Swine

ORS 600.150
Prohibition against restrictive confinement


(1)

As used in this section:

(a)

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

(b)

“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.

(2)

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:

(a)

Lying down and fully extending its limbs; or

(b)

Turning around freely.

(3)

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

(a)

That is being transported;

(b)

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

(c)

During the slaughtering process;

(d)

During lawful scientific or agricultural research;

(e)

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

(f)

In the seven-day period before the pig farrows.

(4)

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

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Jun. 26, 2021