Nebraska Statutes 54-2740 - Suspect animal, defined
Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 54 > § 54-2740 - Suspect animal, defined
Current as of: 2010
Suspect animal means:
(1) A sheep or goat that exhibits any of the following possible signs of scrapie and that has been determined to be suspicious for scrapie by an accredited veterinarian or a department or APHIS representative. Possible signs include: Weight loss despite retention of appetite; behavioral abnormalities; itching; wool pulling; biting at legs or sides; lip smacking; motor abnormalities such as incoordination, high stepping gait of forelimbs, bunny hop movement of rear legs, or swaying of back end; increased sensitivity to noise and sudden movement; or tremor, star gazing, head pressing, recumbency, or other signs of neurological disease or chronic wasting;
(2) A sheep or goat that has tested positive for scrapie or for the proteinase-resistant protein associated with scrapie on a live-animal screening test or any other official test, unless the animal is designated a scrapie-positive animal; and
(3) A sheep or goat that has tested inconclusive or suggestive on an official test for scrapie.
Laws 2003, LB 158, § 40.
U.S. Code Provisions: Livestock Generally
Federal Regulations: Livestock Generally
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