Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
The brand inspection required by OAR 603-014-0205 shall not apply to the following:
Cattle that are:
(a) Transported or moved directly (without diversion) to a licensed slaughtering establishment, licensed feedlot, or a licensed auction yard, where the regular brand inspection will be performed upon said cattle; and
(b) Sold directly to the person causing such transportation or movement and such brand inspection referred to in subsection (a) of this section; and
(c) The subject matter of an assurance given to the seller that such cattle are to be so brand inspected and transported or moved within eight days of the transfer of ownership.
(2) Cattle, not to exceed fifteen head, that are sold by seller to the same person during a consecutive eight-day period, and for which an exemption certificate, prescribed by and obtained from the Department, has been issued to said purchaser with the fee paid therefore. An executed copy of said exemption certificate shall be submitted to the Department within eight days of the execution thereof.
(3) Cattle that are handled by a custom slaughtering establishment wherein hide inspection and other requirements are performed.
(4) Calves up to 30 days of age.
(5) When determined by the Department that a brand inspector is not available to perform an inspection for cattle, of any quantity with a single brand, or no brand, owned by the seller, and for which the buyer and destination of said cattle is within Oregon, a special brand inspection exemption certificate, written by and obtained from the Department shall be issued to said purchaser with the fee paid therefore. This certificate shall be written on the normal brand inspection certificate and documentation noted by the inspector that cattle listed on the document have not been physically inspected pursuant to this rule.