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Mississippi Board of Animal Health

Mississippi Board of Animal Health

James Watson, D.V.M., Director

P.O. Box 3889 / Jackson, MS 39207
Telephone: 601.359.1170
Toll Free Telephone: 888.646.8731 
Fax: 601.359.1177


The Board of Animal Health was created by the Mississippi Legislature, Section 69-15-9, Mississippi Code of 1972, and given plenary power to deal with all contagious and infectious diseases of animals as in the opinion of the board may be prevented, controlled, or eradicated, and with full power to make, promulgate, and enforce such rules and regulations as may be necessary to control, eradicate and prevent those diseases.

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