The scientists and post graduate students of the department of livestock production management at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, were recognised for their scientific skills and research during a seminar held in Gujarat, recently.
The national seminar on "New dimensional approaches for livestock productivity and profitability enhancement under era of climate change" was organised at the 21st annual convention of Indian society of Animal Production and Management, at Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat.
Out of 1,200 members of the society, more than 350 national and international scientists participated in the conference.
A team of three scientists and four post graduate students from GADVASU led by AL Saini, professor-cum-head, department of livestock production management participated in the conference and won many awards.
Saini got the honour to co-chair the technical session titled "Climate change and its effect on livestock productivity" where many national and international scientists deliberated their concerns and views on livestock productivity under the scenario of climate change.
Dr Saini also presented a lead paper entitled "Body confirmation, judging and selection of dairy animals".
Chandrahas, assistant professor and member, editorial board of the society journal got oral presentation award for his research work. Assistant professor Sandeep Kaswan also got oral presentation awards for his paper titled "Relative economics of pig rearing with different floor space allowances" and another award 'Smt Kadambani Jana Award' for paper on "Behaviour and welfare assessment of pigs reared with reduced floor space allowances".
MVSc scholar Priyanka Rana got poster presentation award for her research work on "Effect of different immunoglobulin sources on haematology of Beetal kids under stall-fed conditions".
MVSc scholar Aleesha Luthra received poster presentation award for her research work on "Analysis of age and growth pattern by teeth and body biometry in Beetal goats".
Anil Kumar Sharma received oral presentation award for his research work on "Aerobic composting as suitable waste management technique for poultry farmers". Similarly, Sarada Prasanna Sahoo got oral presentation award for his research work titled "Effect of litter acidification on broiler production".
GADVASU authorities congratulated all award recipients for their excellent research work and bringing laurels for the university.