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  267.713.  Importation of sheep or goats for breeding or feeding, regulations. — 1.  All sheep or goats entering the state for breeding and feeding purposes shall be accompanied by a health certificate issued by an approved veterinarian at point of origin showing that the sheep or goats are free of all contagious and infectious diseases or known exposure thereto and that the sheep or goats are from a state or area certified as being free of scabies by the division, except that a health certificate may not be required when consigned to a market operating under full-time federal stockyards inspection service; provided, that the shipment is accompanied by a waybill showing the identifying ear tag number, tattoo number, or registration name and number on all registered breeding animals.  In the case of sheep and goats for feeding purposes, a permit must be obtained from the state veterinarian of Missouri.

  2.  If not from a scabies free state or area, all sheep or goats entering the state for feeding or breeding purposes shall be accompanied by a certificate showing that the sheep or goats were dipped under supervision within ten days prior to entry into the state, except that undipped sheep or goats may be moved under a special permit issued by the state veterinarian of Missouri, when circumstances warrant and the movement of undipped sheep is not prohibited by federal interstate regulations.  Sheep and goats entering the state for slaughtering purposes, when originating from an area or a state not designated as being scabies free, shall be accompanied by a certificate of inspection certifying that the sheep or goats are free of clinical evidence of scabies; provided, further, that such sheep or goats are slaughtered within seventy-two hours following their entry.

  3.  All markets and dealers shall retain all incoming waybills, permits, and health or inspection certificates, for a period of one year and same to be made available at all times and upon demand by a representative of the department or the division.


(L. 1961 p. 26 § 16)

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