Department of Veterinary Physiology & Biochemistry

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Role of Minerals in Animal Physiology

 

To establish macro and micro mineral profile of livestock of all the four agro climatic zones of  Himachal Pradesh.

To identify the specific mineral element deficiency and conduct supplementation studies to augment productive and reproductive potential of the domestic animals.

To develop area specific mineral mixture for different agro climatic zones of Himachal Pradesh.

Cardiovascular Physiology

To establish physiological profile of  cardiovascular parameters of local hill cattle of north western Himalayan region.

Environmental / Adaptational Physiology in migratory animals

To study adaptational features in migratory livestock of north western Himalayan region, especially migratory sheep and recommend most suitable breed for this part of country.
Establishing physiological profile of hill animal species To establish physiological profile of  local livestock of north western Himalayan region.
Ethological Studies To conduct Ethological studies on migratory sheep, local livestock and indigenous birds/Jungle fowl.
Biomarkers To conduct studies to identify biomarkers for disease diagnosis.