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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for the Registration of Poultry Dealers [2 VAC 5 ‑ 170]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation establishing requirements for record keeping by and the registry of poultry dealers to aid in tracing diseased poultry back to farm of origin.
State Authority Sections 3.2-6002 , 3.2-5902 , and 3.2-6011 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The establishment of means to register poultry dealers as a means of controlling and eradicating poultry diseases by tracing diseased poultry to its origin through dealer records.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Manager, Office of Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
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9/15/2020 Completed Retain As Is
4/1/2015 Completed Retain As Is
3/18/2009 Completed Retain As Is
2/14/2000 Completed Retain As Is