The ownership, identification, age, vaccination status, test status, or health status of livestock; or
Sell or move any animal in violation [of] ch. ATCP 10
or this chapter, or any order issued under ch. ATCP 10
or this chapter.
Buy, sell, lease or exchange animals in the name of any person other than a licensed animal dealer, a licensed animal market operator, or the person holding or acquiring an ownership or leasehold interest in the animal.
Transport any animal without certificates of veterinary inspection, permits, or other documents required by this chapter, ch. ATCP 10
or ch. 169, Stats.
Fail or refuse, upon reasonable demand by any authorized agent of the department, to permit the examination of:
Health or shipping documents accompanying animals in transit.
Fail to provide, within 10 days following the receipt of a written request from the department, any relevant report or document relating to the transportation of animals or any official individual identification of an animal purchased, sold, or transported. The department may extend the compliance deadline under this subsection for good cause shown.
Knowingly cause or permit a susceptible healthy animal to commingle with a diseased animal while in transit, unless the entire load of animals is shipped directly to a slaughtering establishment for slaughter, or the commingling is authorized by the department.
Cause or permit the commingling of different animal species during transit if the animals are not of a comparable size, or if one species may pose a known disease threat to the other species.
Advertise or claim to be licensed as an animal market operator, animal dealer or animal trucker unless the claim or advertisement is true.
Receive interstate shipments of bovine animals or swine as a federally approved livestock import market unless the market qualifies as a federally approved livestock import market under s. ATCP 10.07 (4)
Use any brand or tattoo device for official identification purposes, without authorization from the department.
Park or store a vehicle containing animal remains or animal waste in any place where it creates a health hazard or a public nuisance.
Deposit animal remains or animal waste in any place where the deposit creates a health hazard or public nuisance.
Conduct business as an animal dealer without carrying or posting a dealer identification card issued by the department. The dealer identification card shall be readily available for inspection upon request.
Sell, move, or dispose of any live animal that has been tested for a disease identified in ch. ATCP 10 Appendix A
, before the result of that test is known.
Transport animals for more than 12 hours without providing potable water.
Transport equine animals in a vehicle which is not of adequate size.
ATCP 12.08 Note
Note: Equine animals over 14 hands high should not ordinarily be transported in a vehicle which is less than 6 feet high.
Knowingly deliver, for use as food or feed, any animals which:
Contain prohibited residues of drugs, hormones, steroids, antibiotics, pesticides, or other food or feed adulterants.
Have been treated with any product listed under par. (a)
, if the delivery violates an applicable withholding period specified on the product label.
Deliver a downer animal to an animal market, animal dealer, or slaughter plant, or remove a downer animal from an animal market or animal dealer premises, without a drug certificate signed by the animal's current owner.
Administer any drug, hormone, steroid, antibiotic, or pesticide to an animal without the owner's knowledge or authorization.
Make any false statements on any application for an original or renewal license under this chapter.
Physically assault a department employee while the employee is performing his or her official duties.
Falsify, remove, alter, or tamper with any official identification or official back tag required under this chapter or ch. ATCP 10
ATCP 12.08 History
Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420
, eff. 1-1-91; cr. (23), Register, September, 1993, No. 453
, eff. 10-1-93; r. and recr. (2) and (10), r. (11), am. (12), cr. (24), Register, November, 2000, No. 539
, eff. 12-1-00; CR 03-121
: am. (1) (b), (3), (4), (8), (9), (15), (16), (19) (intro.), (20) and (22) Register September 2004 No. 585
, eff. 10-1-04; CR 06-009
: r. and recr. (2), am. (4), (10) and (19) (intro.), cr. (25) and (26) Register September 2006 No. 609
, eff. 10-1-06; CR 07-107
: am. (6) Register November 2008 No. 635
, eff. 12-1-08; CR 08-075
: am. (10) Register April 2009 No. 640
, eff. 5-1-09; CR 11-048
: am. (7), (8), r. and recr. (16) Register July 2012 No. 679
, eff. 8-1-12.