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LIVESTOCK

See also AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

Agricultural commodities, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.101, 2006 17.90

Agricultural production input liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 514.965, 2006 514.966

Agricultural production, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 297A.61

Agricultural products, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 273.13

Agricultural property, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 583.22

Agriculturally related organisms

Livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 18F.02

Animal Health Board, see ANIMAL HEALTH BOARD

Animals running at large, see RUNNING AT LARGE

Aquatic life, see Private aquatic life under AQUACULTURE

Asses

Damage by, liability, nonprofit organizations, Minn. Statutes 2006 604A.12

Running at large, see RUNNING AT LARGE

Auctions and auctioneers, Minn. Statutes 2006 330.13

Biosecurity measures, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.986

Breeding, fees, business expenses allowed

MFIP self-employed participants, Minn. Statutes 2006 256J.37

Cattle, see CATTLE

Contested cases

Licenses (dealers or livestock market agencies), revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, violations, fines or citations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.145

Surety bonds (dealers and livestock market agencies), breach, claims, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.06

Corporate and partnership farming

Breeding stock farms, Minn. Statutes 2006 500.24

County agricultural societies, premiums for, Minn. Statutes 2006 38.02

Damage by

Appraisal of damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.09, 2006 346.10, 2006 346.12

Distraint of animals doing damage

Appraisal of damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.09, 2006 346.10

Distraint by property owner, Minn. Statutes 2006 561.08

Impoundment of animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.12, 2006 346.13

Lawsuits, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 561.09

Notice to owner, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.09

Redemption by owner, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.15

Right to distrain, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.08

Sale of animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.13, 2006 346.14, 2006 346.17

Taking livestock from distrainer or officer, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.18

Livestock activities, liability restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 604A.12

Tender of damages by livestock owner, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.11

Damage to, hunting or fishing, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

Damages

Tender of damages by livestock owner, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.11

Transportation violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.165

Data, animal trace-back data, Minn. Statutes 2006 13.643

Dead, dying, or disabled animals

Buyers, sellers, or transporters, registration of business, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.19

Detention of animals as products, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.23

Diseased animals, see same under this topic

Seizure and condemnation, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.24

Dealers

Agents, see Livestock market agencies under this topic

Audits, weight, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.17

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.06, 2006 17A.145

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 31B.02

Disclosure, payment, agreements for waiver, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Enforcement of law, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04

Licenses (dealers and livestock market agencies), see same under this topic

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.145, 2006 17A.151

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.08

Records, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.17, 2006 31B.04

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 31B.03

Rulemaking about, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.15

Sales, payment, delay, unfair trade practice, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.05, 2006 17A.06

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.145

Waivers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Definitions

Agricultural contracts, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.90

Animal health law, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.01

Animal unit, pollution control, Minn. Statutes 2006 116.06

Classification of property, Minn. Statutes 2006 273.13

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.2-105

Discrimination in farm product purchase, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.14

Farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 336A.01

Food Law, Minn. Statutes 2006 31.59

Genetically engineered organisms, Minn. Statutes 2006 18F.02

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03

Packers and Stockyards Act, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.02

Rural Finance Authority, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.02

Veterinarians, Minn. Statutes 2006 156.16

Destruction, endangered animals, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2006 3.737

Diseased animals

Autopsies, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.11

Bovine tuberculosis, assistance to prevent spread of, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.028

Burial, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.12

Buyers, sellers, or transporters, registration of business, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.19

Detention of animals as products, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.23

Emergencies, declaration, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05, 2006 35.0661

Import and export, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05

Killing, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05, 2006 35.08 to 2006 35.10, 2006 35.12

Liens, attached to indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.10, 2006 35.12

Quarantines, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.12

Remedial action orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.93

Reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.06

Seizure and condemnation, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.24

Slaughter, see SLAUGHTER HOUSES

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Dogs, killing or chasing, see Killing under DOMESTIC ANIMALS

Enforcement of law

Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.79

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.10, 2006 17A.15

Estrays, see ESTRAYS

Exhibitions, cages, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2006 343.21

Farm products, livestock defined as

Discrimination in farm product purchase, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.14

Farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 336A.01

Farmed cervidae, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Feeder pig markets, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.09

Feeder-livestock, secured loans, banks, liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 48.24

Feedlots

Feedlot and Manure Management Advisory Committee, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.136, 2006 17.138

Manure management, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.117, 2006 17.138, 2006 116.0714

Odor control, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.138, 2006 116.0713

Pollution, Minn. Statutes 2006 116.061, 2006 561.19

Resumption of operation, shoreland feedlots, Minn. Statutes 2006 116.0711

Fences

Damage, insufficiency of fence, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.10

