Department of Animal Sciences, Oklahoma State University
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The Animal Science Department at Oklahoma State University has research projects concerning most of the major species of farm animals in Oklahoma and the products of the animals. Most of the researchers in the Department have joint appointments and also teach or conduct extension programs. In the Animal Science Department there are nine researchers with an emphasis on beef cattle, one in dairy cattle, three in swine, one in horses, one in poultry, and three in animal products. Currently these scientists are conducting research in more than twenty different projects.
Interdisciplinary research within the Department is the norm. Cooperative research projects are also conducted with scientists in other departments in the Division of Agriculture and in other Colleges in the University. In addition, researchers in the Department participate in regional research projects to seek solutions to problems that require resources and expertise that are not available in one state.