Earn a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science with an emphasis in Dairy at the University of Idaho

B.S. Animal & Veterinary Science: Dairy

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Modern Milk Production

Learn about all aspects of milk production, from the physiology of lactation to the management of a modern dairy in a program preparing you for a role in the global agriculture economy. Much of your education takes place in on-campus labs and animal centers, where you'll study animal nutrition and reproduction, farm management and other topics.

Fast Facts

  • UI’s team won “top ranking” in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
  • We have more than 100 milking Holsteins at our dairy research and teaching center
  • Reproductive physiology and agriculture-biotech labs
  • Dairy farm and milk processor internships
  • Production Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Research Technician
  • Consultant
  • Analyst


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science: Dairy, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • work for a farm
  • develop leadership skills in student office
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • On-campus dairy center
  • Dairy farm and milk processor internships
  • Beef center with purebred cows
  • Reproductive physiology and agriculture-biotech labs
  • Study abroad in Mexico, Taiwan, or France
  • On-campus Dairy Center
  • Dairy farm
  • Milk processor
  • Dairy Club
  • Pre-Vet Club
  • Agribusiness Club
  • Livestock and Dairy Judging Teams