95.25(5) (5)For each animal of a species raised primarily to produce food for human consumption, including farm-raised deer, condemned and slaughtered, except as provided in s. 95.36, the owner shall receive and, upon certificate of the department, the state shall pay two-thirds of the difference between the net salvage value and the appraised value of the animal, but the payment may not exceed $1,500 for an animal.
95.25(6) (6)The department may, with the owner's consent, condemn animals which have been exposed to tuberculosis or which are suspected of being infected, although such animals have not reacted to the tuberculosis tests.
95.25 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.26 95.26 Brucellosis control program.
95.26(3)(3)If the existence of brucellosis within the state results in the termination of its status as a certified brucellosis-free area by the U.S. department of agriculture, the department shall request the release of funds by the joint committee on finance from the appropriation under s. 20.865 (4) (a) to pay for official vaccination, as provided in s. 95.46 (2), of all female calves located within any county where the incidence of brucellosis disqualifies it for such designation.
95.26(4) (4)Cattle and American bison that are classified as “reactors" to the brucellosis test, whether or not conducted pursuant to this section, shall be slaughtered. A report of any test disclosing reactors shall be mailed to the owner thereof. The reactors shall be identified by a reactor tag and permanent mark as prescribed by the department. The owner shall effect slaughter of the reactors within 15 days of the date they are so identified, except that the department, for cause shown, may extend the time an additional 15 days. If the owner of reactors fails to comply with this subsection within the time limited, the department shall cause the removal and slaughter of the reactors. No indemnity shall be paid on any reactors disposed of by the department. No milk shall be sold from any reactors or from any herd of cattle in which reactors are kept contrary to the provisions of this section.
95.26(5) (5)When reactors to any brucellosis test are disclosed in a herd of cattle or American bison the department shall quarantine the entire herd by serving written notice thereof, either personally or by mail, on the owner or person in charge, but such quarantine shall not be imposed if the department, upon the basis of the clinical history of the herd with respect to brucellosis and the recommendation of the attending veterinarian, determines it is improbable that the cattle or American bison will contract brucellosis. No cattle or American bison subject to the quarantine shall be removed from the premises where the cattle or American bison are quarantined, except upon written permit of the department. The quarantine shall remain in full force until removed by the department. Such retests shall be conducted as the department finds necessary to eliminate all reactors or other evidence of infection in the herd.
95.26(5m) (5m)
95.26(5m)(a)(a) The department may obtain blood or tissue samples from swine and farm-raised deer to test for brucellosis.
95.26(5m)(b) (b) The department may condemn swine and farm-raised deer that are reactors to the brucellosis test and may quarantine the herd from which the reactors come.
95.26(6) (6)The department may acquire, equip and maintain laboratories, including mobile units and promulgate rules and regulations not inconsistent with law so as to effectively execute its functions under the brucellosis control program.
95.26(7) (7)For each animal of a species raised primarily to produce food for human consumption, including farm-raised deer, condemned and slaughtered, except as provided in ss. 95.36 and 95.48, the owner shall receive and, upon certificate of the department, the state shall pay two-thirds of the difference between the net salvage value and the appraised value of the animal, but the payment may not exceed $1,500 for an animal. With the consent of the owner the department may condemn, in infected herds, animals which have been exposed and which are suspected of being infected, although the animals have not reacted to the brucellosis tests.
95.26 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.27 95.27 Pseudorabies control program; indemnities.
95.27(1)(1)In order to detect, control and eradicate pseudorabies the department shall obtain blood or tissue samples from Wisconsin swine on a systematic basis. The department shall test the samples for pseudorabies.
95.27(2) (2)In the eradication and control of pseudorabies, the department may, whenever such action is necessary to prevent or reduce the spread of disease, quarantine or condemn and order the destruction of any swine which in the opinion of the department are infected with or have been exposed to pseudorabies.
95.27(3) (3)The department may enter into cooperative agreements with the federal government or any department or other agency for the control and eradication of pseudorabies in this state, including the payment of indemnities authorized under this section.
95.27(4) (4)Subject to sub. (5) and s. 95.36, the department shall indemnify the owner of swine that have been condemned and destroyed under this section. The department shall pay to the owner for each animal destroyed the difference between the net salvage value and the appraised value of the animal, but the payment may not exceed $1,500 for an animal. State payments shall be made from the appropriation under s. 20.115 (2) (b).
95.27(5) (5)Indemnities may not be paid under this section unless the owner of affected swine enters into, and acts in accordance with, an agreement with the department for the eradication of pseudorabies. An agreement entered into under this section shall contain a plan for the eradication of pseudorabies and shall be based upon scientifically accepted methods. The department shall monitor the implementation of an agreement to determine compliance and to determine whether the agreement needs to be modified.
95.27(6) (6)The owner of any swine affected by this section may appeal an order made under this section by filing with the department a request for a hearing under s. 93.18 within 5 days after receipt of notice of the order.
