ORS 600.150
Prohibition against restrictive confinement


As used in this section:


“Pig” means a porcine animal of a type maintained as livestock.


“Turning around freely” means having the ability to turn in a complete circle in an enclosure without an impediment, including a tether, and without touching any side of the enclosure.


A person commits the offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig if the person confines a pregnant pig for more than 12 hours during any 24-hour period in a manner that prevents the pregnant pig from:


Lying down and fully extending its limbs; or


Turning around freely.


Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to a pregnant pig:


That is being transported;


In a rodeo exhibition, a state or county fair exhibition or a similar exhibition;


During the slaughtering process;


During lawful scientific or agricultural research;


During an examination, operation or test by a veterinarian or during temporary treatment for veterinary purposes; or


In the seven-day period before the pig farrows.


The offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig is a Class A violation. [2007 c.722 §1]

Source: Section 600.150 — Prohibition against restrictive confinement, https://www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/bills_laws/ors/ors600.­html.

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