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.

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

Wed 02

Introductory HACCP: Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans

December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 3 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Wed 09

Beef 101

December 9 @ 7:30 am - December 11 @ 12:30 pm
College Station TX United States
Mon 14

Texas Barbecue Town Hall Meeting

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
College Station
Fri 08

Camp Brisket

January 8, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
College Station
Fri 15

Creative Sausage Making

January 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
College Station