Regulations governing the recognition of breeds and purebred animals

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Regulations governing the recognition of breeds and purebred animals
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B.A.I. order no. 319.
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"They shall become and be effective on and after November 1 , 1929."

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(. (B. A. I. Order 319) T fTL

S United States Department of Agf tulture--

BUREAU OF ANIMAL 11WND STB
---U.S. DEPOSITORY

REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE RECOGNITION OF
BREEDS AND PUREBRED ANIMALS


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURa,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
Under authority of paragraph 1506 of the act of Congress approved September
21, 1922, entitled "An act to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign
countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, and for other pur-
poses" (42 Stat. 858, 923),1 the following regulations are issued governing the
recognition of'breeds and purebred animals imported into the United States for
breeding purposes. For purposes of identification these regulations are desig-
nated as B. A. I. Order 319 and supersede all previous regulations on the same
subject. They shall become and be effective on and after November 1, 1929.
*Done at Washington this 5th day of September, 1929.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
R. W. DUNLAP,
.A Acting Secretary of Agriculture.

.. Regulation 1.-Certification of Purebred Animals
BSrrxoN 1. Bureau of Animal Industry to issue certificates.-The Bureau of
Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture is hereby authorized to issue
certificates of pure breeding under the provisions of this order.
SMCTON 2. How to obtain certificates.-In order to obtain such certificates of
pure breeding, importers shall conform to the following procedure:
Paragraph 1. Application for certificates.-An application for certificates shall
be made to the Bureau of Animal Industry on forms furnished or approved by
the department, showing the number of animals imported, the breed and sex,
the port of entry into the United States, customs entry number, the name of
vessel er carrier by which shipped, and the date of arrival. This application
may be signed by either the owner, the importer, or the agent, stating the name
and address (in the United States) of the owner of the animal or animals. (A. H.
Form 105-" Application for certificates" will be furnished upon request.)
Paragraph 2. Certificates of pedigree.-Certificates of pedigree for such animals,
issued by the custodian of one of the books of record given in regulation 2, sec-
tion 4, of this order, shall be furnished to the Bureau of Animal Industry.
Paragraph S. Affidavit of identity.-A duly acknowledged affidavit from the
owner, agent, or importer that the animals so imported are the identical animals
S described in the certificates of pedigree must be furnished. (A. H. Form 283-
,. "Affidavit of identity" will be furnished on request.)
P qgrsph 4. Ownership.-Complete transfer of ownership of imported ani-
1". ., ta,, from the breeder to the importer must be shown, such transfers to be either
,:: .a.a:i y. recorded by the registry associations issuing certificates, or on official
:. 7,oertifia tes of transfer of such associations.
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SECTION 3. Applications will be given consideration in the order in which they
are received. When the application and accompanying papers are satisfactory,
certificates to that effect will be issued and forwarded to the collector of customs
at the port of entry and the pedigree certificates returned to the importer or his
agent. However, the certificates of pure breeding of the Bureau of Animal
Industry will not be issued until the descriptions of the animals, submitted by
an inspector of the Bureau of Animal Industry at the port of entry, are received
in Washington. Descriptions will be taken only at the time of entry of animals
which are declared for free entry and are accompanied by proper pedigree cer-
tificates. All papers for animals which do not meet the requirements of this
order will be retained or returned, at the discretion of the department.
SECTION 4. Eligibility of animals.-Where the provisions of this order have
been otherwise complied with, animals will be certified as purebred which have
been fully registered in good faith in one of the books of record for one of the
recognized breeds given in regulation 2, section 4, of this order, except those
which have been registered on inspection.
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Regulation 2.-Recognition of Additional Breeds

