Cassandra B. Tucker

Cassandra Tucker

Position Title

Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

2109 Meyer Hall

Research Interests

Animal welfare

I am interested in animals that we raise for food and research in my lab primarily focuses on cattle, both dairy and beef. I am interested in motivated students with long-term career goals connected to food and agriculture.  

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Animal Behavior
  • Animal Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Animal Management and Welfare


  • ANS 104 Domestic Animal Behavior, Fall
  • ANS 106 Domestic Animal Behavior- Lab, Winter
  • ANB 298 Advanced Animal Welfare, Winter, odd years

Field Sites

  • UC Davis Dairy
  • Collaboration with AgResearch Ltd in New Zealand
  • UC Davis beef unit
  • Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center


  • 1998 BS University of California, Davis
  • 2003 PhD University of British Columbia


For a list of recent publications, please see my google scholar profile