Beef Unit

Rollins Beef Cattle Unit


The beef cattle unit maintains over 500 acres of pasture to support two herds of cattle.  The registered Angus herd consists of approximately 100 cows, is well recognized within the breed for excellence.  An additional commercial crossbred herd is also maintained.  These animals are used extensively in the teaching and research program.  Students also gain experience working with cattle through the work program.  The beef cattle unit is also the home of the Berry Farms – Angus Beef, student-operated enterprise.