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(B. A. I. Order 252.)
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
SPECIAL ORDER PROVIDING FOR SHIPMENT OF CATTLE OF THE
$ONQUARANTINED AREA FOR EXHIBITION AT CERTAIN FAIRS
HELD IN THE QUARANTINED AREA.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
BURrAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY,
-. ;S.:. Washington, D. C., August 13, 1917.
is ordered that, in compliance with B. A. I. Order 245, regu-
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faiars 2, section 8, cattle that are to be exhibited at the following
fairs may be moved interstate from points outside of the quaran-
tined area to said fairs or exhibitions as noninfectious cattle with-
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S tined area, provided the restrictions set forth below are fully tim-
Central West Texas Fair Association, at Abilene, Texas, October 8-13, 1917.
Z The State Fair of Texas, at Dallas, Texas, October 13-18, 1917.
S Chattahoochee Valley Fair, at Columbus, Georgia, October 22-27, 1917.
| .^ The Gulf Coast Fair, at Mobile, Alabama, October 22-28, 1917.
Y"' b Southeast Alabama Fair Association, at Dothan, Alabama, October 29-No-
$vember 3, 1917.
J Louisiana State Fair, at Shreveport, Louisiana, October 31-November 5, 1917.
SGeorgia State Fair, at Macon, Georgia, October 31-November 9, 1917.
i. I \Texas Cotton Palace, at Waco, Texas, November 3-18, 1917.
7 National Farm and Live Stock Show, at New Orleans, Louisiana, November
national Feeders and Breeders' Show, at Fort Worth, Texas, March 11-16,
: / 1; (6) Such cattle shall be shipped by rail to points of exhibition and shall not
S be unloaded in the quarantined area elsewhere than at such points.
(b)f)Separxte clean and disinfected chutes and other facilities shall be pro-
Svided 4 the'"xclusive unloading and loading of such cattle at the points of
(c) Su cattle shall be hauled in clean and disinfected wagons direct from
the mrs i which they arrive at points of exhibition to the fairgrounds and
from the fa ground direct to the cars in which they are reshipped.
(d) All ca le shall, be excluded from the fairgrounds during the intervals
between fairs, nd the extlre fairgrounds must be maintained free from cattle-
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(e) In order that the hay, straw, and similar materials used for feed and
bedding by such cattle during the time they are within the quarantined area
shall be noninfectious, all such materials shall originate outside the quaran-
tined area and be shipped' therefrom in cleaned and disinfected cars and so
handled at points of exhibition that they shall not become infectious.
(I) Such cattle shall not be returned from points of exhibition to points
outside of the quarantined area except in cleaned and disipfected cars, nor
unless accompanied by a certificate issued by an inspector of the Bureau of
Animal Industry showing that such cattle have had no opportunity to become
infected with the cattle tick (Margaropus annulatus). I
J. R. MOHLEE,
Acting Chief of Bureau.
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