Subchapter L. INTRASTATE TRANSPORTATION FOR ALL TYPES
OF POULTRY, BIRDS, WATER AND GAME FOWL AND THEIR
HATCHING EGGS


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Sec.


3.191.    Shipping containers.
3.192.    Immediate slaughter.
3.193.    Health.
3.194.    Records, reports and inspections.
3.194a.    Movement.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


3.195.    Officials’ report and health certificates for shows, exhibitions or displays.
3.196.    Commercial, backyard or exhibition types of poultry, water and game fowl and their hatching eggs.

VIOLATION OF REQUIREMENTS


3.197.    Condemnation of movement.
3.198.    Quarantine.
3.201.    [Reserved].
3.202.    [Reserved].

Cross References

   This subchapter cited in 7 Pa. Code §  15.10 (relating to importation and intrastate transportation of program birds and their hatching eggs); and 7 Pa. Code §  15.46 (relating to shipping containers).

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS


§ 3.191. Shipping containers.

 New, unused or clean and disinfected containers shall be used for movements.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.191 amended April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1395).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.82 (relating to intrastate transportation of poultry).

§ 3.192. Immediate slaughter.

 Movements for immediate slaughter may be made without restriction.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.192 amended April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1395).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.82 (relating to intrastate transportation of poultry).

§ 3.193. Health.

 Movements shall be free from evidence of, or exposure to, the following diseases determined by the Department to be dangerous and transmissible: laryngotracheitis, duck plague, that is duck virus enteritis, velogenic Newcastle disease, plague-like avian influenza, avian tuberculosis, chlamydiosis, that is ornithosis, pullorum disease and fowl typhoid. If affected by or exposed to these diseases, they may be moved only by written permit issued by the Department.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.193 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended July 16, 1976, effective July 17, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 1665; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (144201) to (144202).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.82 (relating to intrastate transportation of poultry).

§ 3.194. Records, reports and inspections.

 (a)  The consignor shall maintain a complete record of movements for a 12-month period. The record shall include the following:

   (1)  Date of movement.

   (2)  Name and address of consignee.

   (3)  A prompt report of evidence of illness such as unusual mortality, incoordination or respiratory symptoms by the consignor and consignee to the Department. Additionally, evidence of illness in other birds, poultry or fowl exposed to the movement shall also be reported to the Department.

 (b)  It will be the duty of Department agents to periodically inspect the movements, poultry, birds or fowl exposed to them, and the premises, including records, for compliance with Commonwealth health rules and regulations.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.194 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended March 10, 1978, effective March 11, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 715; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144202).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.82 (relating to intrastate transportation of poultry).

§ 3.194a. Movement.

 The term ‘‘movement’’, as used in this subchapter, means to transport or to cause to have transported to shows, exhibitions, auctions, sales or hatcheries, or for addition to flocks.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.194a adopted January 27, 1978, effective January 28, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 246.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


§ 3.195. Officials’ report and health certificates for shows, exhibitions or displays.

 Entries for shows, exhibitions or displays shall be reported to the Department not less than 10 days before the opening date, by show officials. Movements onto show premises shall be accompanied by a properly completed, owner endorsed, health certificate. The contents of the health certificate shall include the following:

   (1)  Name and location of the show.

   (2)  Name, address and telephone number of the owner.

   (3)  Information as applies to particular types including the following:

     (i)   Pennsylvania chickens. Verification of participation in a vaccination program against laryngotracheitis in accord with Department specifications.

     (ii)   Chickens, turkeys and guinea fowl or other fowl considered a pullorum hazard by the Department. Verification of participation in an official pullorum-typhoid eradication program.

     (iii)   Pigeons, ornamental pheasants, canaries and pet, wild or semiwild types of birds, game or waterfowl. A general description of entries along with a statement that birds imported from foreign countries during the 3-week period immediately preceding the first day of the show are not included in the entry.

   (4)  A statement that the entries and their flock of origin are free of evidence of contagious diseases.

   (5)  An endorsement, signed and dated by the owner that the certificate is a true and accurate statement.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.195 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 (144203).

§ 3.196. Commercial, backyard or exhibition types of poultry, water and game fowl and their hatching eggs.

 (a)  Pullorum-typhoid free or clean. Movements shall be from flocks classified or rated as pullorum-typhoid free or United States pullorum-typhoid clean under Chapter 15 (relating to control and eradication of pullorum disease).

 (b)  Laryngotracheitis vaccination. Pennsylvania chickens moved to shows and exhibitions shall be from flocks participating in a verified vaccination program against laryngotracheitis in accord with Department specifications.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.196 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895; amended January 27, 1978, effective January 28, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 246; amended March 10, 1978, effective March 11, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 715; amended August 16, 1991, effective August 17, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3688. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (144203) to (144204).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  5.82 (relating to intrastate transportation of poultry).

VIOLATION OF REQUIREMENTS


§ 3.197. Condemnation of movement.

 Movements in violation of intrastate requirements of this subchapter and other birds, poultry or fowl exposed to them may be condemned by the Department without indemnity.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.197 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 (144204).

§ 3.198. Quarantine.

 Quarantine powers as provided under sections 4—6 of the act of April 17, 1929 (P. L. 533, No. 236) (3 P. S. § §  344—346) may be enforced; as well as other penalties provided in the enabling statute.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.198 adopted April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895.

§ 3.201. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.201 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1396).

§ 3.202. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  3.202 reserved April 11, 1975, effective April 12, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 895. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (1396).



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