15.11.11.06

.06 Exhibitions.

A. A sponsor of an exhibition shall notify the Secretary of the following within 30 days before the exhibition date: the name, place, and inclusive dates and hours of the exhibition.

B. The requirements for an exhibition are as follows: Poultry, except waterfowl, at exhibitions shall originate from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flocks, or shall have had a negative pullorum-typhoid test within 90 days of its movement to an exhibition. This information shall be documented on an NPIP Form 15, NPIP Form 3B or similar certificate which shall accompany poultry on exhibition. In place of NPIP Form 15 or 3B, a junior exhibitor may substitute a health certificate signed by a Maryland Agricultural Extension Agent or the Department, indicating that exhibited poultry has originated from a U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flock within the previous 12 months.

C. Record Keeping. A sponsor of an exhibition shall compile a list of all poultry at the exhibition. This list shall contain the name and address of each owner, the number, type, sex, and pullorum-typhoid status of all poultry. A copy of this list shall be kept by the sponsor of the exhibition for 12 months and shall be made available upon the request of the Department.

D. Inspection. All exhibitions are subject to inspection by the Department. The Department shall have access to all exhibitions and may conduct inspections and tests to enforce this regulation.