When, as a result of official tests, it is determined that any
equidae is infected with equine infectious anemia, or that any equidae is a
carrier of such disease, the following procedures shall immediately be carried
The equidae determined to be
infected, or suspected to be infected, shall be:
(a) Completely segregated from all other
equidae in a secure stall or enclosure at a sufficient distance so as to
prevent infection of other equidae by biting insects and shall be deemed to be
quarantined and subject to the provisions of ORS
596.331; or in the
(b) Put to death by
humane methods and the carcass disposed of as the Department directs,
(c) Delivered for slaughter,
within 8 days, to an approved slaughtering establishment.
(2) At the time and in the event the
provisions of section (1) of this rule are utilized such equidae shall be
branded on either the left side of the neck or the left shoulder with the
number "92" followed by the letter "A" in figures not less than two inches in
(3) All other equidae
exposed to any equidae which has been determined to be infected or suspected to
be infected, shall be subjected to an official test.
(4) If at the time a quarantine under this
section is affected the equidae is located on premises other than those of the
owner, the Department may authorize removal of such equidae to the owner's
premises for further quarantine in accordance with the provisions of subsection
(1)(a) of this rule.
offspring produced by a mare after determination that she is positive to an
official test for EIA will be considered as positive and subject to the
provisions of sections (1) and (2) of this rule.
(6) No genetic material originating from an
equidae of either sex determined by official test to be positive may be used
for reproductive purposes.