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1721.0410 INTRASTATE MOVEMENT OF FARMED CERVIDAE.

Subpart 1.

Movement reports.

Movement of farmed cervidae for any reason from any herd to another location must be reported to the board within 14 days of the movement on forms approved by the board.

Subp. 2.

Movement requirements.

Farmed cervidae moving from any herd to another location in the state must:

A.

be identified with an official ear tag;

B.

be accompanied by a farmed cervidae movement report; and

C.

originate from a herd that is registered with the board and has achieved at least level 4 of the CWD herd certification program as specified in part 1721.0420, subpart 1, item F, or move directly to a slaughtering establishment having state or federal inspection.

Subp. 3.

Restraint of animals in transit.

Farmed cervidae that are moved from one location to another for any reason including sale, exhibition, or entertainment, must be restrained at all times in a manner to prevent escape.

Subp. 4.

Restriction on herd additions.

Farmed cervidae may not be moved into a farmed cervidae herd unless the herd is registered with the board and has achieved at least level 4 of the CWD herd certification program as specified in part 1721.0420, subpart 1, item F.

Subp. 5.

Movement into, within, and out of CWD endemic areas.

A.

Farmed cervidae that originate from a CWD endemic area may not be moved to other locations in the state unless they move directly to a slaughtering establishment having state or federal inspection. A shipping permit must be obtained from the board prior to movement of farmed cervidae from a premises located within a CWD endemic area.

B.

Farmed cervidae may not be moved into a CWD endemic area unless they move directly to a slaughtering establishment having state or federal inspection. A shipping permit must be obtained from the board prior to movement of farmed cervidae into a CWD endemic area.

C.

Farmed cervidae carcasses may not be moved from a CWD endemic area to other locations in the state, except for cut and wrapped meat, quarters or other portions of meat with no part of the spinal column or head attached, antlers, hides, teeth, finished taxidermy mounts, and antlers attached to skull caps that are cleaned of all brain tissue.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 35.03

History:

37 SR 1396

Published Electronically:

April 4, 2013

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