Michigan to sell research herd

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Michigan State University (MSU) officials announced in February that the dairy herd at the Upper Peninsula Experimental Station at Chatham would be dispersed, reports The Country Today. Research will be carried on at facilities down state. MSU has two other research herds at the MSU main campus in East Lansing and at the Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, near Kalamazoo.

Specifics are still being discussed, but the expected dispersal date for the 70 registered Holstein cows will be sometime after July 1, which is when a research project underway is expected to be finished.

Budget cuts, travel distance between research herds, and no scheduled research studies at this facility all factored into the decision.

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Source: The Country Today



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