(1) Chutes for the
inspecting of livestock for brands or marks of identification, as authorized or
required under ORS Chapter 604 or other laws enforced by the Department, shall
be constructed so that inspection of animals can be made from either side.
Solid walls on chutes shall not extend higher than 30 inches above the floor of
the chute. The portion of the chute above 30 inches shall be constructed of
either cable, pipe, or poles.
Drop gates shall be provided in chutes for stopping animals. The first gate at
the head of the chute shall be spaced to handle one animal and additional gates
shall be spaced no farther than 22 feet apart. Adequate lighting shall also be
(3) Where a roof is
deemed necessary by the Department to protect its employees or others who are
required to work around the chute, or to protect the equipment or materials
used by them, the roof shall be built over the chute. Electrical outlets for
the use of electric clippers shall be provided at intervals along the
(4) Chutes for inspecting
livestock for brands or marks of identification shall be thoroughly cleaned
after each sale.
Or. Admin. R.
AD 850(22-67), f. 9-5-67,
ef. 9-13-67; AD 959(25-71), f. 11-29-71, ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 596, ORS 597 & ORS 599
Stats. Implemented: ORS