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

TAMU Meat Judging Team

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

  1. Beyond Basics: HACCP Plan Improvement Workshop

    November 6 - 7
    College Station TX United States
  2. Aggiefest Horse Judging Workshop

    November 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
    College Station TX United States
  3. Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

    December 2 - 3
    College Station TX United States
  4. Beef 101

    December 10 @ 8:00 am - December 12 @ 5:00 pm
    College Station
  5. Southwest Beef Symposium

    January 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - January 15, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
    Amarillo, Texas