OAR 603-011-0620
Procedures


(1)

The Department shall establish a Bovine Trichomoniasis Advisory Panel, whose membership shall be:

(a)

Five voting members who are representatives of the cattle industry, recommended by the Animal Health Committee of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association; and

(b)

Four non-voting advisory members who are; the OSU Extension Veterinarian, two practicing veterinarians appointed by the Advisory Panel, and one representative of the office of the ODA State Veterinarian.

(2)

Duties of the Advisory Board shall be to:

(a)

Advise the Department on management of issues related to the program; and

(b)

Advise the Department on preferred policies and processes for resolution of disputes related to the program.

(3)

Certified veterinarians, as described in 603-011-0630 (Certification for Testing and Diagnosis), must report a positive test result of Tritrichomonas foetus to the Department on a form supplied by the Department within 24 hours of determining the result.

(4)

In response to a positive bovine trichomoniasis test the Department shall:

(a)

Conduct an investigation to identify herds that were potentially exposed to the infected herd.

(b)

Require that any further bovine trichomoniasis testing be performed by a certified veterinarian, and accept the results of a retest by a certified veterinarian, if the original test was performed by a non-certified veterinarian; and

(c)

Require permanent identification and testing of all bulls, excepting virgin bulls, in the test-positive herd and exposed herds.

(5)

All bulls in herds required to be tested must be withdrawn from breeding contact and tested between 14 and 90 days after withdrawal.

(6)

All bulls in test-positive herds must each have three consecutive negative culture test results with each test event separated by at least seven days and no more than 28 days, or one (1) negative qPCR Assay result completed at least seven (7) days after initial diagnosis is made. Bulls that have a positive test result shall be considered infected and be handled as described in 603-011-0620 (Procedures)(8).

(a)

Test-positive herds with valid Out-of–State Permit will have all bulls restricted in place until negative test results are complete as described in (6) above. Bulls that have a positive test result shall be considered infected and be handled as described in 603-011-0620 (Procedures)(8); or

(b)

Return all herdmate bulls from Out-of-State Permit affected herds to their state of origin to complete negative trichomoniasis testing as described in (6) above. The Department shall release the herdmate bulls from restriction when the State Veterinarian from the state of origin notifies the Department that the required testing is complete. Test-positive bulls shall not return.

(c)

Out-of-State Permit herds exposed to trichomoniasis will have all bulls restricted in place until one negative trichomoniasis qPCR test is complete. Any cattle determined to be infected will be restricted and the herd status will be changed to a test-positive herd and subject to the requirements of subsection (6)(a) or (b); or

(d)

Return all herdmate bulls to their state of origin to complete one negative qPCR trichomoniasis test. The Department shall release the herdmate bulls from restriction when the State Veterinarian from the state of origin notifies the Department that the required testing is complete. Any bull that has a positive test result shall cause the herd to be classified as test-positive and treated as in (6)(a) or (b).

(7)

All bulls from a test-positive herd must be re-tested every trich-year until every remaining bull tests negative during the same test period.

(a)

All bulls from a test-positive herd must be re-tested before February 1 of the following year.

(b)

All bulls removed or culled from a test-positive herd are to be tested before removal or culling.

(8)

Test-positive bulls shall be held under quarantine separate and apart from other cattle or shall comply with one of the following:

(a)

Culture test-positive bulls may be retested and, if found negative on qPCR Assay completed at least seven (7) days after initial diagnosis is made may be considered test-negative and released from quarantine; or

(b)

Test-positive bulls moving into feeding channels shall be castrated before moving from the ranch; or

(c)

Test-positive bulls moving out of the infected herd into commercial slaughter-marketing channels, including collection points, shall be identified before moving with an “S” brand applied to both sides of the tailhead and shall move only to slaughter under authority of a VS Form 1-27 Permit for Movement of Restricted Animals; or

(d)

Test-positive bulls moving out of the infected herd directly to slaughter shall do so with:

(A)

A VS Form 1-27 Permit for Movement of Restricted Animals; and

(B)

Prior notification of the State Veterinarian; and

(C)

Record of their permanent identification on the VS Form 1-27 under which authority they move.

