Regulations governing the importation of domestic livestock and other animals into the United States

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Title:
Regulations governing the importation of domestic livestock and other animals into the United States Effective on and after May 1, 1927 ..
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14 p. : ; 23 cm.
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English
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United States -- Bureau of Animal Industry
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U.S. Govt. Prtg. Off.
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Washington
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Animals, Domestic -- Trade and statistics -- United States
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Caption-title.
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At head of title: ... U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Animal Industry.

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... ,:....... Certificates for Ruminants and Swine
6.t All ruminants and swine offered for importation into the
JiaBttes from any part of the world except Canada, Mexico, Central
foand the West Indies, shall be accompanied by a certificate from the
Vv'pernment veterinary officer of the country of origin stating that such
have been kept in said country for 60 days immediately preceding the
ag movement therefrom and that said country during such period of 60
-r been entirely free from foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious
ismonia, and surra: Provided, however, That in the case of sheep,
sthad swine the certificate, so far as it relates to contagious pleuro-
......... .may specify the freedom from such disease of the district of origin
#ll tn & provided further, That certificates for wild ruminants and wild
S wt Ibr'dhlbitlon^ purposes, may specify freedom of the district of origin
4:: foi' foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious pleuropneumonia, and
**.sr. a.. The certificate shall also show in the case of swine that for 60 days
..iiIII... .preceding the date of movement from the premises of origin no hog
*I~ neplague, or erysipelas has existed on such premises or on adjoin-
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| n.n.,, ;*. ". . Tuberculin Test for Cattle
..i. ll .. 7. 7.AlU,. cattle offered for importation into the United States shall
h aompanled by a satisfactory tuberculin-test certificate of an official
:i, '... $riaua of the national government of the country of origin: Provided,
t4i1, testing of cattle from Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the West
SU". .....be governed by the regulations hereinafter specifically provided
..countries: And provided further, That in the case of cattle offered
i rtationfrom the Channel Islands the tuberculin-test certificate of the
* v eternarian of the island from which such cattle were shipped will be
eie:',.;': -ti ed. A subsequent tuberculin test of cattle from any part of the world
."" Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies shall be made
W.: 4 "II- speitor at the port of entry during the last 10 days of the quarantine
SB:: .specified in regulation 12. Tuberculin tests at ports of entry may
Cilb ap:pii6ed by one or more of the methods approved by the chief of bureau.
Presentation of Papers to Collector of Customs
1 flm,. LATION 8. The certificates and affidavits required by these regulations
i l ... l a, upon arrival of the animals at the port of entry, be presented by the
I"h, Importer to the collector of customs at said port.
:. *:"l'K;-*: Inspection at Port of Entry
..: EGULATION 9. Except as provided in regulations'27, 28, 37, and 41, all horses,
rau II inants, and swine offered for importation into the United States shall be
i. spected at the port of entry, and all such animals found to be free from dis'
e" ase and not to have been exposed to any contagious disease shall be admitted
,oi'.;.. ,the 'United States subject to the other provisions of these regulations.
t,'n: ..a14 found to be affected with a contagious disease or to have been exposed
t hereto shall be refused entry and shall. be -dealt with thereafter in accordance
.with. the provisions of section 8" of the act of August 30, 1890. (See page is
i...... .of this order.) Such portions of the cargo of the vessel, or the vessel itself,
,rion which such animals arrived as have been exposed to those animals or their












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HaOulaGEN 10A No Utter, fodder, or oter alMag t
wgsse traps, ehain girth., bIs..t. a i a. f l.
ore about the animals governed by these .qulat a .-
landed from any vessel except under utch retietleoasM S ..
atthe port of entry shall direcL .... -: K *
Movement from Vese he Quartants .e i-
BUULAuLON U11. Platforms and chutes used for bn hing p :N
and swine shall be cleaned and duisnfected uider.bumu ep
so used. The said animals shall netilbe .la.l+y s ..............
ways nor allowed to come In contact with othersalmalWM :
from the wharves to the quarantine grounds n boat a.i
by the Inspector In charge at the port of lentym, which
shall be cleaned and disinfected under bureau
moving such cars,. boats, or vehicles immediately 'A. :-
way cars so used shall be either cam reser or this: N
cars not otherwise employed in the transportati of a.m.ak .
products. When movement of the aforesaid animalsle uNPIli.1
highway Is unavoidable, It shall be under such tareful
tions as the Inspector in charge at the port of utry aad fl.
may direct. .. .. ... 4 ." it iE
Period of Quarastlne*
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RtduLATINO 12. Parraph I. All cattle Inkported I nto the .
any part of the world except Great Britain, Ireland, the Chanel H
ada, Mexico, Central America, and the West Iies shall be q
period of not less than 60 dys, counting fromtle date o rr.........
of entry. Cattle imported from Great Britain, Ire an ,a i
Islands shall be quarantined for a period of i-a Nt b a .,..
from the date of arrival at the port of entry.
Par. 2. Swine and ruminants, other .than catte fr anyprt
except Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the West Idis ..il .......
tined for a period of not less than 15 daysu cntUg fnma lite
at the port of entry. During their quarantine, wfl4-iraminnt =
shall be subject to such inspection dishinfectieon, Mod tests, ..
may be required by the "chief of bureau to deter e their f:"tisi
ease and the infeetlin of disease. ;y
Par. S. The period of quarantine for anials Irom (..anabd .X,
America, and the West Indies shall b Wit hereinafter provided f* ir1
those specific countries. Horses and dogs shall, be subject t0 .tuo
hereinafter provided for tho e specific animals.
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Feed and Attendants for Animals' ::"

