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Rule 901:1-17-10 | Slaughter animals.

 

(A) Cattle, bison, and cervidae may be imported into Ohio for slaughter without a certificate of veterinary inspection under the following conditions:

(1) Originate from an accredited free state or zone and a certified free state; and

(a) Are consigned to a USDA approved livestock market licensed under Chapter 943. of the Revised Code; or

(b) Move directly to slaughter; or

(2) Originate from a modified accredited advanced state or zone; and

(a) Move directly to slaughter; and

(b) Are not diverted en route and are not in conflict with any other rules of this chapter; or

(3) Originate from a modified accredited or accreditation preparatory state or zone; and

(a) Obtain a permit;

(b) Move directly to slaughter;

(c) Are not diverted en route and are not in conflict with any other rules of this chapter; or

(4) Originate from a non-accredited state or zone; and

(a) Be accompanied by a VS form 1-27 listing the state/federal slaughtering establishment which the animals are consigned to; and

(b) Be moved interstate in a USDA officially sealed means of conveyance.

(B) Goats may be imported into Ohio for slaughter without a certificate of veterinary inspection under the following conditions:

(1) Are not known to be under any movement restrictions because of scrapie; and

(2) If eighteen months of age or older must be identified with official identification prior to being commingled; and

(3) Originate from an accredited free state or zone and certified free state; and

(a) Are consigned to a livestock market licensed under Chapter 943. of the Revised Code and sold for slaughter only; or

(b) Move directly to slaughter; or

(4) Originate from a modified accredited advanced state or zone; and

(a) Move directly to slaughter; or

(b) Are not diverted en route and are not in conflict with any other rules of this chapter; or

(5) Originate from a modified accredited or accreditation preparatory state or zone; and

(a) Obtain a permit; and

(b) Move directly to slaughter; and

(c) Are not diverted en route and are not in conflict with any other rules of this chapter; or

(6) Originate from a non-accredited state or zone; and

(a) Are accompanied by a USDA form 1-27 listing the state or federal slaughtering establishment which the animals are consigned to; and

(b) Are moved interstate in USDA officially sealed means of conveyance.

(C) Sheep may be imported into Ohio for slaughter without a certificate of veterinary inspection under the following conditions:

(1) The animals move directly to slaughter; or

(2) The animals are consigned to a livestock market licensed under Chapter 943. of the Revised Code and are sold for slaughter only; and

(a) Are not known to be under any movement restrictions because of scrapie; and

(b) If eighteen months of age or older must be identified with official individual identification as outlined by paragraph (C) of rule 901:1-17-08 of the Administrative Code prior to being commingled with other animals.

(D) Other species of animals may be imported into Ohio for slaughter without a certificate of veterinary inspection provided that:

(1) The animals are destined for immediate slaughter;

(2) The animals shall not be diverted en route; and

(3) Shall not be in conflict in any manner with any other rules of this chapter.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 941.10
Amplifies: 941.041, 941.07, 941.09, 941.02
Five Year Review Date: 2/12/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 2/12/1972, 6/15/1998, 8/15/2001, 4/11/2005, 12/1/2011