(1) Montana feeder and breeder
swine moving through concentration points, such as licensed livestock markets,
buying stations, and stockyards, must be handled so as to prevent contact or
exposure to pseudorabies and to swine of unknown status consigned for immediate
slaughter only. This may be accomplished
(a) Use of separate facilities--pens,
docks, and alleys.
(b) Cleaning and disinfection of impervious
surfaces between classes and before use.
(c) A combination of (a) and (b) together with
separate sale days.
(2) If contact closer than ten feet between
classes occurs, or if direct use of contaminated facilities occurs:
(a) any such exposed feeder and breeding swine
will be identified by official eartag and released only to a Montana
destination under quarantine for pseudorabies testing 30 days after arrival at
that destination; or
(b) be released only for immediate slaughter.
(3) Out-of-state swine shall move to
Montana markets and concentration points in accordance with part 76, 9CFR
agreement conditions only and then consistent with the Uniform Methods and
Rules for pseudorabies eradication under the following categories:
(a) 9CFR approved slaughter only markets.
(b) 9CFR approved feeder pig markets.
(c) 9CFR approved all classes markets.
(4) Identification: All swine moving to a slaughter point, or to a livestock market
or buying station for sale to immediate slaughter shall be individually
identified to herd of origin upon arrival at such concentration point using any
of the approved forms of the following devices: eartag, backtag, tattoo, or any
other device the department may approve or require. Identification to origin by
lot at slaughter plants will be acceptable identification.