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

Dr. Ann Swinker Receives National Equine Science Award
May 19, 2017
Animal Science Professor will be recognized at the ESS Symposium at the University of Minnesota, May 30-June 2.
Heinrichs to be Recognized at ADSA Annual Meeting
May 12, 2017
Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs, Ph.D., will be named to the inaugural JDS Club 100 for authoring over 100 articles for the Journal of Dairy Science in his career.
Research Focuses on Lost Genetic Diversity
May 10, 2017
Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu conduct research that may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance. Article by Amy Duke, Public Relations Specialist, College of Agricultural Sciences.
      Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Blake Ramsey, Kurtis Miller, Katie Hess, Kevin Brubaker and Phillip Clauer
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second in Nation
April 28, 2017
Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.