,AND.MOUH DISEASE IN CATTLE, SHEEP, OTHER RUMI-
I .$ ANTS, AND SWINE.
| (Effective on and after February 28, 1924.)
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K t U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
S. The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and
Notice is hereby given, that a contagious, communicable disease,
m. known as foot-and-mouth disease, exists in livestock in the State of
A. )Nw:, therefore, I, Henry C. Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture,
under authority conferred by section 1 of the act of Congress approved
M .. jarch 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1264), do hereby quarantine the counties of
Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano, in the State of California.
S During the existence of this quarantine the interstate or foreign
..M0 transportation, movement, or trailing or driving of cattle, sheep,
other ruminants, and swine from the area herein quarantined is
.. Under authority conferred by section 2 of the act of Congress ap-
proved February 2, 1903 (32 Stat. 791), shipments of dressed car-
cases of calves, sheep, and other ruminants, interstate or to foreign
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countries, from a point in the territory herein quarantined are pro-
hibited, unless the hides or skins and hoofs are removed from the
carcasses; and the interstate or foreign transportation of hides, skins,
and hoofs of cattle, sheep, and other ruminants, and of hay, straw, or
Similar fodder, from a point in the quarantined territory is absolutely
prohibited unless the said hides, skins, and hoofs of cattle, sheep, and
other ruminants, and all hay, straw, or similar fodder be disinfected
prior to shipment under the supervision of an inspector of the Bureau
of Animal Industry.
No railroad cars or boats, within the area herein quarantined, which
have carried livestock shall be moved interstate until the said cars or
boats have been cleaned and disinfected with a permitted disinfectant
as provided in B. A. I. Order 273, or 3 per cent solution cresol com-
pound, U. S. P.
; When shipments by rail of cattle, sheep, other ruminants, and
| swine are made from and to points not included in the territory herein
S.. quarantined for foot-and-mouth disease, the said shipments shall not
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rest, and water, a' ifl
(g4 Stat. 607). S
Shave been speejil cled .anf
.the supervision of ampleee pf the Br
and which lhive been playi ad spe' y
pose by: the chief of- the Bureauot il IndAT ....:
SWhen shipments interstitp y rl"ail f catt'l., ,
Snants, and swine are made from and to points not imI.
herein quarantined for foot-and-mouth disease, the car s5!:|
tie livestock shall be sealed by an employee of the Biaefft|. a
Industry before the cars enter the said area; and wlte*
ments are unloaded en route within the said area. cle,..
disinfected pens, for the purposes of feed, rest, and watkr, .g.W..i
before provided, the cars shall, after reloading, be again .eatu&
an employee of the Bureau of Animal Industry, it being the p se
and intent of this provision that cars containing such hpa ...
shall remain sealed during the time they are passing t h ug;;h.tha.
quarantined area, except when broken for the purpose of nloading
for feed, rest, and water.
This order, for the purpose of identification, is .designated- ia B. A; I.:|
Order 287, and will be effective on and after Februar 'y ,1924. i. s."
This order is subject to amendment or revision .on statutory."."
Done at Washington this 23d day, of February, ..
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department .
of Agriculture. 5 a
HENRY C. W.AAo:
Secretary of Agrioiare.
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