Cornell beef herd out on pasture

Dr. tatiana Stanton at a sheep/goat workshop

Cornell University Dairy Science Club in China – January 2016

Cornell University Dairy Science Club in China – January 2016Cornell University Dairy Science Club in China – January 2016

Cornell University Dairy Science sale

Dairy Fellows on the farm

Dairy Fellows on the farmDairy Fellows on the farm

Cornell Dairy Fellows Group

Cornell Dairy Fellows GroupCornell Dairy Fellows Group

Enjoying the view at the Cornell Research Barn

Middle school students at a raptor demonstration

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Students in equine class

students with a horsestudents with a horse
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Welcome to the Department of Animal Science

The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduate and graduate programs on the biology and management of food, laboratory, and companion animal species.  Our research programs advance our understanding of animal biology and address local and global issues facing animal industries today. Our goals are to discover and develop new techniques and information to benefit animals, agriculture, and human health.  The Department’s 19 faculty members, many internationally recognized, have diverse interests in animal management, breeding, genetics, physiology, nutrition, growth biology, and microbiology.  Learn more.