Oklahoma State University

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OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

Stillwater, Oklahoma


Key Dairy Activities:

1. Oklahoma FFA Interscholastics Dairy Judging Contest
2. Southern National Holstein Show
3. Annual Oklahoma Dairy Producers Association Meeting and Judging Contest

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: No
# Dairy Science Students: 30
# Animal Science/Dairy: 20
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 10
Percent going to vet school: 43%
Percent in ag research: 12%

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 90
Breed(s): Holstein and Jersey
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: No
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes
Courses: Dairy Cattle Science, Animal Reproduction, Animal Breeding, Farm and Agribusiness Management, Applied Animal Nutrition, Growth and Performance, Dairy Cattle Judging, Livestock Carcass Evaluation, Processing Dairy Foods

Travel Opportunities:

Students enrolled in our Dairy Cattle Science class will tour farms that range in size of 100 cattle to 10,000 cattle. The Dairy Science Club participates in the Mid-West American Dairy Science Association Studetn Affiliate Division meeting and the National ADSA meeting. There are also study abroad courses in Italy and Ireland with Dr. Spicer.

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