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The Board of Animal Health shall cooperate with the commissioner of agriculture in all ways consistent with law. The board shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over all matters pertaining to poultry diseases and the control and eradication thereof. The board is authorized to formulate, adopt, and enforce rules whereby owners of poultry breeding flocks may, upon agreement with the board, have flocks examined, tested, and officially designated as meeting the qualifications for any stage of eradication of any specified communicable infectious disease when and as approved methods for official testing for the other disease may be adopted by the board, if personnel is available and funds are appropriated for the use of the board in making the tests and inspections.

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Revisor of Statutes