CENTRAL FEED TECHNOLOGY UNIT, KATTUPAKKAM

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The feed mixing unit was established at Poultry Research Station, Nandanam, Chennai- 35 During 1985, the pelletizer scheme functioning at the Dept. of Animal Nutrition, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai- 7 was transferred to Poultry Research Station, Nandanam. From 1985 to 1992, it functioned as pelletizer plan scheme. During this period, feed was prepared and supplied to Livestock Research Station, Kattupakkam also, by using the material supplied by them. The Centralized Feed Mixing Unit is a Self Financing Unit established in 2003. Funds/Profit generated at this unit is utilized for meeting out most of the recurring expenditure. The feed prepared at this unit is being supplied to various units of TANUVAS and Dept. of Animal Husbandry, King's Institute, other Educational Institutions, Private Research Institutes, Hospitals and Public. This unit was renamed as Central Feed Technology Unit during 2009. The unit was shifted to PGRIAS Campus during Feb'2011 and functioning as independent unit from April 2012. It has two types of feed plants.

  • Two mash plants for preparing mash feed
  • Pellet feed plant for preparing pellet feed

Location

CFTU is situated about 45 KM in GST road from Chennai.


Mandate

  • To prepare and supply various kinds of need based livestock and poultry feeds to University farms, Animal Husbandry Departments, other institutions and Public by retail sale.
  • To meet out the requirement of experimental feed for research of the TANUVAS and other institutions.
  • To prepare and supply TANUVAS Mineral Mixture to Public, Animal Husbandry Department and other Institutions.
  • To Prepare and Supply pelleted feed for Laboratory animals.

List of Feeds and Mineral Mixtures Sold

S.NO. COMPOUND FEED S.NO. COMPOUND FEED/MM
1. CALF STARTER FEED 28. QUAIL FINISHER MASH
2. CALF FEED 29. TURKEY PRE-BROODER MASH
3. MILCH CATTLE FEED 30. TURKEY BROODER MASH
4. MILCH BUFFALO FEED 31. TURKEY GROWER MASH
5. DRY CATTLE FEED 32. TURKEY LAYER MASH
6. WORK CATTLE FEED 33. G.FOWL PRE BROODER MASH
7. BULL FEED 34. G.FOWL BROODER MASH
8. SHEEP CREEP FEED 35. G.FOWL GROWER MASH
9. SHEEP FEED 36. G.FOWL LAYER MASH
10. GOAT FEED 37. GEESE BROODER MASH
11. SWINE CREEP FEED 38. GEESE GROWER MASH
12. SWINE GROWER FEED 39. GEESE LAYER MASH
13. SWINE BREEDER ADULT FEED 40. DUCKLING MASH
14. HORSE FEED 41. DUCK GROWER MASH
15. RABBIT FEED 42. DUCK LAYER MASH
16. LABORATORY ANIMAL FEED 43. EMU BROODER MASH
17. FISH FEED 44. EMU GROWER MASH
18. BROILER PRE STARTER MASH 45. EMU LAYER MASH
19. BROILER STARTER MASH 46. OSTRICH PRE-BROODER MASH
20. BROILER FINISHER MASH 47. OSTRICH BROODER MASH
21. CHICKEN BROODER MASH 48. OSTRICH GROWER MASH
22. CHICKEN GROWER MASH 49. OSTRICH LAYER MASH
23. CHICKEN LAYER MASH 50. TANUVAS MINERAL MIXTURE FOR CATTLE
24. COCKEREL MASH 51. TANUVAS SMART MINERAL MIXTURE – TYPE I
25. QUAIL BROODER MASH 52. TANUVAS SMART MINERAL MIXTURE – TYPE II
26. QUAIL LAYER MASH 53. TANUVAS SMART MINERAL MIXTURE – TYPE III
27. QUAIL STARTER MASH 54. TANUVAS SMART MINERAL MIXTURE – TYPE IV

Sales Counter

  • Different categories of feed sold regularly on all days except on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10.00 A.M to 02.00 P.M.

Faculty

Dr. L.Radhakrishnan, Professor and Head | radhakrish67@yahoo.com|  Mobile: 9840851353
Dr. A.Ruba Nandhini, Assistant Professor | rubapet@yahoo.co.in| Mobile: 94420 30727

Contact

The Professor and Head,
Central Feed Technology Unit,
Kattupakkam – 603 203.
Phone: 044-27453029
E-mail: cftu@tanuvas.org.in