ATCP 10.01(90) (90) “Slaughtering establishment" means a facility to slaughter animals that is licensed by the department, or that is subject to inspection by USDA. “Slaughtering establishment" includes all premises used in connection with the slaughter operation including an approved intermediate livestock handling facility.
ATCP 10.01(91) (91) “South American camelid" means a llama, alpaca, vicuna, or guanaco.
ATCP 10.01(92) (92) “Sow" means a sexually mature female swine.
ATCP 10.01(93) (93) “Stallion" means a male equine animal over 731 days of age, but does not include a gelding.
ATCP 10.01(94) (94) “State veterinarian" means the administrator of the animal health division of the department, or a veterinarian whom the administrator specifically authorizes to act on the administrator's behalf.
ATCP 10.01(95) (95) “Steer" means a castrated male bovine animal.
ATCP 10.01(96) (96) “Suspect" means an animal that is suspected of having a disease, based on test results or other reliable information, but that is not yet confirmed to have the disease.
ATCP 10.01(97) (97) “Swine" means a domestic hog or any variety of wild hog.
ATCP 10.01(98) (98) “Swine growth performance test station" means premises where swine are assembled for purposes of determining feeding efficiency.
ATCP 10.01(99) (99) “Test mare" means a mare that is used to determine the disease status of stallions with respect to contagious equine metritis.
ATCP 10.01(99m) (99m) “Trading in livestock or wild animals" means the trading, buying, selling, or swapping of livestock or wild animals.
ATCP 10.01(100) (100) “Tuberculosis" means the contagious, infectious, and communicable disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis is also known as bovine tuberculosis. It is transmissible not only to cattle and other bovine animals, such as bison, but also to certain non-bovine species including cervids and humans.
ATCP 10.01(101) (101) “Tuberculosis modified accredited state" means a state that USDA has classified as a tuberculosis modified accredited state, or a state with a tuberculosis prevalence in bovine herds of at least 0.01% but not more than 0.1%.
ATCP 10.01(102) (102) “Tuberculosis monitored herd" means, in the case of farm-raised deer, a herd that is certified as a tuberculosis monitored herd by one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(102)(a) (a) The department under s. ATCP 10.49.
ATCP 10.01(102)(b) (b) The authorized animal health agency of the state in which the herd is located, using standards equivalent to those in s. ATCP 10.49.
ATCP 10.01(104) (104) “Tuberculosis qualified herd" means, in the case of farm-raised deer, a herd that is certified as a tuberculosis qualified herd by one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(104)(a) (a) The department under s. ATCP 10.49.
ATCP 10.01(104)(b) (b) The authorized animal health agency of the state in which the herd is located, under standards equivalent to s. ATCP 10.49.
ATCP 10.01(105) (105) “Tuberculosis test" means a test, approved by the department, which may be used to detect tuberculosis in animals for purposes of ch. 95, Stats., this chapter, or ch. ATCP 12. “Tuberculosis test" includes any of the following tests, as applicable:
ATCP 10.01(105)(a) (a) A caudal fold tuberculin test or a comparative cervical tuberculin test for bovine animals.
ATCP 10.01(105)(b) (b) A single cervical tuberculin test or a comparative cervical tuberculin test for farm-raised deer.
ATCP 10.01(105)(c) (c) A dual path platform test for farm-raised deer that are white-tailed deer, red deer, elk, fallow deer, or reindeer.
ATCP 10.01(105)(d) (d) A post axillary tuberculosis test for exotic ruminants or South American camelids.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: Under s. ATCP 10.82 (3), the department must approve tuberculosis tests used for different species of exotic ruminants.
ATCP 10.01(105)(e) (e) A test approved by the department.
ATCP 10.01(106) (106) “Tuberculosis uniform methods and rules" means:
ATCP 10.01(106)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), the uniform methods and rules for the national bovine tuberculosis eradication program, federal bureau publication 91-45-011 (January 1, 2005). Notwithstanding this paragraph and par. (b), all official individual identification for all species is specified under sub. (71).
ATCP 10.01(106)(b) (b) In the case of farm-raised deer, the uniform methods and rules for the national cervid tuberculosis eradication program dated January 22, 1999, as published in federal bureau publication 91-45-011 (January 22, 1999), as amended by federal register Volume 71, No. 81, effective April 21, 2006.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: The tuberculosis uniform methods and rules are on file with the department and the legislative reference bureau. Copies may be obtained from the USDA website at: www.aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth. Copies may also be obtained by writing to the following address:
ATCP 10.01 Note Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Division of Animal Health
P. O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
ATCP 10.01(107) (107) “Typhoid" or “fowl typhoid" means a disease of poultry caused by Salmonella gallinarum.
ATCP 10.01(108) (108) “USDA" means the United States department of agriculture.
ATCP 10.01(109) (109) “Validated brucellosis-free herd" means a herd of swine that is certified as brucellosis-free by one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(109)(a) (a) The department under s. ATCP 10.29.
