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15.11.14.00.htm 15.11.14.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 11 ANIMAL HEALTH Chapter 14 Requirements for Livestock or Animal Exhibitions Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-103 and 3-101, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.11.14.01.htm 15.11.14.01. 01 Purpose.. A. This chapter describes the animal health requirements for any livestock or animal exhibition for the purpose of preventing the spread of a contagious or infectious disease.B. This chapter also includes requirements concerning the proper care and treatment of animals at exhibitions.
15.11.14.02.htm 15.11.14.02. 02 Scope.. This chapter does not apply to livestock exhibition activities regulated by the Maryland Racing Commission.
15.11.14.03.htm 15.11.14.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Accredited herd" means a livestock herd meeting the U.S. Department of Agriculture testing requirements for tuberculosis under 9 CFR §77.1.2) "Accredited veterinarian" means a veterinarian approved to participate in a federal―state animal health program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and by the Department.
15.11.14.04.htm 15.11.14.04. 04 General Exhibition Requirements.. A. General Prohibition.. 1) A person may not conduct a livestock exhibition or exhibit livestock without first complying with the requirements of this chapter for the prevention of contagious or infectious disease.2) A person may not enter or show livestock at any exhibition if the livestock has a contagious or infectious disease.B. Ringworm. A person may exhibit livestock showing signs of ringworm only if the exhibitor possesse
15.11.14.05.htm 15.11.14.05. 05 Sponsor Requirements.. A. Each livestock exhibition sponsor shall:. 1) Provide the Department at least 60 days advanced written notice of the date, time, and location of any livestock exhibition, unless:a) The exhibition is a Maryland fair and show board funded event; or. b) The exhibition sponsor is exempt from this requirement as determined by the Department; and. 2) Do one of the following:. a) Report to the Department any animal from the exhibition suspected of hav
15.11.14.06.htm 15.11.14.06. 06 Exhibitor Requirements.. A. General Requirements. Each livestock exhibitor shall:. 1) Have all livestock examined by an accredited veterinarian before the exhibition as prescribed by the Department;2) Except as provided in §B of this regulation, keep a copy of a valid interstate or intrastate certificate of veterinary inspection with each animal at all times during the exhibition;3) Do all of the following:. a) Personally examine all livestock for any signs
15.11.14.07.htm 15.11.14.07. 07 Prohibited Conduct.. A. A person may not knowingly expose livestock to an animal with a contagious or infectious disease, or expose a healthy animal to a contagious or infectious disease in violation of Agriculture Article, §3-110, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. A person may not willfully make false statements, provide false information, alter or possess an altered animal health certificate or report, or alter, damage, use, or attempt to use any animal or premise identification de
15.11.14.08.htm 15.11.14.08. 08 Penalties.. A. Criminal Penalties.. 1) General. A person who violates the provisions of this chapter, except regarding animals given as a prize, is guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to the penalties provided in Agriculture Article, §12-101 and 12-102, Annotated Code of Maryland.2) Animal Given as a Prize. A person who violates the provisions of Regulation .07E of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $500 as provided i
15.11.14.9999.htm 15.11.14.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 9, 1975 (2:5 Md. R. 1078) ―. Regulations .01―05 repealed and new Regulations .01―08 adopted effective July 17, 2008 (35:14 Md. R. 1246)
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