(1) The Department may test and retest bovine
animals for paratuberculosis and take such other action as it deems necessary
for the detection, eradication, and control of the disease.
(2) When any bovine animal is found to be
infected with paratuberculosis, the Department may require it to be branded and
tagged in the same manner as animals reacting to the tuberculosis
(3) Any bovine animal found
to be infected with paratuberculosis may be required to be slaughtered, and its
owner may be indemnified in accordance with the provisions of ORS Chapter 596
and regulations promulgated thereunder, relating to the slaughter and
indemnification of animals found to be infected with paratuberculosis at the
discretion of the Department.
Or. Admin. R.
AD 858(30-67), f. 12-8-67,
ef. 12-15-67; AD 1000(14-73), f. 11-20-73, ef.
Stats. Implemented: ORS