Article 49E.

Disposal of Dead Diseased Poultry at Commercial Farms.

106-549.70.  Disposal pit, incinerator, or poultry composting facility required.

Every person, firm or corporation engaged in raising or producing poultry for commercial purposes shall provide and maintain a disposal pit, incinerator, or poultry composting facility of a size and design, approved by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in which all dead poultry carcasses are disposed.  This section does not apply to poultry producers with flocks of 200 or less.  The definitions provided in Article 49D of this Chapter apply in this Article. (1961, c. 1197, s. 1; 1995, c. 543, s. 2; 1997-261, s. 109.)