OSU Sheep Center Animal Health and Safety

The OSU Sheep Center is located on 600 acres of hillside pastures four miles west of campus on Oak Creek Drive. The center maintains a 60-ewe breeding flock for research and teaching. The Sheep Center adheres to the strictest policies to provide the...read more

Facilities

Barns and pastures

The Sheep Center is located on 600 acres of hillside pastures four miles west of campus on Oak Creek Drive. The center maintains a 60-ewe breeding flock for research projects. Research has focused primarily on using genetic variation to increase efficiency of commercial lamb production. Other research involves rumen toxicology. The sheep barn has facilities for animal handling, lambing, and group feeding trials.

In addition to research, the sheep center is also utilized for teaching and extension work. During lambing, it is a popular destination for school children and other...read more

For Students

Animal sciences courses offered by OSU

Research and Extension

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