SECTION 1. Application for recognition.-Before an additional breed to those
shown in section 4 of this regulation shall be added to this order the custodian
of its book of record shall submit to the department a complete set of the pub-
lished volumes of such books of record to date of making application, together
with all rules and forms in force on said date affecting the registration of animals
in said book of record. The department will consider the case on its merits
and use such information as may be available to determine whether the breed is
a recognized breed and whether the animals registered in the book of record are
purebred.
SECTION 2. Official communications.-All official communications submitted
under the provisions of this order should be addressed to the Chief of the Bureau
of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., except as
mentioned below.
SECTION 3. Books of record required.-Custodians of books of record for
recognized breeds shall forward volumes of their books of record as soon as
published, addressed to the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, in care
of the United States Dispatch Agent, 2 Rector Street, New York, N. Y., U. S. 1.
SECTION 4. Recognized breeds.-The following breeds of domestic animals
are recognized. Opposite will be found the names of the foreign books of
record for these breeds, with the names and addresses of their custodians.
Paragraph 1. Recognized breeds and books of record across the seas.
CATTLE

Name of breed Book of record By whom published

Aberdeen Angus------ Aberdeen Angus Herdbook--- Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society, James R. Bar-
clay, secretary, 91, Union Street, Aberdeen,
Scotland.
Alderney----------- Herdbook of the Bailiwick of Royal Guernsey Agricultural Society, H. Mars-
G u e r n s e y (A I d e r n e y den Peake, secretary, Victoria Street, Alder-
Branch). ney. Island of Alderney.
SAyrshire----------- Ayrshire Herdbook.--------- Ayrshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great
Britain and Ireland, Hugh Bone, secretary, g,
Alloway Street, Ayr, Scotland.
Devon------------- Davy's Devon Herdbook----- Devon Cattle Breeders' Society, A. E. Gerrard,
secretary, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England.
Galloway----..--.----- Galloway Herdbook-..---.----- Galloway Cattle Society of Great Britain and
Ireland, James Carlyle, secretary, The Oaks,
Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfries-
shire, Scotland.










CATTLE-Continued


Name of breed Book of record By whom published


Guernsey-----------

Do----.....--.

Hereford ----------
Highland----.... ---

Holstein-Friesian--.--

Do.-..-.......-

Jersey---............

Do..---.---

Kerry and Dexter--...

Do.----


Red Poll.-----

Shorthorn----


Sussex.....-----

Welsh .......--...


English Guernsey Herdbook.-_

Herdbook of the Bailiwick of
Guernsey (Guernsey
Branch).
Herdbook of Hereford Cattle..-
Highland Herdbook--- -

Friesch Rundvee-Stamboek.---

Nederlandsch Rundvee-Stam-
boek.
Jersey Herdbook-..........--

English Herdbook and Regis-
ter of Jersey Cattle.
British Kerry Cattle Herd
Book.
Dexter Herd Book--... ----

Kerry Cattle Herdbook.....-
Red Poll Herdbook..----.

Coates's Herdbook ..........----


Sussex Herdbook..... ..-

Welsh Black Cattle Herdbook-


Zebu---....----...------I Zebu Herdbook-----.----.


English Guernsey Cattle Society, Robert F.
Ling, secretary, 12, Hanover Square, London,
W. 1, England.
Royal Guernsey Agricultural and Horticultural
Society, Ernest de Garis, secretary, Myrtle
Place, Castel, Island of Guernsey.
Hereford Herd Book Society, W. G. C. Britten,
secretary, 3, Offa Street, Hereford, Edgland.
Highland Cattle Society of Scotland, Angus Cam-
eron, secretary, National Bank, Oban, Scot-
land.
Friesch Rundvee-Stamboek, Dr. E. van Wel-
deren Rengers, secretary, Zuiderplein 2-4,
Leeuwarden, Holland.
Vereeniging hot Nederlandsche Rundvee-Stam-
boek, J. Louis Jarman, secretary, 's-Graven-
hage, Surinamestraat, No. 24, Holland.
Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural So-
ciety, H. G. Shepard, secretary, 3 Mulcaster
Street, St. Helier, Island of Jersey.
English Jersey Cattle Society, T. W. Hammond
and L. J. Craufurd, secretaries, 19 Bloomsbury
Square. London, W. C. 1, England.
British Kerry Cattle Society, M. R. Leather,
secretary, 12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1,
England.
Dexter Cattle Society, T. W. Hammond and
L. J. Craufurd, secretaries, 19 Bloomsbury
Square, Leondon, W. C. 1, England.
Royal Dublin Society, Edward Bohane, director,
Ball's Bridge, Dublin, Ireland.
Red Poll Cattle Society of Great Britain and
Ireland, C. H. Clarke, secretary, 24, Warring-
ton Road, Ipswich, England.
Shorthorn Society of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland, V. H. Seymour,
secretary, 12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1,
England.
Sussex Herdbook Society, A. G. Holland, secre-
tary, 12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1, Eng-
land.
Welsh Black Cattle Society, John Pritchard &
Co., secretaries, Bank Chambers, Bangor,
North Wales.
Sociedadedo Herd Book Zebu, A. Teixeira
Vianna, secretary, Uberaba, Minas Geras,
Brazil.


