TRAINING SCHEDULE 2002 – ’03

IN SERVICE TRAINING: DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

 

25. Infertility management of domestic animals

Duration                          : 6 W.D.

Date                                            : 21.10.2002 to 26.10.2002

Venue                                         : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                                 : 1

Trainees                          : Vety. Officers

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.T.Sreekumaran, Assoc. Prof. & Head

Syllabus

Introduction – clinico – gynaecological examination of infertile animals – study of infertile conditions on slaughter house specimens – use of modern diagnostic techniques for infertility management – Management of repeat breeding – Anoestrum, Suboestrum  Ovulatory disturbances etc.  Application of modern drugs like Prostaglandin, GnRH, and their analogues and other hormones.  Andrological investigation and seminogram of infertile animals.

26. Post mortem techniques

Duration              : 6 days

Date                                : 2.9.02 to 7.9.02

                                      21.10.02 to 26.10.02

Venue                             : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                     : 2

Trainees              : Vety. Surgeons

No. of Trainees/batch            :  5

Course Director            : Dr.K.V.Valsala, Director & Head   

Syllabus

Study of Postmortem technique in different species of animals and birds, laboratory tests, preparation of postmortem reports and discussion, collection and processing of pathological materials for diagnosis, collection of tissues for histopathological examination, study of histopathological techniques and interpretation of slides.

 

27. Health care and management of captive elephants

Duration                          : 6 Days

Date                                            : 2nd week of May 2002 & January 2003

Venue                                         : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                                 : 2

Trainees                          : Vety. Surgeons

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.P.C.Alex, Associate Professor         

Syllabus

Domestication of elephants. General management. Diseases and treatment of elephants. Training and restraint of elephants. Operation technique in elephants. Result in elephants Elephant nutrition. Chemical immobilisation. Handling of dart equipment’s. Visit to elephant camp.

 

28. Rural poultry production and management

Duration              : 6 Days

Date                                : 1st batch – December, 2002

                                      2nd batch – January, 2003

Venue                             : Centre for Advanced Studies in Poultry Science

No.of batch                     : 2

Trainees              : Veterinary Surgeon

No. of Trainees/batch            : 10

Course Director            : Dr.A.Jalaludeen, Director

Syllabus

Poultry situation in India – Poultry production prospects – statistics – India and Kerala.  The viable technologies for sustainable village chicken production – brooding, growing, laying and broiler management in the rural scenario – rural poultry in India – rural poultry production with special reference to Kerala – strains suited for rural poultry – feeding of poultry – feeding additives – micro nutrients in poultry nutrition – diseases of poultry vaccination of backyard poultry – marketing – economics of poultry production – strategies of poultry business integration – impact analysis – net work projects and institute village linkage programme.

29. Quail and duck production

Duration              : 6 Days

Date                                : February, 2003

Venue                             : Centre for Advanced Studies in Poultry Science

No.of batch                     : 1

Trainees              : Veterinary Surgeons

No. of Trainees/batch            : 10

Course Director            : Dr.A.Jalaludeen, Director

Syllabus

Quail production in India – advantages of quail farming – Incubation & Hatchery management – brooding of quails – grower management – layer quail management – Feed formulation – processing of quails – quail meat and egg pickle preparation – diseases and their prevention & control – economics of quail farming.  Present duck situation in India – different breeds of ducks – intensive and semi intensive system – incubation and hatchery management – brooding management – management of grower and layer ducks – composition of meat and eggs – broiler duck production – processing of ducks.

30. Forage production and utilisation

Duration                          : 3 Months

Date                                            : July, 2002-September, 2002

Venue                                         : COA, Vellayani

No.of batch                                 :  2

Trainees                          : Field Officers of Dairy Development

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.S.Janardanan Pillai, Project Co-ordinator

Syllabus

Theory classes will be handled on the topics related to the present status of fodder production, fodder requirement in India and Kerala, the different fodder crops available in India, classification of fodder crops, soil and climatic requirement, intercropping fodder crops in coconut garden management of fodder grasses, fodder legumes-significance and management grass legume mixtures, cereal fodders and cereal legume mixtures, significance of fodder trees in homesteads, silvipastrol systems quality of forage etc.  The scope of using grasses for soil conservation, problems and prospectus of fodder seed production.  Preservation of fodder viz.   Silage making, hay making and improving the quality of forage through various treatments.

