VETERINARY COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, THENI

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL GENETICS AND BREEDING

The Department of Animal Genetics and breeding was established in the year 2020 with the following proposed objectives:

  • To offer undergraduate courses in Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • To undertake research on breeding for better livestock production and breed improvement programmes
  • To disseminate the scientific breeding technologies for the betterment of farming community

Courses offered

As per the MSVE 2016 regulations prescribed by VCI, the department is offering the following under-graduate courses:

  • II Professional Year – B.V.Sc&A.H.
    • Animal Genetics and Breeding – Paper I and II – Credit Hours: 3+1
      • Unit – I: Biostatistics and Computer Application
      • Unit – II: Principles of Genetics and Population Genetics
      • Unit – III: Principles of Animal Breeding

Faculty

1) Dr. R. Rajendran, Ph.D., Professor and Head

Email Id: rajendran.r@tanuvas.ac.in | Mobile: 98841 59547

2) Dr. P. Satheeshkumar, M.V.Sc., Assistant Professor

Email Id: sazvet@gmail.com | Mobile: 97978 24956

Contact

The Professor and Head,

Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding,

Veterinary College and Research Institute,

Theni – 625 602.

Email: agb-vcri-thn@tanuvas.org.in

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