The Jefferson County Extension Service and the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission will offer free (brucellosis) Bangs vaccinations Thursday, Nov. 16. Heifer calves 4-12 months old may be vaccinated.

Producers who want to have cattle vaccinated must register by Monday, Nov. 13. Participants must call the Extension office at 870-534-1033 and register with their name, address, phone number, and directions to their location. They may also send an email to

“Livestock handling facilities must be adequate to handle the calves that will be run through the chute. All calves must be penned and ready for vaccination when the team arrives,” according to a news release.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without discrimination.

Details: Kurt Beaty, county extension agent-agriculture, 870-534-1033.