302 KAR 20:050. Carcasses.
RELATES TO: KRS 257.030, 257.160
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 257.030
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
257.030(3) authorizes the board to order and enforce the cleaning and
disinfection of premises and all articles and materials by which communicable
diseases may be transmitted, and the destruction of diseased and exposed animals
and all property and materials, as may be necessary in the eradication of
disease. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for
transport of a carcass.
Section 1. If the owner of a dead carcass
is unable to dispose of it as provided for in KRS 257.160 by incineration, by
composting at a permitted facility, or by burial:
(1) The carcass may be transported if:
(a) The carcass is covered with a
tarpaulin or other heavy material so that no portion of the dead animal can be
(b) The sides of the truck used for
transport are made of solid material; and
(2) The carcass shall not be transported
in a flat-bodied truck with no sides or with sides made of slat material with
openings between slats.
Section 2. The owner shall dispose of a
dead animal within forty-eight (48) hours after the carcass is found.
45; 1 Ky.R. 740; eff. 5-14-75; 37 Ky.R. 954; 10-13-2010.)