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The Department of Animal Production is one of the oldest departments of the University of Nairobi. Located at Upper Kabete Campus, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the department is also a full member of the Faculty of Agriculture Since its inception, the department has participated in the production of over 1,700 veterinarians, 2,000 agriculture graduates, 500 food technologists, 400 range managers, 600 agricultural engineers in addition to 50 Masters of Science in Animal Nutrition, Genetics and Animal Breeding and Management of Livestock production systems as well as 15 Ph.D.s in specific aspects of Animal science Academic Programmes The department offers courses in animal production to undergraduates of the faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.