RGmurAoN 13.& Importers of animals subject to quarantine u r Sq
lations shall arrange for their care, feeding, and handling ..roi ..
unloading at the port of entry to the time of release from quaIei.
ports where facilities are not maintained byl the bureau they ...l=i1
SImporters of animals for breedgp uirpomns latadi d to elknid f ....
the provisions of paragraph 10M oT the tarff acet of September 21. !3
require to give the bond or stipulation for the production of It I.y
Tided for by the customs regulations until the endof the quaniatlne
they may avail themselves of such period to kpro.o ta. the Pa
the required certificates of pure breeding. Upon rease ftub q"sibans ..n
charge of the quarantine station shall mis ech weer a eertlfte <
meant of quarantine requirements. Anima ll ot beb released frtm
pon notIce from the collector of custom that all eeqItrmeInts of Mie
Vo62 relative to their entry have been complied with by the importer. :
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taliat lwe for the quarantine of such animals, subject in all eases to
ral of thile inspector at the port of entry. Each owner, or his agent,
satisfactory assurance to the inspector at the time of quarantine that
I'irdvon will be made. Owners shall keep clean, to the satisfaction of
oi,. the sheds and yards occupied by thetr animals. If for any
ers of animals refuse or neglect to supply feed and attendants, the
er will furnish the same. The feed and care so furnished shall be
ix se of the Owner of the animals, and the charges therefore shall be
|onrC the animals After the expiration of one-third of the quarantine
Uif payment has not been made, the owners of the animals will be
p .the inspector that if said charges are not immediately paid, or satis-
arrangements made for payment, the animals will be sold at public
hIt the expiration of the period of quarantine to pay the expense of
p 'Pd care during that period. Notice of the sale will be published in a
er published in the county where the quarantine station is located.
o o.sale will be after the expiration of the quarantine period, and the
"il tbe made at such place as may be designated by the said inspector.
Me proceeds of the sale an amount equal to the charges for feed and
.f theanimals and the expense of the sale will be covered into the United
eTreasury, and the remainder, if any, will be held for the owners; but if
*.1led for at the end of six months from the date of sale, this balance will
wise deposited in the United States Treasury.

q. restrictions Upon Visitors and Sales at Quarantine Stations
Woi1 14t. Visitors shall not be admitted to the quarantine inclosure
R;,aimy time. that animals are in quarantine: Provided, Iowever, That an
,lhis accredited agent, or veterinarian may be admitted to the yards
Shadings containing his quarantined animals at such intervals as may be
necessary, and under such conditions and restrictions as may be im-
:,,^by the inspector in charge of the quarantine station and on the last day
-quarantine period, owners, officers of registry societies, and others hav-
Sr--. alt business or whose services may be necessary in the removal of the
.a .. may be admitted upon special written permission from the said in-
; No exhibition or sale shall be allowed within the quarantine grounds.
':* : ., Disposal of Milk

TziON 15. Milk or cream from animals quarantined under these regu-
ashall not be used by any persons other than those in charge of such
Is, nor fed to any other animals than those within the same lot without
ison of the inspector in charge of the quarantine station, and subject
Milt' restrictions as he may consider necessary in each instance. No milk
~*d Bshall be removed from the quarantine premises except in compliance
i'I Stat6 and local regulations.
.. :" Disposal of Manure

.sIur.ATION 16. No manure shall be removed from the quarantine premises
mit the release of the animals producing the same.
Appearance of Disease in Quarantine

VAT~O~N 17. If any disease of a contagious nature shall appear among
is' during the quarantine period, especial precautions shall be taken to
tent spread of the infection to other livestock in the quarantine station or
hose outside the grounds. The affected animals shall be slaughtered or
berwlse disposed of as the chief of bureau may direct, depending upon the
tireof the disease and the gravity of the affection.
Horses, Accompanying Forage, and Equipment
iWktiuONw. 18. All horses imported into the United States from any part
ithe world except Canada, Mexico,, Central America, and the West Indies
ball be accompanied by the certificate of a veterinary officer of the national































States from any part or the worlm except anada, Mexicok ..
tral America, and the West Indies, and .i n wi m..te:be. .....
of sheep or other livestock shall be inspected and. ..a..t....M.
entry for a sufficient time to determine their freed oas lii
(Taesi aownrne), and if found infested with such taI m...
properly treated under the supervision of an tefpecto, toDftem.
tapeworm infestation. .
CANADA ..." i
Declaration -of Purpese j "
REGULATION 20. For all cattle, sheep, goats, and swine offered'l:: l
tion Into the United States from Canada there shall be presm
lector of customs at the time of entry a statement signed b.,
importer showing clearly the purpose for which said animal *ax ,. tobi.
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Animals from Foreign Countries Entered Thrnog
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RmGurLAToN 21.... Horses, cattle, Aheep, and other ruminants, s.:ad
have been shipped into Canada from foreign .countries may be ....
from the Canadian port of arrival subject to I eton at the:
accompanied by a certificate signed by a salaried veterinarian of..
Government stating that they have met all requirements of the XI.
lations governing their importation into and quarantine in CanaL.
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Animals for Slaughter '
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REGULATION 22. Animals imported from Canada into the Unt !
slaughter shall be consigned from the port of entry to asome o
tering center and there slaughtered within two weeks from the ..
or upon special permission obtained from .the ehiet of t:bumre
consigned to other points and there slaughtered within the pertliti
Cattle
REGULATION 23. Paragraph 1. ,Cattle from oaredted.
Canadian tuberculosis-free accredited herds offered for i
Canada into the United States shall be accompalnied by a e- ....
a veterinarian in the employ of and receiving a salary from thae .
eminent showing that the cattle are from such herds which b..han
for tuberculosis within one year from the date of importatkos. .f .l

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at ire the date of the last tuberculin test applied to said cattle, place of
ag, and the description of the cattle with ages and markings.
Sr... Dairy and breeding cattle from other than accoredited herd.--Except
gdbatter provided in this regulation, dairy and breeding cattle from other
Cmnadian tuberculosis-free accredited herds offered for importation from
:a Into the United States shall be accompanied by a veterinarian's certify.
Islhwing that he has inspected the said cattle and found them free from
irdences of contagious disease and that, so far as it has been possible to
SaleA they have not been exposed to any such disease during the preceding
fl&" They shall also be accompanied by a satisfactory certificate of tubercu-
ls. :which test shall have been made within 60 days next preceding the date
beftion. The date and place of testing and a description of the cattle
O showing their ages and markings shall be given in such certificate. The
Susuntioned certificates shall be signed or endorsed by a salaried veteri-
m O f the Canadian Government. Cattle herein described when not accom-
.bythe aforementioned certificates shall be detained in quarantine at
itof entry for a period of not less than three days and be subjected to a
ou test by an inspector and sach other tests as may be deemed necessary
ermine their freedom from disease.
ar. &. Grazing, feeding, and slaughter oattle.-Cattle offered for importation
B Canada into the United States for grazing, feeding, and slaughter shall be
ijpssied by the certificate of a Canadian official veterinarian or by a cer-
te signed or indorsed by a salaried veterinarian of the Canadian Govern-
i showing that the cattle have been inspected by him and are free from
eidence of contagious disease and that, so far as it has been possible to
wine, they have not been exposed to any such disease during the preceding
iK* Provided, however, That such cattle arriving at the port of entry un-
wppanied by either of the aforesaid certificates may be allowed entry subject
mk* conditions as the chief of bureau may prescribe. Cattle of a dairy or
ulig type, even though entered for grazing or feeding, may be detained
quarantine for such period as within the discretion of the inspector at the
t ia entry may be necessary, not less, however, than three days, and during
Sdaete.tion shall be tuberculin tested by an inspector.
a. 4. Cattle from the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.-Cattle from the
.bd States which have been exhibited at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair,
porento, Ontario, and have not been in Canada in excess of 30 days, may be
lied to the United States within a period of 10 days from the close of said
without the certificates specified in this regulation: Provided, They are
wnpanied by copies of the tuberculin-test certificates which were accepted
ee- Canadian authorities at the time of entry into Canada: And provided
qr,,That they are accompanied by a signed statement of the shipper or his
HI to the effect that the cattle presented for entry are the identical cattle
ied: by the said tuberculin-test certificates and showing the date upon which
cattle entered Canada, and that they were shipped direct from the Canadian
Cot: entry to the said fair and returned therefrom direct to the the United
fes port of entry. When especially ordered by the chief of bureau the pro-
Wa of this paragraph may be extended to include cattle exhibited at other
siged expositions in Canada.

