(A) The department of agriculture shall place under quarantine any premises on which pseudorabies is known to exist. Where the department has reason to suspect the presence of pseudorabies, it shall require the owner or bailee to sign a written acknowledgement of possible existence of a dangerously contagious or infectious disease on his premises or the premises shall be placed under quarantine.
(B) Whenever a new premises is found to have a pseudorabies infected herd, all other porcine herds within one and three-quarters miles shall be tested.
(C) Whenever a herd is released from quarantine all porcine herd owners within one and three-quarter miles shall submit their herd to a pseudorabies test.
(D) No owner or bailee shall refuse to test a herd when ordered to do so by the director.
(E) The director may waive a pseudorabies test for any herd under paragraph (B) or (C) of this rule when presented documentation of evidence to justify waiver of test.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.02, 941.03 , 941.06, 941.07, 941.09, 941.10
Prior Effective Dates: 2/15/93