Livestock & Poultry

Safeguarding human and animal health, assuring food safety and quality, and promoting Arkansas livestock and poultry industries for the benefit of our citizens


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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

African Swine Fever Confirmed in Dominican Republic

Arkansas State Veterinarian Approved Products

Livestock and Poultry Division (ADA-LPD) Event Registration

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Issues Important Reminder To Arkansans Acquiring Livestock From Out of State

ON-LINE Entry Permit Issuance (24/7 a Permit Number can be Issued)

Entry Requirements

Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVI)


Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (Wild and Domestic Rabbits)

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Press Release Regarding USDA Letter of Retraction of RHD Positive Finding

Questions & Answers on Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV)

Requests for Changes to Submitted and Signed Forms

Ineligibility of Samples Submitted in Expired Test Containers

What is the Arkansas Voluntary Premises Identification Number System (PIN)? Click here for program information.

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2020 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (64.7 KB)

African Swine Fever — Resources and Information

Weekly Market Summary & Cattle/Livestock Market Reports

Raising Healthy Animals

Arkansas State Veterinarian's Newsletters

First Quarter 2019 (Volume 1)

Spring — Second Quarter 2019 (Vol. 2)

Summer 2019 — 3rd Issue (Vol. 3)

Fall 2019 — 4th Issue (Vol. 4)

Winter 2020, First Quarter (Volume 5)

Spring 2020 (Volume 6)

Summer 2020 (Volume 7) 

Fall 2020 (Volume 8)

Winter 2021 (Volume 9)

Spring 2021 (Volume 10)

Supporting, Protecting, and Growing Arkansas Agriculture and Forestry
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