- Animal Sciences
- Rangeland Sciences
About Dairy Science at OSU
Recent upgrades have made the OSU Dairy better than ever! Our new and growing herd is producing milk daily. Research and education programs keep things busy as we offer several dairy-specific classes along with numerous beef classes...read more
A fully-operational dairy with over 100 years of history
The OSU Dairy Research Center is located on 180 acres one-and-a-half miles west of campus in Corvallis, Oregon. The main barn was built in 1968 following a fire that destroyed the original barn at the current site. The OSU campus in Corvallis has had a dairy facility for over 100 years.
Many upgrades have taken place through the years to keep the facility consistent with modern dairy operations. The operation has capabilities such as pedometers to measure activity for breeding and resting time, a scale that weighs each cow twice a day, and probes and meters which measure the...read more