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PUBLICATIONS OF DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL NUTRITION

 

A.       RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED :

 

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K.S.Sharma, Meena Kumari, C.R.Sharma and B.S.Katoch-1996. Effect of dietary supplementation of microbes isolated from faecal material of leopard (Panthera leo) on the performance of Broilers-Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition-13(4):197-203.

 

Mukul Kaistha, Shivani Katoch, , B.S.Katoch Meena Kumari,K.K.Dogra and C.R.Sharma-1996. Effect of dietary supplementation of useful microbes isolated from Luffa cylendrica and Momordica charantia on the  performance of broilers-Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences-31(3):156-162

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K.S.Sharma, Meena Kumari, and B.S.Katoch-2000. Effect of dietary strains of microbesisolated from leopard (Panthera leo)excreta on the biological performance of chicks of different strains-Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences-35(1):57-61

V.K.Sharma, K.K.Dogra, Shivani Katoch, , Meena Kumari, K.S.Sharma, ,and B.S.Katoch-2001. Effect of combination of different microbial strains isolated from vegetables and fruits  in broilers of different strains-Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition-18(3):210-216.

K.S.Sharma ,V.K.Sharma, Meena Kumari , Shivani Katoch ,Mukul Kaistha and B.S.Katoch-2001. Performance of laying pullets fed microbial combinations up to eighteen weeks of age/the age of sexual maturity-Indian Journal of Animal Sciences-71(6):566-569.

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K.S.Sharma, Meena Kumari, and B.S.Katoch. 2003. Biological performance of chicken fed newly isolated probiotics. 2003  Indian journal of Animal Sciences 73(11):1271-1273.

Alok K. Sharma, Rajesh Katoch and Shivani Katoch. 2006. Impact of Globalization on Traditional knowledge and Grassroot Creativity: Emergent issues for Veterinary Extension. Veterinary Practioner. 7 (1) (2006) 87-90.

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K. S. Sharma and B.S. Katoch.2011. Effect of supplementing combination of direct fed microbial isolated from vegetable sources on biological performance of different strains of broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. Vol 81, No 1 (2011).

D.Thakur, S. Katoch and Alok Sharma.2011. Role of scientific animal health care practices in sustainable natural resource management by transhumant tribal pastoralists in western Himalayas. Livestock International. Vol 15, No 3, pp 4-5.

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K. S. Sharma, V.K.Sharma and B.S.Katoch. 2011 “Effect of dietary supplementation of direct fed microbes on growth and production performance of egg type chicken”. Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences (2011) 46 (1): 61-66; Research Article.

Thakur D, Sharma A, Katoch S, Chander M, Mane B G and Sharma P. 2012. High Altitude Livestock Farming: A Participatory Appraisal in Himachal Pradesh, India.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 82 (6): 644-648, June 2012.

Thakur D, Sharma A, Katoch S. 2012Assessment of   Livestock breeds and breeding practices in Himachal Pradesh India. Indian Journal of Field Veterinarian. Vol.8 No.1 pp 24-25 (NAAS Rating 3.2)

Devesh Thakur, R K Ravi Kumar, Pranav Kumar, Atul Gupta, Alok Sharma, Shivani Katoch, Vinod Kumar Bodh. 2012. Meat inspection and animal welfare practices: Evidences from north-western Himalayan region, India. Veterinary World, 2012, Vol.5(12): 718-722

DEVESH THAKUR, ALOK K SHARMA, R.K. RAVIKUMAR AND SHIVANI KATOCH.  2012. Status of backyard poultry farming in Himalayan regions of India. Indian Journal of Poultry Science(2012) 47(1): 102-105; Research Article (NAAS Rating 4.2).

SAURABH CHAWLA, SHIVANI KATOCH & KS SHARMA. 2013.Biological response of broiler supplemented with varying dose of direct fed microbialVeterinary World.2013 Vol. 6(8): 521-524.

SHIVANI KATOCH, DEVESH THAKUR, ARUN SHARMA & ALOK SHARMA. 2013. Constraint analysis of mountain livestock rearing in Himachal Pradesh, India. Himachal Veterinary Journal, Vol (6) Pp 128-131

Devesh Thakur, Pranav Kumar, Alok Sharma, S Katoch, Vinod Bodh, B G Mane: 2013. Traditional fermented dairy Products of Himalayan Regions-Kalari and Churpi Himachal Veterinary Journal(Vol. (6) Pp 190-192

S. Chawla, S Katoch, B G Mane, V K Sharma and K S Sharma.2013. Carcass and meat quality of broiler chicken supplemented with varying dose of isolated Enterococcus faecium. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 2013, 30(2): 179-183.

