Department Mission

We enhance the productivity and well-being of animals to support a growing world population through education, science, and innovative technology.

Teaching Mission

We provide lifelong opportunities for people to learn about animal biology, management systems for domestic animals, and the role of animals in a changing society.

Research Mission

We seek new knowledge about the biology, production and care of domestic animals.

Extension & Outreach Mission

We interpret research and provide education for producers and consumers of animal products to improve their economic well being and quality of life.