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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 80. Requirements Governing the Branding of Cattle in Virginia

2VAC5-80-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Brand" means a recorded identification mark applied on the hide of live cattle by means of heat, acid, chemical, or freezing. Tattoo marks in the ear, numbers used to keep production records and records of age, or identification marks used by any governmental agency are not brands.

"Department" means the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

"Livestock market" means a place where a person assembles livestock for public sale if a license or permit from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is required to operate such market.

"Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, or association.

"State Veterinarian" means a Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services veterinarian employed by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services who is responsible for the animal health programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-06 § 1, eff. November 27, 1985.

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