The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission was created by Act 87 of 1963. The Commission has full authority for the control, suppression, and eradication of livestock and poultry diseases and pests, and supervision of livestock and poultry sanitary work in this state. It has the duty for the development of the livestock and poultry industries in the state and for administering the provisions of laws and regulations pertaining to livestock and poultry. The Commission is authorized to enter into cooperative agreements with several federal agencies in matters relating to livestock and poultry disease control programs. Learn More
Notices and Important News
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY (AUGUST 15, 2023)
The Arkansas Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is pleased to announce the resumption of large animal necropsy services. This includes livestock (cattle, sheep, goats, swine), equines, and camelids.
Please contact the laboratory at 501-823-1730 before bringing large animal remains for necropsy.
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (Wild and Domestic Rabbits)