Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-2 - Validated brucellosis-free swine herd

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

(1) Validation: A herd may be validated when the swine therein have passed one negative herd test. This includes all animals 6 months of age and over, with no agglutination tests being positive in the dilution of 1:100, or higher, on the plate test or no reactors on the brucella card test.
(2) Requirements for maintaining validated brucellosis-free herd: Annual herd blood test of all animals 6 months of age and over and herd additions limited to:
(a) Swine from validated herds, without a test, and
(b) Swine from herds where clinical evidence, or history, does not indicate infection, and which shall have passed a negative test within 30 days prior to herd addition. Such swine shall be held in isolation from herd to which they are intended as additions, until found to be negative to a retest 60 to 90 days from date of first test.
(3) Revalidation: Herd. A negative herd test of all eligible swine conducted within 10 to 14 months of the last validation date or establish that at least 20 percent of adult breeding swine were tested under a market swine identification program during the year and that at least one-half of sampling occurred during the last 6 months of the validation period.
(4) Revalidation: Area. Market swine identification coverage of at least 30 percent (10 percent per year) of the breeding swine 6 months of age or over from each herd, during the 3-year validation period.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 9-3-2
Authorized by K.S.A. 47-608, 47-610, 47-657; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Jan. 1, 1969; amended Jan. 1, 1974.

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