There are also standards for transportation of animals, requiring reasonable methods be used to avoid injuries during transport. Each of these standards specifies that species, breed, sex, and age be taken into account, since caring for swine is not same as caring for poulty.(b) A person responsible for caring for livestock or poultry with an injury or disease that seriously endangers the life or health of the animal must either:(1) provide treatment that can reasonably be expected to be sufficient for animals of that species,breed, sex, and age, raised using the applicable production method; or(2) euthanize the animal.
The standards can be viewed on the Board of Animal Health's website by clicking here: Proposed Animal Care Standards. The public is encouraged to submit written comments to the board prior to the standards' final adoption this July.