OAR 603-012-0023
Duties of Market Veterinarians


The Deputy State Veterinarian will inspect animals presented at markets for the purpose of determining the disposition of sick, injured or dying animals including those showing lesions indicative of cancer-eye (epithelioma).


The Deputy State Veterinarian will consult with the livestock market operator when he/she determines that an animal should be denied access to the market. Diagnostic determinations of conditions causing denial of access or other handling of sick, injured or dying animals are not required for the exercise of authority by the Deputy State Veterinarian.


The Deputy State Veterinarian will assure that all livestock consigned to slaughter (for any reason) are marked in accordance with the applicable administrative rule and that the required form/forms is/are properly completed and copies distributed. Particular attention will be paid to the execution of USDA/APHIS Form 1-27.


The Deputy State Veterinarian shall be responsible for all official inoculations, tests and health inspections required of livestock entering the livestock auction market facilities.


The Deputy State Veterinarian shall complete forms and reports as required by the Department including copies of all brucellosis test charts issued at each sale, showing the number of cattle tested, the number negative the number of suspects and the number of reactors, including the reactor tag numbers, and certifying that all reactors and suspects were handled in compliance with the UM&Rs. All forms and reports shall be forwarded to the State Veterinarian within 48 hours of the completion of the sale.

Source: Rule 603-012-0023 — Duties of Market Veterinarians, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=603-012-0023.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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