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

Photo Caption: From left: Kevin Brubaker, Katie Hess, Phillip Clauer, Kurtis Miller, and Denver Greenawalt.
Poultry Judging Team Places Second in National Contest
November 22, 2017
Department of Animal Science students excel in Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held at the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas.
Bickel Named Equine Extension Associate
November 19, 2017
Bethany Bickel will assist state equine specialists with both adult and youth extension programs.
Dairy MOOC Offers Instruction in Four Languages
November 14, 2017
Developed by a team of Penn State faculty, the on-line Dairy Production and Management Massive Open Online Course expands its impact.
Surrounding "Irish," from left, are Dr. Terry Etherton, Head of the Department of Animal Science, Craig and Becky Bailey and Brian Egan, Horse Farm Coordinator.
Penn State Equine Program Receives Gift of Stallion
November 7, 2017
Becky and Craig Bailey donate Red White N Good, an elite Quarter Horse stallion, to the Department of Animal Science's equine breeding program.
Penn State students who participated in the Northeast Dairy Challenge are: Seated - Sam Minor, left, and Ian Miller; Standing, from left - Zane Itle, Josh Grigg, Greg Kowalewski and Josh Brubaker.
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
November 6, 2017
Six students joined 119 students in innovative, three-day educational competition, working in mixed-university teams.