BALAMURUGAN, R.

Designation and address
Assistant Professor,
Department of Animal Nutrition,
Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600 007.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Animal Nutrition)

Contact
+91-44-24401675
+91-7358100661
E balamurugan[dot]r[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Nutrition
Specializing field : Newer feed resources
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Estimation of methane emission under different feeding systems and development of mitigation strategies Co-Principal investigator Rs. 72 lakhs ICAR NIANP
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
The effect of TANUVAS GRAND supplement in augmenting milk production and preventing metabolic disorder in cattle" and testing its efficacy through ODL based participatory research in Life long Learning for Farmers (L3F) Programme Co- Prinicpal Investigator 7.8 Lakhs Commonwealth of learning Canada
Enhancing shelf life of Distillers grains and improving its nutritive value to augment profitability in dairy farming Co-Principal investigator Rs. 2.5 Lakhs TANUVAS
Recent Research Publications
  1. Balamurugan, R., and D. Chandrasekaran, 2010. Effect of multienzyme supplementation on weight gain, feed intake, feed efficiency and blood glucose in broiler chickens. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 3(2):193-195.
  2. Balamurugan, R., D. Chandrasekaran and A. Kirubakaran, 2011. Effect of multienzyme supplementation on gut morphology and histo morphology broilers. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 4(1):15-18.
  3. Balamurugan, R., D. Chandrasekaran, J. Ramesh and A. Kirubakaran, 2013. Effects of multienzyme supplementation on nutrient digestibility in broiler chickens. Internationnal Journal of Livestock Research, 3(2):141-146.
  4. Balamurugan, R., and D. Chandrasekaran, 2015. Effect of multi enzyme supplementation on intestinal microbes and changes in the intestinal contents in corn soya based broiler diet. In: compendium of agricultural scientific tamil society animal nutrition. pp. 195-202.
  5. Balamurugan, R., C.Valli and V. Balakrishnan, 2015. The nutritive value of barley based distillers grain and identifying methods to enhancing the shelf life. In: compendium of agricultural scientific tamil society animal nutrition. pp. 1117-122.
Honours & Awards

University :

  1. TANUVAS merit scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc., studies.
  2. NCC officer in Madras Veterinary College.

International :

  1. Awarded VLIR-UOS scholarship for 10 weeks International Training Programme in Dairy Nutrition in Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium