Farms & Facilities

...supporting the teaching, research and outreach missions of the Department of Animal Science.

Animal Use Form Pavilion

Anthony Hall

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 also is located in Anthony Hall.  

Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building

Offices and laboratories for some Animal Science members of the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program (RDSP) are located in ISTB.

Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education

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. "The Pav" is utilized for hands-on teaching, judging and evaluation, and other livestock activities.

South Campus Teaching and Research Centers

South Campus Animal Farms (SCAF) Director: Faith Cullens

Teaching and Research Centers for dairy cattle, beef cattle and beef cow-calf, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses are conveniently located within three miles of central campus.

Effective immediately, south campus animal farms are closed to tours and unauthorized visitors to protect the health of dedicated individuals who care for the animals. 

Other Off-campus Livestock Facilities

ANS Missions

The Department of Animal Science incorporates its facilities into the three mission areas: teaching, research, and outreach. For more information, contact Dr. Dale Rozeboom, Associate Chair for Farm Operations and Stakeholder Relations.

Animals and Human Subjects at MSU

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

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