Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science offers teaching, research, and extension programs in animal agriculture and the food system.

Animal Science News

Members of PSERT stand on a horse scale at the University of Florida's large animal hospital.
Penn State Equine Research Team Explores the Florida Horse Industry
May 18, 2018
PSERT members learned more about the Florida equine industry and made presentations at an undergraduate research symposium at the University of Florida.
Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Heather Menges, Katie Sondericker, Coach Phillip J. Clauer, Amanda Kulp and Hannah Sciubba.
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Fifth in Nation
May 14, 2018
The team placed third in the Market Product Division and were tied for third in Breed Selection Division.
Penn State students at Dairy Challenge: From left, Lisa Holden, coach; Ian Miller, academy member; Greg Kowalewski, Alexis Ream, Emma Brenengen, Mike Barton, Jr., team members; Zane Itle, academy member; Virginia Ishler, coach.
Penn State Animal Science Students at North American Dairy Challenge
April 21, 2018
Four students were part of the Dairy Challenge and two students participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy, which took place in Visalia, CA.
James L. Adams Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus
April 17, 2018
Adams will be honored on April 27 at a reception at University Park.
Visitors to Cargill, from left, Corey Ervay, Heather Layton, Chad Showers, Burt Staniar, Darian Coleman, Rebekah Sheridan, Sarah Haunstein, Brittany Miller, Hannah Taylor, Melissa Cluck, Sarah Rassler, and Rachel Higgins.
Penn State Equine Students Visit Cargill Feed Production Facility
April 17, 2018
Students in the equine nutrition course learned about equine products and career opportunities.