Dr. Rajat Buragohain

Contact: 
+91-9436354831
Qualification: 
M.V.Sc.
Teaching Staff
Assistant Professor

Specialization: Animal Nutrition (Non-ruminants)

Research projects:

1. Techno-economic empowerment of rural women through sustainable piglet production units in Aizawl district of Mizoram. (As Co-PI: DBT/On-going).

2.  Identification and evaluation of indigenous/local feed resources of pig and formulation of economic balanced ration for sustainable productivity in Aizawl district of Mizoram. (As PI: IRP/ Completed) 

3. Evaluation of wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) as substitute of conventional feed ingredients for broiler in Mizoram. (As PI: IRP/ Completed).

4. Studies on phytochemical properties of tree leaves commonly fed to milch cattle/buffaloes in Mizoram. (As PI: IRP/Completed).

 5. Development of functional chicken nuggets and patties by incorporating French bean and chickpea flour. (As Co-PI: IRP/Completed).

6. Effect of early weaning management on performance of Yorkshire sow and piglets. (As Co-PI: IRP/Completed).

7. Clinico-epidemiological and patho-biochemical studies on canine parvovirus II infection in dogs. (As Co-PI: IRP/Completed).

Publications:

Research Publications: 

1. R. Buragohain, B.N.Saikia, K.K.Baruah and B.K.Konwar (2005). Effect of nutritional status on performance of laying birds. Indian J. Anim. Nutr. 22(1): 52-54.

2. R. Buragohain, F.A.Ahmed, M.K.Ghosh and M.Bhattacharya (2005). Productive performance of vanaraja birds in high altitude areas of Arunachal Pradesh under semi-scavenging system of rearing. Poultry Punch. 22(1): 37-47.

3.  A. Chatterjee, F.A.Ahmed, R.Buragohain, R.Pourouchottamane and K.P.Ramesha (2006). Tannin and non tannin phenolic compounds in some high altitude tree fodder of Arunachal Pradesh. Indian J. Animal Sciences. 76(2): 165-167.

4.  R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh, P.K.Pathak and M.Bhattacharya (2006). Proximate composition of tree fodders in some Yak rearing pockets in Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Hill Research. 19(1): 46-48.

5. R. Buragohain, F.A.Ahmed, M.K.Ghosh and M.Bhattacharya (2006). Hatchability and growth performance of vanaraja birds in high altitude areas of Arunachal Pradesh. Indian Veterinary Journal. 83(7): 762-763.

6. R. Buragohain, B.N.Saikia, K.K.Baruah and M.K.Ghosh (2006). Influence of dietary protein and energy levels on egg production in laying indigenous chicken. Indian Veterinary Journal. 83(3): 345-346.

7. R. Buragohain, B.N.Saikia, K.K.Baruah and B.K.Konwar (2006). Protein and energy levels on laying performance and egg quality in indigenous chickens. Indian Veterinary Journal. 83(10): 1129-1130.

8. R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh, K.K.Baruah, P.K.Pathak and M.Bhattacharya (2006). Mineral status of feeds, fodder and tree leaves for dairy animals in Jorhat district of Assam. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology. 6: 289-293.

9.  M.K.Ghosh, P.P.Atreja, R.Buragohain and S.Bandyopadhyay (2007). Influence of short-term Leucaena leucocephala feeding on milk yield and its composition, thyroid hormones, enzyme activity, and secretion of mimosine and its metabolites in milk of cattle. Journal of Agricultural Science. 145: 407-414.

10. R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh, F.A.Ahmed, P.K.Pathak and M.Bhattacharya (2007). Growth performance of vanaraja birds at high altitude areas of Arunachal Pradesh. Indian Veterinary Journal. 84(3): 302-303.

11. K. Sarma, G. Kalita, C.N.Galdhar, K.C.Das, B.Saikia, R. Buragohain and S.K.Borthakur (2007). Mineral status of forest fodder in Aizawl district of Mizoram. Indian J. Animal Sciences. 77(11): 1199-1200.