KATOCH S, SHARMA AK, CHAHOTA R AND SHARMA KS, MARCOVIC RADMILA, SEFER D. 2013. Performance of broiler chicken fed varied nutrient density diets supplemented with  direct fed microbial. Acta Veterinaria, Vol. 63 No. 5-6 Pp. 643-653, Beogard,2013.

Devesh Thakur, B.G.Mane, Mahesh Chander, Alok Sharma & Shivani Katoch 2014. Comparative socio economic profile and selling practices of mutton and chicken sellers : an appraisal in Himachal Pradesh (India). Journal of Meat Science and technology. Jan to March. 2014|Vol 2|Issue 1|Pages 10-15.

P Sharma, A. Sharma, B.G.Mane, D. Thakur and S. Katoch. 2014. Effective parasitic management of Migratory buffaloes for enhanced productivity and sustainable livelihoods in a fragile eco system in the north western Himalayas. Buffalo Bulletin (March 2014) Vol. 33 No.1

S. Radulovic, R. Markovic, B. Petrujkic, S. Katoch, D. Sefer.2014.  Prebiotics- Modern strategy in growth stimulation of animals. Veterinary Journal of Republic of Srpska.  Vol-XIV, No.2, 143-268, 2014.

Devesh Thakur, Alok K Sharma, Mahesh Chander, and Shivani Katoch. 2013. Adoption of scientific backyard poultry rearing practices in hills of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences (2013) 48(3): 357-361. Research Article

Kapil Jadhav, K.S.Sharma, S. Katoch, VK Sharma and B.G.Mane 2015. Probiotics in Broiler Poultry Feeds: A Review. Journal of Animal Nutrition and Physiology. 2015. Volume 1. 04-16

Katoch, S., Thakur, S., & Rajput, R. (2017). Effect of Probiotic Supplementation in broiler birds offered feed formulated with lower protein densities. International Journal of Livestock Research, 7(2), . doi:10.5455/ijlr.20170205013927 . (NAAS Rating: 5.36)

Divya Rana, Shivani Katoch, B G Mane, Daisy Rani & Varun Sankhyan. (2017) Biological evaluation of Azolla in ration of commercial broiler chicken broiler. Journal of Animal Research: v.7 n.3, p. 1-6. June 2017. (NAAS Rating: 5.26).

Shivani Katoch, Divya Rana, Swati Chandel, Varun Sankhyan. 2017. Biological evaluation of dried Azolla in combination with carbohydrases in broiler birds. Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences. (2017) 52 (1): 28-32-DOI: 10.5958/0974-8180.2017.00004.6

Dragan Sefer, Marijia Pavlovic, Radmila Markovic, Debrila Jakic-Dimic, Stamen Radulovic, and Shivani Katoch. 2017. The influence of different inorganic phosphorus sources in broiler diet on production results and bone  mineralization. 2017.  3rd International conference on VETERINARY & LIVESTOCK. October 2017/ Volume 8/issue 6/ISSN: 2157-7579.

 

 

B.        PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIUMS :

 

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, K.S.Sharma, Meena Kumari, and B.S.Katoch. Effect of directly fed microbial isolated and cultured from vegetable sources on the biological performance of laying pullets. Proceeding of  XXII Indian Poultry Science Association, 2004.

 

B.S.Katoch Shivani Katoch,, Meena Kumari, and  K.S.Sharma. Effect of intermittent dietary supplementation of combination of different strains of lactobacilli, streptococci and yeast isolated from different sources vis-à-vis the combination of their standard counterparts  on the growth performance of commercial laying chicken from 1 to 18 weeks of age. Proceeding of XXII Indian poultry science association, 2004.

Shivani Katoch, K.S.Sharma, Daisy rani, V.K.Sharma Meena Kumari, and B.S.Katoch Biological performance of chicken broilers fed newly isolated probiotics under varying environmental conditions. Proceeding of XXII Indian poultry science association, 2004

S. Katoch, A. Sharma and R.S.Kistwaria (2001).  Consultancy patterns . of livestock diseases in H.P. Compendium of XIIth Annual conference of society of Animal Physiologists of India and National symposium on Constraints and strategies in augmenting livestock production in hill agro eco system, held at COVAS, CSKHPKV, Palampur. p-80.

