302 Kar 20:050. Carcasses

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/302/020/050.htm
Published: 2015

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      302 KAR 20:050. Carcasses.


      RELATES TO: KRS 257.030, 257.160



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

exposed; and

      (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.

(Agr:Ls. D.

45; 1 Ky.R. 740; eff. 5-14-75; 37 Ky.R. 954; 10-13-2010.)