. ... .Placarding Cars and Marking Waybills
IWuLATiov 24. Transportation companies shall securely affix to and main-
i upon both sides of all cars carrying shipments of cattle which are imported
p Canada for slaughter durable placards not less than 5 by 8 inches in
iN:on which shall be printed with permanent black ink and in boldfaced
No not less than 1% inches in height the words "Canadian cattle for
0g'ater." Each of the waybills pertaining to such, shipments shall be plainly
ead on the face thereof by the transportation company with the words
piidian cattle for slaughter." If the placards are removed, destroyed, or
red illegible, they shall be immediately replaced by the transportation
yany. If the cattle are transferred en route to other cars, or the cattle
aebilled, the cars to which the cattle are transferred and the new waybills
Ctbe placarded and marked in the same manner by the carrier which further
sports the cattle or rebills the same.
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'RUSLAToW 25. Nngsfl&p 1. frmdiug.fbsh eMn. g.'gM
Sgoat offered for tumportatio fhrm (Cada imnto t w .se
other than slaughter shall be acemopenisid a vtWiaia:
lng that as a result of t careful physical c.am t.s e ..
em the premises of origin no evidmesOf cat.u-- dm.m
so far a It has been possible to determine. ty. have t 4 bsn .
such disease common to animals of their Id durl t e daaU
preceding the date of Inspectilon. Buh ler ate sall bel lig
dian official veterinarian or signed or Indeseds by a.alated et. .....
Canadian Government.L When not companies A tihe exIii
this regulation, said sheep and goats shall be heWd I 0 0
of not lees than 10 days and shall be dpped and subeted to. ap
other treatment as may be ordered by the chief of burea. i
Per. 2. Slaughter.-Sheep and goats for slaughter may be lo
Canada Into the United States without the certficates spedAed tIn'
of this regulation, but shall be subject to the prlov"siima of R
and 22. :: ,2:
Swine 1 ...:
REuLATxONO 26. Paragraph 1. AU swine imported from s, k'..
United States shall be accompanied by a certificate signed or "
salaried veterinarian of the Canadian Government certtfyiu g l
forth in either paragraphs (a) or (M) following: ',i
(a) That the swine have been immunized by simultanems ifoeii
anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus; that no :ho OiShedK b
plague has existed on* the premises on which the swine fwvhlW iw
period of O0 days immediately preeed;ng the date o. moves V=i
and that the swine Were disinfected after immunization with a .2
tlon of a permitted saponifiled cresol solution..4 :.0
(b) That no swine plague or hog cholera has existed withbIN--at9
miles of the premises on which they have 'been kept 'for a p.idi .i
immediately preceding the date of movement therefrom. ', ,
Par. 2. Swine imported from Canada into the United States u l
by a certificate as specified in this regulation will be quaraUt 1*
of entry for a period of two weeks. 4: uth
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Rmu oATiO 27. When so ordered by the chief ..of burealtdi, K.e;
from Canada into the United States shall be accompanied by-.'t I
certificate of mallein test signed by an official Canadian vetoerinie
or endorsed by a salaried veterinarian of the Canadian Goverue,
be presented by the importer at the port of ettry for such test by i*
Those used in connection with stock raising (cow ponies) or Bl'.
for other purposes, whether for pleasure, driving, or teanlfg, jPk. S...
into the United States without inspection for a temporary stay-O Si
the border, not exceeding a period of 10 days, and the same proIs
apply to horses returning to the United States from Canada after a I
Canada of not to exceed 10 days.
In-Bond Shipments
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RUGULATION 28. Cattle and sheep In bond for export, if aeconitpsJ*
certificate required by paragraph 2 of regulation 23 or by retgulatluion
tiVely, showing freedom from disease, and also horses In bond f, ,
be admitted into the United States from Canada without inspector'
the ports named In regulation 4, in transit to and for export 1W0t0
Me.. Boston, Mass.. and New York, N. Y., subject to inspection at'".I.
export, provided, however, that such animals shall be inspected a thg
entry or at any points at which the bureau has inspectors statia6eit LI
by the chief of bureau. ... q

Certificates will not be required for wild sheep, deer, uand other wle S,'
originating in and shipped direct from Canada.




