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

PSU Summertime Rockn shatters previous record, selling for $19,00
Annual Penn State Quarter Horse sale shatters records, draws large crowd
May 30, 2019
Horse named PSU Summertime Rockn shatters previous record, selling for $19,00
Participants in the Dairy Challenge and Dairy Challenge Academy are, front, from left: Kelly Macrae, Shoshana Brody, Abbey Jantzi and Stephanie Takitch; back, Lisa Holden, Justin Ayers, Dylan Dietz, Michael Morgan, Zachary Curtis and Virginia Ishler
Penn State Animal Science Students Participate in North American Dairy Challenge
April 24, 2019
Eight students were part of the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy, held in Tipton, GA.
Penn State Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Montana Riggs, Megan Laubach, Coach Phillip Clauer, Karissa Lombardo and Alicia Gates.
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Places Third in Nation
April 17, 2019
The team also placed second in the Breed Selection Division and fifth in the Market Products Division. Karissa Lombardo was high individual in the Breed Selection Division and eighteenth overall.
John Menges Named Poultry Science Distinguished Alumnus
April 12, 2019
Menges will be honored by Penn State's Department of Animal Science on April 26 with a reception and at the Poultry Science Club's Spring Awards Banquet.
General health care is a big part of the students’ work at the Penn State Deer Research Center. Here, Joey Dell, Kayla Schlichting and Maddy Schneider take antler measurements on a sedated buck during fall vaccinations. Penn State Image
Student workers receive hands-on experience with deer at Penn State center
April 10, 2019
Penn State's Deer Research Center introduces students to industry regulations and inspections while working in a captive wildlife facility.