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