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ai#ir .*'4. *...; .MEXICO
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I.. '. .. Importations Prohibited

R.....L., ATION 29. Owing to the existence of foot-and-mouth disease in livestock
Jin Mexico and because that country adjoins the United States, no cattle, sheep,
goats, other ruminants, or swine originating ign .that portion thereof situated
ouutheast, east, or northeast of the Tehuantepec National Railway which
ioin the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, or shipped via and unloaded within said
#Wriklbed area, shall be imported into the United States.
0|V.:A`)A' Declaration of Purpose

7:UaURLAnON 30. For all cattle, sheep, goats, and swine offered for importa-
iS6 into the United States from Mexico there shall be presented to the collector
glHileotoms, at the time of entry a statement signed by the owner or importer
tiEfWing early the purpose for which said animals are to be imported.
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ifsLAroN 31. Animals imported from Mexico into the United States for
Sflihtet shall be consigned from the port of entry to some recognized slaugh-
k#mrs..-center and there slaughtered within two weeks from the date of entry,
W:'r.. upon special permission obtained from the chief of bureau, they may be
esaigwe4 to other points and there slaughtered within the period aforesaid.
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iy* L,,. "Permits Required

iRiST[LAsION. 32. A: permJit as required by regulation 5 of these regulations
.i;lI he.secured for ruminants and swine to be shipped by water from Mexico
btitIe- United States.
|,* Cattle From Other Than Tick-Infested Areas

