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1721.0700 DISPOSAL OF CARCASSES.

A person owning or controlling a domestic animal that has died or been killed other than by being slaughtered for human or animal consumption must dispose of the carcass within 72 hours unless other arrangements for disposal have been approved by the board. Carcasses must be disposed of by:

A.

burial in the ground at a depth adequate to prevent scavenging by other animals;

B.

incineration;

C.

rendering;

D.

composting; or

E.

another manner approved by the board as being equally effective for the control of animal diseases.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 35.03

History:

37 SR 1396

Published Electronically:

April 4, 2013