Nev. Admin. Code § 571.370 - Procedure for identification and disposal of livestock infected with brucellosis

Current through August 4, 2021

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an animal which reacts positively to a test for brucellosis must be identified within 15 days after the test by:
(a) Being branded with the letter "B" (at least 2 x 2 inches) with a hot iron on the left jaw; and
(b) Having placed in its left ear a tag which indicates a positive reaction and which has been approved by the Director.
2. Swine are exempt from the branding requirement.
3. An animal which reacted positively must remain on the immediate premises where it was discovered until a state or federal permit has been obtained to move the animal to a location where it can be slaughtered.
4. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, livestock which react positively to a test for brucellosis and which are already branded must be removed from the premises within 15 days after the identification and sold for immediate slaughter pursuant to a state or federal permit.
5. The cooperating state or federal officials in charge may extend the time limits on identification and removal for reasons which are mutually acceptable to the owner and the official.


Nev. Admin. Code § 571.370
Added to NAC by Dep't of Agriculture, eff. 9-17-82; A by St. Quarantine Officer, 7-8-92

NRS 571.120, 571.150, 571.170, 571.190

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