Amendment no. 3 to B.A.I. Order No. 143, regulations of the secretary of agriculture governing the inspection, disinfect...

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Amendment no. 3 to B.A.I. Order No. 143, regulations of the secretary of agriculture governing the inspection, disinfection, certification, treatment, handling, and method and manner of delivery and shipment of live stock which is the subject of interstate control modifying regulations 11 to 18, inclusive, relating to the prevention of the spread of splenetic fever of cattle, and revoking amendment No. 2 to B.A. I. Order No. 143
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7 p. : ; 24 cm
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English
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United States -- Bureau of Animal Industry
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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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Babesiosis in cattle -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
Animal industry -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
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non-fiction   ( marcgt )

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Statement of Responsibility:
United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry
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Caption title
General Note:
"Amendment 3 to B.A.I. Order 143."
General Note:
"Effective on and after April 1, 1908."
General Note:
"Issued March 20, 1908."

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University of Florida
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TO X. A. 1. ORDER NO. 148 (REGUL MONS OF THE
OF AGRICULTURE GOTERNING THE INSPECTIONo. 1118-
V02FYVATIOX, TREATMENT) HANDLING, AND KETHOD
OrDELIVERY A" 8HIPMENT OF 14YE STOCK WHICH
MIT OF INTERSTATE COWNERCE),


1A to 1 sw inclusive, relating to the prevention. of the
hver of eattle, and revoking amendment No. 2 to B. A. I.
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F "tw 0!% and after AjQ 1, 19080


EiA K'.DzrjmTmENT oir AGRzour.Tuimim,
OFF110F, OF THE SECRETARY
a tho Se'c-'T'etary of Agriculture govermdng the
on,, ce4ification, treatment, handling, and
or of delivay and -shipment of live stock which is
r -state comlilerce I Issued under date of March 22,
on d, after April. 15, 1907, are hereby modified by
I I to..18, inclusive, and the substi-
the fol lo:wig regulations, which revocation shall
08 1 111: and after which date the regulations
h "d be effective until otherwise ordered.
SPREAD OF SPLENETIC FEVER

-91fteh"Apil 11, 1908.
1ALWhen W State or Territory located within
*#aed b3r the Secretary of Agriculture for splenetic
fe-rer sho,11,4uly. establish a State or Territorial
ril Alfyffimlt from the arantined area established by
e, and.sh.. obtain the...legislation requm
quarantine strictly and completely






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within the boundaries of said State or Territory, the Secretary of
Agriculture will, if the said State or Territorial quarantine be satis-
factory, adopt by a rule said State or Territorial quarantine, and the
State or Territorial quarantine thus adopted shall define the Hputs
of that portion of the Federal quarantined area.
Regulation 12. Whenever any State or Territory under au-
thority of law shill establish a State or Territorial quarantine for
splenetic fever which differs from the quarantine established by the
Secretary of Agriculture for the said disease, and shall desire a
modification of the area quarantined by the Secretary of Agriculture,
the proper officer of the said State or Territory shall forward to the
Secretary of Agriculture a true map or description of such State or
Territorial quarantine and a duly authenticated copy of the laws
and regulations relating to the establishment and enforcement of the
quarantine.
Regulation 13. Cattle of the quarantined area of any State or
Territory shall not at any time be transported, driven, or allowed
to drift therefrom to any portion of the quarantined area of any
other State or Territory to which the intrastate movement of cattle
of the quarantined area is prohibited by the State or Territorial
authorities thereof.
Regulation 14. Interstate shipments of cattle from the quar-
antined area may be made at any time, by rail or boat, to recognized
slaughtering centers for immediate slaughter, but cattle shall not-be
trailed or driven or hauled in private conveyances from the quaran-
tined area in any State or Territory to any point in any other State
or Territory not included in the quarantined area.
Interstate shipments of cattle from the quarantined area may be
made during the months of January, November, and December of
each year by rail or boat for any purpose into the District of Colum-
bia, the States of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois,
Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michi-
gan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New
Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West
Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, and that portion of the State of
Missouri north of the Missouri River, under such restrictions as may
be imposed by officials of the State or Territory or the District of
Columbia at destination.
When cattle are transported under the provisions of this regulation,
the following rules regarding their movement shall be observed:
(a) Cattle of the quarantined area when received at destinations
outside the quarantined area, or which in course of interstate trans-
portation from the quarantined area are unloaded at a point not
within the quarantined area to be fed or watered or for other pur-













fences inclosing such yards or portions of yards,
i (neboeither side- of the alleyways, chutes, and platforms
.shl be tight board fences not less than 6 feet high

