Farms and Facilities

Sheep Farm

Excellent teaching and research facilities are available in Anthony Hall and the adjacent Meat Science Laboratory. Specialized laboratories are set up for work in behavior and animal welfare, immunogenetics, molecular genetics, quantitative genetics, molecular reproductive endocrinology, molecular virology, meats and growth biology, protein metabolism, microbiology, forage analysis, toxicology, comparative nutrition, ruminant metabolism and reproductive physiology. The MSU Dairy Store is also located in Anthony Hall. 

The MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education (PALE) is a 100,000 plus sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility containing an exhibit hall, livestock arena, auditorium and class rooms. It is utilized for hands-on teaching, judging and evaluation, and other livestock activities. Teaching and Research Centers for dairy cattle, beef cattle and beef cow-calf, swine, sheep, poultry, horses, and mink, and the animal air quality research facility are conveniently located within three miles of central campus.

Rob West is the South Campus Teaching and Research Centers general manager.

Other off-campus livestock facilities are located at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, the Lake City Reseach Center, and the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center.