AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
LIVESTOCK AND MEAT INSPECTION
Shipment of Livestock
427:51 Diseased Animals.
Cattle which have reacted to the tuberculin or agglutination test for brucellosis or any animal or animals infected with a contagious or infectious disease or from a herd which has reacted to any test for a reportable disease shall not be shipped, transported, received for transportation, or otherwise moved for immediate slaughter, unless the following conditions and restrictions are complied with:
I. The cattle shall be shipped, transported or moved to an establishment or a public stockyard where state or federal inspection is maintained and shall there be slaughtered under such inspection.
II. The cattle shall be accompanied to destination by a certificate issued by the commissioner of agriculture, markets, and food and by a VS Form 1-27 issued by the USDA.
III. Transportation companies shall plainly write or stamp upon the face of waybills, conductors' manifests and memoranda pertaining to such shipment the words, "Diseased Animals."
IV. All trucks, vehicles or equipment used for the transportation of diseased animals shall be properly cleaned after each shipment.
Source. 1985, 72:1. 1995, 130:5, eff. July 23, 1995. 2017, 145:9, eff. Aug. 15, 2017.