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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Breeder Sheep Grade Standards [2 VAC 5 ‑ 290]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes official standards by which the overall quality of breeder sheep may be evaluated.
State Authority Section 3.2-4302 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The establishment of official grade standards for breeder sheep by which their potential value to producers’ breeding programs may be evaluated.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Carpenter  / Program Manager, Livestock Marketing Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-0577    FAX: (804)371-0247    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
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Past Actions
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Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
4/27/2016 Completed Retain As Is
6/28/2011 Completed Retain As Is
12/6/2000 Completed Retain As Is