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

American Lamb Goes to College
December 3, 2018
Penn State students enjoyed lamb entrees in dining halls.
Members of the Penn State Collegiate Cattlewomen share a passion for the beef and dairy industries.IMAGE: PENN STATE
Raising awareness of beef and dairy industries is goal of Collegiate Cattlewomen
November 26, 2018
Members become more educated stewards of animal agriculture through community service, public awareness events and fundraisers.
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.