ATCP 10.01(70)(a) (a) The national uniform ear tagging system developed by the federal bureau in veterinary services memorandum no. 578.12, revised March 15, 2011.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: A person may obtain a copy of the veterinary services memorandum by calling (608) 224-4878, by visiting the department website at: https://datcp.wi.gov/Documents/NUESTagMemorandum.pdf, or 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
ATCP 10.01(70)(b) (b) The animal identification number developed by the federal bureau in 9 CFR 86.1 consisting of 15 digits with the first 3 digits of 840.
ATCP 10.01(70)(c) (c) An identification system also approved by the department.
ATCP 10.01(71) (71) “Official individual identification" means a set of identifying characters that is uniquely associated with an individual animal. A specific “official individual identification" and its placement on an animal is differentiated, in part, by animal species, and consists of one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(a) (a) For bovine, an official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(b) (b) For farm-raised deer, any of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(b)1. 1. An official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(b)2. 2. A federal bureau and department approved microchip implanted in the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(c) (c) For equine, any of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)1. 1. A written or graphic description by a licensed and accredited veterinarian sufficient to identify the individual equine including all of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)1.e. e. Sexual status.
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)1.f. f. Distinctive markings.
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)1.g. g. Unique and permanent forms of identification, when present, including brands, tattoos, scars, cowlicks, blemishes, or biometric measurements.
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)2. 2. A federal bureau and department approved microchip implanted in the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(c)3. 3. Digital photographs sufficient to identify the individual equine.
ATCP 10.01(71)(d) (d) For poultry, a leg or wing band bearing a number that uniquely identifies the bird.
ATCP 10.01(71)(e) (e) For ratites, a leg band bearing a number that uniquely identifies the ratite.
ATCP 10.01(71)(f) (f) For swine weighing 80 pounds or less, a tattoo or ear tag applied to the animal including a premises identification code, or a state registered feeder pig premises tattoo number issued by the department, or the authorized animal health agency in the state of origin, or an official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(g) (g) For breeding swine, one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(g)1. 1. An official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(g)2. 2. Ear notches for registered swine.
ATCP 10.01(71)(g)3. 3. A unique tattoo or ear tag applied to the animal including a unique premises identification code or state registered feeder pig premises tattoo number issued by the department or the authorized animal health agency in the state of origin provided that the animal also bears an individual identification number unique to that premises.
ATCP 10.01(71)(g)4. 4. A tattoo on the ear or inner flank of any swine, if the tattoo has been recorded in the book of record of a swine registry association.
ATCP 10.01(71)(h) (h) For goats and sheep, one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(h)1. 1. An official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(h)2. 2. A federal bureau and department approved microchip that is implanted in the animal, if the animal is registered with a breed registry and the animal is accompanied by the animal's registration documents on which the microchip number and the animal owner's name are recorded.
ATCP 10.01(71)(h)2m. 2m. A federal bureau and department approved microchip that is implanted in the animal, if the animal is in a scrapie free flock certification program flock or herd and the animal is accompanied by certificate of veterinary inspection with the implant number.
ATCP 10.01(71)(h)3. 3. The animal's breed association or registration tattoo with the management number accompanied by registration documents in the animal owner's name.
ATCP 10.01(71)(h)4. 4. A tattoo or ear tag with a unique individual identification number for the animal's premises along with a tattoo or ear tag of a unique flock identification number issued by the federal bureau.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i) (i) For all other animals, one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)1. 1. The animal's official ear tag attached to the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)2. 2. The animal's breed association tattoo.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)3. 3. The animal's breed association registration number as documented on the animal's registration certificate.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)4. 4. A registration freeze brand number that uniquely identifies the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)5. 5. A microchip if the microchip number uniquely identifies the animal and the microchip is implanted in the animal.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)6. 6. A tattoo number issued by the department.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)7. 7. A unique premises identification code issued by the department, provided the animal also bears an individual identification number unique to that premises.
ATCP 10.01(71)(i)8. 8. Other identification approved by the department.
ATCP 10.01(72) (72) “Official spayed heifer" means a female bovine animal that has had its ovaries removed and is identified by an open spade brand or spay certificate.