(9)

Failure to comply with the above provisions for response to a positive bovine trichomoniasis test shall result in quarantine of all cattle in the non-compliant herd under provisions of ORS 596.392 (Authority of department relating to disease control)(4).
603–011–0053
Hazardous Animal Vaccines
603–011–0201
Veterinarian’s Inspection Fees
603–011–0212
Diseases Reportable by Veterinarians
603–011–0250
Definitions
603–011–0255
Importation of Animals Into Oregon
603–011–0256
Importation of Animals
603–011–0263
Grazing Permit for Oregon Cattle
603–011–0264
Grazing Permit for Cattle From Other States
603–011–0265
Importation of Cattle
603–011–0270
Importation of Cattle: Brucellosis Testing and Vaccination Requirements
603–011–0275
Importation of Bison
603–011–0281
Importation of Cattle
603–011–0305
Importation of Horses, Mules, and Asses or Other Equidae: Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)
603–011–0310
Importation of Swine
603–011–0340
Importation of Sheep and Goats
603–011–0345
Importation of Sheep
603–011–0370
Importation of Dogs and Cats
603–011–0375
Importation of Poultry
603–011–0376
Exotic Newcastle Disease, Emergency Quarantine and Movement Restricitions
603–011–0380
Importation of Domestic Fur-Bearing Animals and Animals in Captivity
603–011–0381
Importation of Nonhuman Primates
603–011–0382
Importation of Wildlife and Cervids
603–011–0384
Definitions
603–011–0386
Scrapie Program Standards: Adoption of References
603–011–0388
Identification of Sheep and Goats
603–011–0392
Importation of Scrapie Infected, Exposed, Suspect, or High Risk Animals
603–011–0394
Reporting Scrapie Positive Tests
603–011–0396
Condemnation and Destruction of Scrapie Infected or Exposed Animals
603–011–0398
Management of Exposed or Infected Flocks
603–011–0402
Cleaning and Disinfection
603–011–0420
Turtles
603–011–0500
Definitions
603–011–0505
Maintaining Certification for Brucellosis-Free Area
603–011–0510
Special Provisions Relating to Brucellosis
603–011–0515
Procedure for Brucellosis Testing
603–011–0525
Brucellosis Vaccination Procedure
603–011–0530
Brucellosis Testing Procedure for Goats
603–011–0535
Tuberculosis Testing Procedure
603–011–0540
Paratuberculosis (Johne’s Disease) Testing Procedure
603–011–0545
Procedure for Identification of Animals Tested for Brucellosis, Tuberculosis and Paratuberculosis
603–011–0550
Procedure for Handling Bovine and Bison Reactor or Suspect Animals
603–011–0551
Procedure for Brucellosis Testing of Swine
603–011–0555
Procedure for Disinfecting Premises Following Removal of Reactor Animals
603–011–0560
Quarantined Herds: Brucellosis
603–011–0565
Procedure for Handling and Processing Claims for Indemnity to Be Paid on Reactor Animals
603–011–0570
Miscellaneous Provisions
603–011–0601
Definitions
603–011–0606
Procedure for Official Test and Quarantine
603–011–0610
Definitions
603–011–0615
Importation Requirements
603–011–0620
Procedures
603–011–0630
Certification for Testing and Diagnosis
603–011–0680
Mink Vaccine Surveillance
603–011–0700
Definitions
603–011–0701
Hybrid Crossed Animals
603–011–0705
Permit Application, Issuance, and Renewal
603–011–0706
Crocodilians — Special Requirements
603–011–0710
Felines — Special Requirements
603–011–0715
Bears — Special Requirements
603–011–0720
Non-Human Primates — Special Requirements
603–011–0725
Exotic Canines — Special Requirements
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 603-011-0620’s source at or​.us