Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
Each CWD-infected herd shall be subject to the following
(a) A herd quarantine
shall be issued by the commissioner immediately after receiving a report from
an approved laboratory of a positive test for CWD in an animal from a
(b) A herd plan shall be
developed by a representative of the commissioner and the owner within 21 days
of the date the herd quarantine is issued. This herd plan shall be approved by
the owner, the state APHIS representative, and the commissioner and shall
detail how animal movement into and from the CWD-infected herd may
(c) Each domesticated cervid
permittee shall notify the commissioner of the death of any animal in a
CWD-in-fected herd. The notice shall be given to the commissioner within 24
hours of the discovery of the animal's death. An approved test shall be
administered by a designee of the commissioner to the carcass of each animal in
the CWD-infected herd that dies.
(d) If an animal in a CWD-infected herd shows
symptomatic or clinical signs of CWD, the domesticated cervid permittee shall
notify the commissioner. The animal shall be euthanized and administered an
approved test by a designee of the commissioner.
(e) The carcass of each CWD-positive animal
shall be disposed of only by a method and at a site approved by the
commissioner and the secretary of the Kansas department of health and
environment or the secretary's designee.
(f) The quarantine on the CWD-infected herd
shall be removed after five consecutive years in which there are no animals in
the CWD-infected herd with any clinical signs of CWD and no positive results on
an approved test. The owner of a CWD-infected herd may apply to reenroll the
herd in the program with a year-five herd status.
Kan. Admin. Regs. §
Authorized by K.S.A. 2013
Supp. 47-610 and
47-2101; implementing K.S.A. 2013
47-614, K.S.A. 2013 Supp.
47-2101; amended by
Register Volume 33, No. 36, effective