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.

Featured Programs

2015 Livestock Judging Team members

Competitive Teams

The competitive teams program at Texas A&M University is rich in tradition, attracting students from across the nation. The program can be traced to the early 1900s.

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

Jul 20

Beef Quality Assurance Training – Gainesville

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gainesville TX
United States
Jul 21

Beef Quality Assurance Training – Clarksville

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clarksville TX
United States
Aug 01

Center of the Plate Training

August 1 - August 3
College Station
Aug 07

Beef Cattle Short Course

August 7 - August 9