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

The final beam, with a small tree attached, is hoisted to the top of the half-completed Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building on the University Park campus. The facility is expected to be completed in late 2021. IMAGE: Michael Houtz
New Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building Now 50% Complete
September 14, 2020
A "topping out" ceremony was held to mark the halfway point of construction. The new building, replacing the Henning Building, is expected to be complete in late 2021.
Poultry Science Faculty Selected as Part of $10 Million Project
August 10, 2020
Department of Animal Science's Dr. Gregory Martin and John Boney will be part of the research team working to create a sustainable broiler production system by improving bird and human health.
Etherton Receives PCA's 2020 Industry Service Award
August 4, 2020
Pennsylvania Cattlemen's Association recognized Dr. Etherton for his support and leadership.
Penn State Meat Market Will Re-Open in August
July 27, 2020
The Meat Market will re-open the week of August 24 after receiving approval from the University for the safety plan for customers and employees.
Animal Science Students Place First in National Quadrathlon
July 24, 2020
Four Penn State students competed in the Academic Quadrathlon held virtually as part of the American Society of Animal Science annual meeting and trade show.