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United States Department of Agriculture,
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
Amendment 8 to B. A. I. Order 142 (Regulations for the Inspection and
Quarantine of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and Other Ruminants, and Swine
Imported into the United States).
AMENDMENT TO REGULATION 49, PROVIDING FOR THE DIPPING
TWICE OF SHEEP IMPORTED FROM MEXICO FOR BREEDING,
GRAZING, OR FEEDING.
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,
Washington, D. C., October 23, 1909.
Regulation 49 of the Regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture for
the inspection and quarantine of horses, cattle, sheep, and other rumi-
nants, and swine imported into the United States, B. A. I. Order 142,
is hereby amended to read as follows:
Regulation 49. Sheep for breeding purposes, grazing, or feeding
will be admitted if found upon inspection by an inspector of the United
States Bureau of Animal Industry to be free from scabies or other con-
tagious diseases and are accompanied by an affidavit made by the owner
stating that they have beep in the district from which shipped for six
months next preceding the date of importation and that no contagious
disease affecting sheep has existed among them nor among other ani-
mals of the kind with which they have come in contact for six months
last past; also by an affidavit made by the importer or his agent super-
vising the shipment stating that they have not passed through any dis-
trict infected with contagious diseases affecting sheep, and that they
have not been exposed in any possible manner to the contagion of any
contagious disease, and that the animals, if not driven, have been shipped
in cleaned and disinfected cars and vessels direct from the farm or ranch
where purchased. But such sheep shall, nevertheless, be dipped twice,
ten days apart, at the expense of the owner, as prescribed by the rules
and regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture, before being permitted
to proceed to their destination in the United States or to mingle with
This amendment shall become and be effective on and after Novem-
ber 1, 1909.
NIV. OF FL LIB. JAMES WILSON,
DOCUMENTS DEPT. Secretary of Agriculture.
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