ATCP 10.01(109)(b) (b) The authorized animal health agency of the state where the herd is located, under standards equivalent to those in s. ATCP 10.29.
ATCP 10.01(110) (110) “Veal calf" means a bovine animal of either sex, not more than 120 days old, which is kept for the sole purpose of feeding prior to slaughter for veal.
ATCP 10.01(111) (111) “Waters of the state" has the meaning given in s. 281.01 (18), Stats.
ATCP 10.01(112) (112) “Wild animal" has the meaning given in s. 95.68 (1) (g), Stats. “Wild animal" does not include a domestic animal identified in s. ATCP 10.02.
ATCP 10.01(113) (113) “Wisconsin certified veterinarian" means a veterinarian certified under s. ATCP 10.05.
ATCP 10.01(114) (114) “Zoo" or “zoological park" means any park, building, cage, enclosure, or other structure or premises in which a live animal or animals are kept for public exhibition or viewing, regardless of whether admission or other consideration is paid by the viewer.
ATCP 10.01 History History: CR 06-009: cr. Register September 2006 No. 609, eff. 10-1-06; CR 07-061: am. (106) (b) Register June 2008 No. 630, eff. 7-1-09; CR 07-107: cr. (31m) and (63m), am. (39) and (59), r. (71) (g) 3. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 11-048: cr. (27m), (57m), am. (59), (65), (67), (90), (105) (b), cr. (105) (d) Register July 2012 No. 679, eff. 8-1-12; CR 13-058: r. (27), am. (37) (b), (42), (46) (intro.), cr. (55m), renum. (56) to (56) (intro.) and (a) and am., cr. (56) (b), (68m), renum. (70) to (70) (intro.) and (c) and am., cr. (70) (a), (b), r. and recr. (71), cr. (88m), renum. (105) (c) and (d) to (105) (d) and (e), cr. (105) (c) Register March 2014 No. 699, eff. 6-1-14; CR 15-092: am. (5), (8), (17) (a), (42), (45), (59), (69), (70) (intro.), (a), (71) (a), renum. (71) (b) to (71) (b) (intro.) and 1. and am., cr. (71) (b) 2., renum. (71) (c) (intro.) and to (71) (c) (intro.) and 1. (intro.) and am., renum. (71) (c) 1. to 7. to (71) (c) 1. a. to g., cr. (71) (c) 2., 3., am. (71) (f), (g) 1., 3., cr. (71) (g) 4., am. (71) (h) 1., 2., cr. (71) (h) 2m., am. (71) (h) 4., (i) 1., (90), cr. (99m), am. (101), r. (103), am. (105) (c), (106) (a) Register July 2016 No. 727, eff. 10-1-16; (71) 2m. renum. (71) (h) 2m. under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register July 2016 No. 727.
ATCP 10.02 ATCP 10.02Domestic animals. The following animals are considered domestic animals under s. 169.01 (7), Stats., and are not considered wild animals:
ATCP 10.02(1) (1) Livestock.
ATCP 10.02(2) (2) Poultry.
ATCP 10.02(3) (3) Farm-raised game birds, except farm-raised game birds that have been released to the wild.
ATCP 10.02(4) (4) Ratites.
ATCP 10.02(5) (5) Farm-raised fish, except fish that have been released to waters of the state.
ATCP 10.02(6) (6) Foxes, fitch, nutria, marten, fisher, mink, chinchilla, rabbit, or caracul that are born, bred, and raised in captivity and are not endangered or threatened species.
ATCP 10.02(7) (7) Pet birds.
ATCP 10.02(8) (8) Animals of any species that has been domesticated by humans.
ATCP 10.02 History History: CR 06-009: cr. Register September 2006 No. 609, eff. 10-1-06.
ATCP 10.03 ATCP 10.03Disease reporting.
ATCP 10.03(1) (1) A person who diagnoses or obtains credible diagnostic evidence of any disease identified in ch. ATCP 10 Appendix A, in an animal in this state, shall report that diagnosis or evidence to the department within one day after making the diagnosis or obtaining the evidence.
ATCP 10.03(2) (2) A person who diagnoses or obtains credible diagnostic evidence of any disease identified in ch. ATCP 10 Appendix B, in an animal in this state, shall report that diagnosis or evidence to the department within 10 days after making the diagnosis or obtaining the evidence.
ATCP 10.03(3) (3) A person may make a report under sub. (1) or (2) by telephone, by email, by fax, or by any other effective means of communication that ensures the report will reach the department within the applicable time limit set forth in this section. The reported information shall include the species, age, sex, and breed of the animal possibly infected with the disease, the address of the farm, and the premises code, if any. If the report is not initially in writing, the person shall confirm the report in writing by mail, e-mail, or fax within 10 days.
ATCP 10.03(4) (4) If the department, the Wisconsin veterinary diagnostic laboratory, or the Wisconsin department of health services makes a diagnosis or obtains evidence under sub. (1) or (2), no other person is required to report the diagnosis or evidence under sub. (1) or (2).
ATCP 10.03(5) (5) A person is not required to make a report under sub. (1) or (2) if another person reports the same information under sub. (1) or (2).
