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.


  • Spring 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.
  • CT Horse Symposium

    Registration is now open for the CT Horse Symposium which will be held on Saturday, March 3rd in the Horsebarn Hill Arena.  Learn more and sign up for the day at the link above!
  • Spring Practicum Registration Open

    We're looking forward to the spring semester and that includes horseback riding!  Students can register for the spring practicum session at horsepracticum.uconn.edu.  The mandatory practicum meeting with be held on Thursday, January 18th at 7 pm in the W.B. Young Building, Room 100.
  • Robotic Milkers at UConn

    The Kellogg Dairy Center is getting an upgrade!  Automatic robotic milking is coming to UConn!  Learn more at the link above.
  • Current Animal Science Research at UConn

    Read more about the current research in the UConn Department of Animal Science above!
  • August 2017 ANSC Newsletter

    The fall 2017 newsletter is here!  Click the link above to see what's happening in the Deptartment of Animal Science!
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduates many opportunities to conduct research outside of the classroom in a variety of areas. Animal Science labs are currently researching with the help of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Fall 2017 ANSC Seminar Schedule

    The fall 2017 seminar schedule is posted above!  Join us on Fridays for informative seminars related to topics in animal science.
  • UConn Horses for Sale

    The UConn Department of Animal Science offers a limited number of horses for sale throughout the year. There are several horses currently for sale
  • UConn Morgans

    The Department of Animal Science has a longstanding tradition of breeding, training and showing Morgan horses.

    The Department of Animal Science has created a web page that offers a condensed version of information on the history of Morgan horses at UConn.

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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