Chapter 16-59 WAC

Last Update: 1/4/08

AVIAN DISEASES IN WASHINGTON STATE

WAC Sections

16-59-005Definitions.
16-59-020Wrongful sale.
16-59-030Testing requirements for poultry entering public exhibition.
16-59-060Shipping equipment.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
16-59-001Promulgation. [Order 997, Promulgation, filed 1/21/66.] Repealed by WSR 99-09-024, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040.
16-59-010Health certificates. [Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-024, § 16-59-010, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.36 RCW. WSR 94-23-122, § 16-59-010, filed 11/22/94, effective 12/23/94; Order 997, Regulation 1, filed 1/21/66.] Repealed by WSR 08-03-010, filed 1/4/08, effective 2/4/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010, 16.36.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-59-070Penalty provisions. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.36 RCW. WSR 94-23-122, § 16-59-070, filed 11/22/94, effective 12/23/94; Order 997, Regulation 7, filed 1/21/66.] Repealed by WSR 99-09-024, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040.


16-59-005
Definitions.

"Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture.
"Director" means the director of the Washington state department of agriculture or the director's authorized representative.
"Game birds" means fowl such as pheasants, partridge, chukars, quail, and grouse that are raised in confinement.
"Hatching eggs" means fertile eggs that have the potential to hatch poultry.
"NPIP" means USDA National Poultry Improvement Plan, a cooperative industry-state-federal program to eliminate egg-transmitted and hatchery-disseminated diseases. Title 9, Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 145 and 147, are the plan standards and contain the requirements for this voluntary program.
"Person" means a person, persons, firm or corporation.
"Poultry" means chickens, turkeys, ratites, waterfowl, game birds, pigeons, doves and other domestic fowl designated by statute. "Poultry" does not mean free ranging birds defined as wildlife in Title 77 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010, 16.36.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-03-010, § 16-59-005, filed 1/4/08, effective 2/4/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-024, § 16-59-005, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99.]



16-59-020
Wrongful sale.

It is unlawful for any person to exchange, sell, or otherwise distribute poultry or hatching eggs affected with or originating from flocks affected with pullorum-typhoid or other contagious, infectious, or communicable disease. The director has the authority to issue a permit for movement of such poultry when satisfied that the movement will not affect the health of flocks in the state.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010, 16.36.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-03-010, § 16-59-020, filed 1/4/08, effective 2/4/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-024, § 16-59-020, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99; Order 997, Regulation 2, filed 1/21/66.]



16-59-030
Testing requirements for poultry entering public exhibition.

Pullorum-typhoid:
(1) All poultry that are going to public exhibition, including exhibition, exotic, and game birds, but excluding waterfowl, doves, and pigeons must:
(a) Come from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flocks, as defined in the National Poultry Improvement Plan and Auxiliary Provisions, Title 9 C.F.R., Section 145.53; or
(b) Have had a negative pullorum-typhoid test within ninety days before going to public exhibition.
(2) The department maintains a copy of the National Poultry Improvement Plan and Auxiliary Provisions for public inspection. You may also find the information on the internet at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_06/9cfrv1_06.html.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010, 16.36.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-03-010, § 16-59-030, filed 1/4/08, effective 2/4/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-024, § 16-59-030, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.36 RCW. WSR 94-23-122, § 16-59-030, filed 11/22/94, effective 12/23/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.050. WSR 89-06-007 (Order 1994), § 16-59-030, filed 2/17/89; Order 997, Regulations 3, 4, 5, filed 1/21/66.]



16-59-060
Shipping equipment.

(1) In order to prevent the spread of disease, all poultry must be moved only in containers that are maintained in a sanitary condition and cleaned and disinfected when required by the director.
(2) All common carriers and any other conveyances used in transporting live poultry to or from the receiving station or destination must be free from poultry droppings, feathers, and other debris.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.010, 16.36.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-03-010, § 16-59-060, filed 1/4/08, effective 2/4/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-024, § 16-59-060, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99; Order 997, Regulation 6, filed 1/21/66.]