PA Domestic Animal Act
The PA Domestic Animal Act lists important legal requirements for all poultry and livestock operations. Responsible parties must:
- Properly dispose of the carcass within 48 hours after a domestic animal dies.
- Prevent exposure of the carcass to other living animals, domestic animals and the public.
- Not endanger environmental, animal or public health while transporting dead stock.
- Be licensed by the PA Department of Agriculture if you purchase or receive a dead domestic animal for disposal purposes.