Nev. Admin. Code § 571.490 - Swine offered for sale at livestock market
Current through August 4, 2021
NRS 571.120, 571.150, 571.170
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NAC 571.490 Swine offered for sale at livestock market. (NRS 571.120, 571.150, 571.170)
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, a swine that is 6 months of age or older or weighs 180 pounds or over, and offered for sale at a livestock market must be tested for pseudorabies.
2. The premises of origin of a swine that is offered for sale at a livestock market must be identified by:
(a) An official eartag;
(b) A registered tattoo; or
(c) A registered ear notch.
3. At a livestock market, a swine that reacts positively to a test for pseudorabies or has been exposed to a swine that has reacted positively to such a test must be held separately and must not be allowed to come in contact with other swine.
4. Swine that react positively to a test for pseudorabies and swine that are part of the consignment from which a swine has reacted positively may be moved to slaughter by permission of the Administrator.
5. A breeding swine that has been exposed to a swine which has reacted positively to a test for pseudorabies may be consigned directly to slaughter.
6. The following swine are exempt from the requirements of subsection 1:
(a) Swine from a herd that has been qualified by the United States Department of Agriculture as a herd free from pseudorabies; or
(b) Swine from a state that is classified as stage IV or V by the United States Department of Agriculture.
7. If a swine has a positive result on a test for pseudorabies at a livestock market, all the swine from the same herd must be tested.
(Added to NAC by St. Quarantine Officer, eff. 7-8-92)