• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Quick Links

Contact

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

Undergraduate Advising
(Prospective Student Tours)
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

Student Spotlight

Lucydalila Cedillo, Animal Science Major, graduated Spring 2016. She is the recipient of the 2016 University Medal. The University Medal recognizes a graduating senior for excellence in undergraduate studies, outstanding community service and the promise of future scholarship and contributions to society. She has accepted an offer of admission to Harvard University’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. 

Read her amazing story from growing up in a tough neighborhood to being accepted as a PhD graduate student at Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

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News

Jim Murray in Philadelphia
  • Jim Murray spoke at the annual American Chemical Society meeting in Philadelphia
  • Welcome Jaime Sanchez to the beef barn! Jaime has extensive beef & sheep experience & has served on fair livestock boards. We look forward to working with him
  • Alison Van Eenennaam & Pablo Ross filmed with NPR’s Science Friday for an upcoming segment on the gene edited Holstein bulls that were developed by Recombinetics as part of a USDA-funded grant
  • Richard Blatchford’s backyard flock study was featured on the Poppy Corners Urban Farm blog

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Events

Horse Day 2015

Horse Day 2016
October 22, 2016
Location: Horse Barn Arena

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Seminars

Upcoming Seminar

Charles Weems

Charles Weems will give a talk about "Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy: Ewe and Cow" during the noon seminar on Monday, Aug 29, 2016 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room 2154 Meyer Hall. Charles Weems is an Emeritus Professor of Animal Science at Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA.

Past Seminar

Nurit Argov-Argaman

August 18, 2016

Nurit Argov-Argaman gave a talk about "Milk Fat Globule Size; New Opportunities for Increasing the Biological Value of Milk and Dairy Products" during the noon seminar on Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room 2154 Meyer Hall. Nurit Argov-Argaman is a Lecturer at Department of Animal Science, and the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural Feed and Environmet, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Restricted Acces. Password Protected.
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