Title 301 | Chapter 002 | Regulation 095

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301 KAR 2:095.Importation of cervid carcasses and parts.

Section 1.



"Cervid" means a member of the family Cervidae.


"Clean" means having no meat matter or tissue attached to the carcass part.


"Import" means to transport a cervid carcass or carcass part into Kentucky.

Section 2.



A person shall not import a cervid carcass or carcass part that has any part of the spinal column or head;


A person importing a legally taken cervid carcass or carcass part may possess the items listed in paragraphs (a) through (f) of this subsection.




Antlers that are attached to a clean skull plate;


A clean skull;


Clean upper canine teeth;


A finished taxidermy product;


The hide; or


Quartered or deboned meat.


A licensed taxidermist or deer processor who accepts a cervid head with an intact skull, spinal column, or spinal column part originating from another state or country shall:


Contact the law enforcement division of the department within forty-eight (48) hours after receiving the cervid head, spinal column, or spinal column part;


Provide to the department the hunter's:


Name; and


Address; and


Transfer all spinal column parts and the skull with the intact brain to the department once the skull plate has been removed.

HISTORY: (29 Ky.R. 3001; eff. 8-13-2003; 37 Ky.R. 2682; eff. 8-4-2011; 42 Ky.R. 2819; eff. 7-19-2016; 45 Ky.R. 2432; eff. 5-3-2019.)

7-Year Expiration: 10/20/2029

Last Updated: 2/23/2023

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