Our Teaching & Research Centers support the teaching, research, and outreach missions of the Department of Animal Science.

Animal Use Form Pavilion

Farms & Facilities

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 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.

Animals and Human Subjects at MSU

Questions about the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) can be directed to Jolene Roth.

Banner photo courtesy of Communications and Brand Strategy.

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