95.27(7) (7)A person in control of any premises on which swine have died of pseudorabies shall promptly dispose of the carcasses as provided under s. 95.50 or have the carcasses removed by a renderer licensed under s. 95.72.
95.27(8) (8)The department may adopt rules that are necessary to administer this section.
95.27 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.30 95.30 Disposal of animals infected with tuberculosis. The owner of cattle or farm-raised deer tested and found to be afflicted with bovine tuberculosis shall ship them under the direction of the department to some place designated by it for immediate slaughter under U.S. government inspection, or under the inspection approved by the department.
95.30 History History: 1995 a. 79.
95.30 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.31 95.31 Condemnation of diseased animals.
95.31(1)(1)The department may condemn animals that are affected with or exposed to a contagious or infectious disease if the department determines that it is necessary to do so to prevent or control the spread of the disease. Condemned animals shall be slaughtered or destroyed as directed by the department.
95.31(2) (2)If the department determines that it is necessary to condemn an animal under sub. (1), the department shall, in all cases where the payment of indemnities is authorized under this chapter, appraise the animal as provided in s. 95.32 and shall notify the owner in writing of the appraised value. The notice shall include the number and description of the animals and the name of the owner.
95.31(3) (3)In addition to the indemnities for specific animal diseases provided under ss. 95.25, 95.26 and 95.27 or under special emergency programs and subject to s. 95.36, the department shall pay indemnities on livestock condemned and slaughtered or destroyed because of other diseases if the department determines that the condemnation and slaughter or destruction is necessary to protect public health or the livestock industry. The indemnity under this subsection shall be two-thirds of the difference between net salvage value and appraised value, but may not exceed $1,500 for an animal, except as provided in sub. (3m). As used in this subsection, “livestock" means animals of species raised primarily to produce food for human consumption, including farm-raised deer.
95.31(3m) (3m)If the department condemns an animal because the animal is suspected to have a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy and the owner disposes of the carcass as directed by the department, the department shall increase the amount of the indemnity calculated under sub. (3) or s. 95.23 (1m) (b) by the costs of the destruction of the animal and of the disposal, transportation, and any necessary storage of the animal's carcass. An indemnity paid because of the condemnation of an animal to which this subsection applies may exceed $1,500.
95.31(4) (4)In the event of a major or serious outbreak of a contagious or infectious disease that may affect public health or the health of animals and that requires special control measures, the department may request the joint committee on finance to release funds appropriated under s. 20.115 (2) (b) as needed to conduct emergency control programs independently or in cooperation with federal or local units of government and, subject to s. 95.36, to pay indemnities on animals of species raised primarily to produce food for human consumption, including farm-raised deer, condemned and slaughtered or destroyed under the emergency control programs. For all indemnities paid under this subsection, the state shall pay two-thirds of the difference between the net salvage value and the appraised value of an animal, except that no payment may exceed $1,500 for an animal.
95.31 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.32 95.32 Appraised value.
95.32(1)(1)The department shall determine the appraised value of an animal that is destroyed under s. 95.21 (4) (b), 95.23 (1m), 95.25, 95.26, 95.27 or 95.31 (3) or (4) if the animal's owner is eligible for an indemnity.
95.32(2) (2)Except as provided in sub. (3), the appraised value for an animal that is of an animal type that is frequently sold at public auction shall equal the average price paid for a commercial grade animal of the same animal type at public auction sales during a period specified by the department.
95.32(3) (3)The appraised value of a registered purebred animal of an animal type that is frequently sold at public auction shall equal 125 percent of the amount determined under sub. (2) for that animal type.
95.32(4) (4)Using a method specified under sub. (5) (c), the department shall determine the appraised value of an animal of an animal type that is not frequently sold at public auction.
95.32(5) (5)
95.32(5)(a)(a) The department shall promulgate rules specifying animal types for the purposes of this section. The animal types may be based on characteristics of animals that include species, gender and age. The rules shall specify whether each animal type is frequently sold at public auction.
95.32(5)(b) (b) The department shall promulgate rules specifying the period of public auction sales that will be used in the appraisal of each animal type to which sub. (2) applies. The period may not begin more than 6 months before the date on which the department makes the appraisal.
95.32(5)(c) (c) The department shall promulgate rules specifying methods for determining the appraised value of animals of animal types that are not frequently sold at public auction. The methods shall be as consistent as possible with the method under sub. (2).
95.32 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 10, Wis. adm. code.
95.33 95.33 Tubercular animals that do not react. Whenever in the opinion of the department a bovine or farm-raised deer is afflicted with tuberculosis, although failing to react to the tubercular test, such animal shall be condemned and the appraisal and all subsequent procedure shall be the same as in the case of reactors.
95.33 History History: 1995 a. 79.
95.33 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 10, Wis. adm. code.
