Welcome to Animal Science Extension at N.C. State University

There are four sections within Animal Science that are part of the Cooperative Extension Service. They are Animal Husbandry, Dairy Extension, Swine Husbandry, and Horse Husbandry. Each section operates within their area of expertise,  but often there are overlapping interests.

Animal Husbandry

4-H Small Animals
4-H Youth Livestock Programs
Meat Goats
NC Beef Cattle Improvement Program (Bull Tests)
Ruminant Nutrition and Management
Amazing Grazing


Dairy Extension

Milking Management and Mastitis Control
Dairy Herd Improvement Records
4H Dairy Youth Programs
Alternative Production Systems
Waste Management
Dairy Goats

Swine Husbandry

Nutrition and Feeding
Breeding and Genetics
Economic Resources
Waste Management, Water Quality and Odor
AI and Reproduction
Hog Health and Worker Safety

Horse Husbandry

Nutrition and Feeding
Forage Grazing Programs
Selection and Evaluation
Farm Management
Breeding and Reproduction
Regional Equine Information Network System
Adult Short Courses and Clinics
4H Horse Youth Programs

NC State Livestock Science Camp

NC State Livestock Science Camp