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Students at the Meat Lab

Tarleton Meat Lab

About Us

The Tarleton State University Meat Lab is a state inspected meat processing facility situated within the confines of the Tarleton Agriculture Production Complex. This facility, operated largely by graduate and undergraduate student workers, provide an avenue for custom slaughter and specialty meat items through retail sales to clientele of Erath and surrounding counties. Student's experience in the classroom merges with the expectations of future employers by allowing them to gain an in-depth understanding of methods used in almost every agricultural career. Networking, research/ industry techniques, and leadership are just a few of the approaches that instructors at the Tarleton Meat Lab and Animal Science Department utilizes in preparing our students for the future.

Hours of Operation:

Currently by appointment only. Call 254-968-9204