Trichomoniasis testing at public livestock markets.

(1) Virgin bulls, as defined in WAC 16-86-005, that are presented at a public livestock market are exempt from trichomoniasis testing.
(2) All other bulls must be:
• Sampled for trichomoniasis prior to leaving the market and not be turned out with female cattle until confirmed negative test results are reported; or
• Castrated prior to leaving the market; or
• Sent to a category 2 restricted holding facility as defined in WAC 16-30-035; or
• Delivered directly to a USDA-inspected slaughter facility.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-01-132, § 16-86-114, filed 12/18/15, effective 1/18/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 12-21-009, § 16-86-114, filed 10/5/12, effective 11/5/12.]
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