We provide our 400+ undergraduate students a variety of options with six areas of interest: pre-vet/pre-grad, equine science, business management, food science, animal production, and animal biotechnology. These options allow students to gain industry specific experience for a wide variety of animal-related careers.


  • Little "I" International Livestock Show

    The 89th Annual Little "I" Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, October 20th in the Horsebarn Hill Arena beginning at 8:30 AM.  See the flyer at the link above.  Intersted in sponsoring the event?  See the sponsor form here.
  • Robotic Milking Conference

    The Department of Animal Science is hosting a Robotic Milking Conference on Friday, October 26th.  Click the link above for more information and to register.  The registration deadline is Friday, October 19th.
  • UConn Beef Auction

    The UConn Beef Auction will be held on Sunday, October 21st.  Click the link above for more information!
  • UConn Morgan Drill Team Fun Show

    The 18th Annual Morgan Drill Team Fun Horse Show will be held on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 in the Horsebarn Hill Arena.  See the flyer and registration form at the link above.
  • Job Opportunity

    The Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources has an opening for a Horse Unit Manager.  Click the link above for more information and to apply.
  • August 2018 Animal Science Newsletter

    The August 2018 newsletter is here!  Read the newsletter by clicking the link above or click here to download the PDF and read past newsletters!
  • Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

    Every semester, the Department of Animal Science hosts a seminar series.  The seminars are held on Fridays at 12:20 PM and all are welcome to attend.  Click the link above to see the schedule.  See this week's seminar speaker information here.   See next week's seminar speaker information here.
  • Connecticut Wool Blankets

    Looking for the perfect gift for your graduate?  Summer wedding?  The UConn Department of Animal Science has a limited number of wool products including blankets and scarves available for purchase.  Please see the link above for more information!
  • Current Animal Science Research at UConn

    Read more about the current research in the UConn Department of Animal Science above!

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

George White Building Room 107
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu