Livestock Identification

​Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) livestock brand inspectors will assist with the following lost, found, or stolen animals:

  • Cattle
  • Equidae (horses, mules, asses, donkeys, etc.)

ODA livestock inspectors​ have no authority to assist with the following lost or found animals:

  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Swine
  • Emu or ostrich
  • Bison
  • Cervids
  • Other domestic animals

Repo​rting

To report lost or stolen cattle or equidae, contact your local livestock inspector or call the ODA Livestock Identification Office. Lost or stolen livestock also should be reported to local law enforcement.

To report found cattle or equidae, contact your local livestock inspector or call the ODA Livestock Identification Office within five days. Found or estray cattle or equidae must be contained before a brand inspector will come out to investigate. ​​​​​​​​​

Contact

Livestock Identification
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4681
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