Designation and address
Associate Professor, Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
No. 63, Kalappatti Pirivu, Saravanampatty Post,
Coimbatore-641 035.

M.V.Sc. (Livestock Production and Management)
Ph.D. (Livestock Production and Management)

T : +91-422-2669965
M: +91-9942319900
E : arumugam[dot]r[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in
Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Goat and Dairy Production and Management
Current Projects
  • Plan Scheme - Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Coimbatore-Training and Advisory Services to the Farmers and Entrepreneurs.
  • Co-Principal Investigator of NADP Project-II on "Genetic Upgradation of Cattle and Buffaloes in Tamilnadu: Adoption of oestrus synchronization technique to improve productive and reproductive potential'.
  • Co-Principal Investigator of the Part II Scheme entitled 'Entrepreneurship Development Programmes on Hygienic Meat Production and Value-addition to the Women SHG and Entrepreneurs for Their Livelihood'.
Completed Projects
Recent Research Publications
R.Arumugam, Ra.Muralidharan, R.Prabakaran and T.Sivakumar. Egg production performance of Japanese quail breeders under cage and deep litter systems of rearing. Journal of Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovations. 2011-4 (3):104-110.

Kathiravan, G., M.Thirunavukkarasu, R.Arumugam and C.Manivannan. Demand for Public Vs Private Livestock Services in South India: A double hurdle analysis.Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.2 No.2: 55-62, February, 2009.

R.Prabakaran and R.Arumugam. Factors influencing Japanese quail performance under semi-arid tropical conditions in India. Book of Abstracts, 579, XXIII World Poultry congress 2008, Brisbane, Australia, 30 June – 4 July 2008.

R.Prabakaran and R.Arumugam. Contract farming System in Japanese quail Production Case study: Tamil Nadu.National Symposium on "Poultry production in India: Threats and opportunities", Proceedings, 282 – 286, IPSACON – 2008, Anand, Gujarat, India, December 10-12, 2008.

Arumugam, R., and M.Thiagarajan. Performance of Tellicherry kids under range Vs confined rearing systems. Cheiron, 31 (1&2): 6-9. February & April, 2002.
Honours & Awards
  • M/s Venky's Gold medal for the best Ph.D. thesis, in thesis connected with poultry as main field of research for the year 2008.