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.

(2) Tuberculosis Requirements. All herds shall have a complete negative tuberculosis test within the 12 months immediately preceding the sale.

C. Brucellosis and tuberculosis tests are not required for farm to farm sales, or for animals purchased by dealers from Maryland farms and sold to Maryland farms, except as noted in §B, above.