Designation and address
Professor and Head,
Department of Livestock Production Management,
Veterinary College & Research institute, Ramayanpatti, Tirunelveli- 627 358

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

T  +91-4632-2336345
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E murugan[dot]m[dot]lpm[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Swine Management
Current Projects
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Network project on "Adaptation and facilitation of livestock to impending climatic changes through shelter management" Co-Principal investigator Rs.106.40 lakhs ICAR
Safety and efficacy of cysticercosis (TSOL18) vaccine in pigs Principal Investigator Rs. 8.69 lakhs Indian Immunological PVT Ltd. Hyderabad
Dietary supplementation of herbal methionine (Methiorep) on the performance of LWY pigs Principal Investigator 2.72 lakhs Ayurvet PVT Ltd. Himachal Pradesh
Recent Research Publications
  1. M.Murugan, S.Jaishankar, H.Gopi and M.Babu (2014). Performance of three-way synthetic pigs under different management systems . Livestock research international. 2 (4): 91-93
  2. M.Murugan, M.Sutha, S.Jaishankar and H.Gopi. Preweaning performance of Landrace piglets. Accepted for publication in North east Vetrinarian.January- March issue 2015.
  3. S.Jaishankar, M.Murugan, and H.Gopi (2015). Comparative pre-weaning performance of 75% large white yorkshire crossbred pigs of fifth and sixth filial generation. International Journal of science, environment and technology.4 (4) : 1236-1239
  4. S.Jaishankar, M.Murugan, L.Radhakrishnan and H.Gopi (2015). Effect of supplementation of enzyme complex on growth performance of crossbred pigs. International Journal of science, environment and technology.4 (2) : 641- 645.
  5. M. Muthulakshmi, M. Murugan, H. Gopi R. Ilavarasi and G. Margaret Salomi. Effect of age on carcass characteristics of 75 % LWY pigs under different feeding system. International Journal of science, environment and technology.4 (4) : 1002-1007
Honours & Awards
  • Awarded ICAR –JRF Scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc., (1995-1997) degree programme at Department of LPM,VC & RI, Namakkal.