514.965 LIVESTOCK LIEN DEFINITIONS.
Subdivision 1. Scope.
For the purposes of this section and section
, the terms defined
in subdivisions 2 to 11 have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Agricultural lien.
"Agricultural lien" means an agricultural lien as defined in
and includes a veterinarian's lien, breeder's lien, livestock production
input lien, and feeder's lien under this section.
Subd. 3. Agricultural lienholder.
"Agricultural lienholder" means a person holding an
Subd. 4. Emergency veterinary services.
"Emergency veterinary services" includes surgical
procedures, administering vaccines, antisera, and antibiotics, and other veterinary medicines,
treatments, and services performed primarily to protect human health, prevent the spread of
animal diseases, or preserve the health of the animal or animals treated.
Subd. 5. Farm products.
"Farm products" means farm products as defined in section
Subd. 6. Feed.
"Feed" means commercial feeds, feed ingredients, mineral feeds, drugs,
animal health products, or customer-formula feeds used for feeding livestock, including
commercial feed as defined in section
Subd. 7. Lender.
"Lender" means a secured party as defined in section
holding a perfected security interest in the farm products of the obligor.
Subd. 8. Livestock production input.
"Livestock production input" means feed and labor
used in raising livestock.
Subd. 9. Obligor.
"Obligor" means an obligor as defined in section
Subd. 10. Person.
"Person" means an individual or an organization as defined in section
Subd. 11. Supplier.
"Supplier" means a person furnishing agricultural production inputs.
History: 2001 c 57 s 4; 2004 c 162 art 3 s 12