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SECTION 90-B
Definitions
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 5
§ 90-b. Definitions. As used in this article unless otherwise
expressly stated:

1. The term "wholesale cattle dealer" means any person who buys or
sells cattle as a business enterprise. The term shall not include a
person who buys or sells cattle as part of his or her own bona fide
breeding, feeding or dairy operation, nor to a person who receives
cattle exclusively for slaughter on his or her own premises.

2. The term "auctioneer" means a person who sells, or makes a business
of selling cattle, swine or horses, at auction.

3. The term "auction" means a public sale of cattle, swine or horses
to the highest bidder.

4. The term "horse" means the entire family of equidae.

5. The term "horse dealer" means any person who buys or sells horses
as a business enterprise. This term shall not include a person who buys
or sells horses as part of a bona fide breeding, farming or racing
operation or for personal use by his or her own family nor to a person
who receives horses exclusively for slaughter on his or her own
premises.

6. The term "swine dealer" means any person who buys or sells swine as
a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person who buys or
sells swine as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or farming
operation, nor to a person who receives swine exclusively for slaughter
on his or her own premises.

7. The term "swine" means the entire super family of suidoidae, both
feral and domestic.

8. The term "cattle" means the entire family of bovidae.

9. The term "deer" means any member of the family of cervidae.

10. The term "deer dealer" means any person who buys and sells deer as
a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person who buys and
sells deer as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or farming
operation, nor to a person who receives deer exclusively for slaughter
on his or her own premises.

11. The term "camelid" means the entire family of camelidae.

12. The term "camelid dealer" means any person who buys and sells
camelids as a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person
who buys and sells camelids as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or
farming operation, nor to a person who receives camelids exclusively for
slaughter on his or her own premises.

13. The term "ear tag" means a unique, tamper-resistant device which,
when affixed to the ears of cattle, deer, swine or camelid, identifies
and distinguishes such animals.

14. The term "registration number" means the number assigned to and
that identifies a particular domestic animal, which number and the
identifying characteristics of such domestic animal are set forth in a
registry maintained by a breed association recognized by the department.

15. The term "official backtag" means a unique device which, when
affixed to cattle, deer, swine or camelid, identifies and distinguishes
such animals.

16. The term "poultry" means a domesticated fowl including chickens,
turkeys, waterfowl, guinea fowl and game birds commonly used for the
production of meat and eggs. It does not include pigeons.

17. The term "poultry dealer" means any person who buys or sells
poultry as a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person
who buys or sells poultry as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or
farming operation, or a person who receives poultry exclusively for
slaughter on his or her own premises.

18. The term "poultry transporter" means any person who transports
poultry as a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person
who transports poultry as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or
farming operation, or a person who receives poultry exclusively for
slaughter on his or her own premises, provided, however, that the term
shall include any person who transports poultry to a live poultry
market.

19. The term "live poultry market" means any premises where poultry
are assembled and held for sale and slaughter. It does not include
livestock auction buildings.

20. The term "goat" means any member of the genus capra.

21. The term "goat dealer" means any person who buys or sells goats as
a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person who buys or
sells goats as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or farming
operation, or a person who receives goats exclusively for slaughter on
his or her own premises.

22. The term "sheep" means any member of the genus ovis.

23. The term "sheep dealer" means any person who buys or sells sheep
as a business enterprise. The term shall not include a person who buys
or sells sheep as part of a bona fide breeding, feeding or farming
operation, or a person who receives sheep exclusively for slaughter on
his or her own premises.