;-AEvTATxlON 3.. Paragraph 1. Certif5cate of official veterinarian.-All cattle,
, ..ept .as provided by regulation 34, offered for importation into the United
ti~~ from Mexico shall be accompanied by the certificate of a salaried veteri-
wiifn of the Mexican Government showing that he inspected the said cattle
lt. the time of movement to the port of entry dnd found them free from any
wid.en.ce of .contagious disease and that so far as it has been possible to deter-
tbe 0tlhey have not been exposed to any such disease, including splenetic,
southern, or Texas fever, during the preceding 60 days, and if shipped by rail
lpqertificate shall -further specify that the cattle have been loaded into cleaned
4iRl disinfected cars for transportation direct to the port of entry.
iiia^r, ,.. Certificate of the importer.-All cattle, except as provided by regula-
pi!|fa34, offered for importation into the United States from Mexico, shall be
,roqp!&nied by a certificate of the importer or his agent supervising the ship-
t .tptating that said cattle while en route to the port of entry have not been
aear driven through any district or area infested with cattle ticks.
Sr3. Dairy and breediLg cattle.-In addition to the certificates described
:agrgaphs 1 and 2 of this regulation, all dairy and breeding cattle offered
pmPotation.from Mexico into the United States, except strictly range cattle,
bie accompanied by a satisfactory certificate of tuberculin test signed by a
oe veterinarian of, the Mexican Government, which test shall have been
,within 60 days next preceding the date of importation. The date and
ae of such test and a description of the cattle tested showing their ages and
:arkings shall be given in such certificate. Such dairy and breeding cattle,
Mlen not accompanied by the certificates specified for said animals in this
rEglation, shall be detained in quarantine at the port of entry for a period of
less than 3 days in order to determine their freedom from disease, and, in
a bidce of a satisfactory certificate of tuberculin test, shall be tuberculin
by an inspector during the quarantine period.
t-4i. Grazing, feeding, and slaughter cattle.-Cattle offered for importation
;Mexico into the United States for grazing, feeding, or slaughter shall be
mpanied by the certificates specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this regulation,
i h"the absence of such certificates, they shall be admitted only under such
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aina aucsver Lusma. aajsi.we ma&tooa&r 6 L c ..r nwwcm
supervised dipping wherein he shall agree to: waive al a3
United States for any loss or damage to the cattle oculemi bp
from dipping or resulting from the fact that the are ter t it
tick infested, and also for all subsequent loss w vr -duumag40n4 "'.14
the possession or control of such importer which may corw i i
the cattle so dipped. "
(d) The cattle, when offered for entry, shill receive a wt'
inspector. If found free from ticks they shall be given one Ii
mitted dip under the supervision of an Inspector 10 to 14" .l.t: .
dipping required by paragraph (b) hereof. If found to b 'b.
ticks, the entire lot of cattle shall be rejected and wi met beiw
for entry until 10 to 14 days tfter they have pagin bten w ....
manner provided by paragrapH (6) hereiof. :....
(e) The cattle shall be Imported through a quaran Stie llfestb
regulation 4 of these regulations equipped with faciltiesw N
Inspection and dipping. .. . .. .. ......
(f) The conditions at tAhe port of entry shall be sitch "it.,.-''.
movement of the cattle'ts made without exposure to ticks.....
(g) Cattle otherwise elgibleior importation If unaccompni
tificate specified in-paragraph 1 (a) of this regulation may be
subject to such conditions as the cNef of bureau may pnesnt"
breeding, except'strictly range cattle, and those tor dal r]g .
panted by a satisfactory certificate of tuberculn tetai 'llW'
quarantine at the port of entry for a period of mot leso h .Wa
tuberculin tested by an inspector. Cattle of a dairy or brWOi
steers and spayed heifers, subject to the provisions of tiU "'Slt
though entered for grazing of feeding, may be detained b .a...
period as within the discretion of the inspector at the port of:
necessary, not less, however, than 3 day, and during such eN
tuberculin tested by an in.spe.tor."
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RULATION 5. PamrarapK 1. Rreed f1.dl., WE N...E...
goats offered for Importation from Mexico into the United w..I
other than slaughter shall be aceompan.ed by the crttat !
veterinarian of the Mexican Government Showing that a rs miA
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JffIE a eamination by him of such sheep and goats on the premises of origin
iogd.exee of contagious disease was found, and that, so far as it has been
psaible to determine, they have not been exposed to any such disease common
.i1t animals of their kind during the 60 days immediately preceding their move-
.. iS..t:) o."the port of entry. Notwithstanding such certificate, such sheep shall
4iOdbtained at the port of entry until they have been dipped once under super-
talllon of an inspector, and, in the absence of such certificate, said sheep shall
'o held in quarantine for not less than 10 days and at the discretion of the
tp r 'Shall be again dipped under his supervision. Goats unaccompanied
i)[*bh certificate shall be detained at the port of entry for a period of not less
~I4 1O days, during which time they shall be subjected to such inspections
tests as may be deemed necessary by the chief of bureau to determine their
*yteedwn from disease.
l t.'Pa. 2. BSlaughter.-Sheep and goats offered for importation from Mexico into
O*:Nited States for slaughter shall be accompanied by a statement of the
04 i. e or vendor showing that no disease communicable to animals of their
hias existed on the premises on which they have been kept for 60 days
dtely preceding their movement to the port of entry. Such sheep and
w hen not accompanied by the statement specified, shall be detained at
port of entry for a period of not less than 3 days in order to determine their
Il ia o from disease.
*.0 : Swine "
Si.U..sma... XoN 36. Paragraph 1. Breeding and feeding.-All swine offered for
qzpiiflttiemi from Mexico into the United States for breeding and feeding shall
... aompanied by a certificate signed by a salaried veterinarian of the\Mexican
V..vernment showing that no swine plague or hog cholera has existed within a
imlius of 5 miles of the premises on which they have been kept for a period of
S:1 days immediately preceding the date of movement therefrom. In addition
K such swine shall be immunized against hog cholera under the supervision
2 inspector at the port of entry at the owner's expense in accordance with
O 9 of the methods recognized by the department for preventing the spread of
JW" disease. In the absence of the certificate as herein specified such swine
Mal be detained at the port of entry for a period of not less than two weeks
a.d In addition to immunization against .hog cholera be subjected to such in-
c1,ions and tests as may be deemed necessary by the chief of bureau to deter-
their freedom from disease.
o ?ar. 2. Slaughter.-All swine offered for importation from Mexico into the
mited States for slaughter shall be accompanied by a certificate of the kind
secNed in paragraph 1 of this regulation. In the absence of the required
setifeate such swine shall be detained at the port of entry for a period of not
than. two weeks and shall be subjected to such inspections and tests as
;*y, be deemed necessary by the chief of bureau to determine their freedom
,tMi disease. They shall be handled and shipped as specified under regula-
iilm 31 of this order.
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BUUxITAATON 37. Paragraph 1. When so ordered by the chief of bureau horses
fiifred for importation from Mexico into the United States shall be subjected
4Wosuch quarantine and blood or other tests as may be deemed necessary by
n to determine their freedom from disease. Horses admitted from Mexico
Cirt* the United States in bond for export therefrom shall be subject to inspec-
Vian at any point at which the bureau has inspectors stationed.
Par. Tck-imfested horses.-Horses offered for importation from Mexico
"it6to the United States, if infested with cattle ticks, shall be prohibited entry
Satthey have been first dipped in a permitted arsenical solution or otherwise
14,Wted in a manner approved by the chief of bureau.
"...iiPar.. 3. Horses for temporary stay.-Horses used in connection with stock
l (cow ponies) or mining, and those for other purposes, whether for
sure, driving, or teaming, may be admitted from the tick-free area of Mexico
S the TUnited States without inspection for a temporary stay at ports along
border. not exceeding a period of 10 days, and the same provision shall
1y, to horses returning to the United States from Mexico after a stay in

