Department Updates

August Competitive Teams Update

September 6th, 2023

Livestock Judging Team The Saddle and Sirloin Club in conjunction with the Livestock Judging Team held the Saddle and Sirloin Futurity at the Brazos County Expo Center on August 18-20. There were 287 steers, 204 heifers, and 129 market hogs entered for the event.  Throughout the weekend, 4-H and FFA exhibitors competed in the multiple species… Read More →

Graduate Students Present Research Across the World

August 16th, 2023

During the summer of 2023, the Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science was well represented at various state, national and international conferences where graduate students were able to present ongoing research. Aggies claimed multiple research awards as they traveled as far as Ireland this summer. Dairy Cattle Welfare Conference Fort Worth, TX May 17-18,… Read More →

July Competitive Teams Update

August 16th, 2023

Academic Quadrathlon Team Congratulations to our Academic Quadrathlon Team on finishing second place overall at the National Academic Quadrathlon competition in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The team was first in the quiz bowl contest and the lab practicum and placed second in the oral presentation and written examination, securing second place overall. Earlier this year, the… Read More →

American Society of Animal Science Awards

June 28th, 2023

Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi has gained international recognition for his growth and bioenergetic research and decision-support system in ruminants to help stakeholders achieve profitable animal production. Since the 1990s, Tedeschi has published 282 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 76 editor-reviewed manuscripts, 42 books or book chapters, and more than 289 abstracts, totaling more than 732 scientific publications on… Read More →

Texas A&M Livestock Judging Team to Host Fundraising Gala July 22

June 13th, 2023

The Texas A&M Livestock Judging Team is holding a special fundraising gala to help raise funds for future team scholarships and travel expenses on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Stella Hotel in Bryan. This alumni-driven event will be a chance for you to reminisce about the good old times with teammates with a focus… Read More →

Beyond the Classroom

October 31st, 2022

Beyond the Classroom: High-Impact Learning Opportunities Transform Student Experience for ANSC Student The reputation of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Department of Animal Science, a desire to live in a new state, and a passion for agriculture instilled at an early age all led Alyson Fontenot to pursue a degree in animal science at TAMU…. Read More →

Student highlight: Anne Chiara Neufeld Furstenau

September 13th, 2021

Howdy! My name is Anne Chiara Neufeld Furstenau and I am a senior animal science student from Paraguay. I grew up outside a small town called Filadelfia, founded by German-Russian Mennonites in 1930. They fled from Russia due to communism and their religious beliefs. It is now a multicultural city that has become a center… Read More →

Along for the Ride

April 4th, 2020

Posted on April 3, 2020 by maggielberger Dr. Chelsie Husman, assistant professor and equine specialist, developed a series that starts April 8, 2020, called “Along for the Ride.” This series is an opportunity for the Texas 4-H Equine Ambassadors to meet via Zoom with leading equine professionals to learn about specific disciplines within the horse industry. The Texas… Read More →