12. R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh, R.Basumatary and M.Bhattacharya (2008). Effects of feeding concentrate, tree leaves and straw based diet on growth and nutrient utilization in yak (Poephagous grunniens L.) under semi-intensive rearing system. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition. 25(1): 54-57.

13. R. Basumatary, R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh and S. Bandyopadhyay (2008). Nutritional status of the dairy animals of Jorhat district of Assam. Indian J. Animal Research. 42(2): 104-107.

14. R. Buragohain, M.K.Ghosh, P.K.Pathak and M.Bhattacharya (2008). Growth and nutrient digestibility of yak fed with tree leaves and straw based diets. Indian Veterinary Journal. 85(7): 742-744.

15. R. Buragohain, G. Kalita, K. Sarma and P. Hazarika (2009). Effects of managemental system on performance and economy of growing Japanese quails. Indian J. Animal Sciences. 79(11): 1180-1182.

16. R. Buragohain, B.N.Saikia and K.K.Baruah (2009). Rearing of indigenous laying birds on conventional rations under intensive system of management. Indian Veterinary Journal. 86(1): 82-84.

17. R. Buragohain, G. Kalita and K. Sarma (2010). Nutritional significance of banana as swine feed. Indian Veterinary Journal. 87(3): 301-302.

18. R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2010). Assessment of mortality pattern of broiler under intensive system of management in Mizoram. Tamilnadu J. Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 6(5): 239-241.

19. G. Kalita, R. Buragohain and K. Sarma (2010). Economics of broiler farming in Mizoram. Indian Veterinary Journal. 87(12): 1279-1280.

20. R. Buragohain, P. Hazarika, G. Kalita and K. Sarma (2010). Growth and carcass qualities of Japanese quail under cage and deep litter system of management. Indian Veterinary Journal. 87(5): 472-474.

21. K. Sarma, G. Kalita, K.C.Das, A. Ali, G. Das, R. Buragohain and B. Saikia (2011). Mineral status in cattle of Aizawl district of Mizoram. Indian J. Veterinary Medicine. 31(2): 79-81.

22. R. Buragohain, J. Rajkhowa and K.K.Baruah (2011). The mineral content of skin of yak (Poephagous grunniens L.). Tamilnadu J. Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 7(3): 184-186.

23. R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2011). Performance of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) under feed restriction. Indian Veterinary Journal. 88(8): 76-78.

24. R. Buragohain (2011). Nutritional evaluation of non-conventional feeds of pigs and assessment of dry matter, protein and energy intakes in growing-finishing pigs of Mizoram. CAU Research Newsletter. 2(2). 27-30.

25. R. Buragohain (2012). Nutritional status of growing-finishing pigs under rural feeding management in Mizoram. Indian J. Animal Nutrition. 29(3): 287-290.

26. R. Buragohain (2012). Effect of processing methods on nutritional and anti-nutritional components of Albizia chinensis (locally known as Vang) fed to dairy animals in Mizoram. CAU Research Newsletter (ISSN 2319-3042). 3(1): 18-20.

27. R. Buragohain (2013). Rations for pigs with unconventional feedstuffs under rural production system in Mizoram. Indian Veterinary Journal. 90(4): 59-63.

28. R. Buragohain (2013). Nutritive and non-nutritive composition of wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia). Indian Veterinary Journal. 90(5): 106-109.

29. R. Buragohain (2013). Effects of feed restriction on compensatory growth period, nutrient digestibility and economics of Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica). International Multidisciplinary Research Journal. 3(1): 04-07.

30. R. Buragohain, P. Saikia and H. Bayan (2013). Nutrient Intakes and Digestibility in Dairy Calves Fed Congo-Signal (Brachiaria ruziziensis) Based Complete Feed Block in Mizoram. Research J. Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 4(4). 1201-1206.

31. R. Buragohain and P. Saikia (2014). Acceptability of unconventional feed based experimental feed in growing pigs under rural production system in Mizoram. The Indian Veterinary Journal. 91(10): 22-25.

32. R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2014). Nutritional status of lactating dairy cattle under rural feeding management in Mizoram. Journal of Hill Agriculture. 5(2): 122-127.

