302 KAR 21:070. Ovine, caprine, camelid, and cervid specific provisions.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 257.196, 525.130

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 257.196

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 257.196 requires the Board of Agriculture to promulgate administrative regulations establishing on-farm livestock and poultry care standards recommended to it by the Kentucky Livestock Care Standards Commission. This administrative regulation establishes specifically authorized practices for small ruminants.

 

      Section 1. The provisions of 302 KAR 21:020 apply to on-farm livestock and poultry in Kentucky, except as provided by this administrative regulation. This administrative regulation adds specifically authorized practices to 302 KAR 21:020 for small ruminants.

 

      Section 2. Authorized Practices. The following shall be authorized practices: (1) Ovine:

      (a) Castration;

      (b) Hoof trimming;

      (c) Tail docking;

      (d) Identification;

      (e) Shearing;

      (f) Artificial insemination; and

      (g) Embryo transfer;

      (2) Caprine:

      (a) Dehorning;

      (b) Disbudding;

      (c) Hoof trimming;

      (d) Identification;

      (e) Shearing;

      (f) Artificial insemination; and

      (g) Embryo transfer;

      (3) Camelids:

      (a) Hoof trimming;

      (b) Identification; and

      (c) Shearing; or

      (4) Cervids:

      (a) Hoof trimming;

      (b) Identification;

      (c) Artificial insemination; and

      (d) Embryo transfer. (40 Ky.R. 737; eff. 3-7-2014.)