Shivani Katoch, Mukul kaistha, Meena Kumari, K.S.Sharma,  and B.S.Katoch Growth performance of BV-300 strain of layer fed isolated probiotic. PP-27, 1.38, Compendium of XXII Annual conference of Indian Assocaition of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and speacilists in infectious diseasesheld  at Veterinary College Palampur, w.e.f 18 to 19,  October, 2004.

K.S.Sharma, P.R.partha., Meena Kumari., Arun Sharma and Shivani Katoch. Role of Phytase supplementation with lactobacillus acidophilus on commercial broilers. Compendium of  XXIV Annual Conference of Indian Poultry Science Association & National Symposium held at GADVASU Ludhiana Punjab w.e.f 25 to 27 April, 2007.

Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, V.K.Sharma, K. S. Sharma and B.S.Katoch Effect of feeding combination of live microbial strains isolated from vegetable sources vis-à-vis the combination of their standard counterparts on the biological performance in different strains of  broilers .Conference proceedings (78) Page-412 Silver Jubilee Annual Conference & National Symposium, Indian Poultry Science Association, IPSACON-2008. December 10-12, 2008 Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat).

K. S. Sharma,  Shivani Katoch, Mukul Kaistha, ,V.K.Sharma and B.S.Katoch  Effect of  isolated probiotics on the quality parameters of eggs laid by Hendrix bovan strain of layers. Conference proceedings (123) Page-442 Silver Jubilee Annual Conference & National Symposium, Indian Poultry Science Association, IPSACON-2008. December 10-12, 2008 Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat).

Shivani Katoch, S.D.Thakur and  K. S. Sharma “Biological performance of isolated direct fed microbial supplemented to poultry broiler birds offered varied mineral density diets.” Proceedings Vol-II pp-257 (PPPA-97). 13th Biennial Animal Nutrition Conference & National Symposium on Diversification of Animal Nutrition Research in the changing Scenario, Organized by Animal Nutrition Society of India and National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology. December 17-19, 2009 NIANP- Bangalore. (Karnatka).

K. S. Sharma, Mukul Kaistha, Shivani Katoch and B.S.Katoch. Effect of isolated direct fed microbial from local vegetable sources on the quality parameters of poultry eggs. Proceedings Vol-II pp-105 (DAPH-4). 13th Biennial Animal Nutrition Conference & National Symposium on Diversification of Animal Nutrition Research in the changing Scenario, Organized by Animal Nutrition Society of India and National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology. December 17-19, 2009 NIANP- Bangalore. (Karnataka).

Katoch, Shivani; Thakur, Devesh; Mane, B.G. and Sharma, Alok. Technological Interventions to boost Indigenous Livestock Production for creating Sustainable Livelihoods and for Poverty Alleviation in a Fragile Eco-zone of Himachal Pradesh. Proceedings Compendium pp-12 (I-T-3). International Symposium (29-31, December 2010)  on “Role of Biotechnology in conservation biodiversity and livestock development for food security and poverty alleviation” & XVII Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology, Organized by Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Biotechnology, College of Veterinary  & Animal Sciences, Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Bikaner-334001. December 29-31, 2010. (Rajasthan).

Thakur, Devesh; Katoch, Shivani; Mane, B.G. and Sharma, Alok. Augmenting hill livestock production for improved food security: An appraisal of biodiversity conservation initiatives in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Proceedings Compendium pp-11 (I-T-1). International Symposium (29-31, December 2010)  on “Role of Biotechnology in conservation biodiversity and livestock development for food security and poverty alleviation” & XVII Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology, Organized by Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Biotechnology, College of Veterinary  & Animal Sciences, Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Bikaner-334001. December 29-31, 2010. (Rajasthan).

Thakur D; Sharma A, Katoch S, Mane, B.G and Sharma P . “Participatory livestock breeding approaches for entrepreneur development in livestock breeding for livelihood security in eco-fragile regions of Chamba district , Himachal Pradesh, IndiaInternational Conference on “Innovative Approaches for Agricultural Knowledge Management: Global Extension Experiences”  organized by IARI on Nov 9-12,2011,New Delhi India.

