15.11.18.05

.05 Requirements for Moving Sheep and Goats within Maryland.

A. Except as provided in Regulation .03B, an owner or hauler may move an animal within Maryland only if the animal is officially identified.

B. When an animal is moved within Maryland, the seller and new owner shall keep a record of the transaction for a minimum of 5 years on an owner-hauler statement or other document approved by the Department that provides for traceability as required by 9 CFR 86.

C. When an owner or hauler moves an animal within Maryland to an approved tagging site, the owner or hauler shall ensure that the animal is accompanied with a properly completed owner-hauler statement.

D. When an owner or hauler moves an animal within Maryland from an approved tagging site or a restricted livestock facility to a farm in Maryland, the owner or hauler shall ensure that the animal is officially identified and accompanied with a waybill.