15A NCAC 10H .1203      QUALITY OF FOXES AND COYOTES RELEASED

All foxes and coyotes purchased or raised for release on controlled fox hunting preserves shall be healthy and free from disease of any kind.  An examination and inspection of the foxes and coyotes by the Wildlife Resources Commission may be conducted at any time.  All dead foxes and coyotes, except those killed by dogs during a hunt, or diseased foxes and coyotes found within the pen shall be submitted to a North Carolina Department of Agriculture diagnostic lab for diagnosis.  A copy of the diagnostic report shall be mailed to the Wildlife Resources Commission.  Possession of unhealthy or diseased foxes and coyotes shall be grounds for revocation or denial of a controlled fox hunting preserve license.  The Commission may quarantine any controlled fox hunting preserve where contagious diseases are located.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑273(g);

Eff. August 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2004.