Facilities

Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center

The Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Centeris the home of the Poultry Science Department, the Animal Science Department and the Nutrition and Food Sciences Department. It is also the home of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition and the Intercollegiate Faculty of Food Science.

Veterinary Research Building

The Veterinary Research Building is one of Veterinary Research Buildingmany in the Veterinary Medical Complex. It is the location of many of the research laboratories in the Veterinary Pathobiology Department, many of which focus on poultry. The Poultry Science and Veterinary Pathobiology departments have five faculty members with joint appointments and benefit from joint research programs and cross-listed courses.

Poultry Health Research Laboratory

The Poultry Health Research Laboratory is Poultry Health Research Laboratorylocated in the Veterinary Medical Complex and is jointly operated by the Poultry Science Department and the Veterinary Pathobiology Department. This building is also associated with a BL-2 isolation facility.

Poultry Science Research, Teaching, and Extension Center

The Poultry Science Research, Teaching, Poultry Science Research, Teaching, and Extension Centerand Extension Center (“The Farm”) is located on campus, less than a mile from the Kleberg Center. It provides excellent facilities for all aspects of the production and processing of poultry, meat, and eggs. It also contains two classrooms and a demonstration pavilion.

Texas A&M University Electron Beam Food Research Facility

The Texas A&M University Electron Beam Texas A&M University Electron Beam Food Research FacilityFood Research Facility, established May 4th, 2001, serves as the research hub of the National Center for Electron Beam Food Research. The Electron Beam Food Research Facility is committed to being the leader in quality service dedicated to electron beam and x-ray dose delivery for researchers from industry, academia and government.

USDA Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center

The USDA Southern Plains AgriculturalUSDA Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center Research Center (“SPARC”) is the home of the Food and Feed Safety Unit that conducts a wide variety of research programs involving poultry. There are numerous joint research projects between the Poultry Science Department and USDA-SPARC. USDA scientists also serve on the Poultry Science Department’s Graduate Faculty and several Poultry Science Department students and post-docs train in USDA-SPARC laboratories

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