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

B.S. Animal & Veterinary Science: Production

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

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

The Science of Production

Raising and managing animals for meat, milk and other products requires specialized livestock knowledge and business savvy. Learn both through the study of animal science topics like reproduction and nutrition while earning your education in the meat science lab and animal centers, with hands-on experiences with purebred cows and Suffolk ewes.

Fast Facts

  • Access to the Meat Science Laboratory
  • Beef center with over 50 purebred cows
  • Sheep center with over 100 breeding ewes
  • On-campus labs and animal research centers
  • Intern at the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center
  • Livestock Production Manager
  • Research Technician
  • Consultant
  • Business Owner
  • Sales Representative


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: Production, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • volunteer at a county fair
  • work for a farm or ranch

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
  • Beef center
  • Dairy center
  • Sheep center
  • Reproduction physiology labs
  • Study abroad in Taiwan, Mexico, or Australia
  • Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center
  • Beef Feedlot
  • Ranch
  • Agribusiness Club
  • Student Idaho Cattle Association
  • Block and Bridle
  • Livestock and Meats Judging Teams