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Brucellosis Vaccination Free Through AR Livestock & Poultry Commission Nov. 4, 2019

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Upcoming Brucellosis Vaccination

Vaccination of heifer calves (4-12 month old) against Brucellosis is recommended and is available to you, free of charge, through the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission and USDA-APHISVS. The vaccination day will be Monday, Nov. 4 th , 2019. In case of severe weather we will reschedule.

You must pre-register for this vaccination. Please call the Hempstead County Extension Office at 870-777-5771 to pre-register or you may email Stacey Stone at srstone@uaex.edu or Sandra Kirk at skirk@uaex.edu. We need to know the following information: the closest address to your corral, the number of cattle to be vaccinated and a phone number where you can be reached on that day.

You will need proper restraint facilities, which include a head gate.

Dates to Remember:
Deadline to sign up is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
Vaccination Day is Monday, Nov.4, 2019

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your (insert appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

Contributed by Stacey R Stone
CEA-Agriculture
Hempstead County Extension Service

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