The department may adopt rules respecting the official testing of cattle, the disposal by segregation and quarantine or slaughter of condemned livestock, the disinfection of the premises, the introduction into the herd of other cattle, the control and eradication of brucellosis, the prevention of the spread thereof to the cattle of this state, and the proper enforcement of this chapter.
The department shall adopt rules that are no less restrictive than the uniform methods and rules for brucellosis eradication promulgated by the United States department of agriculture, APHIS 91-1, effective July 1, 1984, but may adopt rules that are more restrictive, subject to chapter 17A.
The department shall have the discretion to implement any of the procedures enumerated in the uniform methods and rules if approved jointly by state and federal animal health officials, including but not limited to the use of quarantined pastures, quarantined feedlots, or other options permitted under the uniform methods and rules.
[C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, § 164.2; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 164.4]
86 Acts, ch 1036, § 5
Referred to in § 164.6
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