Department of Agriculture - Generally - Health.

Published: 2018-02-12

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(A) Prescription, extra-label medications, and animal drugs intended for use in or on animal feed subject to the veterinary feed directive must only be obtained and administered to livestock with the advice and involvement of a licensed veterinarian in the context of a valid veterinary-client-patient-relationship (VCPR).

(B) When medication is indicated for livestock, label instructions for route of administration, dosage, storage and withdrawal times must be followed.

(C) All practices and procedures pertaining to health/medical treatment of livestock must be done humanely.

(D) Livestock must be monitored regularly for evidence of disease, injury and parasites and corrective measures must be taken when evidence is found.

(E) The responsible party must be able to, as required by the condition of the animal, separate sick animals from healthy livestock.

(F) Dead livestock must be disposed of pursuant to section 941.14 of the Revised Code.