used in this rule:
(a) "Eligible Cattle"
means all sexually intact cattle over 18 months of age, including pregnant
heifers or those that have calved under 18 months of age;
(b) "Non-vaccinated" means all sexually
intact female cattle over four months of age not vaccinated for
(c) "Vaccinated" means
all female cattle vaccinated for brucellosis;
(d) "Designated Area" means an area, herd or
herds described by USDA and/or the State Animal Health Official/State
Veterinarian of the state-of-origin as containing cattle potentially infected
with or exposed to brucellosis and thereby subject to movement restrictions
and/or additional brucellosis testing;
(e) "Registered Dry Feedlot" means an area,
approved and registered by the Department, surrounded by a cattle-tight fence
in which livestock are confined and wherein they must be supplied both feed and
water for their survival, but does not mean any pasture or corral wherein
livestock are only fed occasionally or as a supplement to natural forage
growing in the pasture or corral;
addition to the permit requirements for importation of livestock into Oregon,
official vaccination for brucellosis (either calfhood or mature) is required
for the importation of all female cattle over four months of age for any
purpose other than directly to slaughter or to be fed in a registered dry
feedlot or a licensed terminal feedlot (not pasture) and then sent directly to
slaughter from that facility. Evidence of such vaccination shall be by an
official tattoo in the right ear of the animal.
(b) All eligible cattle not originating in a
Designated Area are specifically exempt from brucellosis testing before entry
into the State of Oregon; or
All eligible cattle not originating in a Designated Area may enter Oregon
directly to a licensed slaughtering establishment or to an approved
state-federal market and then to a licensed slaughter plant if the identity to
the out-of-state herd of origin is maintained.
(d) All sexually intact cattle over 4 months
not originating from a Designated Area and consigned to an approved
state-federal market which, upon sale, are to go to ranches/farms in Oregon for
breeding and/or dairy purposes, must be vaccinated for brucellosis. Evidence of
such vaccination is an official tattoo and/or official vaccination tag in the
right ear of the animal. The cost of vaccination at the market, if required,
shall be the responsibility of the buyer.
(e) All sexually intact cattle originating in
a Designated Area may be imported on a case-by-case basis as determined by the
State Veterinarian, based on an assessment of risk to the cattle of the state.
The cattle must be officially and individually identified. The official
identification, identity to the out-of-state herd of origin and its physical
location must be maintained.
Registered Dry Feedlot: Cattle may be
imported into the State of Oregon, consigned to a registered dry feedlot
subject to the following conditions:
Cattle may be of any age, vaccinated or not vaccinated, but may not originate
from a Designated Area without specific permission from the State Veterinarian
(b) On movement from
registered dry feedlots, non-vaccinated cattle may move to slaughter or to
another registered feedlot only. There are no restrictions on steers and spayed
heifers, vaccinated heifers under 18 months old or eligible vaccinated
(c) No illegally imported
cattle are permitted entry to registered dry feed lots. Records of cattle
entering and leaving feedlot shall be available to Departmental personnel at
all reasonable times.
Or. Admin. R.
AD 890(20-68), f. 10-28-68,
ef. 11-1-68; AD 1047(37-74), f. 9-20-74, ef. 10-11-74; AD 1082(5-76), f. &
ef. 3-1-76; AD 1095(16-76), f. & ef. 4-26-76; AD 9-1977, f. & ef.
4-6-77; AD 9-1978, f. & ef. 7-3-78; AD 8-1979, f. 8-8-79, ef. 9-1-79; AD
1-1981, f. & ef. 1-9-81; AD 2-1981, f. & ef. 1-12-81; AD 8-1981(Temp),
f. & ef. 5-18-81; AD 9-1981, f. & ef. 6-9-81; AD 3-1984, f. & ef.
1-20-84; AD 11-1984, f. & ef. 8-28-84; AD 16-1986, f. & ef. 12-31-86;
AD 12-1987, f. & ef. 11-19-87; AD 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-7-93; DOA
21-2011, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-11
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 &
Stats. Implemented: ORS