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Department of Animal Sciences

Our mission is to discover and communicate knowledge about animals and their products, including their role and impact on society and the environment. The delivery of this mission is directed to the students of The Ohio State University, the scientific community, stakeholders of the Department, and others who are interested in animals used for food and fiber production, recreation, and companion purposes.


  • The Waldock Brothers Award recognizes an Outstanding Senior in Animal Sciences based on criteria including scholarship, leadership, and service to the Department of Animal Sciences, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University and the communities...

  • Criteria for selection will include demonstrated commitment and service to the beef cattle industry. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a passion for the areas of beef breeding, genetics, and reproduction. Additional considerations will include academic performance,...

  • Dr. Michael Lilburn was awarded the 2016 Charles Beard Research Excellence Award January 26 from the US Poultry and Egg Association. The recognition took place at the International Poultry Scientific Forum at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, GA.


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