95.34 95.34 Slaughter on premises. The slaughter of diseased animals on the premises of the owner shall be made under the supervision and direction of the department or an assistant. If upon inspection of the carcass it is found, according to rules of inspection of the U.S. department of agriculture, to be unfit for human food, the inspector shall destroy it or cause it to be buried and covered with a sufficient quantity of lime to destroy it. The hide shall be disinfected and otherwise cared for according to said rules. If the carcass is fit to be used for human food it may be disposed of in accordance with the provisions made by the department.
95.34 History History: 1975 c. 308.
95.35 95.35 Scrapie eradication: indemnities.
95.35(3)(3)The department may enter into cooperative agreements with the federal government or any department or other agency for the control and eradication of scrapie in this state.
95.35(6) (6)Every person in control of premises on which sheep or goats have died of scrapie shall promptly bury or dispose of the carcasses in accordance with rules prescribed by the department.
95.35 History History: 1981 c. 20; 1995 a. 450.
95.35 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.36 95.36 Indemnity not allowed. The owners of animals condemned and slaughtered under the provisions of this chapter shall receive no indemnity therefor in the following cases:
95.36(1) (1)Animals owned by the United States, this state or any county, city, town or village.
95.36(2) (2)Animals brought into this state contrary to any provisions of law.
95.36(3) (3)Animals which the owner at the time of coming into possession of them knew or had reason to believe to be afflicted with contagious or infectious disease.
95.36(4) (4)Animals diseased at the time of arrival in this state.
95.36(5) (5)Animals which the owner has negligently or willfully exposed to contagious or infectious disease.
95.36(6) (6)Animals brought into this state that fail to pass successfully the retests subsequent to importation as required by regulation of the department.
95.36(7) (7)When the infected premises have not been disinfected, to the satisfaction of the department in such manner as to prevent the further spread of the disease.
95.36(8) (8)Unless the animal condemned and slaughtered was owned by the claimant at least 30 days prior to the test which discloses the reaction.
95.36(9) (9)Where the owner has received indemnity as a result of a former inspection or test, and has thereafter introduced into his or her herd any bovine contrary to law or the regulations of the department.
95.36(10) (10)If the owner of the animal has failed to comply with s. 95.51 (2).
95.36 History History: 1995 a. 225; 2003 a. 229.
95.36 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 10, Wis. adm. code.
95.37 95.37 Claims for indemnity.
95.37(1)(1)Claims against the state arising from the condemnation of animals shall be made by delivering to the department, to be forwarded to the department of administration, a request, giving the name and place of residence of the owner, the date on which the animals were condemned and the tag number of each animal, and also a statement of the salvage received and of the sum due from the state and any additional information that the department requires. The department shall promptly transmit all claims to the department of administration and accompany the same with a report of the sum due from the state and thereupon the claims may be audited and paid.
95.37(2) (2)Claims for indemnity based on condemnation and appraisal may be paid notwithstanding the death of the animal by means other than slaughter if satisfactory proof of death is filed with such claim.
95.37 History History: 1977 c. 216; 1977 c. 449 s. 497; 1995 a. 450.
95.37 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 10, Wis. adm. code.
95.38 95.38 Altering records; tampering with ear tags.
95.38(1)(1)It shall be unlawful for any person to in any manner change any test record, falsely record any test, misrepresent the identification of any animal or any other material fact on any test record, certificate of veterinary inspection, vaccination record, claim for indemnity, or any disease control report or application to the department. It shall be unlawful for any person to induce or to conspire with another, either directly or indirectly, to do any of the said prohibited acts.
95.38(2) (2)No person is permitted to in any way tamper with, insert or remove from the ear of any animal any ear tag or registration mark which is or may be used for identification in disease control work except upon authorization from the department.
95.38(3) (3)The department may adopt rules that are necessary to administer this section.
95.38 History History: 1983 a. 132; 2001 a. 56.
95.38 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. ATCP 10 and 12, Wis. adm. code.
95.39 95.39 Biological products.
95.39(1)(1)It is unlawful for any person to sell, furnish, give away or supply any tuberculin or any biological product containing Brucella organisms for use in this state unless all of the following conditions are met:
95.39(1)(a) (a) The label on the container thereof states the name and address of the manufacturer and the date of expiration.
95.39(1)(b) (b) The vendor, within 15 days, reports to the department the name of the recipient, the date and amount delivered.
95.39(1)(c) (c) The products are sold or delivered only to veterinarians licensed to practice in this state.
95.39(2) (2)It shall be unlawful for any person to use or dispose of any tuberculin until assured in writing by the person from whom received that its sale or delivery to said person has been reported to the department.
95.39(3) (3)Biological products produced or packed outside this state for the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of animal diseases and licensed by the federal government under experimental or special licenses may be sold, distributed or used only under such conditions as the department prescribes. The department may make such rules governing the conditions of manufacture, sale, distribution or use of biological products for the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of animal diseases as are necessary for the protection of animal health, including permit requirements or other restrictions on the importation, sale or experimental use of such products.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 50 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 6, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 6, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-6-19)