Texas Tech University

Animal & Food Sciences

Discovering Solutions, Empowering Students, Serving Society

Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The department is home to approximately 2500 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students. It is housed in a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility which features five specialized teaching and research labs, the largest retail meat cooler on a university campus and a retail store, Raider Red Meats Cafe.

Many faculty members are leading researchers in their respective fields, including food science, food safety, muscle biology, nutrition, animal wellbeing, human-animal interactions, breeding and genetics, physiology and with specialties in cattle, horse, sheep & goats, swine, and canine.

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Animal & Food Sciences