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95.715

95.715 Feed lots and veal lots.

95.715(1)

(1) Definitions. In this section:

95.715(1)(a)

(a) "Feeder cattle" means bovine animals that are kept for the sole purpose of feeding prior to slaughter, that are not more than 18 months old as evidenced by the absence of permanent teeth and that are one of the following:

95.715(1)(a)1.

1. Nonspayed females that are not parturient or postparturient.

95.715(1)(a)2.

2. Spayed heifers.

95.715(1)(a)3.

3. Steers.

95.715(1)(b)

(b) "Feed lot" means a facility at which feeder cattle are assembled for feeding prior to slaughter.

95.715(1)(c)

(c) "Veal calf" means a bovine animal of either sex that is not more than 120 days old and that is kept for the sole purpose of feeding prior to slaughter for veal.

95.715(1)(d)

(d) "Veal lot" means a facility at which veal calves are assembled for feeding prior to slaughter.

95.715(2)

(2) Approved feed lot.

95.715(2)(a)

(a) The department may issue an annual permit designating a feed lot as an approved feed lot. A feed lot operator is not required to hold an approved feed lot permit.

95.715(2)(b)

(b) If a person imports feeder cattle directly to an approved feed lot in this state, the department may by rule exempt that person from import rules and preimport testing rules promulgated by the department that apply to persons who import feeder cattle into this state.

95.715(2)(c)

(c) Unless specifically authorized by the department, no person may remove feeder cattle or cattle commingled with feeder cattle from an approved feed lot except to a slaughtering establishment for slaughter.

95.715(2)(d)

(d) The department may promulgate rules to specify permit fees under par. (a) and to regulate feed lots. The rules may include requirements related to the construction and maintenance of approved feed lots, the segregation of imported feeder cattle and record-keeping requirements related to feeder cattle.

95.715(3)

(3) Approved veal lot.

95.715(3)(a)

(a) The department may issue an annual permit designating a veal lot as an approved veal lot. A veal lot operator is not required to hold an approved veal lot permit.

95.715(3)(b)

(b) If a person imports veal calves directly to an approved veal lot in this state, the department may by rule exempt that person from import rules and preimport testing rules promulgated by the department that apply to persons who import veal calves into this state.

95.715(3)(c)

(c) Unless specifically authorized by the department, no person may remove veal calves or cattle commingled with veal calves from an approved veal lot except to a slaughtering establishment for slaughter.

95.715(3)(d)

(d) The department may promulgate rules to regulate approved veal lots. The rules may include requirements related to the construction and maintenance of approved veal lots, the segregation of imported veal calves and record-keeping requirements related to veal calves.

95.715 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 16.

95.715 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. ATCP 12, Wis. adm. code.