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.

Featured Programs

2015 Livestock Judging Team members

Competitive Teams

The competitive teams program at Texas A&M University is rich in tradition, attracting students from across the nation. The program can be traced to the early 1900s.

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.

Sustainable Beef

The Department of Animal Science spearheads an effort for Texas A&M AgriLife and the Texas A&M University System to become the thought leader, innovator, and provider of Sustainable Solutions for Beef Production Systems.


Upcoming Events

Mar 04

Livestock Judging Clinic

March 4
College Station 1
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Mar 16

Spring Break, Offices Closed

March 16 @ 8:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
Apr 01

Texas FFA Areas 3 & 7 Livestock Judging CDE

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
College Station 1
United States
Apr 19

Introductory HACCP Course

April 19 - April 20
Apr 22

4-H Multi-District Livestock Judging Contest

April 22
College Station 1
United States