1A.:eertflcPte as specified in this regulation will not be required for wild swine for
i h~on purposes, and such animals will not be required to undergo immunization
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shall be secured for the Importattoe Ri
Central America or the West ludIe:B
be Issued for cattle from .eotri e
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REULATION 39. Ruminants offend for Importation ito t ........e
from countries of Central America and the West Indies sIAaBi'b
by a certificate of the Importer or his agent stating that th eirii|
been in the country from which directly shipped to the UaMWtad-Bi .
period of not less than ,0 days Immediately .preceding tihe da*te:, ........ ...
ment and that during such time no contagions disease bhas extstsi'.ai
or among animals of their kind with which they have comA ....m
such animals shall be quarantined at the port of entry for a perioS Bf....
than one week, and in the absence of the aforesaid certificate the stf MIlK
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be quarantined for not less than two weeks. A .animals SaSIMMM
regulation shall be subjected during the quarantine perod thMt n1
blood tests, or other tests as may be ordered In each Iastasee fliGNO
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REOULATION 40. Paragraph 1. Swine offered: for Importaton I<.....
States from countries of Central Amerib and the WestlI "eNl ..
other than slaughter shall be accomrpanil by a certificate of the.i
agent stating that the said animals have" been in the .coun.ry..
directly shipped to the United. States for a period of norf'Rosy *
immediately preceding the date of such shipment and that ii
no contagious disease has existed among them or aawifganlm l
with which they have come in contact. In. addition said swine
tined at the port of entry for not less than 1 week, ad In the. a.. i
certificate shall be quarantined not less than 2 weeks. While uLi...
tineai said swine, with the exception of wild sawine, hlJ be" ain.
hog cholera under the supervision of an inspector at the pert oPC
owner's expense in accordance with one of the methods'
department for preventing the spread of this dlseaseq and wiltd
subjected to such blood or other tests as may be ordered by the e*hli ...
in each instance in order to determine their freedom from d'shaa,.
Par. 2. Slaughter.-All swine offered for importation into the UalI4
from countries of Central America and the West Indies for slaughter
accompanied by a certificate of the kind specified In paragrapt 1,ofl...
nation. In the absence of the required certificate such swine aS ...j
at the port of entry for a period of not less than two weeks p ua,: l
Ejected to such inspections and tests as may be deemed necessary:
of bureau to determine their freedom from disease. They: ::haD :
and shipped as specified under Regulation 81 of this order. ....
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REGULATION 41. Paragraph L. When so ordered by the chief of b..e....i3f.
offered for importation into the United States from countries of i
clea and the West Indies shall be subjected to such quarantine ae hi
other tests as may be deemed necessary by him in order to d.etr.a..
freedom from disease. Race horses returning to the United Stat&UI
West Indies, In lieu of inspection at the port of entry as speciAMfle IJ
9, shall be inspected at such point as the chief of bureau shall dkW
Par. 2. Horses offered for Importation Into the United Stateisfrofl oI
of Central America and the West Indies, If Infested with cattle
not enter the United State until they have been first dipped ih n'
arsenical solution or otherwise treated in a manner approved .bae i .
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'AMB WS ..UNDER WHICH THE FOREGOING REGULATIONS AR E MADE
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; ~4iDcts from an act of Congress entitled "An act providing for an inspection
dk for expotation, prohibiting the. importation of adulterated articles of
.':. or.drink, and authorizing the, President to make proclamation in certain
4ul a for other purposes." Approved August 30, 1890 (26 Stat. L. 414),
| a. esded June 28, 1926 (44 Stat. L. 774).
.H' o.. 6. That the importation of meat, cattle, sheep, and other ruminants.
i.and. swine, which are diseased or infected with any disease, or which shall have
.iee exposed to such infection within 60 days next before their importation,
HP et1: prohibited: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture within his
I4$rotion and under such regulations as he may prescribe, is authorized to
it the admission from Mexico into the State of Texas of cattle which have
1iDsted with or exposed to ticks upon being freed therefrom. Any person
ghJ:I '*nowngly .violate the foregoing Iiovision shall be deemed guilty of
;nor.:and shall, on conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding
ijti:y imprisonmentt not exceeding tJiree years, and any vessel or vehicle
I'..1P 't*cl, unlawful importation within the knowledge of the master or
tot.4ucfl vessel or vehicle, that such importation is diseased or has been
-oinfection as'herein described, shall be forfeited to the United States.
hat the Secretary of Agriculture be, and is hereby, authorized, at
l:% Jiise of the. owner, to place and retain in quarantine all neat cattle,
p.d other ruminants, and all swine, imported into the United States, at
NtSas he maydesignate fox such purposes, and under such conditions as
M a y*replation prescribe, respectively, for the several classes of animals
