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Language:  English
Pages: 236
Author: TNAU


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1 Prelusion-Significance of livestock and poultry in Indian economy-Livestock and Poultry census – role of livestock and poultry in Indian agriculture.1-5

2 Various systems of livestock production-extensive – semi intensive- intensivemixed.6-9

3 Integrated Farming systems- Role of Livestock and Poultry, manure management methods, Duck/Fish/Rice Culture.10-12

4 Definition of breed-classification of indigenous, exotic cattle and buffaloes – Breed characteristics of Sindhi, Kangayam and Umblacherry, Jersey, Holstein Friesian, Murrah and Surti.13-19

5 Breeding- importance of cross breeding. Signs of estrous cycle-Artificial insemination merits and demerits.20-25

6 Housing management-farm site selection-space requirement for calves, heifer, milch animal and work bullocks-Type design of house.26-28

7 Systems of housing-Single row system-Double row system- head to head and tail to tail-merits and demerits.29

8 Care and management of new born calf and heifers.30-34

9 Care and management of pregnant, lactating animals and work bullocks.35-37

10 Milk-Definition – clean milk production-methods of milking – hand and machine milking. Preservatives and common adulterants of milk.38-57

11 Processing of milk-Cooling-Pasteurization-Definition-Various methods-Low Temperature Long Time, High Temperature Short Time and Ultra High Temperature-advantages and disadvantages.58-67

12 Nutrition-Definition-Ration-Balanced ration-Desirable characteristics of a ration.68-70

13 Requirement and importance of green fodder, carrying capacity and forage cycle.71-97

14 Diseases-classification-viral, bacterial and metabolic-General control and preventive measures.98-99

15 Viral diseases- Foot and Mouth- Bacterial disease anthrax, haemorrhagic septicemia and Black quarter- Metabolic- Tympanites, Ketosis and Milk fever. Mastitis and its control, Foot and Mouth Disease.100-108

16 Zoonotic diseases – prevention and control (Anthrax, Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, and Rabies)109-112

17 Sheep and Goat Farming –Classification of Breeds of Indian and exotic origin-nomenclature alone.113-124

18 Systems of rearing-Housing management- Type design- Floor diagram-Space Requirement for adult and young stock.125-127

19 Care and management of ram, ewe and lamb- Nutrition Feeds and fodder for small Ruminants.128-135

20 Care and Management of Buck, DOE and kid- Nutrition Flushing.136-143

21 Common ailments of sheep and goat-Sheep pox-Foot and Mouth-Blue tongue-Enterotoxaemia – Ecto and Endo parasites.144-145

22 Swine Husbandry –Common breeds of exotic origin-nomenclature alone housing of pigs.146-164

23 Care and management of Sow, Boar and Piglets-Nutrition- Creep feeding. Control and prevention of swine diseases –Hog cholera, Foot and mouth, Ecto and Endoparasites.165-183

24 Classification of poultry viz. layer, broiler and dual purpose- Nomenclature ofcommercial layer and broiler strains.184-187

25 Care and management of day old chicks-Brooder management.188-194

26 Systems of housing- Deep litter and cage systems – merits and demerits.195-201

27 Raised Platform housing- Floor space Requirement- Litter Management.202-206

28 Care and management of layers.207-208

29 Care and management of broilers.209

30 Poultry Nutrition-Feed formulation-composition of chick mash grower, layer, broiler starter and finisher mashes.210-213

31 Feed Conversion Ratio / dozen eggs or kilogram of meat. Marketing channels inpoultry-Integration.214-220

32 Classification of Poultry diseases-Viral-Bacterial-Protozoan- causative organisms, symptoms and prevention – Viral diseases – Ranikhet disease – Infectious bursal disease.221-227

33 Bacterial diseases-E.coli-Coryza-Salmonellosis-Protozoan–Coccidiosis causative organism – symptoms and preventive measures. Nutritional deficiency diseases and its control.228-230

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