2010 Wyoming Statutes
Title 11 - Agriculture, Livestock And Other Animals
Chapter 32 - Poultry



11-32-101. Definitions.



(a) As used in this act:


(i) "Baby poultry" means poultry under ten (10) weeks of age;


(ii) "Board" means the Wyoming livestock board;


(iii) "Breeding stock" means poultry used for reproduction;


(iv) "Poultry" means live chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and game birds as defined by W.S. 23-1-101(a)(iv);


(v) "This act" means W.S. 11-32-101 through 11-32-104.


11-32-102. Rules and regulations.


The board may adopt rules and regulations to carry out this act and to prevent the spread of disease among poultry.


11-32-103. Labeling of shipments.



(a) Each container of poultry, baby poultry, hatching eggs or breeding stock sold within or imported into this state, except those containing poultry for immediate slaughter, shall bear the name and address of the shipper and an official label or certificate showing:


(i) The number, breed and variety, sex and date of hatch for baby poultry;


(ii) The name of the hatchery or person producing poultry in the case of baby poultry;


(iii) The agency under the supervision of which the testing for pullorum disease was done, the pullorum classification; and


(iv) In the case of breeding stock, the pullorum classification and date of last test.


(b) No person shall import into Wyoming any poultry, baby poultry, hatching eggs or breeding stock which is not labelled as provided by subsection (a) of this section except for immediate slaughter.


11-32-104. Penalty; seizure of property.


Any person who violates W.S. 11-32-101 through 11-32-103 or any rule or regulation promulgated hereunder shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). Any container of poultry, baby poultry, hatching eggs or breeding stock which is not labeled in accordance with the provisions of this act or rules and regulations may be seized and its contents destroyed or returned to the shipper at the shipper's expense, as the board determines.


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