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.


The Department of Animal Science is currently looking to fill the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Animal Science. Interested applicants may click the button below to see the full position description.

Highlighted Programs

Skillathon Study Guides

The skillathon competitions are knowledge based competitions designed to enhance the educational experience of exhibiting at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo by incorporating production and industry perspectives for the Texas 4-H and FFA exhibitors.

Brant Poe explaining cattle confirmation

Workshops

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.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 09

Introduction to HACCP

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 09

Introductory HACCP

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Tue 24

Beyond Basics-HACCP Training

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Thu 26

Grassfed Beef Conference

May 26 @ 8:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Fri 10

Barbecue Summer Camp

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm
College Station