Nebraska Revised Statute 54-776

Chapter 54


Disposition of infected animal carcass; limitations; department; powers.

(1) The disposition of any infected animal carcass shall be carried out under the direction of the department. It shall be the duty of the owner or custodian of an animal that has died of anthrax to bury or burn the carcass on the premises where the carcass is found, unless directed otherwise by the department. If such carcass is buried, no portion of the carcass shall be interred closer than six feet from the surface of the ground.

(2) The department may direct the owner or custodian of an infected herd to treat the herd and to clean and disinfect the premises in accordance with the herd plan.