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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 59Subpart C → §59.203


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 59—LIVESTOCK MANDATORY REPORTING
Subpart C—Swine Reporting


§59.203   Mandatory daily reporting for sows and boars.

(a) Prior day report. The corporate officers or officially designated representatives of each packer of sows and boars shall report to the Secretary for each business day of the packer not later than 7 a.m. central time on each reporting day information regarding all sows and boars purchased or priced, excluding inferior swine, during the prior business day of the packer all purchase data, reported by lot, including:

(1) The total number of sows and boars purchased divided into at least three weight groups as specified by the Secretary;

(2) The average price paid by each purchase type for all sows in each weight class specified by the Secretary; and

(3) The average price paid by each purchase type for all boars in each weight class specified by the Secretary.

(4) The packer is required to report only the volume of sows and boars that qualify as packer owned swine and shall omit packer owned sows and boars from all average price calculations.

(b) Publication. The Secretary shall publish the information obtained in paragraph (a) of this section as soon as practicable, but not later than 8 a.m. central time, on the reporting day on which the information is received from the packer.

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