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Protecting the health and safety of livestock and other animals

Help ensure Louisiana raises, transports, and processes animals in ways that are healthy, safe, and secure.

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  • Buying and selling livestock

    Learn about livestock auctions and review livestock reports
  • Transporting livestock

    Move animals into and out of Louisiana safely and legally with health certificates, Coggins and equine piroplasmosis tests, and other requirements
  • Animal branding and tattoos

    Ensure you're identified as your animals' owner if they get lost or stolen
  • Bees and beekeeping

    Safely manage bee colonies and hives in Louisiana
  • Meat and poultry

    Learn about safe and humane meat processing through approved plants, inspections, and registration for meat and poultry handlers
  • File a complaint or report a violation

    Report animal, agriculture, forestry, or consumer concerns

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