Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-12 - Confinement, handling, and health

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

(a) Perimeter fencing. Each owner shall confine domesticated cervids with perimeter fencing, which shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Provide a barrier that prevents the escape of the domesticated cervids confined within and prevents the entry of wild cervids from outside the fenced area;
(2) be structurally sound;
(3) be in good repair; and
(4) be of sufficient height to prevent escape, but not less than eight feet for elk, red deer, whitetail deer, moose, and mule deer and not less than six feet for all other types of domesticated cervid. Any perimeter fencing constructed before January 23, 1998 that does not meet the height requirements in this paragraph may be utilized subject to written approval of the commissioner. All new fencing constructed on these premises shall meet the requirements of this paragraph.
(b) Facilities.
(1) Each owner shall provide handling facilities, which shall be adequate to allow each domesticated cervid to be physically handled without undue harm to the domesticated cervid or the handler.
(2) Each access lane and catch pen shall be constructed of materials and shall be of a design adequate to safely contain domesticated cervids for any inspection, identification, testing, quarantine, or other action required by the commissioner.
(c) Herd management. The owner shall provide each domesticated cervid with free access to the following:
(1) Clean water;
(2) adequate feed;
(3) appropriate shelter, natural or otherwise; and
(4) protection from predators.
(d) Health. Each owner or handler of domesticated cervids shall meet the requirements of all federal and state regulations for contagious and communicable diseases.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-12
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 47-2101; amended by Kansas Register Volume 33, No. 36, effective 9/19/2014.

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