2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-200-60 - Transportation of dead poultry; sanitation

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. No person may transport any dead poultry from any premises to an off-farm disposal site without the prior approval, granted on a case-by-case basis, by the State Veterinarian or his representative.
B. No person may transport dead poultry from a farm premises to any off-farm disposal site except in leak-proof containers or leak-proof transporting vehicles.
C. No person may transport dead poultry from a farm premises to any off-farm disposal site unless the dead poultry is enclosed in the transporting vehicle so that feathers and other debris will not be released into the environment.
D. No person may transport dead poultry from a farm premises to an off-farm disposal site unless:
1. The containers are disinfected prior to loading on the transporting vehicle and the exterior of the loaded transporting vehicle is disinfected prior to leaving the farm; and
2. The entire transporting vehicle is cleaned and disinfected after unloading at the off-farm disposal site and prior to leaving the off-farm disposal site.

Notes

2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-200-60
Derived from VR115-02-18 § 6, 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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