This book is very much useful for the under-graduate as well as post - graduate students of veterinary colleges all over India. Artificial Insemination in small ruminants is a emerging bio-technology method for attaining genetic gain in the population very quickly. This technique envisages more economic returns to the small scale small ruminant farmers by controlling veneral diseases and genetic improvement in production and reproductive traits. This technique shows the cost effective way for exploiting heterosis and over-dominance prevalent in economic traits of small ruminants. This book deals with semen collection, semen evaluation, dilution, storage & freezing of semen and insemination in small ruminants. This book is also useful for Post-graduate students of Animal Genetics & Breeding and Veterinary Obstetrics & Gynecology to face National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) , Veterinary graduates who are all pursuing competitive exams conducted by State Public Service Commissions and Biology/Veterinary graduates preparing for preliminary and main exams conducted by Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi.
R. Thiagarajan professor Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding Veterinary college and Research Institute Tirunelveli-627 358