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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 2TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION
CHAPTER 39SCABIES
RULE §39.4Livestock Exposed to Psoroptic or Sarcoptic Scabies

The herd owner must treat livestock exposed to psoroptic or sarcoptic scabies by dipping or use of Ivermectin or Dectomax.

  (1) When dipping is the selected treatment, the following procedures shall apply:

    (A) All livestock exposed to sarcoptic or psoroptic scabies must be dipped at least once within 14 days of exposure. The livestock must be kept in the dipping vat at least one minute. The heads of all animals must be submerged and wet before leaving the vat.

    (B) If not dipped within 14 days of exposure, the livestock must be dipped twice, ten to 14 days apart for psoroptic scabies and six to ten days apart for sarcoptic scabies.

  (2) When Ivermectin or Dectomax is the selected treatment, the procedures for treatment of psoroptic scabies in infested herds will apply.


Source Note: The provisions of this §39.4 adopted to be effective July 15, 1993, 18 TexReg 4235; amended to be effective April 30, 1997, 22 TexReg 3649.

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