The UW Swine Research & Teaching Center (SRTC) provides integral support for research, teaching and extension programs. This facility is dedicated to promoting a progressive swine industry in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Research is conducted to solve problems related to swine genetics, reproduction, behavior and management. Education will provide information and an opportunity to learn through first-hand experience. The facility is used in short course, undergraduate, graduate, professional and extension education.
The SRTC is an AAALAC accredited facility that houses a 250-sow breeding herd, with a total capacity of over 1,500 pigs. The center includes four animal wings, an education wing and a core support area with surgery and laboratory space; totaling over 40,000 sq.ft.