901:1-23-01 Livestock marketing.

(A) "Livestock auction market" means any premises, conveyance or facility, excluding state and county fairs, owned or operated by a person where slaughter and non-slaughter animals are assembled, sold or transferred by public sale to another person when such sales are conducted more than one time during any twelve-month period; but does not include a market where the individual legally responsible for the day to day operations has executed, under 9 CFR 71.20(a)(15) , an agreement to handle slaughter swine only.

(B) "Livestock concentration market" means any premises, conveyance, or facility, except a livestock auction market, owned or operated by a person where slaughter and non-slaughter animals are assembled, sold or transferred to another person.

(C) "Livestock slaughter assembly market" means any premises, conveyance, or facility, owned or operated by a person where animals are assembled, sold, or transferred for delivery for immediate slaughter.

(D) "Immediate slaughter" means the movement of an animal to slaughter either:

(1) Directly from the animal's herd of origin; or,

(2) Through not more than one market between the animal's herd of origin and slaughter.

(E) "Stage I" through "Stage V" are used to designate the absence or extent of pseudorabies in a geographic area in accordance with criteria contained in the U.S. department of agriculture pseudorabies program eradication standards.

(F) "Veterinary inspector" means a licensed accredited veterinarian or employee of the department approved by the department under section 943.13 of the Revised Code to inspect animals at either a livestock auction market or a livestock concentration market, or both.

(G) "Person" means person as defined in division (C) of section 1.59 of the Revised Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/13/2010 and 08/13/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.10
Prior Effective Dates: 5/24/84, 1/7/91, 5/25/98, 4/11/2005