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

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.
Penn State's Department of Animal Science Welcomes Gino Lorenzoni
October 26, 2017
Lorenzoni, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health; will provide leadership in avian health extension programs.