The Animal Science Research Center (ASRC) covers nearly five acres, and provides the research laboratories, classrooms and offices for the research, extension and teaching faculty of the Animal Sciences Division of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). The ASRC has facilities for intensive study of livestock and laboratory animals. Abattoir and meat laboratories are located nearby. CAFNR’s South Farm, part of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, is 1,452 acres located approximately three miles southeast of campus. South Farm provides a field laboratory for scientific discovery, provides training facilities for undergraduate and graduate students, and supports educational experiences in production agriculture and basic sciences. South Farm and other Animal Sciences farms serve multiple disciplines including beef, dairy, swine, horses and poultry.