Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production

This unique multi-million dollar, world-class facility serves multiple applied research projects. To address the pilot scale proof of concept required for new technology, the Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production offers a large biotechnology incubator space, as well as office and boardroom facilities. A wide range of services available in this facility include seed cleaning and processing, chromatography based analysis, fermentation, and ASTM biodiesel analysis.

The Technology Access Centre offers a unique set of facilities for researchers to test and evaluate their cattle, product or new technology, including:

heated livestock centre and labs
handling and sorting facilities
tame and rotational grazing pastures
120 cow crossbred herd (Simmental Gelbvieh, Angus)
feedlot pens with a capacity for 560 head
two 85’ x 150’ feeding pens
two 110’ x 150’ feeding pens
four 45’ x 60’ feeding pens
sorting and handling pens with load out
infrared cameras

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