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15.11.03.00.htm 15.11.03.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 11 ANIMAL HEALTH Chapter 03 Health Requirements for Cattle Passing through Public Stockyards, Public Sales and Livestock Dealers, and Farm to Farm Sales Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-103 and 3-101, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.11.03.01.htm 15.11.03.01. 01 Definitions.. A. "Department" means the Maryland Department of Agriculture and its authorized representative.. B. "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture or his designee..
15.11.03.02.htm 15.11.03.02. 02 General Requirements.. A. All bovine animals are subject to inspection for evidence of infectious disease including those caused by parasites. Affected and exposed animals are not eligible for movement to Maryland farms and shall be consigned directly to slaughter or handled in such a manner as specified by the Secretary.B. Diagnostic tests of cattle may be required when it is considered necessary.. C. Cattle classified as suspects or reactors as a result of a test performe
15.11.03.03.htm 15.11.03.03. 03 Requirements for Cattle Passing Through Auction Markets or Public Stockyards for Return to Maryland Farms.A. All cattle for return to farms shall be in compliance with Regulation .02A-E.. B. Brucellosis.. 1) Cattle originating directly from herds not under restriction in Maryland or other certified brucellosis free states may be moved to farms in Maryland without a brucellosis test.2) Cattle originating from states not certified brucellosis free shall comp
15.11.03.04.htm 15.11.03.04. 04 Requirements for Farm to Farm Sales Within Maryland Including Sales from Farms to Dealers to Farms.A. All animals shall be identified in accordance with Regulation .02A―E.. B. Herd Dispersal Sales.. 1) Brucellosis Requirements. All herds shall comply with one of the following:. a) Have at least 3 negative milk ring tests within the 12 months immediately preceding the sale;. b) Have a complete negative brucellosis herd test within the 12 months immediately preceding the sale.
15.11.03.9999.htm 15.11.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July, 1972.
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