455J.1  Definitions.

1.  "Animal unit" means a unit of measurement used to determine the animal capacity of a confinement feeding operation, based upon the product of multiplying the number of animals of each species by the following:

a.Slaughter and feeder cattle              1.0

b.Mature dairy cattle                      1.4

c.Butcher and breeding swine, over fifty-five pounds                0.4

d.Sheep or lambs                          0.1

e.Horses                                  2.0

f.Turkeys                                  0.018

g.Broiler or layer chickens                0.01

2.  "Animal weight capacity" means the same as defined in section 455B.161.

3.  "Confinement feeding operation" means a confinement feeding operation as defined in section 455B.161.

4.  "Department" means the department of natural resources.

5.  "Fund" means the manure storage indemnity fund created in section 455J.2.

6.  "Indemnity fee" means the fee provided in section 455J.3.

7.  "Manure" means animal excreta or other commonly associated wastes of animals, including but not limited to bedding, litter, or feed losses.

8.  "Manure storage structure" means the same as defined in section 455B.171.

9.  "Permittee" means a person who, pursuant to section 455B.200A, obtains a permit for the construction of a manure storage structure, or a confinement feeding operation, if a manure storage structure is connected to the confinement feeding operation.

Section History: Recent form

  95 Acts, ch 195, §4

  CS95, §204.1

  98 Acts, ch 1209, §2, 50

  C99, §455J.1

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