The North Dakota State Board of Animal Health does recognize South Dakota's Animal Industry Board and Minnesota's Board of Animal Health Authorized Poultry Testing agent courses as an approved testing course. However, once training has been completed, our office may require observation during the testing season. Please contact our office, at 701-328-2655 for more information.

  • The Minnesota Board of Animal Health (MBAH) and Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory (MPTL) will be holding an Authorized Poultry Testing Agent (APTA) training course on April 7 for those interested in performing the Rapid Whole Blood Test for Pullorum-Typhoid Disease and collecting samples for other Board or National Poultry Improvement Plan programs. Other topics to be discussed include the Board of Animal Health's and National Poultry Improvement Plan's role in disease control, hatchery sanitation, community sales and exhibitions, and biosecurity. For more details go to