Arizona Revised Statutes § 3-1339 Mobile Slaughtering Units; Custom Slaughtering; Brand Inspections

3-1339. Mobile slaughtering units; custom slaughtering; brand inspections

A. A mobile slaughtering unit or a locker plant slaughtering livestock on a custom basis shall notify the local livestock officer or inspector before any slaughtering operation. If brand inspection of an animal is not conducted before slaughter, the mobile slaughterer or the locker plant slaughtering the animal shall retain the hide for a forty-eight hour period for inspection by a livestock officer or inspector.

B. Mobile slaughtering units and locker plants which slaughter livestock shall maintain accurate records of the number of animals slaughtered, their source and ownership and the brands on the animals. These records shall be available for inspection by a livestock officer or inspector during regular business hours.

C. All locker plants and mobile slaughtering units licensed by this state shall collect the brand inspection fees provided for by law and rules of the director and all other fees provided for by law or rule to be collected by the department for each animal slaughtered and remit the fees to the department.

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