1: ve MAied; and for this purpose he may have and maintain possession of
tU 3 builgings, 'tools,, ,fixtures, and appurtenances now in use for the quar-
i?:..ne of neat .cattle,. and hereafter purchase, construct, or rent as may be
,Ijt.ss.ry,.: and he -may appoint veterinary surgeons, inspectors, officers, and
I !'oees ay him deemed necessary. to. maintain such quarantine, and provide
q~siM'he execution of the other provisions' of this act.
;*4L f That the importation of all animals described in this act into any port
...f.,l.... c nited States, except such as may be designated by the Secretary of
....i.. .getuwre, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, as quarantine
-:::sijll :,is: hereby prohibited; and, the Secretary of Agriculture may cause to
W be slaughtered such of the animals named in this act as may be, under regula-
iti prescribedd by him, adjudged to be infected with any contagious disease,
|o have been, exposed to infection so as to be dangerous to other animals;
l #id that the value of animals sd slaughtered as being so exposed to infection,
ljut act infected, may be ascertained by the agreement of the Secretary of Agri-
o:l!ture. and owners thereof, if practicable; otherwise by the appraisal by two
, r'&ns familiar with the character and value of such property, to be appointed
Aqe Secretary of Agriculture, whose decision, if they agree, shall be final;
| ethterwise 'the Secretary of Agriculture shall decide between them, and his
sI epyn shall be final; and the amount of.the value thus ascertained shall be
iSj. ie.tthe owner thereof out of money in the Treasury appropriated.; for the
W;.0li.e f the Pureau of Animal Industry; but no payment shall be made for any
g!taal imported, in violation of the provisions of this act. If any animals, sub-
Si t to0 quarantine according to the provisions of this act, are brought into any
iflpt.of: the United States where no quarantine station is established, the col-
"K.etorV.of such port shall require the same to be conveyed by the vessel,qon which
ibeoyare imported or are.found to the nearest quarantine station, at the expense
;iot the owner. H
&i: Sar. 10. That the Secretary of Agriculture shall cause careful inspection to
{4I made by a suitable -officer of all imported animals described in this.act, to
ein whether such animals are infected with contagious diseases or have
i exposed ,to infection so as tb be dangerous to other animals, which shall
4~,4 either be placed .in quarantine or dealt with according to the regulations
ji|i te Secretary of Agriculture; and all food, litter, manure, clothing, utensils,
jigh other appliances that have been so related to such animals on board, ship
i b be judged liable to convey infection shall be dealt with according to the
p,.tgulations of the Secretary of Agriculture; and the Secretary of Agriculture
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mn diseases, une powers conerrea on ue seeeay a.
tlons 4 and 5 of an act entitled "An act for the esta H
of Animal Industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased .....
vide means for the suppression and extirpatl'o of e|
contagions diseases among domestic animals," approved .Ma......
Stat. p. 31), are hereby conferred on the Secretary of AM
cised exclusively by him. He is hereby authorized and direcJtSi
time, to establish such rules and regulations concerulng the
transportation of livestock from any place within ftim. United :
may have reason to believe such diseases may exist into aC
or Territory, including the Indian Territory, and Into ad thbO....
of Columbia and to foreign countries, as he may deem m nsmr.g
rules and regulations shall have the force of law. Whe 76
assistant inspector of the Bureau of Animal Industry salln
showing that such officer had inspected any cattle or ot*
were about to be shipped, driven, or transported frm am|
as above stated, and had found them free from Texas or .._....."
tion, pleuropneumonta, foot-and-mouth disease, or any e l
tagious, or communicable disease, such animals so bhspecte si
be shipped, driven, or transported from such place 1*6 and
or Territory, including the Indian Territory, and "Into and "hl
of Columbia, or they may be exported from the United Stabs ....
Inspection or the exaction of fees'of any kind, except such asm+
be ordered or exacted by the Secretary of Agriculture; ad a.1.B
shall at all times be under the control and supervision of tbi`i
Industry of the Agricultural Department for the yurpous of uf4l
Sao. 2. That the Secretary of Agriculture shall have autuil ..
regulations and take such measures as he may deem proper toi
duetlon or dissemination of the contagion of any oer
communicable disease of animals from a foreign country ISto .t'.
or from one State or Territory of the United States or the ISIf
to another, and to seize, quarantine, and dispose of any hay, fl .
immilar material, or any meats, hides, or other animal produes..
Infected foreign country to the United States, or from one. Stab&:G.-
the District of Columbia in transit to another State or Territory eq
of Columbia whenever in his Judgment such action Is advlsameI1h
guard against the introduction or spread of such contagion.
Sac. That any person, company, or corporation knowinglyn ....
visions of this act or the orders or regulations made ing pornaemme.
be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be paS11ed 1gre
less than $100 nor more than $1,000, or by imprisonment at: :....
year, or by both such fnlue and imprisonment.::

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