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

Wed 08

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Tue 12

Beyond Basics: HACCP Plan Improvement Workshop

May 12 @ 8:30 am - May 13 @ 3:30 pm
College Station
Fri 05

2015 Barbecue Summer Camp

June 5 - June 7
College Station
Mon 03

Beef Cattle Short Course

August 3 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Wed 02

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

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