• 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
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

Scenes from Undergrad Commencement
  • Scenes from Undergrad Commencement
  • Frank Mitloehner interviewed for the NPR Marketplace show discussing the story: “What would happen if China put itself on a diet?”
  • Cassandra Tucker presented at the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare in Manhattan, Kansas; she highlighted the work of her graduate student, Gabbi Simon: a website providing training for cow-calf health and handling assessment
  • Silas Hung gave two invited seminars at the Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Sassari, SASSARI, Italy
  • Francine Bradley visited the President of the Canada Branch of WPSA, Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner  & toured the Poultry Research facilities at the Univ of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon
  • Cassandra Tucker spoke at the 9th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well Being in Montreal, Quebec about “From the lab to life: taking research findings into the world”
  • Frank Mitloehner presented at the Beef Industry Pasture to Plate RDN Tour in Coalinga and at the Zoetis Dairy Leaders Summit in San Diego
  • Richard Blatchford presented animal welfare issues of meat birds at the California Poultry Federation's Annual Quality Assurance Program
  • Alison Van Eenennaam spoke on a panel of “The Future of Meat” at the Breakthrough Institute Dialog in Sausalito

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Events

Picnic Day

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

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Seminars

Past Seminar

Kristan Reed

May 31, 2016

Kristan Reed gave 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.
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