Zone of Nigeria. In Proceedings: Silver Anniversary and West African Society for Animal Production Conference, held at the Gateway Hotel Abeokuta March 21-26, 1988, Nigeria. Pp294 - 295.
  • Okaiyeto P .O. Butswat I. S. and Mbap S. T. (1998). Economic Assessment of the Wase Grazing Reserve (Plateau State, Nigeria – 1993). In Proceedings: Silver Anniversary and West African Society for Animal Production Conference, held at the Gateway Hotel Abeokuta March 21-26, 1988, Nigeria. pp640 - 641.
  • Butswat I. S. R., Ikani F.A., Kalla D. J. U. and Ahmed M. S. (1998). Causes of Pre-weaning Mortality in Small Ruminants in Vom. In proceedings: of the 3fd Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria, September 22-24, 1998, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, and Lagos Nigeria. pp164 - 166.
  • Butswat I. S. R., and O. A. Osinowo, T. A. Adegbola and S. T. Mbap (1998). Seasonal Variations in Reproductive Status of Red Sokoto Does in Bauchi. In Proceedings: o the 3rd Annual Conference of Animal Science Association o Nigeria, September 22-24, 1998, Lagos Airport Hotel, Lagos Nigeria, pp167-169.
  • Butswat I. S. R., and A. I. Badore (1998). Consumers Attitudes towards Diary Products Consumption in Yelwa, Bauchi. In Proceedings: of the 3rd Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria, September 22 - 24, 1998, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria pp276 - 278.
  • Butswat I. S. R., 1999. Effects of Heat Stress and Related Environmental Factors on the Productivity of Farm Animals in the Sahelo-Sudan Areas of Nigeria, Invited paper presented during the International Seminar on Sustainable Small Scale livestock production for poverty alleviation. 7 - 11 march, ’99, FAcE-PaM/ATBU, Bauchi.
  • S. Bogoro, A. T. Niba and Butswat I. S. R. 1999. Goats: The Endangered Species in our Backyards. Invited paper presented during the International Seminar on Sustainable Small Scale Livestock Production for Poverty Alleviation 7 - 11 March, ’99, FAcE-PaM/ATBU, Bauchi.
  • Butswat I. S. R., Zahraddeen D., Mancha Y. P. and Dachollom C. C. (2002). Effects of Breeds and Parity on Milk yield of Red Sokoto and Sahel Goats. In Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria, September 16 - 19th, 2002. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R. and Usman, I. (2004). Draught Animal Utilization in the Local Farming System of Kano State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Volume 29, March, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.
  • Shettima, A. A., Mbap, S. T. and Butswat, I. S. R. (2004). A Comparison of Six Stochastic Models on Their Ability to Describe Weight - Age Relationship in Wadara Cattle. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), September 13-16th, 2004. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Butswat, I. S. R., Zahraddeen, D. and Idris, S. M. (2004). Incidence of Diseases among Farm Animals as Reported in the Main Veterinary Clinic, Bauchi, Nigeria. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), September 13 - 16th 2004. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.
  • Butswat, I. S .R. (2004). Handling and Processing of Meat and Meat Products. An invited Paper Presented during a Workshop Organized by New Nigeria Foundation, titled: BAUCHI CROP-LIVESTOCK Competitiveness Project: Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop for Agricultural Extension Staff: 23rd -25th November at Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi.
  • Butswat, I. S. R. ( 2005). Agriculture as a Career. An invited paper presented at St. Paul’s Anglican Secondary School, Bauchi, 23rd February, 2005
  • Birnin-Kudu, I. H. Butswat, I. S. R. and Zahraddeen, D. (2006). Prevalence of Mastitis in Milk Goats in Jigawa State. A paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held at the Bayero University Kano 12th – 15th March. Pp 43
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R., Abdul karim, M., Mancha, Y. P. and Yande, D, (2007). Birth and Weaning Weights of West African Dwarf lambs and kids under Smallholder Husbandry System in Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Proceedings the 32nd Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held at the University of Calabar, Nigeria, 18th – 21st March, 2007.
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R.and Mbap, S.T.(2007).Influence of collection period on semen characteristics of two breeds of rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Raised in a tropical environment. Proceedings the 32nd Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held at the University of Calabar, Nigeria, 18th – 21st March, 2007
  • Zahraddeen, D., Butswat, I. S. R.,S. T. Mbap, K. A. Akibu. (2007). Assessment of Body Condition of Livestock Slaughtered at Abattoir and Field Grazing Ones in Northern Guinea Savannah Ecological Zone of Nigeria. A Study Carried Out In and Around Bauchi, Nigeria from February – November, 2007. Pg. 26
  • Zahraddeen, D., Doma, U. D., Butswat, I. S. R., Taimako, L. S. (2008). Incidence of Some Reproductive Problems In Ruminants In Smallholder Flocks In Northern Guinea Savannah of Nigeria.2005 – 2008. Pg. 44
  • Prof. Isaac Sammani Rabo Butswat. (2013). Improving The Local Farm Animal Breeds for Better Productivity. Pathfinder “Walk the Talk”. A Publication of the National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS). Plateau State, Nigeria. 2013 – Pg. 7 & 8
  • Gyarta D. P., Butswat I. S. R. (2013). Leadership & Organizational Goal Attainment: A Case Study of Church of Christ I Nigeria (COCIN), Jos, Nigeria. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) held in London, UK, on the 24th – 25th July, 2013. Pg. 89 – 98
 
4. BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS AUTHORED:
  • Butswat I. S. R. Techniques in Animal Reproduction; 2013. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Headquarters, 14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • Butswat I. S. R. Environment and Animal Production; 2013. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Headquarters, 14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • Butswat I. S. R. Optimizing Local Breeds for Milk And Meat Production; 2013. Chapter Three of the Book of Occasional Academic Publications to Honour Emeritus Prof. Nwosu at 75.
  • Butswat I. S. R., D. J. U. Kalla, F. Sambo. 2006. The Development of Improved Processing Technology for Kilishi in Bauchi State. (April, 2013): Monograph.
  • Isaac Sammani Rabo Butswat (2003). Reproduction: The Vehicle of Life; Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Inaugural Lecture Series 30. 9th September, 2003.
 
(III) CONFERENCE PAPERS:
 
  • Butswat I. S. R., and Tor. J. 1988. The Keeping of Poultry in Secondary Schools in Tiv land, Benue State, Nigeria. A Paper presented at 13th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production, held at University of Calabar from 20-24th March, 1988.
  • ButswatI. S. R., Osinowo A. O., Adegbola T. A and Mbap S. T. 1996. Study on seasonal variation in reproductive status of Yankasa ewes in Bauchi, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, held at University of Uyo. 24th – 28th March, 1996.
  • Butswat I. S. R., Osinowo A. O., Adegbola T. A. and Mbap S. T. 1996. Study on Seasonal Variation in Reproductive Status of Red Sokoto Bucks in Bauchi, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, held at University of Uyo, 24th28th March, 1996.
  • Kalla D. J. U., Butswat, I. S. R., Abubakar M. and Ibrahim T., 1997. Method of Improving the Reproductive Performance of the Camel (Camelus dromedaries); A review. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Sociaty for Animal Production held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 23rd - 27 March, 1997.
  • Kalla D. J. U., Butswat I. S. R., Mbap S. T. and Adeyinka I. A. (1997). Reproductive Performance of Bunaji, Friesians and Crosses in a Subtropical Environment, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Nan Society for Animal Production held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 23rd - 27 March, 1997.
  • Butswat, I. S., Shehu, R. M., Youg, K. A. (1998). Buck Semen Microbial counts and Sensitivity in Bauchi and Environs. Paper presented at 35th Annual National Configerierence of the Nigerian Veterinary Association (NVNA) held at the Women Development Centre, Abuja Nigeria 26th-30th October, 1998.
  • Birnin-Kudu, I. H., Butswat, I. S. R. and Zahraddeen, D. (2006). Prevalence of mastitis in milk goats in Jigawa State. A paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held at the Bayero University Kano 12th -15th March, Pp 43 - 44 .
  • Butswat, I. S. R., Jacob I. M. and Ibrahim M. G. (2011). African Council for Distant Education (ACDE) Pre-Conference Workshop on E-learning, 8th – 9th July, 2011. Theme; “Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Mainstreaming of E-learning in Universities”. Title of paper: Extent of Acceptability of E-Examinations among NOUN Students; A case study of Jos Study Centre – Nigeria. At Open University of Tanzania, Dar es salaam-Tanzania.
  • Butswat, I. S. R. (2011). African Council for Distant Education (ACDE) Main Conference 12th – 16th July, 2011: Bridging the Development Gap in Africa through Open and Distance Learning. At Dar es salaam, Mlimani City Conference Centre, within the campus of the University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania.
  • Raji A. Y. and Butswat I. S. R. (2015). Concentrations of Cations and PH in Different Parts of Epididymis of Red Sokoto Goats fed Moringa oleifera Supplemented Diets. A Paper Presented at the 20th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 6th – 10th September 2015.
 
5. EDITORSHIP:
 
  • Nigerian Journal of Animal Production: Nigerian Society for Animal Production, 1999.
  • Science Forum: School of Science and Science Education, ATBU, Bauchi 1999
  • West African Journal of Biological Sciences: Faculty of Science, University of Jos, 1997.
  • Reviewer for the proceedings, Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN). FAMAN, 1999.
  • Advisory Board Members, Techno Science Africana Journal, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil
  • Member of the Editorial team, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Sustainable Small Scale Livestock Production. FACE-PAM/ATBU, Bauchi. 1999.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Raw Materials Research, Abuja, 2004
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Science, Environment and Technology, 2004
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Vocational and Technical Education Studies (TECHNIQUES)
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Business and Human Relations, U. K., 2013
 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Member, Resource Verification Team, NUC
  • External Examiner to some Nigerian Universities
  • Member Nigerian Society for Animal Production
  • Member Animal Science Association of Nigeria
  • Member Farm Management Association of Nigeria
  • Member World Poultry Science Association, Nigeria Branch
  • Member Agric. Society of Nigeria
  • Member Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) Education Committee 2009- 2011.
  • Valued member since 2001. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. U.S.A.
  • Subscriber to an International Magazine, The African Farmer.1996 to date
  • Subscriber to an International Magazine, Development, published by DFID, UK, 1996 to date.
  • Member Nigerian Institute of Animal Science Reproductive Physiology committee 2009-2011
  • Registered Animal Scientist (RAS 0073)