Subchapter K. INTRASTATE TRANSPORTATION OF SWINE


Sec.


3.171.    [Reserved].
3.172.    Health requirements.
3.173.    Care and handling of breeding and feeder swine during transportation and at destination.
3.174.    Quarantine of swine.
3.175.    Areas considered contaminated.
3.176.    Use of loading chutes.
3.177.    Sanitation of contaminated facilities.
3.178.    Records requirements.
3.179.    [Reserved].
3.180.    Swine for exhibition.
3.181.    [Reserved].
3.182.    [Reserved].
3.183.    [Reserved].
3.184.    [Reserved].
3.185.    [Reserved].
3.186.    [Reserved].

Cross References

   This subchapter cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.63 (relating to swine not in compliance).

§ 3.171. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.171 amended April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; reserved March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (32327).

§ 3.172. Health requirements.

 (a)  Swine affected with or exposed to a disease declared by the Department to be a dangerous transmissible disease may not be transported except when accompanied by a permit issued by the Department.

 (b)  Swine in intrastate movement shall be individually identified as follows:

   (1)  Breeding swine shall be identified by an eartag, tattoo or a combination of herd tattoo and earnotch.

   (2)  Feeder swine shall be identified according to paragraph (1) or by a herd number registered by the Department and applied to each swine by eartag or tattoo.

   (3)  Swine for slaughter shall be identified according to paragraph (1) or (2) or by a backtag.

 (c)  Breeding swine shall be negative for pseudorabies within 30 days prior to the intrastate movement and shall be accompanied by a health certificate that states the individual identification of each animal and the latest pseudorabies test date or that the swine are members of a qualified pseudorabies negative herd and the latest herd pseudorabies test date. A swine owner may move swine from a pseudorabies monitored herd to premises the swine owner owns, rents or leases without additional testing and without health certificates.

 (d)  Feeder swine originating from other than a pseudorabies free county may move intrastate only if they have not been in contact with swine of unknown pseudorabies status and they meet one of the following conditions:

   (1)  Originate from a qualified pseudorabies negative herd.

   (2)  Originate from a pseudorabies monitored herd.

   (3)  Are negative on an official test for pseudorabies within 30 days prior to movement.

 (e)  Health certificates are not required for swine consigned to slaughter. These swine shall be identified as to farm of origin in accordance with subsection (b) and slaughtered within 3 days.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.172 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342); amended under section 40 of the act of July 22, 1913 (P. L. 928, No. 441) (3 P. S. §  430); and section 1702 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  442).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.172 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 11, 1977, effective March 12, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 698; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (144196).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  3.180 (relating to swine for exhibition); 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned); and 7 Pa. Code §  10.6 (relating to quarantine required).

§ 3.173. Care and handling of breeding and feeder swine during
transportation and at destination.

 Swine which are transported for purposes other than immediate slaughter shall be transported in clean and disinfected vehicles and so that at no time before shipment, during transit or at destination will they come in contact with diseased swine or be exposed to a premise or material contaminated with dangerous transmissible disease organisms.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.173 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144196).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.174. Quarantine of swine.

 Swine that have been exposed to a dangerous transmissible disease shall be placed under quarantine and may not be moved from the premises on which they are confined except by permit from the Department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.174 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.174 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (144196) to (144197).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.175. Areas considered contaminated.

 (a)  Animal markets, garbage feeding plants, railroad and other feeding or watering pens and yards in public use which are exposed to a dangerous transmissible disease except avian tuberculosis shall be considered as contaminated and shall be subject to quarantine restrictions at all times.

 (b)  Swine may not be removed from areas contaminated by dangerous transmissible disease organisms except by permit issued by the Department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.175 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.175 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144197).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.176. Use of loading chutes.

 Loading chutes may not be used in transferring swine, except those for immediate slaughter, unless the chutes have been cleaned and disinfected before use.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.176 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.176 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (32328).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.177. Sanitation of contaminated facilities.

 Cars, boats, wagons, trucks, pens, crates, yards, chutes, other vehicles, structures and enclosures, except those located at recognized slaughter establishments, which have been occupied by swine known to be infected with a dangerous transmissible disease shall be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected by the owner or operator before reuse. Litter and other refuse contaminated with or exposed to dangerous transmissible disease organisms shall be incinerated, disinfected or disposed of so that it will not result in the spread of disease.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.177 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.177 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144198).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.178. Records requirements.

 Records of transfer of ownership of swine shall be maintained for 2 years and made available for examination upon request by the Department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.178 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.178 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately peceding text appears at serial page (144198).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.179. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.179 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; reserved August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144198).

§ 3.180. Swine for exhibition.

 (a)  Health certificate. Swine for exhibition shall be accompanied by a health certificate prepared within 30 days of the exhibition and shall be identified in accordance with §  3.172(b) (relating to health requirements) or by other permanent means approved by the Department.

 (b)  Brucellosis requirements for exhibition. Breeding swine 6 months of age or older to be exhibited shall be either brucellosis test negative within 30 days prior to the exhibition or originate from a validated brucellosis-free herd or originate from a validated brucellosis-free state.

 (c)  Pseudorabies test required for exhibition. Swine shall be negative to an official test for pseudorabies within 30 days prior to the opening date of the fair, show, exhibition or sale or shall be from a qualified pseudorabies negative herd. A pseudorabies test is not required for those swine going directly to slaughter following exhibition if other animals are not on the premises where the swine are being exhibited.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.180 issued under act of March 28, 1929 (P. L. 110, No. 117) (3 P. S. §  371); and act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. §  342); amended under section 40 of the act of July 22, 1913 (P. L. 928, No. 441) (3 P. S. §  430); and section 1702 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  442).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.180 adopted July 23, 1976, effective July 24, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 1727; amended March 19, 1982, effective May 19, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 979; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144199).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.61 (relating to swine consigned).

§ 3.181. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.181 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1394).

§ 3.182. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.182 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1394).

§ 3.183. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.183 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1394).

§ 3.184. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.184 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1394).

§ 3.185. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.185 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1394).

§ 3.186. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.186 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1395).



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