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Department of Animal Sciences


Manager of Operations at McGregor Research Center

The 6,372 acre McGregor Research Center that serves as a beef cattle research station, providing a platform for long-term, large-scale projects with beef cows, stocker cattle, and confinement growing and finishing cattle. It supports an average cow herd of 900 cows, and the capability to graze 400 to 1,000 stocker calves dependent upon precipitation and season. Confinement-feeding facilities can support up to 600 head in commercial-style, soil-surfaced large pens. A Calan® gate facility with 120 individual gates, arranged in 30 pens of 4 each, and a GrowSafe® bunk system capable of supporting 180 head (one time) are available for detailed data collection.

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