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17.453 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Applicability.

The definitions in this section apply to this section and section 17.454.

Subd. 2.Owner.

"Owner" means a person who owns or is responsible for the raising of ratitae.

Subd. 3.Ratitae.

"Ratitae" means members of the ratitae family (including ostriches, emus, and rheas) that are raised for the purpose of producing fiber, meat, or animal by-products or as breeding stock.