• Picnic Day 2016

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Dairy Facility

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Undergrad Avian Student

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Horses being walked

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Picnic Day

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Animal Science Researcher in lab

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Horse Facility

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Dairy Facility

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Central Valley Scholars

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Goat Facility

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Cattle Facility

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Ed DePeters in classroom

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

  • Grad student in lab

    Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

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Contact

Animal Science Main Office
2251 Meyer Hall
UC Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-1250
vmozella@ucdavis.edu

Undergraduate Advising
1202 Meyer Hall
(530) 754-7915
asac@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Advising
1249 Meyer Hall
(530) 752-2382
abggc@ucdavis.edu

Extension Software
1257 Meyer Hall
(530) 752-1278
AnimalScienceSoftware@ucdavis.edu

Website Contact
ansciweb@ucdavis.edu

Alumni Spotlight

Tiffany Bennett,

Tiffany Bennett, Animal Science and Management major, graduated In Spring 2014. She is currently working as a US Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialist K-9 at San Francisco International Airport.

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News

Ermis Kebreab
  • Ermias Kebreab & Abbas Ahmadi awarded “Development of ration formulation and enteric methane calculation software for dairy cattle in Vietnam” by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Seunghyung Lee, Silas Hung & Anne Todgham co-author " Effects of feed restriction on the upper temperature tolerance and heat shock response in juvenile green and white sturgeon" in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A
  • CONGRATULATIONS!!! To Huaijun Zhou on winning the 2016 Evonik Degussa Award for Achievement in Poultry Science
  • Sarah Adcock received the David Tuber Applied Animal Behavior award from the Animal Behavior Society. Well Done!!
  • Trish Berger, Pablo Ross, Russ Hovey, & Clayton Neumeier hosted the UCD International Scholars Group
  • Frank Mitloehner presented two talks on greenhouse gases from livestock and on air pollutants from fermented feeds at the “Beef Methane Conference” at the University of Nebraska; his work also picked up on an NPR broadcast
  • Francine Bradley taught Game Fowl Health Assurance Continuing Education Classes in Tulare, Lodi, & American Canyon
  • Alison Van Eenennaam presented “The Current and Future Uses of Biotechnology in Animal Agriculture”, Ensminger University Conference, in Honduras

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Events

Picnic Day

Spring Awards BBQ
June 02, 2016
Location: Putah Creek Lodge

Graduate Commencement Reception
June 09, 2016
Location: 2154 Meyer Hall

Undergraduate Commencement Reception
June 10, 2016
Location: Meyer Hall Breezeway

Horse Barn, Production Sale
June 18, 2016
Location: Horse Barn Arena

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Seminars

Upcoming Seminar

Kristan Reed

May 31, 2016

Kristan Reed will give a talk about “Modeling Nutrient Use in Dairy Cattle to Develop Low Nitrogen Dairy Systems” during the noon seminar on Monday May 31, 2016 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room 2154 Meyer Hall. Reed is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal science, University of California Davis.

Past Seminar

Marla McPherson Photo

May 23, 2016

Marla McPherson gave a talk about “Cytogenomic Investigations of Marek's Disease Herpesvirus in Chicken: The Role of Virus‐host Interaction in Vaccine Protection and Genotype Resistance” during the noon seminar on Monday May 23, 2016 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room 2154 Meyer Hall. McPherson is a graduate student in Integrative Genetics and Genomics Graduate Group at Department of Animal science, University of California Davis.
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