Institute of AnimalHusbandryand Veterinary Medicine,AnhuiAcademyof Agricultural Sciences
Institute of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine, Anhui Academy of Agricultural Sciences, established in 1960, is only comprehensive and public welfare institution in the field in Anhui province. Its research field mainly involves in the livestock/poultry and forage resource discovery and breeding, the animal nutrition, unconventional feed resources development and utilization, the standard healthy raising, as well as the disease diagnosis and integrated control. The institute provides the technical services for the healthy and sustainable development of animal husbandry in Anhui Province.
In the Institute, there are 63 full-time employees，including 54 scientific workers, of whom, 9 scientists are with the title of professor and 19, associate-professor; 29 researchers are with Ph. D degree and 20, MS degree.
The building area of the Institute is more than 10,000㎡, among which, the building area of experimental and raising base is more than 6,000 ㎡.The fixed assets of the Institute is 18.67 million yuan. It has more than 10 research and development bases in Anhui province. There are five labs with the building area of more than 4,000 ㎡: Lab of Animal Biotechnology, Center of Feed Safety Testing and its Biological Evaluation, Guidance Center of Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis, Lab of Animal Product Quality Control and Microbiology Laboratory, equipped with more than 607 instrument/equipments, of which, there are 100 sets with the value of over 10,000 yuan/set.
The international academic exchanges, as well as, scientific and technological（S&T） cooperation activities are carried out by the Institute, actively. About 40 experts went abroad to carry out the academic exchange and more than 70 foreign experts visited the Institute.
Since its foundation, the great achievements have been made after the efforts of several generations. Since 1982, 48 S&T achievements have been awarded, of which, 1 item was awarded the third-place prize of China National Invention and 30 items，awarded at Anhui or ministry level; 38 S&T books and over 750 research papers were published, among them, 50 papers were at SCI level. An angora rabbit breed (Wan Strain Angora Rabbit) and two forage varieties at national level were released, the national standard of Huangshan Black Chicken was formulated as participants, and also, a vaccine was approved as the new national veterinary drug II. The contribution to the development of animal husbandry in Anhui is obvious.