Philosophy of the Department
To produce agricultural graduates that are adequate in learning and character and who are suitably equipped with practical skills to fit into all the niches of the agricultural sector, in and outside Nigeria, be it academic, technical or policy formulation. They are also to be able to generate/create employment.
Objectives of the Department:
(1) To impart to the students the knowledge to be able to increase the productivity of animal agriculture through the use of improved feed and feeding research
(2)To disseminate research findings on feeds and nutrition to commercial and subsistent livestock producers.
(3)To generate highly skilled manpower for the agricultural sector, research stations, universities, government establishments, the private sector and related industries (locally and internally).