ARULNATHAN, N.

Designation and address
Assistant Professor,
Department of Animal Nutrition,
Veterinary College and Research Institute,
Tirunelveli – 627 358.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc., Ph.D.(Animal Nutrition)

Contact
T:  +91-462 - 23363433
M: +91-9952723448
E: arulnathan[dot]n[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Nutrition
Specializing field : Small Ruminant Nutrition, Nanotechnology in Livestock and Poultry Nutrition
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Budget Funding agency
Revolving fund scheme: TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture Production Centre at Department of Animal Nutrition, VCRI, Tirunelveli Coordinator Rs.3.00 lakhs TANUVAS
Augmenting milk production by "TANUVAS GRAND" supplementation in Tirunelveli District Principal Investigator Rs.3.766 lakhs NABARD
Revolving Fund scheme on Establishing a fodder seed Production unit at Department of Animal Nutrition, VCRI, Tirunelveli Co -Investigator Rs.2.20 lakhs TANUVAS
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Funding agency
Effect of different feeding systems on growth performance and cost economics of Mecheri lambs Principal investigator TANUVAS
Effect of incorporating Glyricidia dried leaves on growth performance and cost economics in kids Principal investigator TANUVAS
Effect of different dietary energy level on nutrient utilization, growth performance and carcass characteristics for fattening of Mecheri ram lambs Principal investigator TANUVAS
Establishment of Feed Testing Laboratory at VC & RI, Tirunelveli Co-Principal Investigator National Livestock Mission Govt of India (75%) Govt of TamilNadu (75%)
Early nutrition (Chikimune ) & Natural growth promoter on the performance and immunity in commercial broiler chicken Principal Investigator Ayurvet India (P) Ltd Himachalapradesh
Recent Research Publications
  1. N.Arulnathan, M.Murugan and V.Balakrishan. Effect of treatments on Tannins in Black gram husk (Vigna mungo). International.Journal of Livestock Research.2013 (3): 31-34.
  2. N.Arulnathan and C.Bandeswaran. Effect of different feeding systems on growth performance and cost economics in Mecheri lambs., Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians, 2013, Vol.9, 17-18
  3. N.Arulnathan and C. Bandeswaran. Tichobezoars induced abomasal impaction in a Mecheri Sheep. Indian Veterinary Journal,2013,90 (9):60-61
  4. M.Chellapandian and N.Arulnathan. Nutritional Strategies for Augmenting Functional Food Production. Proceedings Kerala veterinary Congress 2014.pg.247-252
  5. N.Arulnathan, R.Karunakaran, V.Balakrishnan, V.Pandiyan, S.T.selvan and M.Chellapandian. Influence of different oil sources on growth performance in Japanese quail. Proceedings of XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Poultry science Association and National Symposium on Poultry Production for Global Trade (2014) pg.71.
  6. N.Arulnathan, R.Karunakaran, V.Balakrishnan, V.Pandiyan, S.T.selvan and M.Chellapandian. In-vitro cytotoxicity of selenium nano- particles for biological Application as a poultry feed supplement. Proceedings of XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Poultry Science Association and National Symposium on Poultry Production for Global Trade (2014). pg.38.
Honours & Awards

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