Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Jaspal Singh Hundal

Designation: Principal Scientist
Contact Address:Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414040
Mobile: 9417618413,

Academic Credentials

  • BVSc & AH (1999)
  • MVSc Animal Nutrition (2001)
  • PhD Animal Nutrition (2011)

Teaching and Other Appointments

Principles of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, Dairy Cattle Nutrition, Total mixed ration, Mineral feeding, Bypass nutrients, Rumen microbiology 

Other Appointments

  • Associate Coordinator, Progressive Piggery Farmer Association, Punjab from 2011-2015
  • Convener, Preparation of Area-specific, Type I, Type II and piggery mineral mixtures.
  • Joint Treasurer, Animal Nutrition Society of India

Area of Research Interests

Herbal feed additives as an instrument to enhance productivity & curb enteric methane production from ruminants –a step towards ‘Clean Environment Initiative’; Zero waste from fruit and vegetable processing industry; Nutritional innovations to transform the paddy straw into feed pellets for livestock; Nanoparticles of linseed oil to enrich goat milk and meat in omega 3 fatty acids, Organic trace minerals; Silages from cereal crops, sugarcane tops & unconventional feed resources  to bridge the demand-supply gap of fodder for dairy animals.

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


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

BASF India Ltd







Estimation of methane emission under different feeding systems and development of mitigation strategies

ICAR, Farmer first programme






Breeding for high yielding and better-quality fodder cultivars (Collaboration with IIMR)

ICAR, New Delhi



Integrated approaches for livestock development: farmers context

ICAR, Farmer first programme



Towards Climate Resilient Livestock Production System in Punjab

Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, GOI




Utilization of cull fruit and vegetables (CFV)/ fruit and vegetable waste as livestock and poultry feed and value-added products







Strengthening of animal feed testing lab and food quality control lab facility at GADVASU, Ludhiana




Standardization of feeding management strategies for iron enriched egg production




A study on factors affecting the chemical parameters of milk fat/ghee in Punjab with special reference to Reichert-Meissl (RM) and Polenske (PV) value

Milkfed, Punjab





Potential of new varieties of maize crop as silage (PI)

Limagrain Pvt Ltd.



Processing and Nutritional evaluation of paddy straw and other feed ingredients pellets as livestock feed both by in-vitro and in-vivo techniques

Neway Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.



Potential of different wheat cultivars as silage

Departmental project



Potential of sugarcane tops of different varieties with or without additives as silage

Departmental project



Nutritional Interventions to Enrich Animal Products with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Departmental project



Effect of spent herbs on growth performance of beetle kids

Departmental project



Assessment of beneficiaries under special programme for dairy development scheme in Punjab

Milkfed, Punjab




Evaluating perceived effectiveness of specialized trainings on dairy, pig, goat and poultry farming” being organized by GADVASU, Ludhiana (PI)

Departmental project



Research Honour’s /Awards

  •  Associate Fellow’ of Animal Nutrition Society of India-2019
  • Drool’s Nutrition Award - 2019 awarded by Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (ISCAP)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award - 2019
  • Best Extension Worker Award - 2018
  • Appreciation Award-2018, worthy Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana for commercialization of technology to Markfed, Punjab
  • Appreciation Award-2019, worthy Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana for developing technology for processing of paddy straw and its utilization as livestock feed.
  • Certificate of appreciation: 6
  • Best paper/poster presentation award: 5
  • Appreciation letters: 6
  • Office bearer of professional societies: 4
  • Patent applied: Patent applied for technology ‘Nutrient enriched rice straw-based complete feed pellets’ in 2019 (patent filed wide application number 201911047916A)

No. of Publications

Research: 78Extension: 184Books: 6Manuals: 11



  1. Hundal JS, Singh U and Singh J. 2016. Basics of Animal Nutrition (ISBN: 976-93-65055-40-7), published by Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, 110033, Total pages: 722
  2. Singh J and Hundal JS. 2018. Animal Nutrition Made Easy, (ISBN 978-93-86200-94-5), published by Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, 110033, Total pages: 495
  3. Hundal JS, Singh U and Singh J. (edt.). 2020. Ruminant Clinical Nutrition (ISBN: 978-93-88892-83-4), published by International Books & Periodical Supply Service (Publisher of Scientific Books), Nishant Kunj, Delhi-110034 (India), Total pages: 332

Research Publications

  1. Singla A, Hundal JS, Patra AK, Wadhwa M, Veena M and Malhotra PK. 2021. Effect of dietary supplementation of Emblica officinalis fruit pomace on methane emission, ruminal fermentation, nutrient utilization and milk production performance in buffaloes. Environment Science Pollution Research (NAAS 8.90)
  2. Singh P, Hundal JS, Patra AK, Wadhwa M and Sharma A. 2020. 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 (NAAS 13.60).
  3. Hundal J S, Wadhwa M, Veena N and Puniya A K. 2020. Effect of bypass nutrients on fatty acid composition, Reichert Meissl and Polenske Value of cow milk fat. Ind. Journal of Animal Research, 54 (12): 1512-1516 (NAAS 6.44)
  4. Hundal JS, Wadhwa M and Bakshi MPS. 2019. Herbal feed additives containing essential oil: 1. Impact on the nutritional worth of complete feed in vitro. Tropical Animal Health and Production 51: 1909-1917 (NAAS 6.98).
  5. Hundal JS, Singh I, Wadhwa M, Singh C, Uppal C and Kaur G. 2019. Effect of Punica granatum and Tecomella undulata supplementation on nutrient utilization, enteric methane emission and growth performance of Murrah male buffaloes. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 28: 110-119 (NAAS 6.95).
  6. Choudhary RK, Hundal JS, Wadhwa M, Choudhary S and Neetika. 2019. Expression of lipogenic and milk protein genes in milk fat layer of goat after dietary supplementation of omega-3 rich linseed and chia oils. Small Ruminant Research 185: 106083 (NAAS 7.21).
  7. Hundal JS, Wadhwa M, Brar NS and Kumar B. 2019. Evaluating potential of wheat varieties at different phenological stages for silage production. Indian Journal of Animal Science 90 (2): 254-258 (NAAS 6.23).
  8. Hundal JS, Wadhwa and Bakshi MPS. 2016. Methane production potential of tannins and their impact on digestibility of nutrients Animal Nutrition Feed Technology 16: 505-513.
  9.  Hundal J S, Kumar B, Wadhwa M and Bakshi MPS (2014) Nutritional evaluation of dual-purpose barley as fodder Indian Journal of Animal Science 84 (3): 298-301.
  10. Wadhwa M, Hundal J S, Kaur K and Bakshi MPS (2013) Effect of essential oils dissolved in different solvents on In-vitro methane production. Animal Nutrition Feed Technology 14: 59-67