SHEEP


Cheviot ------..........

Corriedale --------

Cotswold------

Dorset Horn------

Hampshire Down - -


Kent or
Marsh.


Romney


Kerry HiL -----


Cheviot Sheep Flock Book...-

Corriedale Flock Book---.....-

Cotswold Flock Book-----......

Dorset Horn Flock Book---

Hampshire Down Flock Book-

Kent or Romney Marsh Flock
Book.
Kerry Hill Flock Book..---


Leicester----------- Leicester Flock Book.----

Leicester (Border)-.-- Border Leicester Flock Book-


Lincoln Longwool Sheep
Breeders' Flock Book.


Cheviot Sheep Society, John Robson, secretary,
Newton Bellingham, Northumberland, Eng-
land.
The Corriedale Sheep Society (Inc.), C. H.
Lawrence, secretary, 154 Hereford Street,
Christchurch, New Zealand.
Cotswold Sheep Society, James W. Taylor,
secretary, Cold Aston, Bourton-on-the-Water,
Gloucestershire, England.
Dorset Horn Sheep Breeders' Association, J.
Dean Smith, secretary, Bank Chambers, Dor-
chester, Dorset, England.
Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders' Association,
W. J. Wooff, secretary, 49, Canal, Salisbury,
England.
Kent or Romney Marsh Sheep Breeders' Asso-
ciation, W. A. Ball, secretary, 12, Hanover
Square, London, W. 1, England.
Kerry Hill (Wales) Sheep Breeders' Association
and Flock Book Society, Morris, Marshall,
and Poole, secretaries, Newtown, Montgomery-
shire, England.
Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association, W. A.
Brown, secretary, Driffleld, East Yorkshire,
England.
Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders, Miss
Rose J. E. Grant, secretary, 11, St. Ronan's
Terrace Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lincoln Longwool Sheep Breeders' Association,
Fred P. Taylor, secretary, 184 High Street,
Lincoln, Englaid.


Lincohln -










SHEEP-Continued


Name of breed Book of record By whom published


Oxford Down.------ --Flock Book Oxford Down Oxford Down Sheep Breeders' Association, H.
Sheep. Newlyn Gale, secretary, Nuneham Courtenay,
Oxford, England.
Shropshire.---------- Shropshire Flock Book..-.-----. Shropshire Sheep Breeders' Association and
Flock Book Society, Alfred Mansell & Co.,
secretaries, College Hill, Shrewsbury, England.
Southdown------- --Southdown Flock Book.----.- Southdown Sheep Society (Inc.), W. 0. Stride,
secretary, 63, East Street, Chichester, Sussex,
England.
Suffolk..------------ Suffolk Flock Book.------ ---Suffolk Sheep Society, G. P. Lempriere, secre-
tary, 24, Princes Street, Ipswich, England.
Wensleydale--------- Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders' Asso-
Flock Book. ciatin, J. B. Walker, secretary, Boarbank
Farm, Grange-over-Sands, England.


