Auburn Lambert-Powell Meats Laboratory

The Auburn University Lambert-Powell Meats Lab is a state of the art teaching, research & extension facility supporting a variety of activities in the areas of meat quality, meat processing & food safety for the Department of Animal Sciences.

About Us

Meats Lab Facilities

The Lambert-Powell Meats Laboratory is a short drive from the main campus close to the intersection of Wire Road and Shug Jordan Parkway.

About Us

The Auburn University Lambert-Powell Meats Lab is a state-of-the-art teaching, research and extension facility supporting a variety of activities in the Department of Animal Sciences. Several undergraduate courses utilize the unit each semester for demonstrations and hands-on laboratories. Faculty and graduate students conduct research in the areas of meat quality, meat processing and food safety.

The Lambert-Powell Meat Lab is a fully meat processing facility inspected by the Alabama Department of Ag and Industries Meat Inspection Office as well as the Alabama Department of Public Health. This facility often serves not only for student training but also for inspection personnel.

Products produced under inspection are available to the general public in the Retail Sales Room which is open from 2-5 p.m. on Thursdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays. There is a variety of fresh pork and beef as well as bacon, different varieties of sausage, and, on occasion, a selection of barbecue, smoked brisket and hams.

The Lambert-Powell Meat Laboratory is under the management of Barney Wilborn. Tours are available by appointment only.  Prospective students should contact the College of Agriculture Student Services Office to arrange a campus visit.

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Beef Teaching Center

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Meats Lab

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Meats Lab Facilities

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Contact

Auburn Meats Lab
500 Shug Jordan Parkway
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
(334) 844-1566

Hours of Operation
2-5 p.m. Thursday
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday
Closed on university holidays

News & Lab Research 

Auburn Fresh Cut Meat Sales

Products produced under inspection are available to the general public in the Retail Sales Room which is open from 2-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday. There is a variety of fresh pork and beef as well as bacon, different varieties of sausage, and on occasion, a selection of BBQ, smoked brisket and hams.

Retail Sales Price List

Please see the following list for a price reference.

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AU Meat Lab Price List (PDF)

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Catering Services & Sausage Holiday Boxes

No catering or holiday box services available at this time.

Directions

From Exit 51/South College Street:

  • Travel 1.5 miles north on South College St. Turn left onto AL-267/Shug Jordan Parkway.
  • Travel 1 mile on AL-267/Shug Jordan Parkway. Turn right into the BTU driveway.

From Atlanta:

  • Take I-85 South toward Montgomery.
  • Take Exit 51 Auburn/US Hwy 29.
  • At the end of the ramp, bear right onto US-29/South College St.
  • Follow directions above from Exit 51/South College St.

From Birmingham:

  • Take US-280 East for approximately 105 miles
  • Turn right onto Hwy 147 toward Auburn for 2.9 miles
  • Turn right onto AL-267/Shug Jordan Parkway for 4.1 miles. BTU is on the left approximately 0.2 miles after the Wire Road intersection.

From Dothan:

  • Take AL-53/US-231 North for 43 miles.
  • Bear right onto AL-93 for 6.7 miles.
  • Take right onto AL-201 (over tracks) for 1.6 miles.
  • Take right onto AL-15/US-29 for 28.1 miles.
  • Take right onto AL-15/Martin Luther King Blvd./S. Rooney St./US-29 for 22.2 miles.
  • Take right onto US-80 East/US-29 North/AL-81 North for 16.6 miles.
  • Turn left onto AL-267/Shug Jordan Parkway.
  • Travel 1 mile on AL-267/Shug Jordan Parkway. Turn right into the BTU driveway.

From Mobile:

  • Take I-65 North toward Montgomery.
  • Take I-85 North to Exit 51 (US Hwy29).
  • From exit ramp, turn left onto US29/AL147 South College Street.
  • Follow directions above from Exit 51/South College St.

From Montgomery:

  • Take I-85 North to Exit 51 (US Hwy29).
  • From exit ramp, turn left onto US29/AL147 South College Street.
  • Follow directions above from Exit 51/South College St.