Mississippi Board of Animal Health

Dr. Jim Watson, State Veterinarian
Protecting the Health of Mississippi’s Livestock and Poultry

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Mississippi Board of Animal Health

Protecting the Health of Mississippi’s Livestock and Poultry

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Call: (888) 722-3106
Email: msstatevet@mdac.ms.gov

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What are the regulations for bringing animals in to Mississippi? Pets, Livestock, Cattle, Horses, Sheep/Goats, Pigs, Llamas, Poultry, Psittacine Birds, Ratites, or Exotic Livestock