1 CRR-NY 62.1NY-CRR

STATE COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 1. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
CHAPTER II. ANIMAL INDUSTRY
SUBCHAPTER A. DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS; GARBAGE FEEDING
PART 62. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS GOVERNING IMPORTATION OF SHEEP, GOATS, LLAMAS AND DEER
1 CRR-NY 62.1
1 CRR-NY 62.1
62.1 Definitions.
For the purposes of this Part:
(a) Accredited veterinarian means a veterinarian duly approved by the Deputy Administrator of Veterinary Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture and accredited to perform functions of Federal and cooperative State-Federal programs.
(b) Area veterinarian in charge is an official of the U.S.D.A. assigned to supervise and perform official animal health work in the State or other states concerned.
(c) Brucellosis-monitored cervid herd means a herd raised under range conditions in which sufficient numbers of sexually intact animals six months of age and older have been tested to provide a 95-percent probability of detecting a two-percent brucellosis prevalence in the herd.
(d) Certificate of veterinary inspection.
(1) A certificate issued by an accredited veterinarian and approved and countersigned by the chief livestock health official of the state or country of origin. Approval and countersignature of the certificate shall signify that said official has caused the statements thereon to be verified and shall further signify that these statements qualify the animal for movement into New York State in accordance with the provisions of this Part.
(2) Such certificate shall identify each animal to be moved into this State. Individual identification shall include all eartags and tattoos carried by the animal, its species, breed, age, sex and its registration number, if any.
(3) Such certificate shall include the full name and address of both consignor and consignee, the date of issue, the dates and results of qualifying tests, the anticipated date of entry of the animal into New York State, and a statement that the animal has been inspected by an accredited veterinarian and is not showing signs of infectious, contagious or communicable disease (except where noted) and that the results of the tests are as indicated.
(4) Such certificate shall be valid for the purpose of this Part up to and including the 30th day following the date of inspection of the animal.
(e) Certified brucellosis-free cervid herd means a herd of cervidae that has qualified for and has been issued a certified brucellosis-free herd certificate signed by both the area veterinarian in charge and the State animal health official.
(f) Deer means any member of the family cervidae.
(g) Goat means any member of the caprine species.
(h) Herd of origin means any herd of deer or any farm or other premises where the deer were born or where deer have been kept for four months or more before the date of shipping, provided deer from other premises have not been assembled on the farm or premises within four months before the date of shipment.
(i) Immediate slaughter means slaughter within six days (144 hours) after the time of entry into this State, except with respect to deer, such term shall mean slaughter within 10 days (240 hours) of entry into this State.
(j) Llama means any member of the genus Lama.
(k) Official test means test approved by the United States Department of Agriculture.
(l) Recognized slaughtering establishment means any abattoir at which inspection service is provided by the U.S.D.A.
(m) Scrapie consistent state means a state that the U.S.D.A. has determined either enforces the Federal scrapie control program set forth in section 79.6 of Title 9 of the Code of Federal Regulations or enforces a State program which the U.S.D.A. determines is at least as effective in controlling scrapie as the Federal program.
(n) Sheep means any ruminant animal belonging to the genus Ovis.
(o) Specifically approved stockyard means an establishment where sheep or goats are handled under permit or license issued by the department and which has been approved by the department to handle out-of-state sheep or goats.
(p) State means the State of New York.
(q) State animal health official is the official of the State or other states or countries responsible for animal disease control and eradication programs.
(r) Waybill means a legible statement or certificate prepared by the owner or shipper and shall include:
(1) the date the waybill is prepared;
(2) the name and address of the owner or shipper;
(3) the point from which the animals are moved interstate;
(4) the name and address of the person or firm to whom consigned in New York State;
(5) the number of each species covered by the waybill;
(6) a statement that the animals are being brought into this State for immediate slaughter; and
(7) the written and complete signature of the owner or shipper. A waybill shall be void eight days after date of preparation thereof.
1 CRR-NY 62.1
Current through July 31, 2023
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