Department of Agriculture - Livestock Exhibitions - False, deceptive or unacceptable practices.

Published: 2016-03-21

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This is an mandatory rule.

The following are unacceptable practices:

(A) Castration of livestock for purposes of this rule which exceed the following criteria:

(1) Cattle over eight months of age;

(2) Swine over seventy-five pounds; or

(3) Sheep over seventy-five pounds.

(B) Showing any market livestock which has been treated in accordance with paragraph (A), (B) or (C) of rule 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code when a side effect of the drug conceals, enhances, transforms, or changes the true conformation or condition of the livestock.

(C) Any natural occurrence or surgical process which results in testicular tissue remaining in the body of exhibition livestock except rabbits and poultry.