MBAH Regulations

Organization of the Board of Animal Health


Chapter 01

Public Records Request Procedure


Chapter 02

Procedure for Oral Proceedings on Rule-Making


Chapter 03

Procedure for Issuing Declaratory Opinion


Chapter 04

Animal Care Fund


Chapter 05



Chapter 06

Chronic Wasting Disease


Chapter 07

Disposition of Dead Animals


Chapter 08

Livestock Dealers


Chapter 09

Livestock Sales


Chapter 10

Equine Infectious Anemia


Chapter 11

Exotic Livestock


Chapter 12

Entry Requirements


Chapter 13



Chapter 14

Psittacosis Control


Chapter 15

Reportable Diseases


Chapter 16

Scrapie Eradication


Chapter 17



Chapter 18

Animal Rabies Control


Chapter 19

Bovine Trichomoniasis Control


Chapter 20

Approved Veterinarians


Chapter 21

Quarantine and Stand-still Orders

Regulations – Chapter 15 – Reportable Diseases

Scope of Rules


The Mississippi Board of Animal Health elects to participate in the National Animal Health Reporting System (NAHRS) which is designed to report, on a state by state basis, diseases which have an impact on the ability of the United States to export animals and meat products to other countries. Participating in the NAHRS program certifies to other countries that the State of Mississippi has the ability to monitor and control diseases that have an impact on the livestock and poultry industry in Mississippi .

(Adopted June 9, 1999.)

Source: Miss. Code Ann . §69-15-3.


Therefore, the Mississippi Board of Animal Health hereby adopts the “Office International des Epizooties (OIE) List A and B Diseases”, Covid-19, Chronic Wasting Disease, Tularemia, Plague, Canine Brucellosis, West Nile Virus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Equine Viral Arteritis, Equine Herpes Myelitis, Equine Strangles, Bovine Trichomoniasis, Undiagnosed mortality events, Undiagnosed neurological diseases of livestock, Abortion Storms of livestock, Vesicular Diseases of Livestock, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea & Delta Corona Virus of Swine, as reportable to the State Veterinarian by licensed veterinarians and diagnostic laboratories.

Adopted June 9, 1999. Amended September 5, 2002. Amended October 20, 2014; Amended August 5, 2016; Amended February 15, 2021; Amended November 11, 2022.

Source: Miss. Code Ann . §69-15-3.