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2-909. Definitions. As used in the poultry disease control act, except where the context clearly requires a different meaning, the following words and phrases shall have the meaning ascribed thereto.

(a) "Commissioner" means the animal health commissioner of the Kansas department of agriculture.

(b) "Fowl typhoid" means a disease of poultry caused by salmonella gallinarum.

(c) "Hatchery" means a premises with equipment which is operated or controlled by a person for the production of baby poultry.

(d) "Person" means any individual, partnership, firm or corporation.

(e) "Plan" means the national poultry improvement plan contained in sections 145.1 through 145.54 of title 9 of the code of federal regulations and the auxiliary provisions thereto which are contained in sections 147.1 through 147.48 of title 9 of the code of federal regulations, and amendments thereto.

(f) "Poultry" means any domesticated birds which are bred for the primary purpose of producing eggs or meat or of being exhibited and which may include chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and game birds, but which shall not include doves or pigeons.

(g) "Pullorum" means a disease of poultry caused by salmonella pullorum.

History: L. 1984, ch. 195, § 2; L. 2012, ch. 140, § 6; July 1.

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