Mycobacterium paratuberculosis bacterin must be administered by an accredited veterinarian. The bacterin may be used only in calves from one to 35 days of age unless new vaccines are developed that are determined by the board to be safe for use in older animals.
Vaccinated calves must be officially identified. Vaccinated calves must be further identified by a tattoo in the left ear which includes a number representing the quarter of the year when the calf was vaccinated followed by the letter "J" followed by a number representing the year in which the calf was vaccinated.
The veterinarian must report vaccination of calves to the board within 14 days after the vaccine is administered. Reports must include the manufacturer and serial number of the vaccine, the name of the herd owner, the address and geographical location of the herd, and the identification numbers of the vaccinated calves.
MS s 35.03
37 SR 1396
April 4, 2013