Chickens, turkeys, or other poultry over five (5) months of age intended for breeding purposes shall not be imported into the state unless they have passed a negative agglutination test for pullorum disease under the supervision of a Division of Animal Health authority of the Office of State Veterinarian within thirty (30) days preceding date of importation, or have originated from flocks authoritatively participating in a pullorum control and eradication phase of the National Poultry Improvement Plan or other USDA- administered plan.
Effective: June 20, 2005

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 257.390

  • Animal: includes every warm-blooded living creature except a human being. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Poultry: means chickens, ducks, turkeys, or other domestic fowl being raised or kept on any premises in the Commonwealth. See Kentucky Statutes 257.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 115, sec. 2, effective June 20, 2005. — Amended
2002 Ky. Acts ch. 49, sec. 11, effective July 15, 2002. — Created 1948 Ky. Acts ch.
165, sec. 3.