302 KAR 20:185.
Equine infectious anemia positive horses.
RELATES TO: KRS
257.020, 257.030, 257.040
AUTHORITY: KRS 257.030
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.)