The Department of
Animal Nutrition was set up in 2020 after a year of establishment of College of
Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul, Bathinda. The department focuses primarily on
teaching, research and extension activities in the discipline of Animal
Nutrition. The department aims to offer various courses of Animal Nutrition
including Principles of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, Applied Ruminant
Nutrition and Applied Non Ruminant Nutrition. Department offers course of Elementary
animal nutrition for students of Diploma of Veterinary science and Animal
Husbandry. The department has well established laboratories equipped with
latest instruments for carrying out Undergraduate teaching in Animal Nutrition.
The department provides facilities for quality check of feed samples which
includes analysis of animal feed for its moisture content, protein content, fat
content, fiber and ash content. Free of cost consultancy services on feed
formulation, ration balancing are provided to farmers to improve production and
reproductive performance of animals.
Area specific Mineral mixture used in livestock feeding is also
available by department for sale purpose.