Journal of Environmental Protection

Vol.6 No.6(2015), Paper ID 57653, 5 pages

DOI:10.4236/jep.2015.66055

 

Estimation of Heavy Metal Levels in the Muscle, Gizzard, Liver and Kidney of Broiler, Layer and Local (Cockerel) Chickens Raised within Awka Metropolis and Its Environs, Anambra State, South Eastern Nigeria

 

P. A. C. Okoye, V. I. E. Ajiwe, O. R. Okeke, I. I. Ujah, U. B. Asalu, D. O. Okeke

 

Pure and Industrial Chemistry Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe Univeristy, Awka, Nigeria
Pure and Industrial Chemistry Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe Univeristy, Awka, Nigeria
Optical Section, Scientific Equipment Development Institute, Enugu, Nigeria
Department of Biochemistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Plastic Section, Scientific Equipment Development Institute, Enugu, Nigeria
Department of Applied Biochemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

 

Copyright © 2015 P. A. C. Okoye, V. I. E. Ajiwe, O. R. Okeke, I. I. Ujah, U. B. Asalu, D. O. Okeke et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Okoye, P. , Ajiwe, V. , Okeke, O. , Ujah, I. , Asalu, U. and Okeke, D. (2015) Estimation of Heavy Metal Levels in the Muscle, Gizzard, Liver and Kidney of Broiler, Layer and Local (Cockerel) Chickens Raised within Awka Metropolis and Its Environs, Anambra State, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Protection, 6, 609-613. doi: 10.4236/jep.2015.66055.

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