Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati

Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (SVVU), Tirupati was established vide Act No.18, 2005 of Government of Andhra Pradesh with a mandate to strengthen education, research and extension activities in Veterinary, Dairy and Fishery Sciences. The University has three faculties i.e. Veterinary Science, Dairy Science and Fishery Science and started functioning from 15-7-2005 at ANGRAU campus and with Tirupati as headquarters from 1-4-2006.

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Our Misson

The mission of the University is to facilitate sustainable growth and development of livestock and allied sectors by building competent human resources for generating and developing scientific know how, situation specific, cost effective and easily adoptable technologies.

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Recent Developments

Virtual Dissection Lab
Teaching Innovations

The virtual dissection software of ox/cow was developed jointly by the Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati and IDA solutions Pvt Ltd, Mumbai under NAHEP (I.G) . It is one of the latest innovations for teaching of Veterinary Anatomy. This software is being used for teaching in practical classes of both UG and PG students of Veterinary Anatomy and Surgery. The usage of formalinized specimens is replaced by this virtual dissection software and usage of animals for the dissection is also greatly reduced with this software.

Ongole Cattle
Embryo Transfer Technology

A new project on Conservation of Ongole cattle was commenced from 1-4-2014 under breed conservation programme of National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR), Karnal sanctioned by ICAR, New Delhi for a period of 3 years beginning from 2014 -15 to conserve the native Ongole cattle in its breeding tract by conducting A.I to the farmers’ cattle with superior germplasm at field level through the nodal agencies.

Nellore Jodipi Sheep
Nellore Jodipi Sheep improvement

The crossbred lamb’s weight at birth, weaning, 6 months & 9 months were heaviest than the native pure breed, but Nellore synthetics were heavier (3.17 kg) than the Mandya synthetics (2.60 kg). However, as the age advances the growth rate gradually decreased and at 1 year of age almost all crosses had the similar body weight and were as good as natives. Similarly, the tupping percentage (71) was slightly higher and the lambing percentage (63) was almost equal among natives and crosses.

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