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

Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in Dairy Challenge
November 16, 2018
Nine Penn State students joined students from ten northeast colleges and two Canadian universities for the three-day educational competition hosted by the University of New Hampshire.
North American Dairy Challenge Honors Larry Muller with Founders Award
November 15, 2018
Award was presented posthumously at the Dairy Cattle Nutrition Conference held in Pennsylvania.
Penn State's Poultry Judging Team, from left: Heather Sciubba, Hannah Menges, Katie Sondericker, Phillip Clauer and Amanda Kulp
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Second at National Collegiate Contest
November 15, 2018
Team Member Katie Sondericker tied for first place individual overall; team also placed first in Breed Selection and Carcass Quality Division and fourth in Egg Production and Quality Division.
Penn State Advanced Beef Production students visit our nation's Capitol.
Penn State Animal Science Students Meet with Congressional Leaders
November 6, 2018
As part of their Advanced Beef Production Class, students traveled to Washington, D.C. and learned more about issues facing the beef industry and how to effectively communicate with elected representatives.
Rodney Hissong to be Honored as Penn State’s Dairy Science 2018 Distinguished Alumnus
October 17, 2018
Franklin County dairyman, a 1998 graduate, will be recognized at a ceremony on November 2.