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     40-15-15.   Separate pens for segregation of diseased animals--Marking of quarantine pens. Each livestock auction agency shall maintain one or more pens separate and apart from other pens for the purpose of holding animals consigned to the sales that show symptoms of any contagious, communicable, or infectious disease and for cattle branded and tagged as brucellosis reactors, tuberculosis reactors, or livestock otherwise marked or identified as being diseased. These animals shall be sold from these quarantine pens for slaughtering purposes only. Such pens shall be marked as quarantine pens and labeled as such with the top rail of such pens to be painted yellow in color.

Source: SDC 1939, § 40.2005 as added by SL 1957, ch 203, § 2; SL 1990, ch 325, § 250.

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