If,.such yards or portions of yards, alleyways, chutes, and
t are adjacent to yards or portions of yards, alleyways,
. '.. an...d platforms for cattle not of the quarantined area, there
iI between them a space not less than 10 feet wide, which
.. i. .e..mible to cattle; this space shall be limited on one side
-fence required by specification 1 and on the other side by
:oaed fence not less than 5 feet high.
ou-ch yards or portions of yards, alleyways, chutes, and
ae, either isolated from or adjacent to other yards, por-
.i.'ofyr"ds, alleyways, chutes, or platforms, there shall be built
M|::it m"aed on all sides thereof to which cattle of the vicinity
it!erwise have access a cattle-proof fence not less than 5 feet
.... ,td Unot less than 15 feet from the 6-foot fence required by

1-7 Ve only means of egress from yards and portions of yards for
S.0 the quarantined area in transit shall be by way of the alley-
r W.Achtb, and platforms inclosed by 6-foot fences, as required
tW"g itfiation I, to cars for reforwarding, and under no circum-
Msl shall there exist any connection between such yards or por-
.. ..of'}yards and the yards or portions of yards for cattle not of
ti qiurntined area, or other adjacent premises.
Ib Th ie yards or portions of yards reserved for cattle of the quar-
M'ittind area shall be so located, or such drainage facilities shall be
pVrvidhd therefor, that water therefrom will not flow onto the adja-
e.. t .... kqerty.
f.".X (8' I The yards or portions of yards reserved for cattle of the quar-
sit.ied area shall be marked by a conspicuous sign bearing the
J"QUIRaANR INE YARDS" or "QUARANTINE PENS" in
kifyr not less than 10 inches in height.
!!:: I '(tIeit& not of the quarantined area be driven over platforms,
ki t .i, or alleyways, or placed in the yards or portions of yards
n::; ed fbr cattle of the quarantined area, such cattle shall there-
*i i#ar be tibated in all respects as if they were actually of the quar-
area.
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(c) The cars or boats which have carried cattle of the quarantined
area shall be cleaned and disinfected as hereinafter provided as soon
as possible after unloading and before the said cars or boats are again
used in the interstate transportation of live stock or merchandise.
(d) If for any reason, such as delays or wrecks, it is necessary to
unload cattle of the quarantined area which are being transported as
"Southern Cattle" into pens or yards which have not been specially
provided for that purpose as hereinbefore indicated, the transporta-
tion company shall immediately forward notice of such unloading
and the reasons therefore to the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Indus-
try at Washington, D. C., and the premises shall be disinfected as
hereinafter provided.
(e) The proper officers of the transportation companies shall
securely affix to both sides of all cars carrying interstate shipments
of cattle from the quarantined area, except as hereinafter provided,
durable placards not less than 54 by 8 inches in size, on which shall
be printed with permanent black ink and in bold-face letters not less
than 11 inches in height the words "SOUTHERN CATTLE."
These placards shall also show the name of the place from which the
shipment was made, the date of the shipment (which must correspond
with the date of the waybills and other papers), the name of the
transportation company, and the name of the place of destination.
Each of the waybills, conductors' manifests, memoranda, and bills
of lading pertaining to such shipments by cars or boats shall have
the words "SOUTHERN CATTLE" plainly written or stamped
upon its face. Whenever such shipments are transferred to another
transportation company or into other cars or boats, or are rebilled
or reconsigned from any point not in the quarantined area to a point
other than the original destination, the cars into which said cattle
are transferred and the new waybills, conductors' manifests, memo-
randa, and bills of lading covering said shipments by cars or boats
shall be marked as herein specified for cars carrying said cattle from
the quarantined area, and for the billing, etc., covering the same.
If for any reason the placards required by this regulation are removed
from the car or are destroyed or rendered illegible they shall be
immediately replaced by the transportation company or its agents,
the intention being that legible placards shall be maintained on the
car from the time such shipments leave the quarantined area until
they arrive at final destination.
(f) No car or boat containing an interstate shipment of cattle of
the quarantined area shall receive on board cattle which are not of
the quarantined area. Interstate shipments of cattle of the quar-
antined area shall not be made to points outside of said quarantined
area where proper facilities have not been provided for transferring
the said cattle from the cars or landing to the stock yards and





