Thakur D, Sharma A, Ravikumar R K and Katoch S. 2012. Management practices of Village Poultry Farming in Himalayan regions of India. Organized by World Poultry Science Conference, Brasilia, Brazil.August 2012

Thakur D , Kumar P, Sharma A , Katoch S , Bodh V K, Mane B GKalari and Churpi: Traditional fermented dairy Products of Himalayan Regions  Annual Veterinary Congress and Indian Association for advancement of Veterinary Research ,Mhow MP

Thakur D, Sharma A, Katoch S,  Sharma P, Mane B G and Verma N “Assessment of   Livestock breeds and breeding practices in Himachal Pradesh” India. Submitted to 12th Annual Veterinary Congress and Indian Association for advancement of Veterinary Research ,Mhow. MP. (April19-21, 2012).

Sharma P,Sharma A,Mane B G,Thakur D and Katoch S 2011 Effective parasitic management of migratory buffaloes for enhanced productivity and sustainable livelihoods in fragile eco-system in North Western Himalyas in International Conference on Functional dairy foods NDRI, Karnal, Haryana. 16-19 November, 2011.

Devesh Thakur, Alok Sharma, S Katoch, B G Mane, Nishant Verma. 2012 “Micro-livestock based livelihood options in hill farming systems of Himachal Pradesh, India. Submitted to National Seminar on “Indian Agriculture: Present situation, challenges, remedies and road map organized by Youth for sustainable development & CSK HPKV Palampur w.e.f. 4-5 August, 2012. FET 008 pp 73.

Devesh Thakur, Pranav Kumar, Alok Sharma, B G Mane, S Katoch, Nishant Verma. 2012 “Kalari and churpi:Traditional fermented dairy products of western Himalayan regions of Himachal Pradesh, India. Submitted to National Seminar on “Indian Agriculture: Present situation, challenges, remedies and road map organized by Youth for sustainable development & CSK HPKV Palampur w.e.f. 4-5 August, 2012. VAM 002 pp 111.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

K.S.Sharma, Desy Rani, Shivani Katoch, Arun Sharma & Meena Kumari. Evaluation and improving locally available feed resources and developing feeding systems for improved livestock production. Pp 105-110. Compendium of 14th  Asian Commonwealth Veterinary  Association Conference w.e.f 21 to 23 September, 2005.Lahore, Pakistan.

K. S. Sharma, B. S. Katoch, M. Kumari, Shivani Katoch, A. Sharma Application of useful bacterial cultures in the feeding system of poultry Conference proceedings Vol-II, (MG-28) Page-140 International Tropical Animal Nutrition conference TROPNUTRICON-2007. October 4-7, 2007 NDRI- Karnal. (Haryana)

Katoch S., Sharma K.S., Kumari M., Katoch B.S. Evaluation of newly isolated microbes from leopard (panthera leo) faeces for its efficacy as probiotic in poultry birds. Conference Proceedings, (P-37S). 3rd International Probiotic Conference, Probiotics for the 3rd Millennium, June 4 to 7 2008, High Tatras, Slovakia

Sharma K.S., Katoch S., Katoch B.S., Kumari M., Sharma A. Biological performance of vancobb strain of commercial broilers fed different indigenous isolated strains of Streptococci.Conference Proceedings, (P-51S) 3rd International Probiotic Conference, Probiotics for the 3rd Millennium, June 4 to 7 2008, High Tatras, Slovakia.

STAMEN REDULOVIC, RADMILA MARKOVIC, BANKO PETRUJKIC, SHIVANI KATOCH, DRAGAN SEFER. 2014. Prebiotic- Modern strategy in growth stimulation of animals. 19th Annual Counselling of Doctors of Veterinary Medicine of Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) with International participation. Teslic, June 11-14, 2014.

DRAGAN SEFER, MARIJIA PAVLOVIC,  RADMILA MARKOVIC , DOBRILA JAKIC- DIMIC, SHIVANI KATOCH & STAMEN REDULOVIC,. 2016. The effects of different inorganic phosphorus sources in the diets on production performance of broilers. Conference Proceedings, (S1-0366). XXV World’s Poultry Science Congress. Beijing, China, September 05-09, 2016.

 

 

 

C.        EXTENSION ARTICLES PUBLISHED:

 

 

D.       POPULAR  ARTICLES PUBLISHED :

 

R.C.Katoch & Shivani Katoch (2005). Role of youth in animal welfare. Livestock International. pp 21-22, Vol. 9, Issue-5.

 

Alok K Sharma, Shivani Katoch & Devesh Thakur. Pashuon main thanella rog . Parvatiye Khetibari. Year-29 Vol: 4. P-31. Oct-Dec.2009.

