ORS 599.540¹
Withdrawal of purebred livestock from sale

(1) In cases where there is an animal listed in the printed catalog or other advertisements of any auction sale of purebred livestock and is withdrawn prior to the sale, the reason for such withdrawal shall be publicly stated by the owner or consignor or the agents of the owner or consignor, or by the auctioneer, prior to the commencement of such sale.

(2) As used in ORS 599.530 (Prohibited practices in sales of purebreds) and this section, the term "purebred livestock" includes all animals registered or eligible to registration in the various breed associations organized and maintained for the registration of cattle, horses, swine, sheep or goats, and having jurisdiction over the registration of such animals in the United States.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 599—Livestock Auction Markets; Stockyards; Auction Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors599.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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