HCS mains 2004 animal husbandry optional paper
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HCS mains 2004 animal husbandry optional paper

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HCS mains 2004 animal husbandry optional paper

HCS Mains 2004 Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences 

HCS Mains 2004 Optional Paper- Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences

HCS Mains 2004 

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary 

HCS Mains 2004 Optional Paper:Animal Husbandry and Veterinary 

Note : Attempt any Five questions. All questions carry equal marks, Q. No.l is compulsory. Answer two questions from Part l and two questions from Part ll. The parts of the same question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to other questions.

I. Write critical notes: on any four of the following : (4x7.5=30)
(a) Germfree and Gnotobiotic life
(b) Antioxidants
(c) Probiotics
(d) Antifungal Antibiotics
(e) Interferons
(f) Apoptosis 
(g) Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) 

2. (a) What are the two major causes of variation in farm animals? Explain.  (30) 

3. Describe the various methods of treatment of straws and non-conventional feeds to make them more nutritive for ruminants.              (30) 

4. What are the different breeds of buffaloes? Describe in brief their characteristic features.                                                   (30) 



5. How can you detect pregnancy in a cow? 
What are the different methods of  pregnancy diagnosis?  (30) 

6. Describe causative agents, signs, diagnosis prevention and treatment of:
(a) Mastitis in Cow 
(b) Coccidiosis in poultry  (30) 

7. What care should be taken to handle hatching eggs to achieve maximum hatchability?          (30)