Devesh Thakur, Alok Sharma & Shivani Katoch. Gaabin pashu ki dekhbaal . Kheti Duniya. Kisan Mela Visheshank. P-17. 20-3-2010.

Devesh Thakur, Alok Sharma & Shivani Katoch. saUKo caaro kao paOiYTk kOsao banaayaa jaae. Kheti Duniya. Kisan Mela Visheshank. P-02. 15-05-2010.

Devesh Thakur, Alok Sharma & Shivani Katoch. kOsao kI jaae duQaa$ pSauAaoM kI phcaana. Kheti Duniya. Kisan Mela Visheshank. P-02. 15-05-2010.

Shivani Katoch, Devesh Thakur & Alok K Sharma. vaYaa- ?tu maOM pSauAaoM kI doKBaala . Parvatiye Khetibari. Year-30 Vol: 2. pp-21. Apr-June.2010.

 

Review Article:

  1. Shivani Katoch (2001).Minerals for Rabbits. National level Subject matter cum workshop on Angora rabbit, held w.e.f 6-9-2001 to 13-9-2001, at Department of Animal Nutrition, COVAS, Palampur.
  2. S Katoch, Devesh Thakur & Alok Sharma. (2012). Nutritional strategies to enhance productivity in Hill  Livestock. Compendium on Biodiversity conservation for Sustainable rural livelihoods. Vol-I, pp-55-62. World Bank Sponsored GEF/NAIP project. Published by Department of Veterinary & AH Extension Edu., COVAS, CSK HPKV, Palampur. HP. 2012.
  3. Devesh Thakur, Alok Sharma & S Katoch. (2012). Management of Backyard poultry production, practices for biodiversity conservation and improved livelihood security: Case of cluster villages at Gola, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. Compendium on Biodiversity conservation for Sustainable rural livelihoods. Vol-I, pp-33-43. World Bank Sponsored GEF/NAIP project. Published by Department of Veterinary & AH Extension Edu., COVAS, CSK HPKV, Palampur. HP. 2012
  4. Alok Sharma, Devesh Thakur & Shivani Katoch. (2012). Organic livestock production: Key concepts and critical issues for hill livestock farmers. Compendium on Biodiversity conservation for Sustainable rural livelihoods. Vol-I, pp-44-54. World Bank Sponsored GEF/NAIP project. Published by Department of Veterinary & AH Extension Edu., COVAS, CSK HPKV, Palampur. HP. 2012.
  5. SAURABH CHAWLA AND SHIVANI KATOCH. (2013). Combating low productivity in poultry in post antibiotics ban era. Himachal Veterinary Journal. Vol. (6) Pp84-93

h. Chapter contributed in Books
Alok Sharma, Devesh Thakur and Shivani Katoch. (2015) Integration of Livestock Production into Organic Farming SystemsOrganic Farming. pp: 102-108.  Published by: Department of Organic Agriculture, COA, CSK HPKV, Palampur. HP. India

 

 

 

E.         PRACTICAL MANUALS  PUBLISHED:

Revise Manual of Practicals for Animal Nutrition Courses. 2010.

 

F.        MONOGRAPHS/ BOOK CHAPTERS/ PROCEEDINGS CHAPTERS/TECHNICAL BULLETINS:

  1. Poultry farming in hilly regions” in Hindi. Authored by ‘Dr Devesh Thakur, Dr S Katoch, Dr Alok Sharma, Dr Pradeeep Sharma, Dr B G Mane, Dr Nishant Verma and Dr Varun Sankhyan’. Printed under NAIP project by Department of Veterinary & AH EE, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, CSK HPKV Palampur. 2012.
  2. Poultry diseases and treatment” in Hindi. Authored by ‘Dr Pardeep Sharma, Dr Alok Sharma, Devesh Thakur, Dr S Katoch, Dr B G Mane and Dr Nishant Verma’. Printed under NAIP project by Department of Veterinary & AH EE, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, CSK HPKV Palampur. 2012.
  3. Dairy Farm Management” in Hindi. Authored by ‘Dr Shivani Katoch. Dr Devesh Thakur and  Dr Alok Sharma’. Printed under NAIP project by Department of Veterinary & AH EE, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences in CSK HPKV Palampur. 2013.
  4. Dairy Health Management” in Hindi. Authored by ‘Dr Shivani Katoch. Dr Devesh Thakur, Suchika Jamwal and  Dr Alok Sharma’. Printed under NAIP project by Department of Veterinary & AH EE, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences in CSK HPKV Palampur. 2013.