This book provides a platform for the exchange of new Ideas and Novel Information on the recent development in poultry sector. This book aims at giving emphasis to all recent , novel and innovative research on poultry nutrition, poultry breeding, avian disease, post-harvest Technology and sustainable poultry production in view of poultry welfare in the country. The major theme of the book is “Conceptual understanding and future strategies for welfare friendly Poultry Production in India”. This book content lead papers and expert opinion on various latest aspect of Poultry Science. Emphasis has been given to include the areas of Poultry Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology; Poultry Nutrition, Physiology and Livelihood; Poultry Disease and Health; Poultry Housing, Management and Post-harvest Technology; Rural Poultry Extension, Economics and marketing and climate change, Environmental Hygiene, Welfare and Waste Utilization, etc. This book is equally beneficial for researchers, scientists as well as students preparing for various competitive examination of ICAR, New Delhi related to various aspects of poultry science.
Dr. S.P.Tiwari is Professor and Head, Department of Animal Nutrition at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anjora, Durg, under the aegis of Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Dr. Tiwari did his BVSc & AH from College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Mhow, in 1981 and received Maj. Juneja Trophy for getting highest marks in the faculty as "Best out going student". Dr. Tiwari did his MVSc in Animal Nutrition from Haryana Agriculture University, Hissar in 1983. He has completed his PhD in Animal Nutrition from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar in 1988. He started his career as Assistant Professor in Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur from 1988 to 1991 and subsequently Associate Professor at Rajasthan Agriculture University, Bikaner from 1991 to 1993. Thereafter, he joined in the same capacity at Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur from 1993 to 1999. Dr. Tiwari joined the same University as Professor of Animal Nutrition in 1999 and Head of the Department in 2004 and continuing in the same capacity at the College of Veterinary Science & AH, Anjora, Durg. Dr. Tiwari is a distinguished Animal Nutritionist and contributed significantly in the area of strategic supplementation, integrated farming system, Medicated urea molasses mineral blocks and clinical nutrition. He received ND Kehar Award for the best PhD thesis. He has guided 20 MVSc and 3 PhD students. Dr. Tiwari was PI and Co-PI of many ICAR adhoc research projects besides NARP, NATP and State and other University level projects. He has published about 110 research papers and three book chapters on various aspects of animal nutrition. He was awarded with Merit scholarship during undergraduate and Junior and Senior Research Fellowships during masters and doctorate degree programme by Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi. He is life member of ANA, ANSI, ISNA, IPSA, IAVNAW and many other scientific societies. He is Fellow of Animal Nutrition Association and Fellow of Indian Poultry Science Association. He is member of Academic council and Administrative council of the university.
Dr. O.P. Dinani, Assistant Professor , Department of ILFC, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, CGKV, Anjora, Durg – 491001 (Chhattisgrah).