(B. A. I. Order 328)
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United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
RULE 1, REVISION 29.-TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF
SPLENETIC, SOUTHERN, OR TEXAS FEVER IN CATTLE
Effective on and after December 1, 1930
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture and notice is
hereby given that the contagious and infectious disease known as splenetic,
southern, or Texas fever, exists in cattle in the following States and Terri-
tory, to wit: Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and Porto Rico.
Now, therefore, I, R. W. Dunlap, Acting Secretary of Agriculture, under.
authority conferred by section 1 of the act of Congress approved March 3,
1905 (33 Stat. 1264), do hereby quarantine the areas hereinafter described,
and do order by this rule 1, revision 29, under the authority and discretion
conferred on the Secretary of Agriculture by section 3 of the said act of
Congress, approved March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1265), that the interstate move-
ment of cattle from the areas herein quarantined shall be made only in
accordance with the regulation of the Secretary of Agriculture for the pre-
vention of the spread of splenetic, southern, or Texas fever in cattle.
The following areas are quarantined for splenetic, southern, or Texas fever
The following counties and portion of a county are quarantined: Ashley,
Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Drew, Hempstead,
Lafayette, Lincoln, Nevada, Ouachita, and Union, and that portion of Desha
County south of the Arkansas River.
The following counties and portion of a county are quarantined: Alachua,
Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, De Soto, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry,
Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee,
Marion, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, St. Johns,
St. Lucie, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia, and that part of Duval
County lying south and east of the St. Johns River.
The following parishes and portions of parishes are quarantined: Acadia,
Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Cameron, Calcasieu, Caldwell,
Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, Jefferson
Davis, Lafayette, La Salle, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Pointe Coupee,
Rapides, Richland, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Martin, St.
Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West
Carroll, and Winn; all that portion of Ascension Parish lying north and east
of the Mississilpi River; and all that portion of Iberville Parish lying west of
the Mississippi River; and all that portion of Ouachita Parish lying west of the
The entire territory is quarantined.
The following counties and portion of a county are quarantined: Anderson,
Angelina, Atascosa, Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Brooks, Burleson, Cameron, Cham-
bers, Cherokee, Dimmit, Duval, Fort Bend, Freestone, Frio, Galveston, Grimes,
Hardin, Harris, Hidalgo, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells,
Kenedy, La Salle, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Live Oak, McMullen, Madison, Milam,
Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Robertson, Rusk,
Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Starr, Trinity, Tyler, Walker,
Waller, Washington, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata, and that part of Limestone
County lying east and south of the Texas and New Orleans Railroad.
This rule 1, revision 29, shall be construed in connection with the regulation
of the Secretary of Agriculture for the prevention of the spread of splenetic,
southern, or Texas fever in cattle, and is subject to amendment or revision on
Rule 1, revision 28 (B. A. I. Order 321), dated October 31, 1929, effective
December 1, 1929, shall cease to be effective on and after December 1, 1930,
on and after which date this rule 1, revision 29, which for purposes of identifi-
cation is designated as B. A. I. Order 328, shall become and be effective until
The effect of this order is as follows:
In Arkansas, Clark, Hot Spring, Miller, and Pike Counties, and the remain-
der of Howard County, are released from quarantine.
In Florida, Bradford, Clay, Gilchrist, Levy, and Nassau Counties, and that
part of Duval County lying north and west of the St. Johns River, are released
In Texas, Cass, Gregg, Harrison, Hays. Henderson. Kleberg, Marion, Smith,
and Travis Counties, that part of Limestone County west and north of the
Texas and New Orleans Railroad, and the remainders of Matagorda and Whar-
ton Counties, are released from quarantine.
The existing quarantine of areas in the State of Louisiana and the territory
of Porto Rico is continued.
Done at the City of Washington, this 4th day of November, 1930.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
R. W DUNLAP,
Acting Secretary of Agriculture.
FEEDING STATIONS FOR NONINFECTED CATTLE
Properly equipped, noninfectious pens are maintained at the following points within
the quarantined area:
McGehee, Desha County, Ark., Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. pens.
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla., Florida East Coast Railway pens.
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Texas & Pacific
De Quincy, Calcasieu Parish, La., Gulf Coast Line pens.
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., Southern Pacific Co. pens.
BeUlville Austin County, Tex. Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Conroe, Montgomery County, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
(Englewood) Houston Harris County, Tex., Southern Pacific Railway Co. pens.
Houston, Harris County, Tex., the Union Stock Yards pens.
Hearne, Robertson County, Tex., Houston & Texas Central Railroad pens.
Laredo, Webb County, Tex., International & Great Northern Railway pens.
Orange, Orange County, Tex., Southern Pacific Lines pens.
Palestine, Anderson County Tex., International & Great Northern Railway pens.
Rosenberg, Fort Bend County. Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway pens.
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