Auburn University will open its new Poultry and Animal Nutrition Center in the College of Agriculture on November 16. The facility covers 12,500 square feet, is three levels high and cost $7.1 million to build and stock.


Donald Conner, head of the department of poultry science, said the center would be used as a feed mill for chickens and other animals, where various diets and recipes for animal feed would be designed through the conversion of ingredients like corn and soybeans into animal feed pellets. It will also serve as a teaching center where students can apply their research firsthand.