College Information
 
Some information about our Alma mater - COVAS, Mannuthy 
 
College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy came into existence in 1955 as Government Veterinary College; later renamed as Kerala Veterinary College and Research Institute. The college was inaugurated by  the then Chief Minister Sri E M S Namboodiripad.  Initially, the college was affiliated to Kerala University and subsequently to Calicut University in 1966. When the Kerala Agricultural University was formed in February 1972, the college was transferred to it and was renamed as College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. It became a constituent College of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in 2010.

The college  is located on the side of the National Highway (NH 47) at Mannuthy, about 5 km from the Thrissur town. The college spans over 195 hectares which includes, the administrative and academic wing, Animal science block, Institutional farms,  New clinical complex, Veterinary hospitals (Mannuthy and Kokkalai), Meat technology Unit, Dairy Plant, Various project offices, Remount and Veterinary Corps (NCC equestrian centre), Staff clubs, Hostels, Staff quarters, Play grounds and sports pavilion. The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2005.
 

Further Information on the Departments, Units and Staff is available at www.kvasu.ac.in
 
Departments of the College 

Department of Animal Breeding, Genetics and Biostatistics
Department of Animal Nutrition
Department of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine
Department of Dairy Science
Department of Livestock Production and Management
Department of Livestock Products Technology
Department of Poultry Science
Department of Statistics
Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology
Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
Department of Veterinary Biochemistry
Department of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Department of Veterinary Microbiology
Department of Veterinary Pathology
Department of Veterinary Parasitology
Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
Department of Veterinary Physiology
Department of Veterinary Public Health
Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

  
Other Associated Units

Veterinary Hospital, Mannuthy
Veterinary Hospital, Kokkalai, Thrissur
Artificial Insemination Centre and Infertility Clinic
Clinical Complex and Veterinary Ambulatory Clinic
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University Livestock Farm
Vechur Cattle Farm
Buffalo Farm
University Poultry and Duck Farm
AICRP on Poultry
University Pig Farm and AICRP on Pigs
Goat Farm
Sheep Farm
Rabbit Farm
Small Animal Breeding Station
Feed Technology Unit
Revolving Fund Poultry Project
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Meat Technology Unit
Carcass Utilization Plant
Dairy Plant
Sales Counter Outlet
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Central Instrumentation Facility
College Library
Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS Cell)
Remount and Veterinary Squadron (NCC Equestrian Centre)
National Service Scheme Unit
Students' Counseling Centre
Extension Training Centre
College Auditorium
Conference Hall
Golden Jubilee Auditorium
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Mens' Hostels (Undergraduate and Post Graduate)
Ladies' Hostels
Staff Quarters
Indoor Stadium
Staff Club
Staff Canteen and Student's Cafeteria ("Thanal")
Sports Pavilion and Play Grounds
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Regional Infertility Clinic, Kozhikode
Cattle Breeding Farm, Thumbermuzhi
Livestock Research Station, Thiruvazhamkunnu

 

   

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