Bihar Agricultural University,Sabour

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Department of Animal Nutrition


Department of Animal Nutrition

It is a matter of pride that nutritional work started in India at Pusa, Bihar under the stewardship of Dr. F.J.Warth. In continuation of same tradition, Bihar veterinary College, Patna was given mandate to continue the work in Animal nutrition and is functional since 1958. The department has been entrusted for human resource development besides research and extension activities. The department is known for pioneering work for in fundamental as well as applied animal nutrition. Unconventional feed and fodder found in Bihar are being evaluated for different class of animals. Use of different feed additives like probiotics and enzymes in poultry are being evaluated. The faculty is taking keen interest in training to livestock farmers, unemployed youth, veterinary officers and other personnel of the state with special emphasis on balanced feeding of animals.

Teaching: UG and PG teaching on different aspect of ruminant and non-ruminants, laboratory animal nutrition including humans.
Research: Department is actively associated with conducting research work in area of nutrient requirement of farm animals, evaluation of unconventional feed resources, improvement of feed and fodders for animals, study of anti-nutritional factors and feed formulation of different class of farm animals.

Extension: This department is engaged in imparting technical knowledge regarding balanced and economic feeding of animals to livestock owner, pig and poultry farmers for efficient animal production through training programme, Kisan Mela, TV/Radio talk and training programmes.
Training : Training to veterinary officers, paravets, unemployed youth, farmers, and extension functionaries through veterinary college, Kisan Ayoug, BAMETI, ATMA and NGOs.

Department of Animal Nutrition
Bihar Agricultural University,Sabour
Bihar Veterinary College,


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