Animal Breeder and Geneticist
Animal breeding and geneticist is a part of animal science where the evaluation of the genetic value of livestock is addressed. Selection of animals that provide and have superior EBV in growth rate, egg, meat, milk or other desirable traits that have brought a revolution in the livestock production.
- Animal Health Sciences
- Animal Nutrition
- Dairy Science
- Farm Animal Breeding
- Livestock Management
- Poultry Science
12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.
- Have knowledge and understanding of scientific method for experimentation and procedures - Be able to take observational notes and record data - Be caring and patient with animals - Have a keen interest in animal welfare - Be socially aware of the ethics surrounding the breeding of animals - Be able to plan an alternative if the rehousing or sale of animals does not follow birth - Understand the importance of cleanliness and be able to maintain this level at all times
Courses to be pursued
- Bachelor Of Veterinary Science and Genetics Science
- PhD in animal breeding and genetics
- B.Sc. in Wildlife Conservation Genetics
ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Address: Makrampur, GT Road Bye Pass, Karnal, Karnal, Haryana 132001
Phone: 0184 226 7918
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University
Address: State Highway 15, Nandinagar, Bidar, Karnataka 585401
Phone: 084822 45313
Breeders and geneticist usually work alone, but also sometimes have contact with buyers or animal caretakers.They are responsible for the health and safety of their animals.
R.C. Cattle Genetic Resources Pvt. Ltd.
Address: 241, Chaudhary Bhawan Ambedkar Road, maliwara Chowk Near Garhwal Paneer House, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201001
Phone: 095404 77767
Xcell Breeding & Livestock Services Pvt Ltd
Address: K 33, Roorkee Road, Pallavpuram Phase 2, Modipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh 250001
Phone: 0121 257 5335
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar
Dr. Kumar's area of research is avian molecular genetics, immunogenetics and biotechnology, including the identification of molecular markers and genes controlling disease resistance, antibody kinetics, egg production, other biological traits; gene expression; and MHC genes.
Sivaselvam, S. N.
Sivaselvam, S. N. is specialized in Animal Genetics and Breeding. He is currently working in molecular genetics (characterization of livestock breeds) and conservation genetics (conservation of threatened livestock breeds). Mr. Sivaselvam has more than three decades of experience in teaching veterinary students, both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and guiding research scholars for about two decades.