Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-11 - Tuberculosis

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) The following portions of the document titled "bovine tuberculosis eradication: uniform methods and rules, effective January 22, 1999," published by APHIS, are hereby adopted by reference:
(1) Part I, except the definitions of "affected herd," "approved laboratory," "herd," and "individual herd plan";
(2) part II, except II.A and II.K.3;
(3) part IV;
(4) part VI; and
(5) appendix 1.
(b) All testing and sample collection for the testing of TB in cervids shall be conducted by a licensed and accredited veterinarian in the state of origin who has been certified by APHIS to conduct TB testing in cervids.
(c) Each adult domesticated cervid that is changing ownership within Kansas, is not intended for immediate slaughter, and has not originated and moved directly from a herd accredited by APHIS to be TB-free shall be required to test negative for TB by an approved test conducted within 90 days before change of ownership.
(d) The owner of each herd infected with TB shall take one of the following steps:
(1) Quarantine and depopulate the herd; or
(2) quarantine the herd until a herd plan to eradicate TB from the infected herd has been completed.
(e) Any imported cervid may be quarantined for a test for TB by order of the commissioner. The test shall be at the owner's expense.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-11
Authorized by K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 47-607d and 47-610; implementing K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 47-607, 47-610, 47-631, and 47-634; amended by Kansas Register Volume 33, No. 36, effective 9/19/2014.

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