02 NCAC 52E .0204 MARKETS KEPT CLEAN AND SANITARY: DISINFECTION
(a) Livestock market facilities including yards, loading and unloading docks, alleys, pens, chutes, scales, and sales ring shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary manner. All loading docks, alleys, pens, scales and sales rings used for feeding and/or breeding swine shall be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected in an approved manner prior to receiving such swine for each sale. All trucks, trailers and other conveyances owned and/or operated by livestock market operators shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary manner. Those trucks, trailers, and other conveyances transporting animals affected with an infectious or contagious disease shall be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before further use. All livestock market operators shall provide equipment and facilities deemed suitable by the State Veterinarian or his authorized representative for cleaning and disinfection of market facilities, trucks, trailers, and other conveyances operated by them in handling and transporting livestock.
(b) Approved disinfectants to be used in disinfection of livestock market facilities, trucks, trailers and conveyances, etc., are those listed in 2 NCAC 52B .0503. Equipment and facilities for cleaning and disinfecting livestock market facilities, trucks, trailers and other conveyances shall consist of, but not be limited to, high pressure hoses and connections, power sprayers or other pressure sprayers approved by the State Veterinarian for applying disinfectant solutions.
History Note: Authority G.S. 106‑408; 106‑416;
Eff. April 1, 1984;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.