2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:5-44 - Quarantine and slaughter of reactors
4:5-44. Quarantine and slaughter of reactors
All cattle reacting to an official or authorized private tuberculin test or declared tuberculous as a result of an authorized physical examination or other method of determining tuberculosis approved by the Department of Agriculture, shall not be again presented for a tuberculin test but shall be immediately segregated, quarantined and held at the owner's expense, until the department issues a written order to move the cattle, which removal shall be done immediately at the owner's expense, to designated slaughtering centers. The cattle shall be slaughtered at the time and place specified in the written order under the supervision of an authorized veterinarian approved by the department who shall judge the carcass for evidence of tuberculosis and as to fitness for food and file a report of the same within five days.
Amended by L.1946, c. 247, p. 876, s. 17.