Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
A. No person shall engage in the raising or
keeping of poultry and no person shall enter into a contract involving the
raising or keeping of poultry with any other person unless he has in his
possession a dead poultry disposal plan embracing, at a minimum, provisions
consistent with the requirements of this chapter for the disposal of an entire
flock of dead poultry. The plan shall be made available upon request of the
State Veterinarian or his representative.
B. No person who owns a flock of less than
500 poultry shall be required to have a plan for the disposal of dead poultry.
In the event a flock of less than 500 poultry needs to be depopulated or dies,
the State Veterinarian, in consultation with the owner, will determine a method
of disposal that complies with disease prevention protocol, is environmentally
sound, and is consistent with state law and regulation.
C. Nothing in this section shall prohibit a
person from developing a plan on behalf of its contract growers.
2 Va. Admin.
VR115-02-18 § 5, eff. November 2, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume
26, Issue 2, eff. October 29, 2009.
§ 3.2-6029 of the Code of Virginia.