Message from the Head of Department

On behalf of the Department of Animal Production, I welcome you to our websie.  The website provides a good deal of information about the department, staff, students and the teaching research and training that take place here.

The department has been in the forefront of education and traing for more than six decades and 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 Breeding and Livestock production systems as well as 15 Ph.D.s in specific aspects of Animal science.

Our diverse faculty members are highly accomplished researchers and collaborate with colleagues in other units of the College, University and across the world.  We take pride in our tradition of creating and disseminating knowledge related to animal production through research, teaching and various professional and policy contributions.

Apart from teaching, the department boasts of an interractive animal nutrition laboratory, poultry and rabbit units.  These areas provide centres for research for our post graduate and undergraduate students in addition to income generation and serving the needs of the community.

I encourage and invite you to check the resources in our website and email us with any questions.

Prof. Joseph Owino Jung'a