ATCP 10.03 Note Note: For example, if a veterinarian submits a test sample to a laboratory and receives a positive test result for a disease identified under sub. (1) or (2), the veterinarian is not required to report the test result to the department if the laboratory does so.
ATCP 10.03(6) (6) If the department determines that a disease reported under sub. (1) or (2) may present a threat to wild animals in this state, the department shall notify the department of natural resources of the report contents.
ATCP 10.03 Note Note: Separate reporting requirements apply to fish diseases under s. ATCP 10.66. Other species-specific reporting requirements may also apply under this chapter.
ATCP 10.03 History History: CR 06-009: cr. Register September 2006 No. 609, eff. 10-1-06; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register May 2011 No. 665; corrections in (1), (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2013 No. 688; CR 13-058: am. (3) Register March 2014 No. 699, eff. 6-1-14; correction in (3) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register March 2014 No. 699; CR 15-092: am. (3) Register July 2016 No. 727, eff. 10-1-16.
ATCP 10.04 ATCP 10.04Disease tests.
ATCP 10.04(1) (1)Duty to report test results.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)(a) A veterinarian, qualified fish health inspector, certified veterinary technician, qualified chronic wasting disease test sampler, or DHIA technician who tests an animal in this state for any of the following diseases shall report the test results to the department, regardless of whether the test result is positive or negative:
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)1. 1. Brucellosis.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)2. 2. Johne's disease.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)3. 3. Pseudorabies.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)4. 4. Tuberculosis.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)5. 5. Chronic wasting disease.
ATCP 10.04(1)(a)6. 6. Viral hemorrhagic septicemia.
ATCP 10.04(1)(b) (b) A person under par. (a) shall report a positive test result for any disease under par. (a) within the time period and by the method specified for that disease in s. ATCP 10.03.
ATCP 10.04(1)(c) (c) A person under par. (a) shall report a negative test result for any disease under par. (a) within 10 days after receiving that test result. The person shall report the negative test result in writing, by e-mail, or fax.
ATCP 10.04(1)(d) (d) A person under par. (a) is not required to report diseases under par. (a) if the laboratory analyzing the test sample reports the test result to the department according to this subsection.
ATCP 10.04(1)(e) (e) A test result report under this subsection shall include the official individual identification of the animal to which the test result pertains. If the animal has no official individual identification, the person under par. (a) who collected the test sample shall identify the animal with an official individual identification.
ATCP 10.04(2) (2)Duty to assist department. An owner or custodian of animals shall make those animals available to the department, at the department's request, for any disease testing that the department is authorized to perform on those animals. The owner or custodian shall restrain the animals, as necessary, to facilitate testing and protect the safety of the animal and the persons performing the testing.
ATCP 10.04(3) (3)Presumption. For purposes of ch. 95, Stats., this chapter, and ch. ATCP 12, a laboratory test result is rebuttably presumed to be valid if the department or the federal bureau has approved or certified the laboratory to perform that type of test.
ATCP 10.04(4) (4)Department ordered testing. If an animal is moved or imported without being tested according to this chapter or may be exposed to a disease identified in ch. ATCP 10 Appendix A or ch. ATCP 10 Appendix B, the department may order the testing performed, or may order that an authorized employee or agent of the department or the federal bureau perform the testing, at the owner's expense. Testing completed under a department order does not relieve any person from other penalties or remedies that may apply because of the illegal import or movement.
ATCP 10.04 History History: CR 06-009: cr. Register September 2006 No. 609, eff. 10-1-06; CR 07-107: am. (1) (title) and (a) (intro.), cr. (1) (a) 5. and 6. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 11-048: am. (4) Register July 2012 No. 679, eff. 8-1-12; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2013 No. 688; CR 13-058: am. (1) (a) (intro.), (b) to (e) Register March 2014 No. 699, eff. 6-1-14; correction in (1) (a) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register March 2014 No. 699.
ATCP 10.045 ATCP 10.045Official individual identification application and record keeping requirements.
ATCP 10.045(1) (1) Whenever a person distributes official individual identification or applies official individual identification to any animal, that person shall keep a record of the date of distribution or application, the official identification number that was distributed or applied to the animal, and the name and address of the owner of the animal.
ATCP 10.045(2) (2) A person who is required to keep records, under sub. (1), shall do all of the following:
ATCP 10.045(2)(a) (a) Retain each record for at least 5 years.
ATCP 10.045(2)(b) (b) Make the records available to the department, upon request, for inspection and copying.
ATCP 10.045 History History: CR 15-092: cr. Register July 2016 No. 727, eff. 10-1-16.
ATCP 10.05 ATCP 10.05Wisconsin certified veterinarians.
ATCP 10.05(1)(1)Automatic certification. A veterinarian is automatically certified as a Wisconsin certified veterinarian, without any action by the department, if all the following apply:
ATCP 10.05(1)(a) (a) The veterinarian is currently licensed under ch. 89, Stats., to practice veterinary medicine in this state.
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