Firms that Employ ANSC Graduates

Yet another way to develop an appreciation for the breadth of employment opportunities for Animal Science graduates is to consider the type of firms or enterprises that employ our graduates. Many of these firms have multi-national holdings and opportunities. A few are listed below:

General Employment Opportunities

  • Agricultural Foundations
  • Animal Boarding/Training Auctions/Order
  • Buying Firms
  • Companion Animal Services
  • Computer Services
  • Consultants
  • Employment Services
  • Farms and Ranches
  • Feed Companies
  • Financial/Investment Services
  • Food Processing/Preparation
  • Individual Proprietors
  • Livestock Equipment Services
  • Livestock Firms
  • News/Printers/Advertising Media
  • Poultry Operations
  • Research Laboratories
  • Systems Analysis
  • Veterinary Practices

Commercial Operations

  • Agway
  • American Cyanamid Co.
  • Anchor Laboratories
  • Canine Fence Company
  • Cargill, Inc.
  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
  • Cutter Animal Health Labs
  • Dow Chemical U.S.A.
  • Eastern Artificial Insemination,Inc.
  • Elanco Products Co.
  • Genex Corporation
  • Hoffman La-Roche
  • International Minerals Corporation
  • Merck Animal Health Division
  • Monsanto
  • MoorMan's
  • Occidental Chemical Co.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
  • Purina Mills
  • Rochelle Laboratories, Inc.
  • Ralston
  • Salsbury Laboratories, Inc.
  • Select Sires, Inc.
  • Southern States Feed
  • Syntex Agribusiness, Inc.
  • Tuco Div. of the Upjohn Co.
  • W. R. Grace

Animal Product Firms

  • Armour & Co.
  • A. Salmon & Sons
  • Beatrice Foods Co.
  • CoPaCo
  • Durkee Industrial Foods
  • Erie Casein Company
  • Excell Beef Processors
  • Farmland Industries
  • Farmland Meat Co.
  • FIDCO (Nestle's)
  • Greenwood Packing Co.
  • Iowa Beef Processing
  • Jimmy Dean Company
  • Kraft Inc.
  • Kroger Company
  • Louis Rich
  • Meat Grading Service, U.S.D.A.
  • Oscar Mayer & Co.
  • Perri Sausage Co.
  • Quality Control Office, U.S.D.A.
  • Russer Foods
  • Tyson Foods
  • Stop & Shop Supermarkets
  • Union Carbide, Viscase
  • Con Agra
  • Wendy's International

Biotechnology Companies in Connecticut

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Agrotek Inc.
  • AMF Cuno
  • AnaLabs Inc.
  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Bayer
  • Biopolymers Inc.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Charle's River Laboratories
  • Cheseborough-Ponds
  • International Biotech.
  • Miles Laboratories Inc.
  • Molecular Diagnostics Inc.
  • Novo Laboratories Inc.
  • Olin Research Center
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Stauffer Chemical Co.
  • University Genetics

Livestock Association/Societies

  • American Angus Association
  • American Dairy Goat Association
  • American Goat Society
  • American Hampshire Sheep Association
  • American Hereford Association
  • American Morgan Horse Association
  • American Paint Horse Association
  • American Quarter Horse Association
  • American Saddlebred Horse Association
  • Shetland Pony Club
  • American Simmental Association, Inc.
  • American Southdown Breeders Association
  • American Suffolk Sheep Society
  • Appaloosa Horse Club, Inc.
  • Ayrshire Breeders Association
  • Brown Swiss Cattle Breeders of USA
  • Chester White Swine Record Association
  • Holstein Association of America
  • Int. Brangus Breeders Assoc. Inc.
  • National Spotted Swine Record, Inc.
  • Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders
  • The Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.

Government Agencies

  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Joint Council on Food & Agricultural Sciences
  • National Research Council
  • Secondary & Post-Secondary Schools
  • State Animal Health Inspector Offices
  • State & County Extension Education Offices
  • State Departments of Agriculture
  • State Food Sanitation Control Offices
  • State Research Agencies
  • State Universities & Colleges
  • U.S.D.A Meat Research Lab
  • U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service
  • U.S.D.A. Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
  • U.S.D.A. Center for Veterinary Medicine
  • U.S.D.A. Cooperative State Extension Systems
  • U.S.D.A. Food and Consumer Services
  • U.S.D.A. Food and Drug Administration

Industry Service Organizations

  • American Humane Association
  • American Meat Institute
  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • Association of Agricultural Consultants
  • Association of American Veterinary Colleges
  • Dairy Industry Councils
  • Farm Bureau
  • Food Products Association
  • Heifer Project International
  • Humane Societies - local & regional
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • Milk Promotion Services
  • National Cattlemen's Association
  • National Dairy Council
  • National Dairy Herd Improvement Association
  • National Livestock and Meat Board
  • National Pork Producers Council
  • Poultry Science Association
  • Winrock International Livestock Research & Training Center

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