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Poultry Veterinarian

drgunadrguna Junior Member
edited July 2010 in Employment/Jobs
Attn: Hiring Managers,

I am a poultry veterinarian from Malaysia, looking for a suitable opportunity in the USA and Canada. Having worked in different capacities, I have vast experience in the poultry industry and food business. I can be contacted at my email address: cgsegaran369@gmail.com or my telephone no. 1-306-979-5992. Below is my resume for your reviewing.

GUNASEGARAN CHELLIAH
Tel (Home): (306) 979-5992
cgsegaran369@gmail.com



PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
• Over 14 years of veterinary experience in nutrition, vaccination, poultry health and management in Broiler breeder farms and quality control in Poultry processing plant.
• Over 9 years of executive management experience in finance and project management in export industry.
• Extensive experience in leading teams and projects globally.

EDUCATION
M.S. Animal Sciences University of Florida May 2006
Gainesville, Florida, USA.
B.V.Sc. Veterinary Sciences Madras Veterinary College, February, 1989
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
India

EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant May, 2006 – Dec, 2008
The University Of Florida, Poultry Medicine Department, Large Animal Clinical Sciences,
College of Veterinary Medicine
• Provided managemental care for transgenic chickens under controlled isolator systems in a project that utilized transgenic chickens for protein production.
• Maintained laboratory and conducted other procedures such as incubation, care of baby chicks, feeding, egg collection, bleeding and samples for Salmonella testing.

Research Student Jan, 2004 – May, 2006
The University Of Florida, Animal Sciences Department
• Assisted in the surgery department of UF Animal Care Services as a part time Veterinary Technician.
• Performed research in pasture forages in North Florida, the research culminating in 2 journal papers.

Veterinary Consultant May, 1994 – Dec, 2003
Broiler farming Operations
• Visited local farms periodically and on request and provided consultation and advices to farmers on broiler management and production.
• Scheduled various managemental activities and performed vaccination programs and monitored health status of chicken.

Executive Director Apr, 1994 – Dec, 2003
Thurgas Industries Private Limited, Malaysia
• Managed the Human Resource and Finance departments of the company specializing in exports of prayer goods and food products.
• Dealt with government, immigration and labor departments and other agencies and represented the company in seminars and debates organized by the state government.



Technical Coordinator- Veterinarian Oct, 1993 – Mar, 1994
CP Group of Companies, Malaysia
• Coordinated the farming procedures and activities under the Contract Broiler Farming Operations.
• Responsibilities included Broiler Health and Management, Nutrition, Vaccination, Marketing and Extension.

Quality Control Veterinarian Mar, 1993 – Sept, 1993
CP Group of Companies, Malaysia
• Spearheaded the quality control team in charge of hygienic conditions for chicken meat and products in poultry processing plant.
• Performed regular health checks on chickens before slaughter at the receiving dock.

Farm Veterinarian and Assistant Manager Mar, 1990 – Feb, 1993
Teck Huat Farming Private Limited, Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group of Companies, Malaysia
• Enforced strictly biosecurity and biocontainment measures in broiler breeder operations and trained the farm supervisors, flock chiefs and students on poultry health and management.
• Supervised the vaccination team responsible for scheduled and programmed vaccination of broiler parent stock.

Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Apr, 1989 – Feb, 1990
Sri Ram Veterinary Clinic, Penang, Malaysia
• Treated and provided pre and post-operative care for both outpatient and kenneled animals.
• Performed surgery and other procedures on animals.

PUBLICATIONS
1. Gunasegaran Chelliah, R. O. Myer, J. N. Carter, L. R. McDowell, and N. S. Wilkinson. 2008. “Mineral Concentrations of Cool Season Pasture Forages in North Florida during the Winter- Spring Grazing Season. I. Macrominerals and Forage Organic Constituents”. Journal of Plant Nutrition. Vol. 31 (10). Pp. 1756-1773

2. Gunasegaran Chelliah, R. O. Myer, J. N. Carter, L. R. McDowell, and N. S. Wilkinson. 2008. “Mineral Concentrations of Cool Season Pasture Forages in North Florida during the Winter- Spring Grazing Season. II. Trace minerals”. Journal of Plant Nutrition. Vol. 31 (10). Pp. 1774-1788.

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
1. Associate Editor of University Veterinary Medicine Journal during undergraduate years.

