Animal Industries Division
Tony Frazier, DVM
Director, Animal Industries
The Animal Industries Division, under the direction of Dr. Tony Frazier, State Veterinarian, is responsible for the administration of programs to prevent, eradicate and control diseases of livestock and poultry, as well as assuring that all meat and meat food products offered for sale to consumers are not adulterated, are wholesome, and are properly marked, labeled, and packaged.
Other responsibilities include: assuring that all animals imported into Alabama are in compliance with import requirements, administering the National Poultry Improvement Plan, providing diagnostic laboratories, and conducting epidemiological/investigation of disease outbreaks of livestock and poultry.
The duties and responsibilities of this division are administered by three sections:Animal Health/Poultry, Meat Inspection, and Diagnostic Laboratories.
Exporting animals to another country, contact USDA/APHIS/VS at 334-551-2180
Exporting animals to another state, contact the State Veterinarian in the state of destination: List of State Veterinarians
* New Packaging and Shipping Instructions: CLICK HERE * To report animal abuse and cruelty: CLICK HERE * Update on Sheep and Goat Identification and Travel Requirements CLICK HERE * Beef and Pork Processor Voluntary Listing: CLICK HERE