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’s winning judging team at the All-American Dairy Show collegiate judging contest -  from left: Caleb McGee, Daniel Kitchen, Belle Dallam and Gregory Norris.
State Dairy Judging Team Concludes Successful Fall
October 9, 2019
Team places first in oral reasons in three contests; was first at the All-American Dairy Show, second at the World Dairy Expo and third at Eastern States Exposition.
Image: Penn State
New animal science class offers insight into Irish equine industry
September 10, 2019
Students with an interest in horses will have an opportunity to learn about the Irish equine industry and travel there during spring break to visit horse farms and facilities.
Penn State Berkey Creamery now carries five flavors of salami, five flavors of beef jerky and three flavors of meat snack sticks, all made at the Penn State Meats Lab. Image: Michael Houtz
Berkey Creamery partners with Meats Lab to promote Penn State-grown products
September 6, 2019
An expanded partnership now has the Creamery carrying salami, beef jerky and three flavors of meat snack sticks.
The outstanding Quarter Horse stallion, One N Only (Uno), has been donated to Penn State University by Anthony and Christina Curiale, Hidden Lake Farm, New Jersey.  Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Egan, AE Photography
Penn State Equine Program Acquires Valuable Stallion
August 11, 2019
Anthony and Christina Curiale, Hidden Lake Farm, Logan Township, NJ, donated Quarter Horse stallion One N Only (Uno) to the Department of Animal Science.
Ganda Joins Penn State's Animal Science Department
July 15, 2019
Ganda is Assistant Professor of Food Animal Microbiome; her appointment is 75 percent research and 25 percent teaching.