33. R. Buragohain (2014). Nutrient composition and effect of processing techniques on nutrients, tannin and condensed tannin content of Albizia chinensis leaves fed to dairy animals in Mizoram. The Indian Veterinary Journal. 91(8): 60-64.

34. R. Buragohain, K. Sarma and G. Kalita (2014). An appraisal of nutritional status of weaned dairy calves under rural feeding management in Mizoram. The Indian Veterinary Journal. 91(12): 12-15.

35. K. Sarma, R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2015).Mineral status in soil, fodder and blood serum of dairy cows in Mizoram. Indian journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Research. 44(2): 142-145.

36. R. Buragohain (2015). Carcass traits and sensory characteristics of meat of broiler fed varying levels of Tithonia diversifolia flower meal (TDFM) as substitute of conventional feeds in Mizoram. Science Innovation. 3(6): 108-112.

37. R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2015). Effect of feeding Tithonia diversifolia leaf meal (TDLM) on carcass traits and sensory characteristics of meat of commercial broilers in Mizoram. International Journal of Livestock research. 5(9): 47-54.

38. G. Kalita, R. Buragohain, P. Saikia, K. Sarma and S. Rahman (2015). Effect of weaning age on growth performance and feed conversion efficiency of Large White Yorkshire (LWY) piglets under intensive system of management in Mizoram. International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology. 1(4): 90-94.

39. P. Saikia, P. Hazarika, J.B.Rajesh, T.C.Tolenkhomba, L. Hmar and R. Buragohain (2015). Performance of Mizo local pigs (Zovawk) under traditional housing system. Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management. 31(1-2): 20-23.

40. R. Buragohain (2015). Screening and quantification of phytochemicals and evaluation of antioxidant activity of Albizia chinensis (Vang): One of the tree foliages commonly utilized for feeding to cattle and buffaloes in Mizoram. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 4(9): 305-313.

41. R. Buragohain (2016). Effect of feeding wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) leaf meal (TDLM)on haemato-biochemical profile of broilers reared under deep litter system of management in Mizoram (India). Applied Biological Research. 18(3): 305-311.

42. R. Buragohain (2016). Growth performance, nutrient utilization, and feed efficiency in broilers fed Tithonia diversifolia leaf meal as substitute of conventional feed ingredients in Mizoram. Veterinary World. 9(5): 444-449.

43. S. Rahman, R. Buragohain and G. Kalita (2016). Broiler farming under backyard system of management in Mizoram: An economic appraisal. International journal of Agricultural Science and Research. 6(5): 29-32.

44. R. Buragohain (2017). Tree Foliages Fed to Dairy Animals in Mizoram: Traditional Medicinal Uses, Screening and Quantification of Phytochemicals. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 6(10): 61-71.

45. R. Buragohain (2017). Feeding practices adopted by dairy cattle farmers in Mizoram – an appraisal. Contemporary Research in India. 7(4):30-35.

46. R. Buragohain (2018). Nutritional quality of feeds and growth performance of broilers under different managemental conditions in Mizoram. International Journal of Agricultural Innovations and Research. 6(4): 27-30.

47. R. Buragohain (2018). Antioxidant Property of Tree Foliages Fed to Dairy Animals under Rural Production System in Mizoram, India. International Journal of Livestock Research. 8(5): 115-120.

48. Jamlianthang, R. Goswami, L. Hmar, R. Buragohain, K. Khate, P. Saikia and H. Das (2018). Effect of water quality of the performance of broilers. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences. 10(12): 6472-6473.

49. R. Buragohain and T.K.Rajkhowa (2018). Growth, nutrient utilization and economics of broiler fed Tithonia diversifolia Flower Meal (TDFM) as substitute of conventional feed-stuffs in Mizoram, India. Indian Journal of Animal Research (Online Published: 13-07-2018).

Books:

1. Native Laying Fowl of Assam – Studies on Energy & Protein Requirement, Published by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-95417-7

2. Village pig production in Mizoram – Feeding, Feeds & Nutritional status, Published by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-91825-4

3. Diagnosis and therapeutic management of haemoparasitic diseases – Haemoparasitic diseases in Livestock and dogs, Published by Scholar’s Press, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-639-71132-5