Area of Research Interests:
Working as PI "Effect
of combinations of dry roughage feeding on digestibility and performance
of horses (young stocks) in arid region of Rajasthan".
Presently working as Co- PI of 'All India Co-ordinated
Research Project on Increased Utilization of Animal Energy with Enhanced
System Efficiency' running at Equine Production Campus, Bikaner. Under
this main project, we are working on four sub projects as given below:
1. Work stress studies on equines using rotary mode systems
Draughtability studies with work rest cycle for equines under arid
3.Development and evaluation of donkey drawn agricultural implements
suitable to arid region of Rajasthan
Survey of draught equine population and their utilization in agricultural
operations including transport
1995: PhD in Livestock Production & Management, National Dairy Research
Institute, Karnal (Haryana).
1990: M.sc Livestock Production & Management, National Dairy Research
Institute, Karnal (Haryana).
Joined ICAR on 5th August, 1997 as Scientist and promoted to
Sr. Scientist on 5th August, 2006.
if any: NA
Publications of the last five years:
Tandon, S. N.,Vyas,S. and Legha, R. A. Ultrasound
detection of twinning in Equus asinus - A case report. The
Indian journal of Animal Reproduction; 28(2):116-117; Dec. 2007.
Nehra,R., Purohit, G.R., Sharma, T., Sharma, Dhuria, R.K and Legha, R.
A.(2008) Nutritional Evaluation of Sewan (Lasiurus sindicus ) Grass
Hay in Marwari Horses of Arid Region. Animal Nutrition & Feed
Yash Pal and R. A. Legha (2008).
Socio-economic status of mule producers and management practices of mule
production in rural areas.
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences:
A. Arangasamy, R. A. Legha, Yash Pal, R. S. Bansal, J. Singh and
R.C. Sharma (2008). Conception rate of Marwari stallion's semen cryopreserved by custom freezing. The Indian Veterinary Journal
A.Arangasamy, R. S. Bansal, R. C. Sharma, R. A. Legha, Yash Pal
and S. N. Tandon (2008).Some reproductive characteristic of Marwari
mares. Indian Journal of Animal Reproduction 29(1):66-67.
Yash Pal and
R. A. Legha (2009). Seminal characteristics of Marwari stallions.
Indian Veterinary Journal: 86 (9): 918-920.
Yash Pal, R.
A. Legha and S. N. Tandon (2009). Comparative assessment of seminal
characteristics of horse and donkey stallions. Indian Journal of
Animal Sciences 79 (10): 1028-29.
Yash Pal, R A Legha and S K Khurana (2011). Cryopreservation of
Indian Veterinary Journal.88(12):84-85.
R K Dedar, Yash Pal, S Kumar, S K Ghorui, R A Legha and R K Singh
(2011) Therapeutic evaluation of ivermectin against endoparasites of
donkey. Veterinary Practitioner 12 (1): 86-87.
Yash Pal, A Arangasamy, R A Legha, J Singh, R S Bansal, S K
Khurana and S N Tandon (2011) Freezability and Fertility of
Marwari Stallion Semen.
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences : 81(5):445-47.
Yash Pal, R A Legha, Y P Thakur, A K Gupta and R K Singh
Socio-economic status of Spiti horse owners
vis-a-vis horse management in native tract. Vety
12 (1) :73-76
Yash Pal, A Arangasamy,
R A Legha,
J Singh, R S Bansal, S K Khurana and S N Tandon (2011)
Freezability and Fertility of Marwari Stallion Semen.
of Animal Sciences:
Yash Pal and R.A. Legha (2011). Cryopreservation
of Marwari stallion semen using primary and secondary semen
extenders - A comparison. Veterinary
12 (2): 223-224.
Yash Pal and R.A. Legha (2012). Stallion semen freezing
and thawing protocols.
Veterinary Journal, 89 (2): 54-55.
Yash Pal, Kumar, S., Legha, R.A., and Singh, R.K. (2012).
Anthelminitic Activity of a Traditional Herbal mineral combination in
Horses in North Western Rajasthan. Vet Practitioner 13(1): 43-45.
R. A. Legha,
Yash Pal and J. Singh (2012). Superior mule production in field using
frozen semen of poitou jacks. Vety Practitioner
and Yash Pal (2012). A comparative study of freezing techniques of jack
semen. Vety Practitioner
R. A. Legha
and Yash Pal (2012) Seminal characteristics of exotic jacks under
arid conditions in india. Veterinary Practitioner Vol. 13(2):