Designation and address
Assistant Professor, Department of Livestock Production and Management
Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600 007.

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

T +91-44-25304000 (EPABX) Ext.2079
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Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Goat production, Heavy metal assessment in animal food chain
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Accepted by funding agency for the project on "Efficacy evaluation of nutritional supplements to Dairy Herd in relevance to milk production" Principal Investigator    
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency

Risk assessment of heavy metal contamination in Dairy Cattle reared in industrial areas of Erode

Principal Investigator Rs.3.5 Lakhs TANUVAS

Adaptation and facilitation of livestock to impending climate changes through shelter management (2008-12)

Co-Principal Investigator Rs.106.40 Lakhs ICAR-NWP, New Delhi
Recent Research Publications
  1. A.Yasotha, P.Thilakar, B.Mohan, 2015. Research on growth performance of Tellicherry goat under intensive system of management: Livestock production Science: pp.184-192.
  2. A.Yasotha, T.Sivakumar, Thanga.Tamil Vanan, K, .N.Selvakumar and P.S.L.Sesh, 2014. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in dung samples of cattle during monsoon season in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India. Research &Reviews: Journal of Dairy Science and Technology,3(3):1-4
  3. A.Yasotha, T.Sivakumar, Thanga.Tamil Vanan, K.N.Selvakumar and P.S.L.Sesh, 2014. Demographic profile of dairy farmers in the industrial areas of Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India. Research & Reviews: Journal of Dairy Science and Technology,3(3):5-9
  4. A.Yasotha, and T.Sivakumar, 2013.Flooring system on airborne total bacterial count and growth performance of Madras Red Lambs. Indian Veterinary Journal, 90(4):107-108.
Honours & Awards

University :

  • TANUVAS Merit Scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc.,
  • Dr.R.D.Michael's Gold Medal for the best outgoing students in M.V.Sc (2001).
  • Appreciation Certificate for Developing a technology on "Chaff cutter cum feed disintegrator" (2013)
  • Book Contribution Award for Diploma course in Tamil at TNAU (2015)

International :

  • Appreciation Certificate for the research paper during the International Workshop sponsored by UGC, New Delhi during 21-23 March 2012.
  • Best PG Thesis Award for doctoral programme during the International Livestock conference held at College of Veterinary Science, Hyderabad, India (2016)
  • Young Scientist of the year 2015 Award on the occasion of 2nd International conference on Environment and Ecology in the field of Livestock Production Management and Environment (2016).