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MPPSC Main Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Syllabus

Updated on: Mar 22, 2013
Syllabus of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Main examination is given here.

Veterinary Husbandry


1. General - Importance of livestock in Agriculture. Biological relationship between soil, plant and animal. Mixed farming, Livestock and milk production statistics with special reference to Madhya Pradesh.

2. Genetics and Animal Breeding - Element of genetics and breeding as applied to improvements of livestock. Breeds of indigenous and exotic cattle, buffaloes, goats, sheep, pigs and poultry and their potential for milk, eggs ,meat and wool production .Live stock improvements in Madhya Pradesh Artificial insemination and its role in speedy improvement of livestock.

3. Nutrition - Classification of animal feeds. Feeding Standards, Computation of ration. Commercial feeds. Conservation of fodder. Nutritional disorders.

4.Management - Management of different Livestock (cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goat, pigs and poultry). Livestock records. Economics of Livestock production.

Veterinary Science

1. Fertility and sterility in Animals.

2. Veterinary Hygiene vis-a-vis public Health.

3. Principle of immunity and immunization. (preventive inoculations against common infectious disease of Livestock, i.e. rinderpest, foot and mouth disease, anthrax black quarter, Hemorrhagic Septicemia, ranikhet, fowlpox etc.)

4. Actiology diagnostic symptoms and treatment of major Livestock diseases.

(a) Cattle:- Infectious diseases as anthrax ,foot and mouth disease, rinderpest, black quarter, tuberculosis john's disease, theileriasis, trypanosomiasis etc.

Non-infectious diseases as tympanites, milk fever.

(b) Sheep and goats: - Pox diseases. Enterotoxaemia, CPPP.

(c) Poultry: - Ranikhet, coccidiosis, fowlpox, avian leucosis, Marek's disease.

(d) Swine: - Swine erysepalus, swine fever, hog cholera parasitice diseases of animals and poultry caused by trematodes, namatodes and cestodes.

5. (a) Poisons used for killing animals.

(b) Drugs used for doping of race horses, and the techniques of detections.

(c) Drugs used to tranquilize wild animals as well as animals in captivity.

(d) Quarantine measures prevalent in India and abroad and improvements therein.

Dairy Science

1. Study of milk- composition, its physical properties and nutritive value.

2. Quality control of milk, common tests, legal standards.

3. Utensils, equipments and, their cleaning.

4. Organization of dairy, processing of milk and distribution.

5. Manufacture of common milk products.

6. Routine dairy operations.

7. Role of micro- organisms in milk and dairy products, with special reference to their keeping quality.

8. Milk-home diseases vis-a-vis public Health.
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