As used in OAR 603-011-0500 to 603-011-0570:
(1) "State Classification" has the meaning
set forth in the Uniform Methods and Rules (UM&Rs) determining the
standards to be attained by each state for classification.
(2) "Beef Cattle" means all bovine animals
which are not dairy cattle.
"Dairy Cattle" means animals showing the predominant characteristics of the
Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn and
crosses of such breeds; and all other cattle producing milk for human
(4) "Dairy Herd" is a
herd consisting mainly of dairy cattle.
(5) "Beef Herd" means a herd consisting
mainly of beef cattle.
"Brucellosis-Free Herd" has the meaning set forth in the Uniform Methods and
"Brucellosis-Infected or Reactor Herd" has the meaning set forth in the Uniform
Methods and Rules (UM&Rs).
"Brucellosis Reactor" has the meaning set forth in the Uniform Methods and
Suspect" has the meaning set forth in the Uniform Methods and Rules
(10) "Cattle of
Unknown Status" means cattle, the brucellosis status of which cannot be readily
or positively determined.
"Eligible Cattle" shall include all cattle or bison over six months of age,
except steers and spayed heifers, official calfhood vaccinates of the beef
breeds or bison under 24 months of age (as evidenced by the presence of the
first pair of permanent incisor teeth) which are not parturient (springers) or
Blood Test" means a test for brucellosis:
Completed in the state animal health laboratory; or
(b) Completed in a laboratory approved by the
"Official Veterinarian" means a veterinarian employed by the Department, a
veterinarian employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or a deputy state
(14) "Uniform Methods
and Rules" or "UM&Rs" means the standards and procedures promulgated by the
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture (and approved by the U.S. Animal Health Association) as in
existence and amended as of the date of this order.
"Current Classification" as used in OAR
means in existence and valid as of date of action
to be taken.
Or. Admin. R.
AD 858(30-67), f. 12-8-67,
ef. 12-15-67; AD 932(2-71), f. 3-19-71, ef. 4-15-71; AD 1000(14-73), f.
11-20-73, ef. 12-11-73; AD 1-1981, f. & ef. 1-9-81; AD 3-1984, f. & ef.
1-20-84; AD 4-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596
Stats. Implemented: ORS
596.040 & ORS