901-19-13 Unacceptable practices.

This is a mandatory rule.

The following practices are detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of livestock and are prohibited:

(A) Applying any electrical, mechanical, or other appliance to livestock repeatedly or for a prolonged time period in violation of section 313.2 of the United States code of federal regulations;

(B) Hitting, striking, beating, or otherwise impacting livestock that induces swelling or enhances, transforms or changes the true conformation, configuration, or appearance of the livestock;

(C) Plugging of teats;

(D) Sealing of teats using unapproved substances or for longer than eighteen hours using approved substances;

(E) Injecting material into udders or teats for non-medical purposes or otherwise artificially modifying the appearance or conformation of the udder or teat;

(F) Using ice, ice packs, cold packs or cold compresses internally or externally other than in accordance with paragraph (S) of rule 901-19-12 of the Administrative Code;

(G) Using a stomach tube or pump for any purpose other than for the relief of tympany or gas on the day of exhibiting.

(H) Drenching of lambs at an exhibition is prohibited except as permitted under paragraph (Q) of rule 901-19-12 of the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/03/2012 and 04/03/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 901.72
Rule Amplifies: 901.72, 901.74
Prior Effective Dates: 07/06/95 (Emer.), 10/04/95, 05/01/96, 05/01/97, 06/01/98, 05/31/01