AMUTHA, R.

Designation and address
Professor, Department of Poultry Science,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal - 637 002.

Qualifications
M. V. Sc. (Poultry Science)
Ph.D. (Poultry Science)

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Poultry Science
Specializing field : Poultry management, Poultry Nutrition
Current Projects
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Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Comparative evaluation of different oils in broiler ration Principal investigator Rs. 3.75 lakhs TANUVAS Research Corpus fund
Validation of nutritional benefits of ProAmin (organic amino acid) and SeleRich (organic selenium) in broiler rations Principal investigator Rs. 4.45 lakhs M/s. T. Stanes & Co. Ltd., Coimbatore
Recent Research Publications
  1. S. Mangayarkarasi, R. Amutha, D. Kannan, S.C. Edwin and D. Chandrasekaran, 2015. Serum profile of broilers by dietary supplementation with selenium, zinc and Vitamin-E. International J. science, environment and technology., 4(6): 1476-1479.
  2. K. Selvarasu, R. Amutha, S.C. Edwin, A. Natarajan and K. Mani, 2015. Dietary valine supplementation on meat quality characteristics of broilers. Indian Vet. J., 93(1): 16-19.
  3. K. Selvarasu, R. Amutha, S.C. Edwin, A. Natarajan and K. Mani, 2015. Serum profile of broilers by dietary supplementation of valine. Indian Vet. J., 92(12): 24-26.
  4. R. Amutha, S.C. Edwin, A. Mohamed Safiullah and B.Mohan, 2014. Incidence of egg breakages in commercial layer farms at Namakkal. Indian Vet. J., 91(10): 35-38.
  5. R. Amutha, S.C. Edwin, A. Mohamed Safiullah and B. Mohan, 2014. Influence of chelated minerals in layer chicken diets on egg quality characteristics. Indian Vet. J., 91(8): 42-45.
  6. R. Amutha, S.C. Edwin, A. Mohamed Safiullah and B. Mohan, 2014. Role of chelated minerals in layer chicken diets on egg production performance. Indian Vet. J., 91(7): 37-40.
Honours & Awards
  • State:
    • Obtained 2 TNSCST funded students' projects during the year 2005 and 2009.
    • Obtained 2 Dr. B. V. Rao / WPC'96 Research Grants' 2011 and 2013 for carrying out M. V. Sc. Research project under my guidance.
  • National:
    • Ayurvet Research award in the field of Poultry Science during XXI Conference of IPSA for best article in 2001 published in Indian Journal of Poultry Science.
    • Kerala Chapter Research award in Avian Nutrition and Feed Technology for best article in 2002 published in Indian Journal of Poultry Science.