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Farms and Facilities

Penn State farms and facilities used for education and research in the Department of Animal Science.
P S Playmate 859 133- Sold as Lot 1 in the 100th Anniversary Penn State Angus Production Sale. Class winner for Marshall McKean at the 2012 National Junior Angus Show.

The Penn State Beef and Sheep Center is located on Orchard Road. The Center maintains an average of 75 Angus brood cows and their calves in addition to the herd sires and market cattle. Another 75 commercial Angus/Simmental cows are maintained at the Haller Farm location.

The Dairy Barns are located off of Park Avenue, directly across from Beaver Stadium. Approximately 500 animals are housed at the dairy facilities.

The Penn State Deer Research Center is located in a 22 acre fenced enclosure northeast of campus off of Big Hollow Road, and provides research and educational opportunities for students and faculty.

Penn State's Equine Facilities include two horse barns with approximately 35 stalls, an indoor arena, a round pen, and paddocks and pastures.

The 200-acre Haller Farm houses 200 head of Angus and crossbred beef cattle. Beef animals are used for education as well as genetics, nutrition, and forage research.

The 16,000 Meats Lab is equipped for conducting livestock slaughter and meat cutting and processing in support of meats teaching, research and extension.

The $6 million Poultry Education and Research Center consists of six separate buildings occupying about 50,000 square feet.

The Penn State Swine Center, with a herd of 65 sows, has about 500 animals available to contribute to teaching and research at Penn State.