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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Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Animal Science.
Researchers in the Department of Animal Science are studying genetic selection in pigs as it relates to welfare.
Eight MSU students competed in the 13th Annual Midwest Dairy Challenge in Madison, Wisconsin.
Jessica Kiesling and Meredith Frie were recently recognized for excellence in their work in the Department of Animal Science.
Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year’s #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.
This fund provides support for scholarships, student club activities and alumni programming in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The fund also underwrites the CANR Alumni Association’s Student Club Grant Program.
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Date: March 1, 20172017-03-01T13:35:44
The deadline to drop a full-semester course for the spring semester with no grade will be March, 1 2017.
Date: March 3, 2017 - March 5, 20172017-03-03T11:12:592017-03-05T11:12:59
Location: MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education/Holiday Inn Express in Okemos
The Michigan State Rabbit Breeders Association (MSRBA) will host its 75th convention and spring show March 3-5. The theme for this year’s weekend is “Living Out our Dreams 2017.”
Date: March 9, 20172017-03-09T15:37:45
Location: 1279 Anthony Hall
Come join us to learn about all of the exciting and innovative work that is occurring at Michigan State University to support the progression of the Michigan Equine Industry as well as express your thoughts and hear what others think are important equine industry topics or issues.
Date: March 10, 2017 - March 12, 20172017-03-10T08:45:312017-03-12T08:45:31
Location: MSU Pavilion
We are one of the largest three day equine expos in the country. We have 100’s of quality vendors to visit in between watching the top Clinicians, Speakers and Exhibitors from Michigan and across the country.
Date: March 10, 2017 - February 12, 20172017-03-10T11:43:562017-02-12T11:43:56
The International Stallion Exhibition and Trade Show (Michigan Horse Expo) has been going strong since 1984. We are one of the largest three day equine expos in the country. We have 100’s of booth filled with quality vendors to visit in between watching the top Clinicians, Speakers and Exhibitors from Michigan and across the country.