ATCP 10.01(73) (73) “Official vaccinate" means a female bovine animal that is vaccinated against brucellosis, and identified and reported as a vaccinate, in compliance with s. ATCP 10.10 or equivalent laws of another state.
ATCP 10.01(74) (74) “Open spade brand" means a branding mark consisting of the outline of an inverted heart with a short stalk at the bottom, used for the identification of spayed heifers.
ATCP 10.01(75) (75) “Originates from a herd" or “originating from a herd" means coming from a herd, other than a group of animals temporarily assembled for sale or shipment, in which the animal was born or kept since birth, or in which the animal was kept for at least 120 days.
ATCP 10.01(76) (76) “Originates from a state" or “originating from a state" means coming directly from one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(76)(a) (a) A state in which the animal was born and kept since birth.
ATCP 10.01(76)(b) (b) A state to which the animal was moved from a state holding an equal or better federal classification for the disease in question.
ATCP 10.01(76)(c) (c) A state in which the animal has been kept for at least 120 consecutive days.
ATCP 10.01(77) (77) “Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, governmental entity, academic institution, or other legal entity.
ATCP 10.01(78) (78) “Pet bird" means a psittacine or soft bill that is not native, is not identified on the federal list of endangered and threatened species, and is not a migratory bird.
ATCP 10.01(79) (79) “Poultry" means domesticated fowl, including chickens, turkeys, and waterfowl, which are bred for the primary purpose of exhibition or producing eggs or meat. “Poultry" does not include ratites.
ATCP 10.01(80) (80) “Pseudorabies" means the contagious, infectious, and communicable disease of livestock and other animals that is caused by the pseudorabies herpes virus.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: Pseudorabies is also known as Aujeszky's disease, mad itch, and infectious bulbo-paralysis.
ATCP 10.01(81) (81) “Pseudorabies national eradication standards" means the program standards for the national joint program on pseudorabies eradication, as published in federal publication 91-55-071 (November 1, 2003).
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: The pseudorabies national eradication standards are on file with the department and the legislative reference bureau. Copies may be obtained from the USDA website: www.aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth. Copies may be obtained from:
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(82) (82) “Pseudorabies test" means the negative serum neutralization (SN) test or another pseudorabies diagnostic test that is approved by the department and conducted at a laboratory approved by the department or the federal bureau.
ATCP 10.01(83) (83) “Pullorum" means a disease of poultry caused by Salmonella pullorum.
ATCP 10.01(84) (84) “Qualified pseudorabies negative grow-out herd" means a grow-out herd of swine that is certified by one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(84)(a) (a) The department under s. ATCP 10.27 (2).
ATCP 10.01(84)(b) (b) The authorized animal health agency in the state where the herd is located, under standards equivalent to those in s. ATCP 10.27 (2).
ATCP 10.01(85) (85) “Qualified pseudorabies negative herd" means a herd of swine that is certified by one of the following:
ATCP 10.01(85)(a) (a) The department under s. ATCP 10.27 (1).
ATCP 10.01(85)(b) (b) The authorized animal health agency in the state where the herd is located, under standards equivalent to those in s. ATCP 10.27 (1).
ATCP 10.01(86) (86) “Racing animal" means an equine animal, or a greyhound or other racing canine, that participates or is raised to participate in races, including races at county, district, or state fairs, for money or other prizes.
ATCP 10.01(87) (87) “Ratite" means a member of the group of flightless birds that includes the ostrich, emu, cassowary, kiwi, and rhea.
ATCP 10.01(88) (88) “Reactor" means an animal that tests positive, in a conclusive diagnostic test, for an infectious, contagious, or communicable disease.
ATCP 10.01(88m) (88m) “Salvage value," as used in ch. 95, Stats., means any monies received from any source for a condemned animal or animal parts by the owner of the condemned animal, other than federal government indemnities or state indemnities.
ATCP 10.01 Note Note: The salvage value may include payments from livestock insurance or warranty programs.
ATCP 10.01(89) (89) “Shipped directly to a slaughtering establishment" means delivered to a slaughtering establishment without being unloaded at any other location in this state.
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:
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