2. Assistant Secretary of Student Cultural Association of Undergraduate College.

3. Served as Chairman of Elections and Meetings of Student Government Organization during undergraduate studies.

4. Awarded Best Farm Management Award consecutively for 2 years in CP Group of Companies

5. Awarded Best Office Management and Record Maintenance for 3 consecutive years at Thurgas Industries Private Limited.

REFERENCES
Available upon request

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  • mamhoffmamhoff Junior Member
    edited July 2010
    First Name, Family Name
    Mohammad, Abu Alhouf
    Marka, Jordan
    Mobile #: 079-567 2 996
    E-mail: Mamhoff@yahoo.com

    EDUCATION:
    1. The general secondary education- scientific stream, 1995.
    2. B.sc of Agriculture-Animal Production, M’utah University, 2001.
    Alkarak,
    Jordan.

    CAREER BACKGROUND

    From: 1/8/2002 – to present:
    National Poultry Co. (Branch of Del Monte, U.S.A).
    Alkarak, Jordan.
    Farm supervisor


    I have been working as broiler farm supervisor for past 8 years, this farm consist of:
    A- Constructions:
    The farm contains 16 houses (Area =1000 m2 for each) for broiler keeping with a full capacity reaches to 300,000 broiler chicks for all.
    These houses are belong to semi closed system, provided with developed systems from the best companies around the world as following:
    1-Houses from Buttler.
    2-Feeders from Roxell, Val, and Big Dutchman.
    3-Drinkers from Looping (Nipples system).
    4-Burners from Priva.
    5- Fans from Percoli.
    B- Employees:
    - 12 employees for broiler keeping.
    - 2 employees for security
    - 1 employee for machines maintenance.
    - 2 farm supervisor assistants.
    - 1 farm supervisor.




    Position Responsibilities:

    1-Sanitation and disinfection control before chicks placement:
    This including:
    A-Manure removing.
    B-Washing.
    C-Organic dissolvents.
    D-Disinfection.
    E-Fumigation.
    F-Laboratory test.

    2-General hygiene for all flocks:
    A- Observing any up normal symptoms could be appeared such as sneeze, coughing, mortality increase…etc.
    B- Applying vaccination program and medications recommended.
    C-Blood samples
    3-Field postmortem anatomy and primary diagnosis:
    This diagnosis is for many diseases might be occurred ex. E.coli, mycoplasma, coccidiosis, nutritional deficiency, ND, IB, IBD …etc, then to give a recommendation for medications depending on the diagnosis.

    4-Monitoring production factors : Ventilation, humidity, temperature, feed, water, lighting program...by:
    A- Keep temperature and humidity present as recommended meeting chicks requirements according to breed (Lohman,Ross,Hubbarad,Cobb).
    B-keep feed & water available for 24 hrs/day.
    C- Applying lighting program.

    5-Limiting the quantities of feed:
    After many trials executed, the quantities were limited as followed:
    A- Starter.
    B- Grower.
    C- Finisher.

    6-Vaccination in many ways:

    A- Spray: against IB and ND.
    B- Eye drop: against ND.
    C- Injection: against AI (H9n2).
    D- Drinking water: against IBD.

    7-Weekly and daily reports:
    Daily records (ISO 9001:2000) should be fulfilled to be analyzed in order to achieve best performance factors then reports are issued:
    A- Daily report that includes: - Daily mortalities
    - Temperatures in houses.
    - Feed intake.
    - Water consumption.
    -Medicines used.
    B- Weekly report which includes:

    -%Mortality.
    - F.C.R.
    - Flocks ages.
    - Feed requirements.
    - Weights.
    - Total feed intake.
    - Machinery maintenance.

    8-Budget formulation:

    On the end of cycle the cost /kg of flesh should be calculated accurately, which acts the main reference to make a budget formulation for the next cycle .


    9-General maintenance of machinery.
    To guarantee that all machines & systems are useful and ready, 2 steps are followed daily:
    A- Checking all machines & systems.
    B- Fixing any problem immediately.


    10-Providing training for a new employee.
    The new employed employees & S. assistants especially those who have no experience, training should be provided for them by the supervisor until they become ready to achieve their daily duties independently.










    SKILLS:
    -Excellent command of Arabic (Mother tongue)
    -Good command of English.
    - Command of German.
    -Valid driving license.

    PERSONAL
    -Born on: (19/08/1977).
    -Nationality: Jordanian.
    -Marital Status: Single.
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