UCD dairy department awaits new facilities
Samantha Eisner, an animal science major at UC Davis, says hello to one of her four-legged charges at the UC Davis Dairy Barn. The dairy is scheduled to be moved from its current home east of Aggie Stadium, near the Tercero residence halls, sometime by mid-2016. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
The UC Davis Dairy Teaching and Research Facility may soon be moved and receive some long-awaited upgrades.
The facility occupies 10 acres — five of which are for feed storage and barn corrals, the other five of which are for grazing for a herd of about 200 head. The dairy is scheduled to be moved to one of several locations by mid-2016, UCD officials say.
Two possible locations, each about 14 acres, have been named so far. Dan Sehnert, animal facilities coordinator for the department of animal science said ... Continue Reading