9 CFR 93.104 - Certificate for pet birds, commercial birds, zoological birds, and research birds.

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§ 93.104 Certificate for pet birds, commercial birds, zoological birds, and research birds.
(a) General. All pet birds, except as provided for in § 93.101 (b) and (c) of this part; all research birds; and all commercial birds and zoological birds, including ratites and hatching eggs of ratites, offered for importation from any part of the world, shall be accompanied by a certificate issued by a full-time salaried veterinary officer of the national government of the exporting region, or issued by a veterinarian authorized or accredited by the national government of the exporting region and endorsed by a full-time salaried veterinary officer of the national government of that region.
(b) Birds other than ratites. The certificate for birds other than ratites must state:
(1) That all birds covered by the certificate have been inspected by the veterinarian issuing the certificate;
(2) That no evidence of Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of poultry was found among the birds;
(3) That insofar as has been possible to determine, the birds were not exposed to Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of poultry during the 90 days immediately preceding their exportation;
(4) That the birds have not been vaccinated with with a vaccine for the H5 or H7 subtype of avian influenza;
(5) That Newcastle disease did not occur anywhere on the premises from which the birds were to be exported or on adjacent premises during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation of the birds;
(6) That neither the premises from which the birds were to be exported nor any adjacent premises were located in any area under quarantine for poultry diseases at any time during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation of the birds, and that the birds have not been moved through a region identified in accordance with § 94.6(a) of this subchapter as a region where highly pathogenic avian influenza exists; and
(7) That the birds were placed into previously unused containers at the premises from which the birds were to be exported.
(c) Ratites other than hatching eggs. The certificate for ratites other than hatching eggs must state:
(1) That, except as provided in paragraph (c)(13) of this section, all ratites covered by the certificate, and their flock of origin, have been inspected by the veterinarian issuing the certificate;
(2) That, except when the certificate is for zoological birds or ratites imported from Canada in accordance with § 93.107, the flock of origin is pen- raised and the ratites covered by the certificate were produced and maintained in that flock;
(3) That no evidence of Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of poultry was found in the flock of origin;
(4) That insofar as has been possible to determine, the flock of origin was not exposed to Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of pountry during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation;
(5) That none of the ratites intended for shipment to the United States have been vaccinated with Newcastle disease vaccine or with a vaccine for the H5 or H7 subtype of avian influenza;
(6) That Newcastle disease did not occur anywhere on the premises where the flock of origin was kept or on adjacent premises during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation;
(7) That neither the premises where the flock of origin was kept nor any adjacent premises was located in any area under quarantine for poultry diseases at any time during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation, and that the ratites have not been moved through a region identified in accordance with § 94.6(a) of this subchapter as a region where highly pathogenic avian influenza exists;
(8) That, except as provided in § 93.107 for ratites imported from Canada for immediate slaughter, the ratites were treated at least 3 days but not more than 14 days before being loaded for shipment to the United States with a pesticide of a type and concentration sufficient to kill ectoparasites on the ratites;
(9) That the pesticide was applied to all body surfaces of the ratites under the supervision of the veterinarian issuing the certificate;
(10) That the ratites, after being treated for ectoparasites, did not have physical contact with, or share a pen or bedding materials with, any ratite not in the same shipment to the United States; and
(11) That the ratites were placed in previously unused containers for shipment to the United States at the premises where the flock of origin was kept.
(12) The number of ratites contained in the shipment;
(13) That the number of ratites and hatching eggs of ratites exported from the flock of origin has not exceeded the ceiling required to be established under § 93.101(b)(3)(ix);
(14) That all the ratites and hatching eggs of ratites in the flock from which the ratites come were identified in accordance with § 93.101(b)(3);
(15) Except for ratites imported from Canada in accordance with § 93.107, the number of ratite laying hens in the flock from which the ratites come;
(16) For ratites required to be treated prior to shipment with a pesticide for ectoparasites, the certificate must also state the name, concentration, and date of administration of the pesticide used to treat the ratites;
(17) When ratites intended for importation are zoological birds, only the ratites to be imported must be inspected, and the provisions in paragraphs (c)(3), (c)(4), (c)(5), (c)(6), (c)(7), and (c)(11) that apply to the flock of origin shall apply only to the ratites intended for importation.
(d) Hatching eggs of ratites. The certificate for hatching eggs of ratites must state:
(1) That the flock of origin of the hatching eggs has been inspected by the veterinarian issuing the certificate;
(2) That, except when the certificate is for hatching eggs of ratites imported from Canada in accordance with § 93.107, the flock of origin is pen- raised, and the hatching eggs covered by the certificate were produced by that flock;
(3) That no evidence of Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of poultry was found in the flock of origin;
(4) That insofar as has been possible to determine, the flock of origin was not exposed to Newcastle disease, chlamydiosis, or other communicable disease of poultry during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation of the hatching eggs;
(5) That Newcastle disease did not occur anywhere on the premises where the flock of origin was kept or on adjacent premises during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation of the hatching eggs;
(6) That neither the premises where the flock of origin was kept nor any adjacent premises were located in any area under quarantine for poultry diseases at any time during the 90 days immediately preceding the exportation of the hatching eggs; and
(7) That the hatching eggs were placed into previously unused containers for shipment to the United States at the premises where the flock of origin was kept.
(8) The number of hatching eggs contained in the shipment;
(9) That the number of ratites and hatching eggs of ratites exported from the flock of origin has not exceeded the ceiling required to be established under § 93.101(b)(3)(ix);
(10) That all the ratites and hatching eggs of ratites in the flock from which the hatching eggs come were identified in accordance with § 93.101(b)(3);
(11) Except for hatching eggs of ratites imported from Canada in accordance with § 93.107, the number of ratite laying hens in the flock from which the hatching eggs come.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0040)
[56 FR 31866, July 12, 1991; 56 FR 41726, Aug. 22, 1991, as amended at 57 FR 28080, June 24, 1992; 59 FR 10733, Mar. 8, 1994; 59 FR 47235, Sept. 15, 1994; 61 FR 56891, Nov. 5, 1996; 61 FR 68126, Dec. 27, 1996. Redesignated and amended at 62 FR 56012, 56014, Oct. 28, 1997; 76 FR 4053, Jan. 24, 2011]

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  • 2014-12-01; vol. 79 # 230 - Monday, December 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 70997 - Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Final rule.
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      9 CFR Parts 93, 94, and 95

Title 9 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-12-01; vol. 79 # 230 - Monday, December 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 70997 - Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Final rule.
      Effective December 1, 2014.
      9 CFR Parts 93, 94, and 95