HORSES


Belgian.------------ Studhook des Chevaux de Socit6 Royale "Le Cheval de Trait Beige,"
Trait Beiges. Chevalier Hynderick de Theulegoet, secre-
tary, 60 Rue Royal, Brussels, Belgium.
Clydesdale---------- Clydesdale Studbook--------. Clydesdale Horse Society of the United King-
dom of Great Britain and Ireland, Archibald
MacNeilage, secretary, 93, Hope Street, Glas-
gow, C. 2, Scotland.
Hackney----------- Hackney Studbook--------- Hackney Horse Society, Robert F. Ling, secre-
tary, 12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1, Eng-
land.
Percheron---------- Studbook Percheronde France- Soci6t Hippique Percheronne de France, E.
Lemirie, secretary, Nogent-le-Rotrou, France.
Do--------------- British Percheron Horse Stud- British Percheron Horse Society, A. W. Hewett,
book. secretary, lmppori il House, 27, Cavendish Square,
London, W. 1, England.
Shetland Pony------ Shetland Pony Studbook---- -Shetland Pony Studbook Society, Robert W.
Walker, secretary, 3 Golden Square, Aberdeen,
Scotland.
Shire-----.---------. Shire Horse Studbook------- Shire Horse Society, A. G. Holland, secretary,
12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1, England.
Suffolk------------- Suffolk Studbook.----------- Suffolk Horse Society, Raymond Keer, secre-
tary, 6 Church Street, Woodbridge, England.
Thoroughbred------- Au tralian Studhook 1I--------- Australian Jockey Club and Victoria Racing
Club, Leslie G. Rouse, keeper, 6, Bligh Street,
Sydney, New South Wales.
Do------- ------ Studbook Francais Registre Commission de Studbook Francais de Pur Sang,
des Chevaux de Pur Sang.1 The Minister of Agriculture, president, Paris,
France.
Do.---..----------- General Stud Book.--------- Weatherby & Sons, 15, Cavendish Square, Lon-
don, W. 1, England.
Welsh Pony and Cob. Welsh Pony and Cob Society Welsh Pony and Cob Society, T. A. Howson,
Studbook. secretary, Offices of the Royal Welsh Agri-
cultural Society, 10, Egerton Street, Wrexham,
North Wales.


DOGS'


Various
breeds.


recognized


Dobermannpinscher- -

Various recognized
breeds.
Foxhound-----------
Greyhound-.--'--i

Do-------
Harrier and Beagle-....


Livre des Origines de la So-
cite Royale Saint-Hubert.
Dobermannpinscher Zucht-
buch (D. P. Z.).
Kennel Club Studbook -------
Foxhound Kennel Studbook --
Greyhound Studbook-------

Irish Greyhound Studbook ..--.-
Harrier and Beagle Studbook.


Soci6tW Royale Saint-Hubert, M. Maurice Puis-
sant, Chauss6e Saint-Pierre, 391, Brussels,
Belgium.
Doberm-innpinscher-Verein (D. V.), Fritz
Mill er, president, Luisenstr. 162, Munchen-
Gadbach, Germany.
Kennel Club, H. T. W. Bowel, secretary, 84,
Piccadilly, London, W. 1, England.
Masters of Foxhounds Association. Maj. Cecil
Pelham, secretary, Castor, Peterbro, England.
National Coursing Club, Horace A. Groom,
keeper of the Greyhound Studbook, 11, Hay-
market, London, S. W. 1, England.
Irish Coursing Club, T. A. Morris, secretary,
Bridge Street, Clonmel, Ireland.
Association of Masters of Harriers and Beagles,
J. Pawle, secretary, Havers Park, Bishop's
Stortford, England.


1 Provided that no animal or animals registered in the Australian or in the French Thoroughbred stud-
books shall be certified as purebred unless such animal or animals trace in all crosses to animals which are
proved to the satisfaction of the department to be of the Thoroughbred breed.
2 Provided that no dog or dogs registered in the above-mentioned books shall be certified as purebred
unless a 3-generation certificate of pedigree issued by one of the above-mentioned societies is submitted for
each dog.









DOGS-Continued


Name of breed Book of record By whom published

Various recognized Norsk Hundestambok___. Norsk Kennelklub, Karl Kildal, registrar,
breeds. H andelsbygningen, Opgang B. V etage, Vaerels
nr. 536, Drammensv. 20, Oslo, Norway.
Do-------------- Schweizerisches Hunde- Scbweizerische Kynologischen Gesellschaft, Carl
Stammbucb. Wittwer, secretary, Waldegg, Liebefeld b.
Bern, Switzerland.
German Shepherd--.. Zuchtbuch fur deutsche Schif- Verein fMr deutsche Schaferhunde, Herr Schaeller,
erhunde. secretary, Augsburg, 3, Germany.
Various recognized Irish Kennel Club Stubbook_. Irish Kennel Club, Richard G. Quirk, secretary,
breeds. 23, Eden Quay, Dublin, Ireland.

