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Virginia Tech Inaugurates Animal Research Center


In a recent news release, Virginia Tech, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced completion of livestock buildings including a poultry research and educational component.  The buildings will serve the new School of Animal Sciences representing a merger of the Departments of Animal, Poultry and Dairy Science.


The poultry facilities include 21,000 square foot of housing providing pens, work areas and feed storage for broiler and turkey research.  Poultry facilities are valued at $5 million with the entire complex costing $31 million.