r su race of the car doors, and the fencing, troughs, chutes, and
S pens with a mixture made of 11 pounds of lime and one-
und of pure carbolic acid to each gallon of water, or with
SyPcoal-tar creosote dip permitted in the official dipping of sheep
: "I bieW, provided the same is used at one-fifth the maximum
(5 times the nmlinimum strength) specified for dipping sheep.
piB ;% Oari which have carried cattle: within the quarantined area
SState or Territory shall be cleaned and disinfected before
t'Wilawo.4' en ..to any point in another State or Territory not in the
ted area. This provisiMon shall not apply to cars containing
....U.,te course of interstate transportation for immediate
."...'.. t in.. accordance with these regulations.
'0 t regulations relating to the movement of cattle of the
i '';":' "ho d area as prescribed by the proper State officers at desti-
Iiion shall be carefully observed.
..'b. .g..ion 15.. (a) Cattle not of the quarantined area which are
."ansported interstate by rail through the quarantined area may be
I.. loaded therein for rest, feed, and water into properly equipped
i n. nectious pens, provided such pens and the platforms, chutes,
.a d alleyways leading thereto are constructed and maintained in
accordancee with the specifications set out below.
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SSPEOIFIOATIONS FOR NONINFEOTIOUS PREMISES.
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i (1) The outside fences inclosing such pens, and the fences on either
uiWide of the alleyways, chutes, and platforms leading thereto shall be
igh t: board fences not less than 6 feet high on the inside.
(2) If such pens, alleyways, chutes, and platforms are adjacent to
ai. .;,. alleyways, chutes, and platforms for cattle of the quarantined
I area there shall be between them a space not less than 10 feet wide,
ir whioh sh-l be inaccessible to cattle; this space shall be limited on
I!-!1,, o.side by the 6-foot fence required by specification 1, and on the
o0|:other side by a tight board fence not less than 5 feet high.
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(3) If such pens, alleyways, chutes, and platforms are either io-L
lated from or adjacent to other pens, alleyways, chutes, or platform
there shall be built and maintained on all sides thereof, to which 4at-
tie of the vicinity might otherwise have access, a cattle-proof fence
not less than 5 feet high and not less than 15 feet fro-m the 6-foot
fence required by specification 1.
(4) The only means of egress from such pens shall be by way of
the alleyways, chutes, and platforms inclosed by 6-foot fences as
required by specification 1 to cars for reforwarding, and under no
circumstances shall there exist any connection between such pens and
the pens for cattle of the quarantined area, or other adjacent prem-
ises.
(5) Such noninfectious premises shall be so located, or such drain-
age facilities shall be provided therefore, that water from the sur-
rounding area will not flow onto or through them.
(6) Such pens shall be marked by a conspicuous sign bearing the
words "NONINFECTIOUS PENS" in letters not less than 10
inches in height.
(b) Cattle infested with the Margaropus annulatus, or southern
cattle tick, disseminate the contagion of splenetic, southern, or Texas
fever; therefore cattle not of the quarantined area which are infested
with the Margaropus annulatus ticks shall be considered as infected
cattle and shall be subject to the regulations governing the interstate
movement of cattle of the quarantined area-
Regulation 16. Stock-yard companies receiving interstate ship-
ments of cattle infested with the said ticks shall place the said cattle
in the pens set aside for the use of cattle of the quarantined area, and
transportation companies are required to. clean and disinfect, in
accordance with the requirements of these regulations, all cars and
boats used in interstate transportation which have contained the
infected cattle.
Regulation 17. Cattle of the quarantined area, or other cattle
infested with ticks, which have been properly dipped in Beaumont
crude petroleum, or otherwise treated in a manner approved by the
Secretary of Agriculture, under the supervision of an inspector of the
Bureau of Animal Industry, and which have been examined and cer-
tified to be free of infection by the said inspector, may be shipped
interstate at any time, subject only to such restrictions as may be
imposed by State, Territorial, or District officers at points of desti-
nation: Provided, That when cattle are to be dipped, as specified
herein, they shall, within six hours immediately prior to dipping, be
given an opportunity to drink sufficient water to quench their thirst.
Shipments of cattle that have been dipped or treated as herein pro-
vided shall be forwarded in clean, disinfected cars,- shall be accom-
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