2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-200-50 - Plans for disposal of dead poultry

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.

Notes

2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-200-50
Derived from VR115-02-18 § 5, eff. November 2, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 2, eff. October 29, 2009.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6029 of the Code of Virginia.

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