CATS

long haired and short Register of the Governing Governing Council of the Cat Fancy, H. 0. Ed-
haired. Council of the Cat Fancy. monds, secretary, 37, Becmead Avenue, Ken-
tob, Middlesex, England.

HOGS

Berkshire----------- British Berkshire Herdbook... British Berkshire Society, Edgar Humfrey, sec-
retary, 27, Cavendish Square, London, W. L
England.
Large Black --------- Large Black Pig Society Herd- Large Black Pig Society, B. I. Roche, secretary,
book. 12, Hanover Square, London, W. 1, England.
Large White (Large
Yorkshire). Herdbook of the National Pig National Pig Breeders' Association, Alec. Hob-
Middle White (Mid- Hter Asboo o t ationa sonP secretary and editor, 92, Gower Street,
die Yorkshire). Breeders Association. I London, W. C. 1, England.
Tamworth -------


Paragraph 2. Recognized breeds and books of record in Canada.-The Canadian
National Records are recognized for the following breeds: Provided, That no
animal or animals registered in the Canadian National Records shall be certified
by the Secretary of Agriculture as purebred unless such animal or animals trace,
in all crosses, to animals which are proved to the satisfaction of the department
to be of the same breed:

Cattle Sheep Horses Hogs

Aberdeen Angus. Cheviot. Belgian Draft. Berkshire.
Ayrshire. Cotswold. Clydesdale. Chester White.
Brown Swiss. Dorset Horn. Hackney. Duroc-Jersey.
French Canadian. Hampshire. Percheron. Hampshire.
Galloway. Leicester. Shetland. Large Black.
Guernsey. Lincoln. Shire. Poland China.
Hereford. Oxford Down. Standardbred. Tamworth.
Jersey. Shropshire. Suffolk. Yorkshire.
Red Poll. Southdown. Thoroughbred.
Shorthorn. Suffolk. Welsh Pony and Cob.


Paragraph S.-The Canadian Kennel Club (Canadian National Records) is
recognized for all the breeds of dogs registered in said records: Provided, That
no dog or dogs registered in said records shall be certified as purebred unless a
three-generation certificate of pedigree issued by said Canadian National Records
is submitted for each dog.
Paragraph 4.-The Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada, of which W. A.
Clemons, of Brantford, Ontario, Canada, is secretary and editor, is recognized
for the Holstein-Friesian breed registered in the Holstein-Friesian Herd Book
of that association.










Paragraph 1506 of the act of Congress entitled "An act to provide revenue,
to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of
the United States, and for other purposes," approved September 21, 1922 (42
Stat. 858, 923), is as follows:
1506. Any animal imported by a citizen of the United States specially for breeding purposes, shall be
admitted free, whether intended to be used by the importer himself or for sale for such purposes, except
black or silver foxes: Provided, That no such animal shall be admitted free unless purebred of a recognized
breed and duly registered in a book of record recognized by the Secretary of Agriculture for that breed:
Provided further, That the certificate of such record and pedigree of such animal shall be produced and sub-
mitted to the Department of Agriculture, duly authenticated by the proper custodian of such book of record,
together with an affidavit of the owner, agent, or importer that the animal imported is the identical animal
described in said certificate of record and pedigree. The Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe such regu-
lations as may be required for determining the purity of breeding and the identity of such animal: And
provided further, That the collectors of customs shall require a cert ificate from the Department of Agriculture
stating that such animal is purebred of a recognized breed and duly registered in a book of record recognized
by the Secretary of Agriculture for that breed.
The Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe such additional regulations as may be required for the strict
enforcement of this provision.
Horses, mules, asses, cattle, sheep, and other domestic animals straying across the boundary line into
any foreign country, or driven across such boundary line by the owner for temporary pasturage purposes
only, together with their offspring, shall be dutiable unless brought back to the United States within eight
months, in which case they shall be free of duty under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the
Treasury: And provided further, That the provisions of this act shall apply to all such animals as have been
imported and are in quarantine or otherwise in the custody of customs or other officers of the United States
at the date of the taking effect of this act.







































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