Animals

Image of the week

  uconnanimalscience The first foal of the season is here! A sassy chestnut filly by UC Domination and out of Friend Charity Rose. (Please remember that the barns are still closed. Mares and foals will be viewable by the public in early summer!) @uconnequine @uconn @uconncahnr #uconnanimalscience #lifeonthehill #thisisanimalscience

CAHNR in the news

The Daily Campus recently highlighted the research of Associate Professor Dennis D’Amico of the Department of Animal Science. Through the D’Amico Microbiology Laboratory, his research group studies dairy science, in particular the production of cheese. VKTRY Gear, a Connecticut company, announced the results of a study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) on insoles […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

UConn cow herd ranked fifth among U.S. Colleges and Universities The Department of Animal Science‘s dairy cow herd was ranked fifth in the country among College and University herds by the Holstein Association. The ranking is calculated by Breed Age Average (BAA) value, which provides a way to compare the score of an animal — […]