(Amendment 3 to B. A. I. Order 352)
United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
AMENDMENT 3 TO B. A. I. ORDER 352. REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE
IMPORTATION OF DOMESTIC LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS
INTO THE UNITED STATES FROM ALL COUNTRIES EXCEPT MEXICO'
Effective on and after July 1, 1938
WASHINGTON, D. C., May 26, 1938.
Under authority conferred by law upon the Secretary of Agriculture, the
regulations governing the importation of domestic livestock and other animals
from all countries except Mexico (B. A. I. Order 352) dated June 7, 1935, and
effective August 1, 1935, as amended September 23, 1935, and July 26, 1937, are
hereby further amended as hereinafter set forth:
Regulation 21 is amended to read as follows:
Animals for Slaughter
REGULATION 21. Cattle, sheep, goats, and swine imported from Canada for
slaughter shall be consigned from the port of entry to some recognized slaughter-
ing center and there slaughtered within 2 weeks from the date of entry, or
upon special permission obtained from the Chief of Bureau they may be recon-
signed to other points and there slaughtered within the period aforesaid.
Regulation 22 is amended to read as follows:
REGULATION 22. Paragraph 1. All cattle offered for importation from Canada
shall be accompanied by a veterinarian's certificate showing that he has inspected
the said cattle and found them free from any evidence of contagious disease
and that, so far as he has been able to determine, they have not been exposed
to any such disease during the preceding 60 days. Except as provided in para-
graphs 2 and 3 of this regulation, all such cattle, unless imported for slaughter,
shall also be accompanied by a satisfactory certificate of tuberculin test, which
test shall have been made within 30 days next preceding the date of importation.
The date and place of testing and the description of the cattle tested showing
their ages and markings shall be given in such certificate. These certificates
shall be issued or endorsed by a salaried veterinarian of the Canadian Govern-
ment. When not accompanied by certificates as herein prescribed, such cattle
shall be detained in quarantine at the port of entry for a period of not less
than 3 days and shall be subjected by an inspector to a tuberculin test and such
other tests as may be deemed necessary to determine their freedom from disease.
Par. 2. Cattle from modified accredited areas.-Cattle from herds in modified
accredited areas of Canada may be imported without having been tuberculin
tested, as prescribed in paragraph 1 of this regulation, if they are accompanied
by a certificate issued or endorsed by a salaried veterinarian of the Canadian
Government showing that they originated in such modified accredited area.
Par. 8. Cattle from accredited herds,-Cattle from Canadian tuberculosis-free
accredited herds may be imported without having been tuberculin tested, as
prescribed in paragraph 1 of this regulation, if they are accompanied by a
certificate issued or endorsed by a salaried veterinarian of the Canadian Govern-
1Importations from Mexico are governed by special regulations contained in another
order of this Department.
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inent showing that they are from such herds and that said herds have been
tested for tuberculosis within 1 year next preceding the date of the importation.
Such certificate shall give the date of the last tuberculin test applied to
such cattle, place of testing, and a description of the cattle with ages and
This amendment, which is designated Amendment 3 to B. A. I. Order 352,
shall be effective on and after July 1, 1938.
Done at Washington this 26th day of May 1938.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
*Secretary of Agriculture.
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