IAS Mains Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Papers 2002

IAS Mains Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 2002

Paper-I

Section A

  1. Describe in about 200 words the inter-relationship of any three of the following: (20 × 3 = 60)

    1. Selenium. Sulphur and Vitamin E

    2. Calcium, Phosphorus and Vitamin D

    3. Iron, Copper and Molybdenum

    4. Nitrogen. Amino acid and Protein

  2. How is feed energy partitioned within animal body? Explain, how energy retention is measured by carbon and nitrogen studies (60).

  3. Describe the female reproductive system giving names and functions of different organs. Draw a labelled diagram of the reproductive system of she-buffalo (60).

  4. What is cryopresetvation of semen? Describe its principle and technique (60).

Section B

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each: (20 × 3 = 60)

    1. Quantitative vs. Qualitative traits

    2. Mitosis vs. Meiosis

    3. Sexlinked vs. Sexlimited traits

    4. Correlation vs. Regression coefficient

  2. Enumerate various types of essential records to be maintained by a commercial dairy farm and justify their maintenance in estimating and controlling the cost of milk production (60).

  3. Describe the management of livestock during flood and thereafter (60).

  4. How can progress in selection be estimated prior to obtaining the progeny of the next generation? Discuss the forces that are responsible for correlated response (60).

Paper-II

Section A

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each: (20 × 3 = 60)

    1. Production diseases of cattle

    2. Laws relating to animals

    3. Epidemiological study of diseases

    4. Coordination of four important organs for healthy life

  2. Describe latest diagnostic techniques and control measures of infectious diseases of cattle, suitable to Indian condition (60).

  3. Discuss the modes of spread of zoonotic diseases through vectors, animals, birds and human beings (60).

  4. Justify in detail “Role of hormones are very essential for harmony in body” Keeping in view the present days stress of increased production on animals (60).

Section B

  1. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each: (20 × 3 = 60)

    1. Disease free milk products

    2. Composition and nutritive value of eggs

    3. Physical and chemical characteristics of meat

    4. Problems in animal husbandry development

  2. Narrate the plan for supply of hygienic and nutritive milk from rural sector to major cities in India (60).

  3. Discuss the role of manager of slaughter house for wholesome meat production and utilization of byproducts (60).

  4. Describe the latest methods of effective communication and education for rural development, in relation to animal health and production programmes (60).