The practical classes will cover the raising of fodder crops belonging to different groups viz.  Grasses, legumes, cereals, trees that are suited to our agroclimatic situation, raising of fodder crops in coconut gardens, grass legume mixtures, cereal planting of silvipastoral combinations.  Treatments to improve the quality of fodder, fodder cultivation in rice fallows.

The trainees will be taken to Indo-Swiss Project.  Mattupetty and Regional Station of KLD Board, Kulathupuzha for studying the cultivation of fodder crops in these two agroclimatic zones of Kerala, maintenance of animals with fodder crops as the main source of feed, different steps of silage preparation, hay making, construction of silo, filling of silo etc.  They will also be taken to the seed unit of KLD Board, Dhoni Farm to study the seed production aspects of different fodder crops, seed certification seed testing and marketing of quality fodder seeds.

 

31. Advances in disease investigation

 

Duration                          : 3 Months

Date                                            : November 1st 2002 to January 31st 2003

Venue                                         : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                                 : 1

Trainees                          : Sr. Veterinary Surgeon

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.K.V.Valsala,, Director & Head

Syllabus

Collection and preservation of blood samples – different methods of collection and preservation of urine-routine blood examination – urine examination – milk – examination-CSF evaluation.  Biopsy – different organs – collection – examination in interpretation.  Postmortem examination – Method adopted – Veterolegal autopsies collection and preservation of materials at autopsy – fixation of tissues – different methods – Postmortem report lesions in different organs systems Pathology of common specific diseases in domestic animals and birds – histopathological techniques – histopathology as an aid to diagnosis.  Bacterial organisms – different training techniques – methods of collection, preservation and despatch of biomaterials for bacteriological and virological examination.  Isolation and identification of bacteria – antibiogram.  Isolation and identification of viruses – methods of cultivation of virus – route of inoculation of embryos.  Isolation and identification of fungal organisms – media – identification of dermatophytes.  Common serological tests used for identification of microbial infections.  Laboratory techniques in parasitology – collection and preservation of parasitess – examination of different clinical materials for identification of parasites – methods of despatch of materials for diagnosis of parasitic diseases. Important meat borne diseases – diagnosis of zoonotic diseases like Tuberculosis, Brucellosis etc.

 

32. Advanced training in livestock products technology

 

Duration                          : 3 Months

Date                                            : November 1st 2002 to January 31st 2003

Venue                                         : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                                 : 1

Trainees                          : Officers of AHD

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.J.Abraham, Director & Head

 

Syllabus

Department of Meat Science.  Development of meat industry.  Organisation, layout and management of slaughter house.  Different sections of a modern abattoir.  Preslaughter handling, care and transportation of meat animals.  Antemortem inspection of food animals Humane slaughter of different species of animals and dressing techniques. Postmortem inspection. Evaluation of dressed carcasses.  Meat cutting and packaging.  Slaughter house by products and their utilization.  Preservation of meat.  Meat plant sanitation.  Effluent treatment and their disposal.  Quality control of meat and meat products.  Rules and regulations regarding meat inspection in Local bodies.  Preparation of project proposals for slaughter houses.

 

Department of Dairy Science.  Chemical composition of milk – Species variation in composition – Colostrum – Changes in composition during lactation – Factors affecting composition of milk. Preservation of milk in farm – Refrigeration – Natural inhibitory substances in milk – Lactoperoxi – Dose system for improving keeping quality. Reception of milk dairy plants – Platform tests – Preservation in Plant – Pasteurization – Packaging & storage of milk.  Cleaning of milk cans – Rotary can washer – Cleaning of plate heat exchangers & maintenance.  Processing of milk – Homogerization – HST pasteurization Microbiological quality of milk – Total bacterial count – Direct microscopic cans spore count. Preparation of culture media – Bacterial starter cultures – Important lactic cultures and uses. Condensed milk – Milk powder preparation – different types of milk powders – Dairy whitener – Infant foods & Ice cream. Preparation of Dahi – Paneer – Khoa – Rasogolla – Gulabjamoon – Yoghurt etc. Quality control in dairy industry – ISI standards for milk and milk products – PFA stands for milk and different categories of milk  Estimation of fat, protein, lactose and minerals in milk.  Standard Plate Count – Preparation of Agar media – Booth media – Dye reduction tests – Detection of adulterates in milk – Preparation of Dahi, Paneer, Rasagolla – Gulabjamoon – Ice cream etc.   Two days study tour to Alleppey Dairy Plant to observe various processing of milk like UHT processing dried milk preparation and sterilised milk drinks.

