Agricultural Animal Breeding Major

Agricultural Animal Breeding prepares individuals to study and research the application of genetics and genetic engineering to the improvement of agricultural animal health, the development of new animal breeds, and the selective improvement of agricultural animal populations.

Agricultural Animal Breeding majors and degree programs generally include instruction in genetics, genetic engineering, population genetics, animal health, animal husbandry, and biotechnology.

What can you do with a major/degree in Agricultural Animal Breeding?

Completing this major/degree program, you may find yourself working for the government or a private organization in the realm of research, nutrition, and/or breeding consultant or specialist.  Your work may also lead you to study how to genetically improve farms animals relative to the anatomy and physiology of reproduction.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Agricultural Animal Breeding:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Agricultural Animal Breeding: