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.

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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

Fri 09

Evolution of Stress: From the Genome to Disease

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - October 9 @ 4:30 pm
Wed 21

Children’s Barnyard

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 2:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Thu 22

Southwest Dairy Day

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dublin TX United States
Fri 23

Children’s Barnyard

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
College Station TX United States
Sat 24

Aggiefest Livestock Judging Contest

October 24
College Station TX United States