901:1-25-06 Brands exclusive to state of Ohio and U.S.D.A.

The state of Ohio and U.S.D.A. reserve the right to exclusive use of the following brands for disease control.

(A) For EIA positive and livestock to be moved interstate, the identification shall be in accordance with this format.

"## - A - ####"

(1) The first two numbers will be assigned by the U.S.D.A.

(2) The letter will be the EIA identifier.

(3) The final four numbers are department of agriculture laboratory numbers.

This will be freeze branded or tattooed.

(B) Standard bred or thoroughbred lip tattoos are acceptable for EIA positive identifiers.

(C) For intrastate movement of EIA positives, freeze branding of department of agriculture lab number will be on the neck, on the side of predominate mane fall.

(D) For bovine tuberculosis, hot or freeze branded "T" will be on the left jaw.

(E) For bovine brucellosis, hot branded "B" will be on the left jaw.

(F) U.S.D.A. reserves the right for a suspect bovine to be branded "S" anywhere on the body.

(G) Use of "V" for vaccinate for bovine and "AV" for adult vaccinate hot branded on right jaw.

(H) U.S.D.A. uses a shielded "V" in right ear for calfhood vaccinate for brucellosis.

(I) The letter "F" hot iron branded on the left jaw, hip or tail head to identify cattle restricted to use as feeders.

Effective: 06/04/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/04/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 947.06
Rule Amplifies: 947.02 , 947.03
Prior Effective Dates: 12/22/99