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Scientist Profile

Dr. Narayan Dutta
Ph.D
Principal Scientist,
Animal Nutrition Division,

Telephone: 0581-2301318
Mobile No.: 9412566130

Field of Specialization Animal Nutrition (Ruminant Nutrition) Total Research Papers 61
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 13
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 3 No. of PhD Student Guided 3
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 2

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K. and Hasan, Q.Z. 2000. Effect of feed allowance on selection, intake and nutrient utilization of green maize (Zea mays) by goats. Asian-Australasian Journal Animal Science, 13(4): 483-486.
  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K. and Naulia, U. 2002. Use of undecorticated sunflower cake as a critical protein supplement in sheep and goats fed wheat straw. Asian-Australasian Journal Animal Science, 15(5): 834-837.
  • Anbarasu, C., Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K and Rawat, M. 2004. Response of goats to partial replacement of dietary protein by a leafmeal mixture containing Leucaena leucocephala, Morus alba and Tectona grandis. Small Ruminant Research, 51: 47-56.
  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K. and Naulia, U. 2004. Nutritional evaluation of lentil (Lens culinaris) straw and urea treated wheat straw in goats and lactating buffaloes. Asian-Australasian Journal Animal Science 11: 1529-1534.
  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K. and Naulia, U. 2006. Rice polishing as an economic substitute to wheat bran as a supplement to wheat straw diet for lactating goats. 15 and Feed Technology. 6: 57-64.
  • Dey, A., Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K. and Pattanaik, A.K. 2008. Effect of dietary inclusion of Ficus infectoria leaves as a protectant of proteins on the performance of lambs. Small Ruminant Research. 75:105-114.
  • Ravichandran, S., Sharma, K., Narayan Dutta, Pattanaik, A.K., Chauhan, J.S. and Agnihotri, A. 2008. Comparative assessment of soybean meal with high and low glucosinolate rapeseed-mustard cake as protein supplement on performance of growing crossbred calves. Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, 88: 832-838.
  • Vasan, P., Narayan Dutta, Mandal, A. B., Sharma, K. and Kadam, M.M. 2008. Comparative digestibility of amino acids of maize, sorghum, finger millet and pearl millet in cockerels and Japanese quails. British Poultry Science. 49 (2): 176-180.
  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K., Pattanaik, A.K. and Singh, M. 2009. Effect of strategic feeding of urea-treated cereal straws supplemented with agricultural byproducts on the performance of growing buffalo calves and heifers. 15 and Feed Technology. 9: 185-194
  • Narayan Dutta, Sharma, K., Singh, M. and Nagabhushana, V. 2009. Supplementation of cobalt and copper on wheat straw utilization by in-vitro and its influence on the performance of calves. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 79 (6): 607-610.

Technologies Developed

  • Selective consumption under closed farming.
  • Critical and strategic supplementation of nutrients through promising available and accessible feed ingredients.
  • Rice polish as a substitute in the ration of lactating buffaloes.
  • Partial replacement of dietary protein by various leaf meal mixtures in goat ration.
  • Strategic feeding of urea treated straw during late pregnancy and lactation on performance of lactating buffaloes.

Awards

  • Editor: Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology An Official Journal of 15 Association of India

Membership

  • Animal Nutrition Society of India
  • Animal Nutrition Association of India

Ongoing Projects

  • Nutrigenomic approaches to elucidate the role of zinc and selenium in animals under abiotic stress conditions
  • AICRP on Nutritional and physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in cattle and buffalo
  • Nanoformulations of selenium and zinc as functional feed supplements to improve health and productivity of animals
  • Effect of w-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) supplementation on pregnancy rate in repeat breeding cattle
  • Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) on the ovarian and uterine functions in goat
  • Genetic improvement, conservation and multiplication of Tharparkar native cattle
  • Network programme on buffalo improvement
  • Physiological adaptation and production stress in crossbred cows during peripartum period
  • Nutritional and physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in animals
  • Impact analysis of a mineral supplement Boostermin in cattle and buffaloes in Indo-Gangetic Plains of northern India (Service Project)
  • Effect of phytogenic feed additive on maternal and offspring nutrition, health and production under different stress conditions in ruminants-IVRI
  • Studies on energy utilization in ruminants fed diets supplemented with rumen protected starch
  • Nano formulations of Selenium and zinc as functional feed supplementsto improve helath and productivity of animals
  • Niche Area of Excellence NAE – Nutrition and Gut Health: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Phytogenics as Functional Foods to Augment Gut Health of Dogs
  • Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) on the ovarian and uterine functions in goat
  • Multiplication and evaluation of synthetic crossbred cattle strain – Vrindavani
  • Genetic improvement, conservation and multiplication of Tharparkar native cattle
  • Performance of Murrah buffalo herd
  • NICRA Project on “Adaptation strategies in livestock to thermal stress through nutritional and environmental manipulations”

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