Animal and Veterinary Science

Animal Husbandry and Nutrition

Animal Husbandry and Nutrition

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The concepts of animal husbandry, its introduction, the technology and the science behind it has been discussed in detail in this book. It also discusses the techniques implemented in animal husbandry, and sheds light on the history and importance of animal nutrition along with the feeding standards for animals. It elucidates the dairy farm management, and highlights the significance of cattle breeding and their characteristics.This book also addresses the present and future of animal nutrition.

Dr. Vijay Kele is presently serving as Associate Professor, Department of Dairy Technology and Food Technology, PIT, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat. He obtained his B. Tech (Dairy Technology) from MAFSU, Nagpur, M. Sc. (Dairy Science), MBA (Food & Agribusiness Management) & secured 04 gold medals from University of Mysore, Mysore and Doctorate in Dairy Extension Management from Nagpur. He having 11 years of Teaching and 03 years of industrial experience. He has published 04 books and 18 research paper in National and international journals of reputed, popular article 87, extension article 72 however 14 radio talk and 02 television live talk on Doordarshan. He has participated many National, State Seminar and symposiums. He has written 22 practical manuals for under graduate course for the benefit of students besides Lectures in farmer training programme, organized 133 farmers scientist meets, organized 14 exhibitions. He has organized 73 webinars, 07 STTPs (one week), 12 Workshop and 01 FDP. As per research concern received grants for 04 projects from ICAR, Gujcost, SSIP (Govt. of Gujarat) However 02 Patents in his credits.

Dr.Prafullakumar V.Patil, presently working as a Farm Manager at Veterinary College, Udgir. He did his Master degree in Animal Nutrition in 2006 from MAFSU, Nagpur. He has qualified ICAR, NET examination in 2010. Now, pursuing PhD in Animal Nutrition at the College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anjora, Durg, Chhattisgarh. He is actively engaged in research, extension and clinical activities for the last 15 years. Also engaged in teaching from the last five years. He has published 37 research papers and 7 review papers in national and international journals along with 242 popular articles. He has received the best poster presentation award in the national symposium at PGIVAS, Akola (Maharashtra) in 2019. He has received a number of honours/awards for best extension work in the veterinary field. He has organized more than 21 trainings for field veterinarians; farmers etc. He has organized and participated in more than 150 farmers meet along with 45 animal health camps. He has authored two textbooks viz.'Handbook of Animal Nutrition' and 'Milk production management' in English and two books in Marathi. He has participated in more than 80 training programmes as a resource person and also conducted more than 130 demonstrations for field veterinarians, farmers and unemployed youths. He has also prepared an album of different feed ingredients and fodders. He has also acted as editor for 6 booklets on 'Profitable goat farming', 'Profitable dairy farming', 'Scientific poultry farming', 'Backyard poultry farming', 'Fodder production and management', Nutritional management of animals during scarcity period'..