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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 100-ewe breeding flock for research and teaching. The Sheep Center adheres to the strictest policies to provide...read more
Barns and pastures
The Sheep Center provides hands on experience and education for students majoring in Animal Science at Oregon State University. Located on 600 acres of hillside pastures, the center maintains a 60-ewe breeding flock for research and education 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...read more