Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has achieved national and international prominence as one of the largest and most complex departments of its kind in the country. The Animal Science department strives to meet the needs of all citizens by providing outstanding teaching, research and Extension programs.

Highlighted Programs

Competitive Teams

The competitive team program at Texas A&M University is rich in tradition, attracting students from across the nation.

Youth Projects

Our Extension unit works extensively with 4-H and other youth initiatives throughout the state to enrich our future leaders.

Brant Poe explaining cattle confirmation


The Department offers a wide variety of workshops for livestock breeders, ranchers and more led by our expert faculty and Extension specialists.


Upcoming Events

Fri 17

Aggieland Lamb Camp

July 17 @ 11:00 am - July 19 @ 3:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Fri 24

Aggieland Goat Camp

July 24 @ 11:00 am - July 26 @ 3:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Mon 03

Beef Cattle Short Course

August 3 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Fri 14

Winter Pastures for Central and East Texas

August 14
Overton TX United States
Wed 02

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
College Station