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DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL NUTRITION


1. About the Department:

The Department of Animal Nutrition is one of the promising departments of the College. To offer undergraduate education and transfer of reasonable technologies in the area of animal nutrition are the basic responsibilities. Beside the courses, the undergraduate students also get the opportunity to “learn by doing” of hay making, silage preparation, urea ammoniated straw preparation etc. The information about feeding practices in Rajasthan and current techniques used in feed industry is accessed through frequent field and farm visits to broaden the spectra of learning. The department faculty benefited the farmers through laboratory to land programme during farmers-meet at ACVM adopted villages.


2. Courses Offered:


A. Theory (Credit Hours: 3 + 1 = 4)

Sr. No. Units Course Title
1 Unit-1 Principles of Animal Nutrition & Feed Technology
2 Unit-2 Applied Ruminant Nutrition - I
3 Unit-3 Applied Ruminant Nutrition-II
4 Unit-4 Applied Non-Ruminant Nutrition

B. Practical

Sr. No. Unit Course Title
1 Unit 1 Principles of Animal Nutrition & Feed Technology
2 Unit 2 Applied Ruminant Nutrition - I
3 Unit-3 Applied Ruminant Nutrition-II
4 Unit-4 Applied Non-Ruminant Nutrition

3. Facilities Available/ Department Sections:

The department is full-fledged with human resources, infrastructure and laboratory facilities. The laboratory contains all the instruments, apparatus, glassware and chemicals required for practical classes of Second Professional B.V.Sc. & AH students as per the MSVE-2016 guidelines. Besides these, the laboratory also has the sophisticated instruments for research. The samples of various types of conventional as well as unconventional feed ingredients for livestock are available in the Feed & Fodder Museum for demonstration purpose. The department also comprises a demonstration plot of fodder cultivation for the students.

4. Departmental Publications:


  • Laboratory Manuals :
  • 1. MANUAL – I :- Unit 1 & 2
  • 2. MANUAL – II :- Unit 3 & 4

Leaflets

  • Importance of mineral mixture in livestock
  • Balanced ration for dairy animals

DR. G. B. DESHMUKH

DR. SHIVAJI PANDURANG PAWAR

DR. MANISH KUMAWAT