The Department of Animal Science is located in Anthony Hall on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.


  • From highways US-127 or I-496 exit onto TROWBRIDGE ROAD.
  • Drive EAST on TROWBRIDGE road to the stop light at the intersection of TROWBRIDGE and HARRISON roads. This is the entrance to MSU.
  • Continue EAST on TROWBRIDGE road for 0.5 miles. The road will turn to the LEFT and continues NORTH as RED CEDAR road.
  • Immediately after the turn you will pass a multilevel parking structure on your right. This ramp has some metered visitor parking.
  • Continue NORTH on RED CEDAR road through the traffic circle at WILSON ROAD to the stop light at SOUTH SHAW LANE.
  • Turn RIGHT and drive EAST on SOUTH SHAW LANE.
  • Visitor parking is also available in the first parking lot on the LEFT (north) side of SOUTH SHAW LANE.
  • Continue EAST. ANTHONY HALL is located on the RIGHT (south) side of the road at the intersection of FARM LANE and SOUTH SHAW LANE.
  • The gated parking lot immediately across the street (NORTH) from Anthony Hall is not available for visitor parking during normal business hours. However, this lot is normally open to visitor parking on weekends and after 6 pm weekdays. The entrance to this lot is located along NORTH (west-bound) SHAW LANE.

Excellent teaching and research facilities are available in Anthony Hall and the adjacent Meat Science Laboratory. There are specialized laboratories for behavior and animal welfare, immunogenetics, molecular genetics, quantitative genetics, molecular reproductive endocrinology, molecular virology, meats and growth biology, protein metabolism, microbiology, forage analysis, toxicology, comparative nutrition, ruminant metabolism and reproductive physiology.

The MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education (PALE) is a 100,000 plus sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility containing an exhibit hall, livestock arena, auditorium and class rooms. It is utilized for hands-on teaching, judging and evaluation, and other livestock activities. Teaching and research farm facilities for dairy cattle, beef, swine, sheep, poultry, horses and mink are conveniently located within three miles of central campus.

Other off-campus livestock facilities include the Kellogg Biological Station Dairy Center, Lake City Beef Cattle Forage Facility and, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Chatham Dairy and Beef Experiment Station.




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