AGRICULTURE - Terms, defined.

Published: 2006

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As used in the Nebraska Poultry Disease Control Act, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) Breeding poultry flock means two or more individuals of the same species and different sexes maintained together for the purpose of producing fertile eggs for the hatching of offspring;

(2) Commercial poultry flock means meat-type chickens, meat-type turkeys, or table-egg layers;

(3) Hatchery means hatchery equipment on one premises operated or controlled by any person;

(4) Hatching eggs means eggs of poultry for hatching purposes including embryonated eggs;

(5) Noncommercial poultry means backyard flocks and hobby and pet birds;

(6) Person means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, or limited liability company or any member or officer thereof;

(7) Poultry means domesticated fowl which are bred for the primary purpose of producing eggs or meat, including chickens, turkeys, ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries, waterfowl, and game birds, except doves and pigeons; and

(8) Pullorum and typhoid clean means poultry in which no pullorum-typhoid reactors were found on the first official blood test or which have been subjected to official retesting which produced two consecutive negative results.