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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 5. ANIMAL AND POULTRY QUARANTINE AND PEST CONTROL [9101 - 11305]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 1. DISEASED ANIMALS AND POULTRY [9101 - 9702]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Scabies and Ticks [9301 - 9352]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 1. Treatment [9301 - 9307]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

9301.
  

When moved for the purpose of immediate slaughter, cattle which are infected with, or exposed to, the Boophilus annulatus tick shall be dipped or treated in the manner which is prescribed by the department, unless they are to be loaded directly on railroad cars at the point of origin.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9302.
  

If upon examination of any cattle or sheep, the director finds any cattle which are infected with the Boophilus annulatus tick, or sheep or cattle which are infected with, or exposed to, scabies, he shall forthwith notify, in writing, the owner or person that is in control of the cattle or sheep to dip or otherwise treat them as directed for the purpose of eradicating the tick or scabies. The owner or person that is in control of the cattle or sheep shall comply with the notice within 10 days.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9303.
  

If, at the expiration of 10 days from the date on which notice was given, the owner or person in control of the cattle or sheep has failed to dip the cattle or sheep in accordance with the directions of the director, the director shall immediately take possession of the cattle or sheep and dip the sheep as many times as may be necessary, or dip or otherwise treat the cattle.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9304.
  

If upon examination at the end of the 10 days the director finds that the cattle have been dipped or otherwise treated for the extermination of ticks but are still infected, he shall instruct the owner or person in possession of the cattle to continue the dipping or treatment as the circumstances may demand, and within such time as the department deems advisable.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9305.
  

If upon examination at any time the department finds that the cattle are again infected with the ticks or that the owner or person in control of the cattle has not continued to properly dip or otherwise treat the cattle as instructed, the director shall take possession of the cattle and dip or otherwise treat them.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9306.
  

If the director has reason to believe that the disease known as scabies exists in a flock of sheep or in a herd of cattle, he shall notify the owner or person that is in control of the sheep or cattle to gather all the sheep or cattle in a corral in order that the sheep or cattle may be examined to ascertain if any are so infected.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

9307.
  

If the owner or person that is in control of the sheep or cattle does not gather all of the sheep or cattle in a corral for the examination, the director shall gather the sheep or cattle in a corral for the examination. He may hire such necessary help as may be required to gather the sheep or cattle.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

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