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Title 9Chapter ISubchapter BPart 51Subpart B → §51.22

Title 9: Animals and Animal Products
Subpart B—Indemnity for Sheep, Goats, and Horses

§51.22   Payment to owners for goats, sheep, and horses destroyed.

(a) The Administrator may authorize the payment of Federal indemnity by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to any owner whose goats, sheep, or horses are destroyed after having been approved for destruction by APHIS.1 Goats or sheep must be destroyed as part of a whole herd/flock depopulation to be eligible for Federal indemnity.

1The Administrator will authorize payment of Federal indemnity by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as provided in §51.24: (a) As long as sufficient funds appropriated by Congress appear to be available for this purpose for the remainder of the fiscal year; (b) in States or areas not under Federal quarantine; (c) in States requesting payment of Federal indemnity; and (d) in States not requesting a lower rate.

(b) The amount of Federal indemnity will be determined in accordance with the regulations in this part that were in effect on the date infected animals were found, or the date that the whole-herd/flock depopulation or destruction of individual animals was approved.

(c) Prior to payment of indemnity, proof of destruction must be furnished to the Veterinarian in Charge.

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