 

Department of Poultry Science.  Poultry situation in Kerala and India – Future prospects – Modern trends in the management of chicken – Environmentally controlled houses for poultry – Bio security measures in poultry farming – Marketing of eggs, poultry meat and its products – Quality enrichment of broiler meat by Omega-3 fatty acids – Least cost feed formulation – Project formulation for establishment of broiler farms – Homestead poultry keeping to suit Kerala conditions – Modern trends in poultry production.

 

 

33.  Advanced clinical training

Duration              : 3 Months

Date                                : 1.8.2002  to 30.11.2002 and 1.12.2002 to 28.2.2003

Venue                             : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                     : 2

Trainees              : ADAH

No. of Trainees/batch            : 10

Course Director            : Dr.T.Sreekumaran, Assoc. Professor & Head

Syllabus

Management of surgical patients in the pre and post operative phase.  Advances in anaesthetic techniques.  Imaging procedures in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Surgical diseases and their treatment in small and large animals.  Fluid therapy and antibacterial therapy.  Clinical pharmacology.  Manifestations of diseases and diagnostic strategies.  Critical care in Veterinary practices, diseases of organ systems.  Therapeutic considerations in medicine, collection of samples and interpretation of lab tests, poisoning in domestic animals, disorders and management disorders, diseases of love birds and fishes. Recent developments in diagnosis, treatment, prophylaxis and control of infectious diseases of domestic and wild animals and birds.  Disease investigation and handling of infectious disease outbreaks.  Epidemiological surveillance and technoeconomics of animal disease control.  Infertility in female/male animals, diagnosis and treatment – Obstretical manoeuvres in domestic animals-Sexual health control programmes in males and females.  Examination of clinical materials- immunodiagnostic procedures-postmortem techniques-Advanced anaesthetic procedures.

 

34. Elephant management and tranquilising

Duration                          : 6 days

Date                                            : November 2002

Venue                                         : COV&AS, Mannuthy

No.of batch                                 : 1

Trainees                          : Vety. Surgeon

No. of Trainees/batch              : 10

Course Director              : Dr.K.Venugopalan, Assoc. Professor

Syllabus

Introduction General immobilizing agents.  Opiod analgesics.  Hypnotics and sedatives. Tranquillisers.  Long acting tranquillisers.  Neuromuscular blocking agents.Drug antagonists and antidotes.  Ancillary drugs.  Drug accidents.  Drug dosage. Drug delivery systems. function and equipments.  Target practicals.  Animal demonstration.

 

35. Quality management of abattoirs & meat plants including haccp

Duration                        :                        21 days

Date                        :                        16.9.02 to 5.10.02

Venue            :            Centre of Excellence in Meat Science & Technology,   Mannuthy                                                

No.of batch                        :                        1

Trainees            :            Staff of  SAUs/Scientists of Central Institutes & State Animal Husbandry Department

No. of Trainees/batch                        :                        20

Course Director                        :                        Dr.J.Abraham, Director

 

36. Environmental Management and Carcass utilisation

Duration                        :                        21 days

Date                                      :            11.11.02 to 30.11.02

Venue            :            Centre of Excellence in Meat Science & Technology,   Mannuthy                                               

No.of batch                        :                        1

Trainees            :            Staff of  SAUs/Scientists of Central Institutes & State Animal Husbandry Department

No. of Trainees/batch                        :                        20

Course Director                        :                        Dr.J.Abraham, Director

 

37. Species identification and detection of adulteration in meat

 

Duration                        :                        21 days

Date                                      :            To be decided

Venue            :            Centre of Excellence in Meat Science & Technology,   Mannuthy                                               

No.of batch                        :                        1

Trainees            :            Staff of  SAUs/Scientists of Central Institutes & State Animal Husbandry Department

No. of Trainees/batch                        :                        20

Course Director                        :                        Dr.J.Abraham, Director

 

38. Advances in meat inspection and certification

 

Duration                        :                        2 days

Date                                      :            To be decided

Venue            :            Centre of Excellence in Meat Science & Technology,   Mannuthy                                               

No.of batch                        :                        1

Trainees            :            Staff of  SAUs/Scientists of Central Institutes & State Animal Husbandry Department

No. of Trainees/batch                        :                        20

Course Director                        :                        Dr.J.Abraham, Director

 
Syllabus

 

Organisation, layout and management of slaughter houses, pre-slaughter care, handling and transport of meat animals, Ante-mortem inspection, slaughter & dressing of different species of animals – Post mortem inspection and judgement.  Meat plant sanitation.