6 Miss. Code. R. § 1-4.9 - Terms and Conditions for Loan Proceeds

The following terms, conditions and requirements must be satisfied by the terms of each poultry farm loan for the construction of new or additional poultry houses for said loan to be eligible for participation in this ABE program:

A. All live birds must be weighted by a bonded weighmaster on certified scales. Said procedure may be witnessed by a producer or family member with proper identification. This subsection A does not apply to loans for pullet and breeder houses.
B. All feed must be weighted by a bonded weighmaster on certified scales. Said procedure may be witnessed by a producer or family member with proper identification.
C. Producers shall be provided by Processor with copies of all documentation that impact producer's settlement payment. Said documentation shall include, but not be limited to
(i) producer's copy of USD A Form 9061-2; and
(ii) loading ticket, at time of catching, containing truck number, trailer number, number of birds per coop, and number of full coops; and
(iii) copy of weight tickets for live birds; and
(iv) copy of medication charges either at delivery or with settlement payments; and
(v) copy of sample computation of payment formula, which shall use producer's actual figures.

This subsection C does not apply to loans for pullet and breeder houses.

D. Processor must use all available means to insure proper handling of birds from farm to plant and processor will be responsible for damage or theft caused by catching crew to producer's equipment of facilities.
E. Equipment changes, on equipment in good working order, shall be the basis for density cuts or termination of a contract only when the health and safety of the birds are an issue
F. Equipment changes required on processor approved equipment that is in good working order shall only be made when accompanied by processor incentives.
G. Processors shall test, upon request of producers, new equipment that producers wish to add to the processor approved equipment list.
H. Producers and their immediate family who are employed by the processor in live production shall not be ranked with other contract producers.
I. A producer's settlement payment shall not be effected by his membership in any organization or association.
J. Upon request by a producer, the processor shall furnish to the producer a copy of any veterinary report related to producer's flock within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt of said report, where such report is available.
K. Processor shall share with producer all known information and causes which are connected to problematic situations that effect farm management, including parent stock and age.
L. Processor shall provide to producer information on feed delivery procedures.
M. When requested, feed delivery trucks will be sealed at the plant with corresponding, numbered seals that will listed on the feed delivery ticket. The grower may request that he be notified by telephone before the truck leaves the feed mill. The seal will not be broken unless the grower is not available at the time of scheduled delivery.
N. The processor shall provide the applicable written guidelines for broiler, pullet or breeder management.

Notes

6 Miss. Code. R. § 1-4.9
Miss. Code Ann. § 69-2-13 (Rev. 2005) (as amended in HB 1148).

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