Fri, April 28, 20178:20 AM - 3:20 PM
TO: All Interested Parties
FROM: Dr. Melissa Yates, Assistant State Veterinarian/NPIP Administrator
SUBJECT: Licensing of Private Blood Testers for Pullorum-Typhoid of Poultry
Poultry Blood Testing Schools have been scheduled for (Wednesday) April 12th in Batesville, (Friday) April 21st in Harrison and (Friday) April 28th in Little Rock.
The school in Little Rock will be held at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Auditorium, 2301 South University, located between UALR and 12th Street. Registration for the Little Rock school will begin at 8:20 am with class convening at 8:30 am.
All classes should end in the early to mid-afternoon. Successful completion of these testing schools will result in the issuance of a Private Blood Tester's license. The licensing schedule is as follows:
1st attendance of school - 1 year license
2nd attendance of school - 2 year license
3rd attendance of school - 5 year license
Every 5 years thereafter, payment and agreement by mail will be acceptable.
All licenses must be in consecutive order, according to the above schedule, with no disruption in attendance. A licensing fee will be due upon issuance of license - $22.00 per year. Please have exact change or money order/personal check. If more information is needed, please contact:
Dr. Melissa Yates @ 501-907-2254 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Elrod @ 501-907-2446 or email@example.com
Faye Ratthasombath @ 501-907-2258 or firstname.lastname@example.org