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

From left: Shelby Dean, New Castle; Dr. Kniffen; and Chandlar Kern, Cassville.
Penn State's Block and Bridle Club Recognized Nationally
March 14, 2018
Club was first in the nation for Chapter Year Book and Club Scrap Book; Amy Middleton was named outstanding senior in the nation.
Students are integral to the success of the horse auction.
16th annual quarter horse sale: A tradition of excellence
March 12, 2018
The Department of Animal Science's annual quarter horse sale will be held Saturday, April 28, at the Snider Agricultural Arena, University Park.
The Poultry Science Club in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences attended the International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia. Members are shown with Penn State graduates and Ceva Animal Health representatives.
Penn State's Poultry Science Club earns top honor at international exposition
March 5, 2018
The Club won Scrapbook of the Year, making it 21 times first place in 23 years. The Club was also third in the Club of the Year competition.
Trustee Committee Recommends Architect for Henning Building
February 27, 2018
Home to Veterinary and Biomedical and Animal Science Departments, the project will offer new lab and office space as well as future departmental growth.