901:1-5-03 Brucellosis herd test.

(A) A brucellosis herd test of cattle includes a test of each bovine animal six months of age or older except steers, spayed heifers and official brucellosis vaccinates under twenty-four months of age. Beginning January 1, 1970, a brucellosis herd test of cattle shall include a test of each official brucellosis vaccinate over twenty months of age.

(B) A brucellosis herd test of swine includes a test of each breeding swine six months of age and older.

(C) Any veterinarian who makes a brucellosis test, or employs any other method of detection for brucellosis shall include in the report required by Section 941.24(C) Revised Code:

(1) The name and address of the owner;

(2) Date of test or sample collection;

(3) Identification, age, sex and breed of each individual animal tested or sampled.

(D) A veterinarian may identify cattle which are registered with their respective breed association by the name and registration number if:

(1) The registration certificate is available for comparison with the cattle so registered; and

(2) The veterinarian certifies on the brucellosis test report forms or vaccination report forms that the registration certificate was examined and the cattle so identified is represented by the registration certificate.

(E) A veterinarian may identify swine by any permanent and individual marking in lieu of ear tag or tattoo.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/25/2010 and 03/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.24
Prior Effective Dates: 8/9/68