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WAC 16-29-017

Reporting requirements.

(1) Slaughter facilities shall furnish the department a report of all cattle slaughtered by individual consignment. The report is due by the fifteenth day of the month following the month the transaction occurred. The report must include:
(a) Slaughter date;
(b) Number of head slaughtered;
(c) Type: Beef, dairy, or condemned;
(d) Sex;
(e) Name of owner/seller;
(f) State of origin; and
(g) Any other information the director deems necessary.
(2) As an alternative to the report described in subsection (1) of this section, the department will accept a completed affidavit (AGR Form 402-3093) only when the following conditions are met:
(a) All USDA inspected cattle slaughtered during the month were inspected by either a department livestock inspector or a department certified accredited veterinarian approved to conduct livestock inspections;
(b) No out-of-state cattle were slaughtered during the month; and
(c) No cattle originating from a department certified feedlot were slaughtered during the month.
(3) The report or affidavit may be submitted to the department by email to adtwa@agr.wa.gov, by fax to 360-902-2087, or by mail to Washington State Department of Agriculture, Animal Disease Traceability Program, P.O. Box 42577, Olympia, Washington 98504-2577.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.150 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-23-107, ยง 16-29-017, filed 11/18/16, effective 12/19/16.]
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