302 KAR 20:185. Equine infectious anemia positive horses

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/302/020/185.htm
Published: 2015

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      302 KAR 20:185.

Equine infectious anemia positive horses.



257.020, 257.030, 257.040




FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: To specify requirements for handling equine

infectious anemia test positive horses.


      Section 1. All

horses (equidae) reported positive to an Agar Gel Immunodiffusion (AGID) test

or other USDA approved test for equine infectious anemia shall be officially,

permanently identified using the numbers and letter 61A with a brand on the

left neck region.


      Section 2. All

classified positive EIA horses equidae not slaughtered or euthanized shall be

isolated and quarantined. Isolation shall include stabling in a stall that is

screened to preclude entry and exit of mosquitoes, stable flies and horse flies

during seasons of the year when such insects are prevalent. Positive EIA

classified animals will also be kept at least 200 yards from all other horses.


      Section 3. The

movement of any quarantined positive EIA horses (equidae) shall be done only on

permission by the state veterinarian or by an agent of the Board of



      Section 4. All

horses (equidae) on the premises where the EIA positive horse was identified

and all horses classified as exposed to the EIA positive horse shall be quarantined

pending a negative test for EIA. (21 Ky.R. 1996; eff. 4-6-95.)