9. No hatcheryman shall make any structural alteration to a hatchery without the prior approval in writing of the Regional Director for the region where the hatcheryman operates the hatchery.
- SOR/82-671, s. 4.
10. No hatcheryman shall permit a brooding operation to be carried on in a room opening into any room used for the receiving, traying, incubating or hatching of eggs, the cleaning of equipment or the sexing, sorting or packing of chicks.
11. Every hatcheryman shall dispose of all infertile eggs, dead-in-shell embryos, egg shells and other debris from each hatch of eggs in such a manner that they will not become available for consumption by other birds or humans.
12. Every hatcheryman shall ensure that every person employed by him in a room used for receiving, traying, incubating or hatching of eggs, the cleaning of equipment or the sexing, sorting or packing of chicks is clothed in clean garments.
13. Every hatcheryman shall ensure that no activity is carried on in such proximity to his hatchery as to subject it to the danger of contamination from disease.
14. Every hatcheryman shall ensure that all chicks packed for shipment from his hatchery are vigorous and healthy.
15. When requested to do so by an inspector, a hatcheryman shall supply to the inspector from the premises on which the hatchery is situated live chick swabs, equipment swabs, fluff, dead-in-shell embryo samples, fecal samples and such other materials as the inspector may require for the purpose of laboratory testing for the eradication of disease.
- SOR/83-873, s. 1.
16. No hatcheryman shall accept eggs for incubation except from an approved hatchery supply flock.
17. No hatcheryman shall accept eggs for incubation or incubate eggs unless
(a) they are packed in material and cases that are clean and sanitary;
(b) the flock or hatchery from which the eggs originated is clearly identified on the case; and
(c) the eggs are clean and sound in shell.
BROODER ROOMS AND DISPLAY EQUIPMENT
18. Every person who is engaged in the business of selling chicks or receiving chicks for sale or distribution shall keep the buildings, brooders and display equipment used by him in the handling of chicks in a clean and sanitary condition.
RECORDS AND REPORTS
19. (1) Every hatcheryman shall keep available for inspection by an inspector a record respecting his operations during the past year showing
(a) each lot of eggs that he purchased or accepted for incubation or shipped to another hatchery for hatching;
(b) each lot of eggs set in his hatchery and each lot of chicks hatched for each hatch;
(c) all purchases and sales of chicks;
(d) the disposition of unsold chicks; and
(e) the names of all persons involved and the number of eggs or chicks involved in each transaction and operation referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) and the date of each transaction and operation.
(2) Every agent of a hatcheryman shall keep available for inspection by an inspector a record respecting all his purchases and sales of chicks and poultry during the past year.
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