• 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.

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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

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(Prospective Student Tours)
1202 Meyer Hall
(530) 754-7915
asac@ucdavis.edu

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

Extension Software
1257 Meyer Hall
(530) 752-1278
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Alumni Spotlight

Carmen Jane Boot

Carmen Jane Booth attended UC, Davis as an undergraduate from Fall of 1984 until June 1987, and then the School of Veterinary Medicine from Sept 1987 until June 1992.

Her journey began at March Air Force Base in Riverside California where she was born. Her father was in the Air Force. While he was stationed overseas and for a year after he was killed in Vietnam, her mother, sister and she lived on my grandparents’ dairy farm in Brawley, California. It was at the farm where she developed an interest in the herd health of cattle. Later they moved to Orange County. By the time she reached sixth grade, her mind was made up that she wanted to become a veterinarian. She attended High School in Orange County. Around the same time She developed a love for pet rats and in the 1980's joined a new pet rodent club, the American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association (AFRMA)...

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News

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Huaijun Zhou, Terra Kelly (GIP Program Manager), and Susan Lamont (co-PI of the GIP program) in Washington D.C

  • Huaijun Zhou attended the U.S. Government's Global Food Security Research Strategy meeting organized by The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) in Washington, DC.
  • Russ Hovey, Josephine Trott and colleagues published “Pathobiology of the 129:Stat1 -/- mouse model of human age-related ER-positive breast cancer with an immune infiltrate-excluded phenotype.” in Breast Cancer Research.
  • Alison Van Eenennaam, Mike Miller, Sean O’Rourke, Amy Young, Dan Prince and Joseph Owen published “Whole-Genome Sequencing and Concordance Between Antimicrobial Susceptibility Genotypes and Phenotypes of Bacterial Isolates Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease” in G3.
  • Frank Mitloehner presented a talk on the effectiveness of a vermifiltration (i.e. worm filter) to reduce nitrogen emissions at the Royal Dairy Field day in Washington and presented the key note speech on Livestock Climate Change Issues at the Felleskjopet Annual Convention in Oslo, Norway.
  • Francine Bradley hosted the 4-H Avian Bowl Invitational in Santa Rosa Valley, Ventura County.
  • Alison Van Eenennaam presented at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) 2017 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA and at the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Annual Meeting in Omaha, NE on “The future of genetic alteration in food animal production”.

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WELCOME

James Murray

Welcome to the Department of Animal Science
As you will see as you explore our website, our program is vibrant, diverse, and comprehensive with our research and teaching programs covering from the molecule to the ecosystem as it pertains to animals.

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Events

Horse

Horse Day 2017
Saturday October 21, 2017
Location: Horse Barn Arena
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Seminars

Pastg Seminar

Erica Scott

Erica Scott

Monday, September 18, 2017

Erica Scott gave a talk about 'Molecular Pathways Underlying Cerebellar Abiotrophy in Arabian Horses' during the Noon Seminars on Monday, Sep 18, 2017 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Erica Scott is a graduate student in the Animal Biology Graduate Group at UCD Department of Animal Science, USA. Exit Seminar.

Past Seminar

Meera Heller

Meera Heller

Monday, May 22, 2017

Meera Heller gave a talk about 'Investigation of Iodine as a Preventive Strategy for Bovine Reparatory Disease' during the Noon Seminars on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Meera Heller is an assistant professor of clinical medicine and epidemiology at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, USA.