|City||Lakkidi, Kerala, India|
|Affiliated to||Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur|
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College of Veterinary Animal Sciences, Lakkidi is affiliated to Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
The College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences was established in 1955 by the Government of Kerala in1972. It was taken over by the Kerala Agricultural University as a constituent college. The college campus is spread over an area of 147 hectares and is located on the side of the National Highway NH 47 at Mannuthy about 5 km from the Thrissur town. The main objectives of the college are teaching, research and extension in the field of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.The college offers B.V.Sc. & A.H Degree (U.G.) programme. Veterinary Council of India syllabus is being followed in this college from 1994 onwards. A new four year degree B. Tech. (Dairy Science & Technology) was started during the academic year 1993-94. It is proposed to have a new College of Veterinary and animal Science at Pookode, Wynad District from academic year 1999-2000.
The research programme in this Faculty aims for improvement of Livestock and Poultry production, Animal health care and Livestock Product Technology with a commitment of economic betterment to farmers. Field felt problems were taken up such as genetic improvement of Livestock in the State, improved varieties of birds for efficient egg and meat production. Animal feeding trials were undertaken for utilization of Agro Industrial by-products. In Animal disease areas emerging diseases Aflatoxicocis, Metabolic diseases, Mineral status and Defficiency problems were taken up for evolving better management practice. In fertility problem, management among cattle and dogs are in progress. Embryo transfer technology is also identified as research area, an ICAR project is being implemented in this faculty. Molecular characterization of infectious agents for effective immunization are also being taken up. There are many external funded research programmes through ICAR, DBT, DST and Central and State governments. Currently there are twenty one externally aided research projects in operation in addition to KAU projects
The Centre for Advanced Studies in Animal genetics and Breeding was established in Kerala Agricultural University in 1986. At present the centre has research capability in population and biometrical genetics, dairy cattle, goat, rabbit, pig and poultry genetics, germplasm conservation of native breeds, wild life genetics and mutation research, karyoloical studies, immunogenetic studies and molecular genetics. The major research achievements of this centre is in dairy cattle breeding by way of developing and establishing a field progeny testing unit. The ICAR field progeny testing unit has come out with research result like the low fat and SNF percentage of crossbred cows of the state, which might necessitate the amendment of Pfa stipulations on fat and SNF of milk. The most commendable achievement of the centre is the conservation of the legendry VECHUR cattle from the jaws of extinction. A well established cytogenetics laboratory of the Centre was instrumental in standardizing and preparing karyotypes of cross-bred cattle, vechur cattle, wild buffaloes, native buffaloes and goats, Rabbit breeding unit of the centre is now established itself as the major source of rabbit kids for the farmers of the state. Training programmes are also being undertaken for the farmers on rabbit rearing practices.
College of Veterinary& Animal Sciences,
Wayanad - 673 576
Head of Office : Associate Dean.
Phone : 04936-256340
College of Veterinary Animal Sciences, Lakkidi offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lakkidi offers 4 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in OBD Veterinary Science & Animal- Husbandary (BVSc&AH )View Details Duration: 5 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
College of Veterinary Animal Sciences, Lakkidi is affiliated to Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.
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