IAS Mains Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Papers 1982

IAS Mains Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 1982

Paper-I

Section A

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each:

    1. Zinc-hormonal inter-relationship

    2. Semen diluents

    3. “Creep” diet

    4. Selenium and Vitamin E relationship

  2. What are the various measures for evaluating feed energy? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each system of feed energy measurement.

  3. How is dietary fat converted into milk fat in lactating cows?

  4. What is meant by balanced ration for poultry? How is it related to the “least cost feed formulation” Discuss giving examples.

Section B

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each:

    1. Fodder preservation

    2. Mixed farming vs. Specialized dairy, farming

    3. Broiler diets during starting and finishing phases

    4. Lactose synthesis

  2. Discuss various metabolic disorders and their prevention and remedies in sheep, goat and swine.

  3. Discuss the comparative economics of cross bred cows and Indian buffaloes.

  4. Discuss the legal and sanitation requirements of market milk and milk beverages. Why cannot these be strictly followed in our country?

Paper-II

Section A

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each:

    1. Hardy-Weinberg Law

    2. Chloropromazine

    3. Air quality and quantity for Cows

    4. Cocoidiosis in poultry

  2. Discuss comparative efficiency of various sire evaluation methods employed in dairy cattle breeding.

  3. Explain biomechanics of bovine trunk.

  4. Substantiate the statement. “A large number of substances and a wide variety of conditions alter aldosterone secretion.”

Section B

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each:

    1. Pasteurisation of milk

    2. Physical and chemical changes in frozen meat

    3. Trysem

    4. Rennin

  2. Describe briefly the occupational injuries and infections affecting workers in a meat plant.

  3. Why is Training and visit method considered more effective than traditional extension methods?

  4. Discuss the various methods used to control the quality products in India.