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Animal/Equine Science - Food Animal Emphasis

Do you have an interest in livestock production? Murray State’s animal science major with a food animal emphasis may be the right path for you. Gain experience in production systems while receiving in-depth knowledge of animal breeding and genetics, nutrition, reproduction, anatomy and physiology, animal evaluation and selection, disease control and sanitation. As you move through your college career, you can take advanced courses to push your knowledge even further.

Hutson School of Agriculture

Department of animal and equine science

Degrees offered


Average class size

30-45; upper level: 10-15


Main campus

Clubs and Internships

As a member of Murray State’s Block and Bridle Club, you’ll be able to attend livestock events as well as meet your peers within the department of animal and equine science and other students within the Hutson School of Agriculture.

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