PART IV. BRUCELLOSIS DISEASE ERADICATION
§2221. Establishment of brucellosis eradication procedures
A. Any person owning or having charge of any male or female cattle over eight months of age in a herd which has shown evidence of brucellosis infection, or has intermingled with or otherwise been exposed to brucellosis infected animals, upon at least thirty days prior written notification by an employee or authorized agent of the Louisiana Board of Animal Health shall present and restrain the cattle for identification and testing, and such infected herds shall be retested until these herds have become classified brucellosis negative as defined in rules and regulations of the Louisiana Board of Animal Health. Cattle in open range country shall be worked at a time to correspond to the normal procedure for handling such cattle.
B. Evidence of infection includes finding one or more reactors to an official brucellosis agglutination test on animals bred on the farm, at livestock auction market, at a slaughter establishment or concentration point, or upon official report of a positive brucellosis milk ring test of a dairy herd.
C. Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 204, §2.
Amended by Acts 1956, No. 118, §1; Acts 1966, No. 291, §1; Acts 2008, No. 920, §1, eff. July 14, 2008; Acts 2012, No. 204, §2.