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Animal Health, Indiana State Board of

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Aug, 2020


Animals have contributed a lot to Indiana's history, providing food, income, recreation, assistance and companionship to millions of Hoosiers everyday. State lawmakers recognized the value of those relationships in 1889, when they created the office of the State Veterinarian and the Livestock Sanitary Commission. Today, that commission, now known as the Board of Animal Health (BOAH), operates under the direction of an 11-member Board of animal industry professionals who meet quarterly to set agency policy. While the original mission to prevent and suppress contagious and infectious diseases among the livestock, has not changed in over 100 years, the scope of BOAH's work has expanded

Subject:   Government - US States Science & Health Animals,  Cattle trade ,  Livestock Food

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