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Texas Animal Health Commission Coming to Sulphur Springs

The TAHC or Texas Animal Health Commission is relocating it’s office from Mount Pleasant to an office on College St. in Sulphur Springs, effective March 1st, 2019. This organization is responsible primarily for the eradication of insects that danger livestock in the state of Texas. Orginating in 1893 to address the then fever tick problem, the organization has grown statewide to include six regional offices that works to protect the health of livestock including the following:

Cattle
Swine
Poultry
Sheep
Goats
Equine family animals
Exotic livestock

 

The following is the official press release from the TAHC website:


AUSTIN –Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) relocated its Mount Pleasant Region Office to Sulphur Springs on March 1, 2019. This move facilitates long-term cost savings and strategically positions TAHC’s regional personnel to more effectively fulfill the agency’s mission of protecting the health and marketability of Texas’ livestock, exotic livestock and domestic and exotic fowl.


The new office is located at 1400 College St., Suite 133, Sulphur Springs,
TX 75482, with Dr. Hank Hayes serving as Region Director and Bill Curry as the Supervising Inspector. At this time the region will become Sulphur Springs, or simply SS, on maps and other agency
documents. TAHC veterinarians, livestock inspectors
and support personnel will continue to be available throughout the region to work with producers and livestock markets to meet area and local needs. For questions concerning this move, please contact your current region office or the Central Office at 800-550-8242.

Author: Chad Young

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