The Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University offers education and research for the safe, nutritious and economical production of animal food and fiber, and of animals for recreational purposes, without compromising the environment or jeopardizing the health and well being of farm animals and farm communities. The department provides educational leadership through high-quality courses, research and extension/outreach programs to enhance human capital and ensure that Michigan producers and communities benefit from these.
We have a strong tradition of training outstanding students in animal science and related fields, and welcome prospective students who are interested in our programs and want to contribute to our mission. Graduates of our department have advanced to rewarding careers in universities, government agencies, the livestock industry, veterinary medicine and biomedicine.
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Published on April 17, 2019
A highly multi-disciplinary team of Michigan State University scientists have designed a study to probe how the intestinal microbiome of dairy cattle affects antibiotic resistance, a problem plaguing farms across the country.
Published on April 8, 2019
Congratulations to the MSU Livestock Judging Team! This is a 3-day contest that tests students true skills in not only judging but pricing, market evaluation, selection, and reasons.
Published on March 18, 2019
Highlighting their accomplishments were 1st, 2nd, and 2nd place finishes in the Laboratory Practicum, Written Exam and Quiz Bowl, respectively.
In the News
Published on April 6, 2019 by The Horse
Published on April 5, 2019 by All About Feed
Published on March 8, 2019 by Lancaster Farming
Published on February 25, 2019 by Manitoba Co-operator
April 26, 2019 1:30PM - 4:00PM
For high school seniors or transfer students.
April 28, 2019 Horse Teaching & Research Center 3327 Collins Rd. Lansing, MI 48910
Preview on April 28 at 12:00 pm. Auction on Sunday April 28 at 2:00 pm.
April 29, 2019 - May 3, 2019