AYYAPPAN, K.

Designation and address
Assistant Professor,
Department of Animal Nutrition,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu, Thanjavur - 614 625.

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

Contact
T:+91-4372–234012/234013
M
: 9487124022 T:
E: ayyappan[dot]k[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Nutrition
Specializing field : Ruminant nutrition
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Establishment of feed mixing unit Officer Incharge (since 19.8.16) Rs. 4.00 lakhs TANUVAS -Self Financing Scheme
Establishing regional feed processing and demonstration unit Co-coordinator Rs. 184 lakhs NADP
Establishment of Animal Feed Analytical and Quality Assurance Laboratory (AFAQAL) Co-coordinator (since 5.4.17) Rs. 3 lakhs TANUVAS - Revolving Fund Scheme
TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture Since 11.06.2015 Co-coordinator (since 5.4.17) Rs. 3 lakhs TANUVAS - Revolving Fund Scheme
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Establishment of modernized piggery breeding farm 19.01.2015-18.01.2016 Co-coordinator Rs. 65 lakhs GOI (75%) & Govt. of TN (25%)
Recent Research Publications
  1. Ayyappan,K. and Tomar, S.K. (2006) Evaluation of faecal inoculam for estimating digestibility of feedstuffs. Indian j. Anim. Nutr., 23:59-62.
  2. Ayyappan,K., Singh, B. and Singhal, K.K. (2007) Synchronization of dietary energy and nitrogen availability for microbial protein synthesis in vitro. Indian j. Anim. Nutr., 24:223-229.
  3. Ayyappan,K., Tomar, S.K., Singh, B. and Sirohi, S.K. (2009) Comparison of invitro gas production and insacco techniques to estimate ruminal drymatter degradability of feed stuffs.. Indian j. Dairy Sci., 62:110-113.
Honours & Awards
  • Best Research Article award 2007-2008 (by ANSI)