ILLINOIS REGISTER 6345
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NOTICE OF PEREMPTORY AMENDMENTS
compliance with ante-mortem requirements of this Section and can be slaughtered
at the official establishment. The veterinarian's statement shall be kept on file by
the official establishment in accordance with Section 125.100. The costs of the
veterinary services shall be borne by the owner of the animal.
c) The Department shall approve treatment programs for diseased animals providing
the licensee provides the necessary holding pens where such animals can be kept
apart from the other livestock awaiting slaughter and the owner of the animal(s)
agrees to the treatment and assumes the cost of such treatment. Following
treatment, the animal shall be released from slaughter at the request of the owner
or of the official establishment and permitted to be transported from the
establishment provided the animal was not infected with a reportable disease (see
d) An animal found in a comatose or semicomatose condition shall be set apart from
the other livestock and held for further observation at the request of the owner or
the official establishment.
e) "Other responsible official supervision" shall mean under the supervision of a
licensed veterinarian or a program employee of the U.S. Department of
f) At the option of the owner of the animal, any animal identified as a suspect may
be reinspected by a veterinarian as set forth in Section 9 of the Act or the animal
shall be slaughtered and identified in accordance with the provisions of this
g) An animal will be withheld from slaughter to permit biological residues to be
reduced in accordance with 9 CFR 309.16 when the owner informs the inspector
that the animal was taking chemicals or biologics or there is evidence to suggest
that the animal was taking chemicals or biologics (e.g., injection marks, chemical
odor). The time period for holding such animal shall depend on the withdrawal
period of the chemical or biologic that was administered the animal. The
inspector shall permit the slaughter of such animal (see 9 CFR 309.16a) when
requested by the official establishment or by the owner of the animal.
h) The inspector shall approve the use by any establishment of any skin tattoo that
contains a number identifying the animal or lot. The identifying number for the
skin tattoo shall be assigned by the inspector.
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.