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

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.
New Penn State-USDA patented technology removes phosphorus from manure
April 13, 2018
Designed as a mobile system, the three-stage process could have huge impact on water quality challenges.
Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, seated, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, review study results.
Researchers aim to further enrich eggs, poultry meat with omega-3 fatty acids
April 9, 2018
Animal Science's Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, collaborated on study.
Katsigianis Named Penn State Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus
April 6, 2018
Katsigianis will be honored during the Little I/Dairy Expo Weekend on April 13 and 14 at University Park.