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Dr. M.C. Shivakumar

College name : Veterinary College, Hassan

Department : Dean

Designation and address:

Veterinary College, Hassan

M.V.Sc, Ph.D.,

Office : Tele-Fax 08172-245373
Mobile : 9663788300
Email : deanhvc@gmail.com / mcshivakumar@rediffmail.com


Fields(s) of specialization
  • Poultry Science
Current Projects

Project title

Role in the project

Fund outlay

Funding agency

Capacity Building of Rural SHG Women on Improved Backyard Poultry Farming


9.67 Lakhs

NABARD, Bangalore

Effect of Dietary Inclusion of Herbal Amino Acid Supplement (Methiorep) on the Performance of Large White Yorkshire Pigs


2.23 Lakhs

M/s Ayurvet Pvt. Ltd., Solan, HP

Production of Micronutrient Enriched Chicken Meat and Egg among Rural Women using Mobile App


20.42 Lakhs

WOS-B Scheme, DST, New Delhi

Completed Projects

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Role in the project

Fund outlay

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Utilization of maize cob shank and its sheath as a source of dry fodder to dairy cattle


9.45 lakhs

NABARD, Bangalore

Nutritional evaluation of single cell protein (StringPro) as a protein source in broilers


1.80 lakhs

  1. M/s Stringbio Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru

Efficacy of some herbal formulations for partial replacement of synthetic methionine in broiler feeds


1.70 lakhs

M/s Ayurvet Ltd., Solan, HP

Effect of methionine (Hymeth) and lysine producing probiotics (Novelys) supplementation in soybean meal based diets on the performance of large white Yorkshire pigs


2.12 lakhs

M/s Novel Links, Bengaluru

Efficacy of few feed additives against bacterial infection in broilers at farmers field


6.85 lakhs

National Innovation Foundation, GOI

Proposed research programmes:

Selection of Amrithmahal bull mother based on FPR standards

Recent Research Publications


Ramesh D., Aswathnaryanappa, V., Naveen kumar G.S., Vinuthan M.K. Veena M.P. and Shivakumar M.C. 2018. Study on serum Biochemical Profile in Hassan Sheep of Karnataka. International Journal of Livestock Research 8(5),98-105.

Honours & Awards
  • University Gold Medal from Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar for securing highest marks in PhD programme during 2009.
  • Team Award for Best Farm at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
Others Achievements

Dr. Shivakumar is instrumental in establishing various livestock units (dairy farm, sheep and goat unit, piggery and rabbit unit) including fodder museum at Hassan Veterinary College Campus. Under his guidance, a model poultry unit (1000 birds’ capacity) and a state of art hatchery (40000 capacity) was also established under RKVY grants. He has organized about 20 training programmes with the assistance of CPDO, NABARD, Watershed Project and other agencies for rural youths, farmers and women SHGs. He served as Director DIRETOR Institute of Wildlife Veterinary Research, Doddaluvara, Thorenoor Post, Somwarpet Taluk, Kodagu and also as Principal, Animal Husbandry Polytechnic, Bargi Farm, Gundlupet, Chamarajanagar District.