901:1-11-04 Vaccination.

(A) No person shall import into Ohio, have in his possession, or keep, buy, sell, offer for sale, barter, exchange, give away, dispense or otherwise dispose of, any pseudorabies vaccine or pseudorabies test unless production of the vaccine or test was authorized by a U.S. biologics product license and the person has been issued a permit, attached to and incorporated into this rule as appendix A, by the Ohio department of agriculture.

(B) No person shall manufacture in Ohio any pseudorabies vaccine or pseudorabies test unless production of the vaccine or test was authorized by a U.S. biologics product license and the person has been issued a permit, attached to and incorporated into this rule as appendix A, by from the Ohio department of agriculture.

(C) No person shall dispense a pseudorabies vaccine in this state unless the person is a licensed and accredited veterinarian and no person shall administer any pseudorabies vaccine in this state unless the person is either a licensed accredited veterinarian or an individual to whom a licensed accredited veterinarian has dispensed pseudorabies vaccine.

(D) "Pseudorabies vaccine" as used in this rule means the G1 type vaccine unless the permit, appendix A of this rule, issued by the Ohio department of agriculture specifies another vaccine.

(E) A licensed accredited veterinarian shall:

(1) Administer pseudorabies vaccine only when a permit has been issued by the department; and

(2) Use pseudorabies vaccine only in a herd whose owner has signed a protocol, as provided for in rule 901:1-11-06 of the Administrative Code, for achieving a pseudorabies qualified negative herd and is complying with the provisions of the protocol; and

(3) Submit the form furnished by the Ohio department of agriculture to the Ohio department of agriculture within seven days after the date the last animal in the herd is vaccinated, listing the date vaccinated, owner or bailee's name and address, number of swine vaccinated, and the identification of each swine vaccinated; and

(4) Dispense pseudorabies vaccine only if the person to whom it is dispensed has signed a protocol, as provided for in rule 901:1-11-06 of the Administrative Code, for achieving a pseudorabies qualified negative herd and is complying with the provisions of the protocol, has been issued a permit, appendix A of this rule, by the Ohio department of agriculture to administer pseudorabies vaccine, and agrees to submit to the Ohio department of agriculture the form furnished by the department listing the date of vaccination, number of swine vaccinated, and the identification of each swine vaccinated.

(5) No later than seven days after dispensing pseudorabies vaccine, submit to the department of agriculture the form furnished by the department and list on the form the name and address of the person to whom the vaccine was dispensed, the number of doses dispensed, date dispensed, and the name of the vaccine.

(F) A person to whom a permit to administer pseudorabies vaccine is issued shall:

(1) Only use the pseudorabies vaccine on swine owned by the person, and may not sell, trade, give away or otherwise dispose of the pseudorabies vaccine to another person;

(2) Either vaccinate the swine himself, or shall have the swine vaccinated by a veterinarian licensed and accredited in Ohio;

(3) Use only the type of pseudorabies vaccine listed in the permit.

(G) Swine identification under paragraphs (E) and (F) of this rule shall be done in the following manner:

(1) Feeder pig progeny in a farrow to finish operation that do not change ownership shall be identified by date vaccinated, approximate weight and number vaccinated; or

(2) Feeder pigs entering a feedlot from other than an infected herd shall be identified by date vaccinated, approximate weight and number vaccinated; or

(3) Feeder pigs that originate in a quarantined herd must be individually eartagged prior to movement after changing ownership; or

(4) Breeding swine shall be officially identified at the time of initial vaccination.

(H) No person, firm, corporation, or association shall import into Ohio any swine which have been vaccinated for pseudorabies, by any method, without a special permit issued by the Ohio department of agriculture.

(I) Swine vaccinated as permitted in paragraphs (E) and (F) of this rule shall:

(1) Be quarantined to the herd where vaccinated;

(2) Move for purposes other than immediate slaughter with written permission from the Ohio department of agriculture.

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R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/25/2010 and 03/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03 , 941.09
Rule Amplifies: 941.09
Prior Effective Dates: 7/14/77