Designation and address
Assistant Professor,
Post Graduate Research Institute in Animal Sciences,
Kattupakkam, Kancheepuram District - 603203.

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

T  +91-44–27452224
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Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Wool Production
Current Projects
  • Network Project on Sheep Improvement
Completed Projects


Recent Research Publications
Senthilkumar, S., Pasupathi, K, Prabu Kumar,G., Suresh Kumar, K. and S.N. Sivaselvam. (2010). Effect of organic manures.on green fodder yield of Co-3 Cumbu- Napier hybrid grass and its proximate composition. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry Symposium Issue (B): 218-219.

Palanivel, K.M., Suresh Kumar, K., Muthusamy, P., Kumarasamy, P. and S.N. Sivaselvam. (2011). Cause- specific mortality rates in Madras Red Sheep: A post mortem analysis. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 17(1): 125 – 127.

Palanivel, K.M., Suresh Kumar, K., Muthusamy, P. and P. Kumarasamy. Cause-specific mortality in Boer graded goats in Tamilnadu. Indian Veterinary Journal

Palanivel, K.M., Suresh Kumar, K., Gopinathan, A. and S.N. Sivaselvam. Perspective study on tuberculosis in pigs – postmortem findings. Indian Journal of Animal Research.

Palanivel, K.M., Suresh Kumar, K., Sakthivelan, S.M., Kumarasamy, P. and S.N. Sivaselvam. Reproductive losses in Boer x local goats caused by Brucella melitensis. Indian Veterinary Journal.
Honours & Awards
  • TANUVAS Merit Scholarship for M.V.Sc.,
  • Dr. R.D. Michael's Gold Medal for the best outgoing student of the University in Livestock Production and Management