Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education
Mr. John Cordeiro
Lecturer / Sheep Unit Enterprise Manager / Livestock Judging Team
Office: Sheep Unit
Sheep unit office phone: (559) 278-2804
Courses: ASCI 1 Introduction to Animal Science, ASCI 41 Sheep Production, ASCI 81 Introduction to Livestock, Meat, and Dairy Evaluation, ASCI 181 Advanced Livestock, Meat, and Dairy Evaluation, ASCI 182 Livestock Marketing & Show Management
Education: BS - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, MS - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Biography: Professor John F. Cordeiro received his B.S. and M. S. degree from Cal Poly, San
Luis Obispo. He is the sheep specialist and is in charge of the Livestock Judging
team. His primary teaching responsibilities are in the areas of Sheep Production and
Management, Livestock Evaluation and Introduction to Animal Science, In addition,
he teaches Animals & society and Livestock Marketing.
Professor Cordeiro has been teaching at the University since 1986. He has been actively involved with his students in the Red Wave Show, Fairs, sheep sales plus FFA and 4H activities.
Judging beef, sheep and swine and fairs in the state and nation has also been a major port of his outside activities. Professor Cordeiro was the recipient of the 2007 S.A.A.C Outstanding Teacher Award.