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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Amit Sharma

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-240241
Mobile: 9198796474584, +917018549791,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. and A.H.
  • M.V.Sc. (Animal Nutrition)
  • Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Principles of animal nutrition and feed technology, Nutrients requirements of ruminant and non-ruminants, Unconventional feed resources for ruminants and non-ruminants, Mineral nutrition and its requirement (especially newer trace elements- Boron, Vanadium, etc.), Bypass nutrients, Rumen microbiology

Area of Research Interests

  • Exploration of nutrients and minerals (newer trace elements, organic trace minerals) requirements of dairy animals at various physiological stages under tropical conditions, use of newer feed additives to improve the performance and reduce enteric methane production of dairy animals. Exploration of newer unconventional feed resources to bridge demand-supply gap of feed for dairy and poultry sector.

Ongoing Projects



Name of the Project

Funding Agency




Processing and nutritional evaluation of paddy straw and other feed ingredient pellet as livestock feed both in-vitro and in-vivo techniques

Neway Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd




Studies on effect of feeding organic trace minerals on production, reproduction, immune response and metabolic profile in dairy cows

BASF India Limited, Mumbai




Utilization of dried distilleries grains with soluble in livestock and poultry feed

BCL Industries Ltd. Bathinda




Recycling and utilization of hatchery and fish waste (H&FW) as an alternative feed resource for sustainable and eco-friendly pig, poultry and pet rearing





Effect of supplementing bakery waste to total mixed ration on milk production, quality and reproduction of dairy animals

SS, Wastelink Sustainability Services, New Delhi




Exploring potential of RIL plant-based protein biomass as an alternate protein ingredient in pet and ruminant feeds

Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Appreciation Award-2018, worthy Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana for commercialization of technology to Markfed, Punjab
  • Certificate of appreciation: 2
  • Best paper/poster presentation award: 2
  • Appreciation letters: 6

No. of Publications

Research: 14
Extension: 15
   Books: Nil
   Manuals: 01


  • A Sharma, SS Kundu, H Tariq, Preeti, N Kewalramani, S Singh. 2018. Quantitative prediction of drinking water intake of Murrah buffalo calves under saline water. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 52 (3): 459-463. 
  • Neetika, JS Hundal, M Wadhwa, S Kaswan, A Sharma. 2019. Potential of chia oil to enrich goats’ milk with omega-3 fatty acids in comparison to linseed oil under tropical climate. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 89 (3), 269-275. 
  • A Sharma, V Mani, RP Pal, S Sarkar, C Datt. 2020. Boron supplementation in peripartum Murrah buffaloes: The effect on calcium homeostasis, bone metabolism, endocrine and antioxidant status. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 62: 126623. 
  • H Tariq, A Sharma, S Sarkar, L Ojha, RP Pal, V Mani. 2020. Perspectives for rare earth elements as feed additive in livestock—A review. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 33 (3), 373 
  • J S Hundal, A Sharma, R Pal, RS Grewal. 2021. Harnessing the In Vitro Nutritional Potential of Different Varieties of Sugarcane Tops Silages Enriched with Molasses and Bacterial Inoculants as an Unconventional Feed Resource. Sugar Tech 23 (4), 923-932 
  • S Singh, JS Hundal, AK Patra, RS Sethi & A Sharma. 2021. A composite polyphenol-rich extract improved growth performance, ruminal fermentation and immunity, while decreasing methanogenesis and excretion of nitrogen and phosphorus in growing buffaloes. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 
  • P Singh, JS Hundal, AK Patra, M Wadhwa, A Sharma. 2021. Sustainable utilization of Aloe vera waste in the diet of lactating cows for improvement of milk production performance and reduction of carbon footprint. Journal of Cleaner Production 288, 125118. 
  • A Sharma, V Mani, RP Pal, S Sarkar, H Sharma, S Yadav, C Datt. 2022. Effect of Boron Supplementation on Nutrient Utilization and Productive Performance of Peripartum Murrah Buffaloes. Biological Trace Element and Research 200: 4303-4315. 
  • S Kaur, M Goswami, P Kumar, N Mehta, A Sharma. 2022. Utilization of cauliflower stems and leaves powder in the development of high fibre spent hen meat cutlets. Journal of Meat Science, 17(1), 17-24. 
  • P Pathak, US Chahal, A Sharma, DS Malik, JS Lamba. 2022. Nutritional evaluation of potato meal with enzyme supplementation on growth performance of broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 39(4), 453-460.