Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center
Veterinary Research Building
The Veterinary Research Building is one of many 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 Science Research, Teaching, and Extension Center
The Poultry Science Research, Teaching, and 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.
USDA Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center
The USDA Southern Plains Agricultural 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