Department of Farm Animal Production and Health

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

Nizanathan

Dr. K. Nizanantha

Lecturer (Probationary) in Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery

Office Address :

Department of Farm Animal Production and Health

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science,

University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka

Email : k.nizanantha86@gmail.com
Phone :  +94 773842359
Education :
  • Reading for MPhil.
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

  • Air commodore Dr. R.M.P.A. Dassanayake award for the best presentation in animal production at the 67th annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association – 2015.
  • Hayley’s award for the best presentation in animal health at the 66th annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association – 2014.
  • Hector C. Perera award for best clinical communication paper at the 66th annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association – 2014.
  • Hector C. Perera award for best clinical communication paper at the 65th annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association – 2013 .


  • Clinical teaching of Farm Animal Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction



    Dairy Production Medicine & Surgery
    Bovine infectious diseases



    University research grant

  • Chief Grantee Title: prevalence & occurrence of enzootic bovine leucosis in three up country dairy commercial farms in Sri Lanka.


  • Abstracts

    1. K. Nizanantha, W.M.N.K. Jayathilake, M.W.I.N.B.Makuloluwa,W.M.T.D. Rathnakumara, W.M.P.B. Weerasinghe. 2019 Rumen Cannulation of Sheep by Hecker Method for the First Time in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal
    2. Pushpakumara PGA, Shakthevale A, Nizanantha K. 2016.Preliminary study on reproductive performance of dairy cows inseminated with either sex sorted or conventional semen. 68th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 15-16 July 2016 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    3. Sakajamary V, Majura M, Kumara YHPSN, Rathnakumara WMTD, Nizanantha K, Piyadasa TMSK, Shashimal HAPS, Fedricks HK, De silva LNA. 2016. Treatment of exuberant granulation tissue in horse: a case study. 68th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 15-16 July 2016 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    4. Pushpakumara PGA, Udawatta SP, Nizanantha K, Kumara YHSPN. 2015. Pregnancy rates in dairy cattle after different fixed time artificial insemination protocols based on selection by trans-rectal ultrasonography. 67th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 19-20 June 2015 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    5. Kumara YHSPN, Dissanayake DMLSK, Majura M, Sakajamary V, Rathnakumara, Nizanantha K, Amarasinghe AAAWK, Pushpakumara PGA, De silva LNA, Alexander PABD. 2015. Complication due to oral administration of antibiotic in a dairy cow - a case report. 67th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 19-20 June 2015 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    6. Attapatu LS, Kamathewatta KWKI, Kumara YHPSN Kumara, Nishananthan K, Ranasinghe NBGIUS, Bandara TPMSD, Gunawardena GSPDeS, Amarasinghe AAAWK, Jinadasa RN, De silva LNA. 2015. Acute septicemic swine erysipelas in a piggery in the central province of Sri Lanka, a case report. 67th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 19-20 June 2015 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    7. Amarasinghe AAAWK, Kumara YHPSN, Nishananthan K,Alexander PABD, Gunawardana GSPDS, Kodikara DS, De silva LNA. 2015, Diagnosis and surgical removal of a myxosarcoma in an African lion (Panthera leo): A case report. 67th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 19-20 June 2015 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    8. Kumara YHPSN, Salgadu MA, Weerasekara DK, Nishanantha K, Ranasinghe KKUS, Pushpakumara PGA, De Silva LNA, Magana-Arachchi DN, Jinadasa RN, Alexander PABD, Amarasinghe AAAWK. 2014. A case of bovine tuberculosis in a buffalo herd in Sri Lanka. 66th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 27 June 2014 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
    9. Nishanantha K, Kumara YHPSN, Perera KUE, Ranasinghe KKUS, Ranasinghe NBGIUS, Rathnakumara WMTD, Gunawardena GSP De S, Pushpakumara PGA, De silva LNA, Amarasinghe AAAWK. 2014. Caprine aural squamous cell carcinoma – a case study. 66th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 27 June 2014 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
    10. Pushpakumara PGA, Amarasinghe AAAWK, Nizanantha K, Kumara YHPSN, De silva LNA, Somarathna KCAS, Rola M, Kuźmak J. 2014. Detection of enzootic bovine leucosis in large upcountry dairy farms of Sri Lanka. 66th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 27 June 2014 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
    11. Alexander PABD, Pushpakumara PGA, Nizanantha K, De silva LNA. 2014. Recent advances in the application of sexed –semen technology in the field veterinary ranges in Sri Lanka. 66th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 27 June 2014 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
    12. Premaratne WASM, Nizanantha K, Gunasekara WUC, Abeysinghe AMP, Pushpakumara A, De silva LNA, and Alexander PABD. 2013. Urine torsion in cattle and buffaloes: case study. 65th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 14 June 2013 Hotel Tourmaline,Kandy.
    13. Wijayarathna JMRV, Wanninayake WMDS, Kumara YHPSN, Nizanantha K, Gunasekara WUC, De silva LNA. 2013. Urea toxicosis in a group of dry cows in an upcountry dairy farm. 65th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 14 June 2013 Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy.
    Posters
    1. Samal KS, Kumara YHPSN, Nishanantha K, Jayasinghe MGCM, Ariyarathne HMHS, Amarasinghe AAAWK, Dangolla A, Alexander PABD. 2015. A preliminary study to evaluate selected contraceptive methods in controlling reproduction in Toque monkey (Macaca Sinica) 67th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 19-20 June 2015 oak-ray regency, Kandy.
    2. Karawita AC, Ariyarathna HMHS, Fernando WDD, Nizananthan K, Amarasinghe AAAWK, De Silva LNA, Rajapakse RPVJ, Jayaweera, Gunawardena GSPDeS. 2013.Arterial thromboembolism caused by strongylus vulgaris larval migratation in a throughbred horses: A case report. 65th annual convention of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, 14 June 2013 Hotel Tourmaline,Kandy.