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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Saroj Kumar Sahoo

Designation: Scientist
Contact Address:Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414022
Mobile: +91 8930938355

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H., IGKVV
  • M.V.Sc. (AGB), GBPUAT
  • Ph.D. (AGB), ICAR-NDRI

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Principles of Animal Genetics and Population Genetics, Animal Cytogenetics, Animal Breeding

Area of Research Interests

  • Animal Breeding, Population Genetics, Poultry breeding.

Ongoing Projects

Sr No


Title of Project

Funding Agency




AICRP on Poultry Breeding


Nov. 2022 to till date



Improvement of rural backyard poultry lines through genetic and managemental interventions under low input system


March, 2023 to till date



AICRP on Cattle: Field Progeny Testing project


September, 2016 to till date



Genetics improvement in Poultry Stocks

State scheme

July, 2021 to till date



AICRP on Poultry Breeding


September, 2016 to October, 2022

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Junior Research Fellowship (ICAR) at N.D.R.I. during M.V.Sc.
  • INSPIRE Fellowship (DST-GoI) at N.D.R.I. during Ph.D.
  • Merit certificate for securing 1st rank in M.V.Sc. (AG&B).
  • Director’s Bronze Medal for securing 3rdposition among all Master’s students (M.V.Sc. / M.Sc. /M.Tech.) of N.D.R.I. (Deemed University).
  • Dr. B.N. Gupta Memorial Award for academic excellence in Animal Production group of N.D.R.I. (Deemed University).
  • First Prize in Poster presentation ISAGB conference, 2017.

No. of Publications

Research: 10Extension: 01    
Books: Nil       Manuals: Nil


  • Sharma, S., Sahoo, S.K., Dash, S.K. and Dubey, P.P. (2023). Effect of Non-genetic Factors on Growth and Production Traits in Two Strains of Japanese Quails.Agricultural Science Digest. DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-5683.
  • Gupta R, Sahoo SK, Kaur S, Dash SK and Malhotra P (2023). Modelling Lactation Curve for Genetic Evaluation of Crossbred Cattle. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management 14(5), 677-682.
  • Sahoo SK, Singh A and Ambhore GS (2021). Prediction of first lactation 305-day milk yield by test day regression models in Murrah buffaloes. Ruminant Science 10(1):29-32.
  • Sharma, S., Sahoo, S.K., Dash, S.K. and Dubey,P.P. (2021). Comparison of four growth curve models for fortnightly body weights in Japanese quail. Journal of Animal Research, 11(05): 895-899.
  • Gupta R, Sahoo SK, Kaur S, Dash SK, Malhotra P and Bansal BK (2020). Effect of non-genetic factors on test-day milk yields and first lactation milk yields in Holstein Friesian × Sahiwal cattle. Journal of Animal Research 10(3): 447-451.
  • Naik S, Dash S K, Dubey P P, Arora J S, Sahoo S K, Kaur S, Malhotra P and Bansal B K (2019). AIREML estimation of genetic parameters and study of factors affecting growth and fertility performance of sire line of IBL-80 broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Research DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3664
  • Sahoo S K, Singh A, Ambhore G S, Dash S K and Dubey P P (2018). Comparative efficiency of different multiple linear regression prediction equations of first lactation 305-day milk yield for sire evaluation in Murrah buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Research DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3661.
  • Sahoo SK, Singh A, Dash SK and Ambhore GS (2017). Modeling lactation curve for genetic evaluation of Murrah buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Research. DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3432.
  • Sahoo SK, Singh A, Gupta AK, Chakravarty AK, Ambhore GS and Singh M (2016). Comparison of four different lactation curve models for prediction of weekly test-day milk yields in Murrah buffalos. Indian Journal of Animal Science 86(1):101-103.
  • Sahoo SK and Singh A (2015). Influence of genetic and non-genetic factors on fortnightly test-day milk yields and first lactation 305-day milk yield in Murrah buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Journal 92(9): 16-19.