$28.5 million College of Ag Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory opens

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 11, 2011) — The UK College of Agriculture completed a $28.5 million renovation and expansion of its Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Coldstream to better serve Kentucky’s animal agriculture industries. Improvements to the full-service animal health diagnostic facility include new wings for necropsy laboratories and administrative offices. The expansion nearly doubles the size of the previous 38,000 square foot facility. UKVDL faculty and staff handle one of the largest caseloads in the nation, seeing 60,000 clinical cases and performing an average of 4,000 necropsies each year.


Ag Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory expansion complete at Coldstream