This book emphasizes some current progress in livestock health and production. This book includes twelve chapters like livestock based integrated farming systems for resources conservation and sustainability , global warming mitigation through improved livestock management , use of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes as feed additive in small ruminants management , strategies for conservation of indigenous poultry by molecular approach, and associated chapter like role of next generations sequencing in wildlife forensics. Chapters like livestock based integrated farming systems and global warming mitigation through improved livestock management has been discussed in details. The different topics covered highlight the nutrition of livestock as well . the Purpose of the book is also to update the readers regarding modern issues related to animal husbandry. This book would be useful for the researchers , academicians , scholars, and policy-makers.
Dr.Dhirendra Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor of Animal Genetics & Breeding at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), R.S.Pura, Jammu (J&K). Dr. Dhirendra is a recipient of Best Ph.D Thesis award,Appreciation Award (2),Distinguished Scientist Award, Excellence in Teaching Award, Young Scientist Award (2) and Life Science Leadership Award. He has also served as Organizing Secretary of International Conference(1), Joint Organizing Secretary of International conference (1) and Co-Organizing Secretary of National Conference/Symposium (2). Presently he is the Principal Investigator of Network Project of NBAGR-ICAR on Characterization of Poonchi Chicken. He also acted as a Co-Principal Investigator under Net Work Projects of ICAR on "Characterization of Sheep and Goat". He was the co-project leader of the project "Capacity building /Training of Women Self Help Group members from Umeed as Community Paravets" . He has published more than 40 research and review articles in reputed national and international scientific journals. He has edited three books. He has also contributed in scientific fields by means of popular articles, conference proceeding papers, short communications, chapters in books, manuals, edited publications ect
Dr. Vikas Mahajan is presently working as Assistant Professor (PhD in Animal Genetics & Breeding), Division of Instructional; Livestock Farm Complex, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), R.S.Pura, Jammu (J&K). Professional experience more than three years with a wide variety of publication, which includes research papers (23), books (05), Manual (02). He has edited two books. He has also contributed in scientific fields by means of popular articles, conference proceeding papers, short communications, chapters in books, manuals, edited publications etc. He is also reviewer of different National and International Journals.