In 2021, five of the 10 teams housed in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences within the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources brought home a national championship.
Jillian Pfeuffer quickly fell in love with the animal science program at Texas Tech and wanted to become more involved with the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Conner Chambers recalled the day their local veterinarian came out to the ranch to check the cattle. He motioned Chambers over to show him how he was completing the pregnancy check on their cow. Grinning ear to ear with excitement, it was at that moment he knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life working with animals.
In high school I never pictured myself calling Lubbock home.
Yoder decided to come to Texas Tech University in the fall of 2020. She now counts it a blessing to cheer on the Texas Tech All-Girl Cheer team, while pursuing a degree in animal science through the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Maci Wisdom, a Peaster, Texas native, began her college career at Texas Tech University in the Fall of 2020 to pursue a degree in Animal Science with a concentration in pre-med.
Shae Suttle is now a junior animal science major with a concentration in meat science major at Texas Tech. Concluding her 2020 judging year, Texas Tech came out on top as national champions. Suttle and her team did an amazing job of upholding Texas Tech’s meat judging team’s winning reputation.
Jessica Marsh grew up in Liberty Hill, Texas and is now an animal science major at Texas Tech University. Marsh was raised on her family’s farm where she first gained her passion for agriculture through her father’s roping horses. The responsibilities the animals gave Marsh in her early childhood laid the foundation for her future endeavors.
The base of the Appalachian Mountains in Cleveland, Georgia, is not the place you would expect to find a Texas Tech Red Raider. Bucky Jackson, however, is not the typical young man.
The Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team has a reputation of winning multiple national and reserve national championship titles, but the new head coach wants more for his students than winning in the show pen.
A Panhandle native and a leading export in her field of nutrition and energetic in beef cattle has brought her expertise to Texas Tech as the new Thornton Distinguished Chair.
“It’s been great to see the growth in the department, but right now we are basically busting at the seams,” Orth said. “We need more facilities. We need more space. That’s becoming a critical issue because if we keep growing at say a 15-20 percent clip, I don’t know what we’re going to do.”
On a cold winter day in 2014, three Texas Tech animal science faculty members scribbled notes on a napkin in a Lubbock coffee shop. Their goal was to move the department beyond its traditional agriculture focus, by giving it a new and unique dimension.
The Texas Tech University Department of Animal and Food Sciences is using its new animal shelter management course […]
Spurs scraping against the porch steps, Cooper swipes off his hat and shuffles his way inside his simple ranch home. Kissing Holly on the forehead, he scoops up his baby girl and says a silent prayer of thankfulness for the life he feels blessed to live and the dream he gets to live daily.
Dog shelters sometimes get a bad rap. The negative connotation that often accompanies dog shelters makes them seem like a scary place from the outside. However, if you take a closer look, these shelters are no different from the dairy farmer or hog raiser, who is just trying to give their animals the best possible lives they can.
Born and raised in Burkburnett, Texas, Keith Easter said he is a rancher/farmer or vice versa. While […]
There is something to say about a legacy. Legacies make their mark on you and are never be forgotten. Texas Tech University gains a new legacy every year- the Masked Rider.