Factors to be considered by the board in determining priorities for determining underserved areas include, but not limited to:
(A) Size of the geographic area to be served;
(B) Number of livestock farms in the area;
(C) Livestock population within the area;
(D) Number of veterinarians providing both routine and emergency services to the livestock producers in the area;
(E) Distance to closest available veterinary practice that provides large animal services;
(F) Presence of an auction market, concentration point, or slaughter facility in the area; and
(G) Supporting letters or documents from elected public officials (e.g. county commissioners), representatives of the Ohio department of agriculture or Ohio health department, or cooperative extensive service.