Welcome to the Department of Animal and Range Sciences. We are dedicated to our students' education and career advancement. This is indicated by the depth of our curriculum, our investment in field laboratories, interactive class projects, and our commitment to helping students gain valuable work experience. We hope you find our website helpful. If you have any questions, please let us know.

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Animal Science

The curricula in animal science provide students with a firm foundation in the biological and natural sciences, animal breeding, reproductive physiology, nutrition, and livestock production and management. 
Three options:  Equine ScienceLivestock Management & Industry, and Science

Natural Resources & Rangeland Ecology

This program focuses on managing the interaction of livestock, and wildlife and their rangeland habitats. Emphasis is placed on soil, water and vegetation attributes which influence habitat ecology and management of livestock and wildlife. We are professionally accredited by the Society for Range Management. Two options:

We also offer the Sustainable Livestock Production Option of the interdisciplinary degree Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems.

 

2016 Steer-A-Year Program 

 

Steers are donated to the MSU Steer-a-Year program by private producers.
These steers are used for several classes at MSU and sold when finished.
This gives students an opportunity for hands-on experience in feeding cattle, and feedlot management.