901:1-11-07 Requirement for intrastate movement.

(A) Swine under pseudorabies quarantine shall move in compliance with rules 901:1-11-04 and 901:1-11-05 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Swine originating in a stage IV or higher area shall not require a negative test for pseudorabies as a requirement for change of ownership.

(C) Swine originating in a stage III area shall not be sold, moved or be disposed of for nonslaughter purposes within this state unless they meet the following requirements.

(1) Swine for breeding purposes shall:

(a) Have an official negative test for pseudorabies not more than thirty days prior to such sale or movement, unless there is no movement; or

(b) Have originated immediately and directly from a qualified pseudorabies-negative herd; or

(c) Be suckling pigs accompanying a negative dam; or

(d) Have a permit from the Ohio department of agriculture.

(2) Swine for feeding purposes:

(a) Originating from a nonpseudorabies-vaccinated herd or a herd with vaccinated sows and boars located in a county of less than ten pseudorabies-infected herds are not required to have a representative sample of animals tested in the herd of origin.

(b) Originating in a nonpseudorabies-vaccinated herd or a herd with vaccinated sows and boars located in a county with ten or more pseudorabies infected herds, the herd of origin is required to have a representative sample of swine tested negative to an official test for pseudorabies within the previous twelve months.

(c) Swine shall be quarantined to the farm or feedlot of destination until swine move to immediate slaughter, except:

(i) When swine reach a weight of over two hundred pounds they may be released from quarantine no less than thirty days following arrival if they are tested and classed negative to an official test for pseudorabies; or

(ii) When swine are moved from the quarantined premises directly to a "terminal show" as defined in paragraph (A)(1) of rule 901:1-18-10 of the Administrative Code; or

(iii) Swine not moved in accordance with paragraph (C) (2) of this rule may move from quarantine with a permit from the Ohio department of agriculture.

(d) In addition to all other requirements in this rule, no person shall move feeder swine within Ohio into a stage II feedlot unless the swine are vaccinated with a G1 pseudorabies vaccine; and

(i) Any future swine additions to this stage II feedlot from another state or an Ohio livestock market shall be eartagged. Additions from an Ohio farm shall be identified on a vaccination form which also documents the approximate weight and the number of swine vaccinated. Vaccination shall be with a G1 pseudorabies vaccine prior to the time of their arrival at the stage II feedlot; and

(ii) The feedlot will remain a stage II feedlot until:

(a) It is depopulated of all swine; or

(b) A thirty day interval occurs between any additions to the vaccinated feedlot population. The feedlot population may then be subjected to "representative sample" pseudorabies test at the owner's expense and must be found negative.

(iii) Upon request the department may issue a permit to vaccinate the feeder pigs on arrival at the feedlot if the vaccination requirement in paragraph (C)(2)(d)(i) of this rule cannot reasonably be complied with.

An owner of quarantined swine not eligible to move in accordance with paragraph (C)

(1) of this rule may request to move from a quarantined herd or premises under a permit.

(D) No person shall move sporting swine within Ohio unless:

(1) Each swine is officially identified; and

(2) The swine have not been fed garbage within their lifetime; and

(3) The swine have not been members of a herd of swine known to be infected with pseudorabies within the previous twelve months; and

(4) The swine have not originated from a feral swine population within the previous twelve months; and

(5) The swine are accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection identifying each animal by official identification, breed, age, sex, the farm or market of origin and certification that the swine meet the requirements of this paragraph.

(6) The sporting swine meet the following pseudorabies requirements:

(a) Swine moved within Ohio for sporting purposes must originate from a qualified pseudorabies-negative herd and be subject to quarantine on the premises of destination until harvested, or

(b) Be negative to an official test for pseudorabies conducted within thirty days preceding movement and be subject to quarantine on the premises of destination until harvested.

(7) The sporting swine meet the following brucellosis requirements:

(a) Originate from validated brucellosis-free herd and be subject to quarantine on the premises of destination until harvested, or

(b) Be negative to a brucellosis test within thirty days preceding movement, if the animal was six months of age or over and be quarantined on the premises of destination until harvested.

(E) No person shall move from a sale swine which are purchased for exhibition or other purposes when the swine have been commingled at the sale with swine originating from a stage IV or lower status state or area unless:

(1) The swine are officially identified; and

(2) The swine are accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection identifying each animal by a registration number, official ear notch, tattoo or eartag, breed, age, sex, and the sale of origin where the commingling with imported swine occurred.

(3) All imported swine at a sale shall have moved into Ohio in compliance with paragraph (C) of rule 901:1-17-09 of the Administrative Code.

(4) If swine remain in Ohio after a sale they shall be quarantined and isolated from all other swine at their point of final destination until they are tested at the owner's expense and found to be negative to an official test for pseudorabies. The test for pseudorabies shall be conducted twenty-one to thirty days after arrival.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/25/2010 and 03/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03 , 941.10
Rule Amplifies: 941.02 , 941.03 , 941.06 , 941.07 , 941.09 , 941.10
Prior Effective Dates: 5/24/84, 1/1/88, 2/15/93, 8/15/95, 3/19/99, 04/11/2005