Highway passes, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.2715

Natural Resources Department, cost-sharing, Minn. Statutes 2006 344.03

Fertilizers, endangerment, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2006 18C.201

Fines, livestock market agency and dealer licensing

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.14

Food producing animals, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 156.16

Garbage, feeding to

Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.75, 2006 35.76

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.79

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.74

Exempt materials permit, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.751

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.74 to 2006 35.80

Inspections, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.78

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.78

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.75

Premises, quarantined, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.77

Records, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.78

Removal of livestock, permit, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.77

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.79

Treatment required, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.76

Hearings, quarantines, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0661, 2006 35.0662

Hides and skins, see ANIMAL HIDES AND SKINS

Horses, see HORSES

Importation

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 609.551

Diseased animals, detaining, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05

Regulating, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05

Stolen livestock, Minn. Statutes 2006 609.551

Injunctions, livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.16

Inspections

Infected or exposed animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.09

Prior to slaughter, Minn. Statutes 2006 31A.03

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.96

Insurance

Farmers' mutual fire insurance companies, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 67A.28, 2006 67A.31

Hail, cyclone, tornado, and hurricane insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 66A.26

Livestock shipping associations, Minn. Statutes 2006 66A.08

Mutual fire insurance companies, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 66A.08

Township mutual companies, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 67A.13

Invasive species, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 84D.14

Killing

Diseased animals, see same under this topic

Infected or exposed animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05, 2006 35.09

Slaughter, see SLAUGHTER HOUSES

Lawsuits, transportation violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.165

Liability

Feeder livestock, secured loans, liability of banks, Minn. Statutes 2006 48.24

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 604A.12

Pollution, nuisance, Minn. Statutes 2006 561.19

Transportation violations, damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.165

Licenses (dealers and livestock market agencies)

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Liens

Agricultural liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 514.965, 2006 514.966

Diseased animals, lien attaching to indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.10, 2006 35.12

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 514.945

Livestock activities, Minn. Statutes 2006 604A.12

Livestock carriers, see under MOTOR CARRIERS

Livestock dealers, see Dealers under this topic

Livestock equipment pilot loan program, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.055

Livestock exhibitors, State Fair, Minn. Statutes 2006 327.202

Livestock expansion

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.02

Livestock expansion loans, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.045

Livestock market agencies

Accounting and bookkeeping, custodial account for shipper's proceeds, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.036

Agents, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.04

Audits, weight, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.17

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.06, 2006 17A.145

Copies to, farm product dealers, registration forms, Minn. Statutes 2006 336A.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 31B.02

Disclosure, payment, agreements for waiver, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Enforcement of law, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.15

Feeder pig markets, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.09

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.10

Licenses (dealers and livestock market agencies), see same under this topic

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.145, 2006 17A.151

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.08

Records, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.17, 2006 31B.04

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 31B.03

Rulemaking about, see same under this topic

Sales by, payment, delay, unfair trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.05, 2006 17A.06

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.145

Waivers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.01 to 2006 17A.17

Livestock market agents, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.04

Livestock producers

Family farms, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.844

Manure management research and monitoring, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.138

Livestock raising operations, self-propelled agricultural machinery and equipment, defined as implements of husbandry, Minn. Statutes 2006 168A.01

Livestock shipping associations, insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 66A.08

Llamas, see LLAMAS

Loading chutes, length limitations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.81

Loans, livestock expansion loans, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.045

Market agencies, see Livestock market agencies under this topic

Market agents, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.04

Marks

Abandonment, failure to renew, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.826

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.829

Bills of sale, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.830

Conflicts, return of application and fee, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.825

Definitions

Animal health law, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.821

Duplication, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.824

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.828

Expiration, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.826

Listing, Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.825

Registration

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.824, 2006 35.825

Failure to renew, effect, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.826

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.824 to 2006 35.826

Reissuance, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.826

Transfer, fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.829

Validity, term, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.824

Violations and penalties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.824

Missing persons' property, sale, court orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 576.12

Orders

Diseased animals, remedial action, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.93

Quarantine zones, movement from, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0661, 2006 35.0662

Owners, indemnity, diseased animals, killing, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.09

Permits, garbage fed livestock or poultry, removal, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.77

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes

Liens or levies for, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 277.20, 2006 277.21

Pesticides, use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 18B.07

Pet welfare law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 346.43

Pigs, see PIGS

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.844

Pollution, nuisance liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 561.19

Ponies, livestock activities, liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 604A.12

Promotional activities, livestock friendly counties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.101

Public livestock weighers

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.13

State livestock weighmaster, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.10

Public stockyard weighers, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.04

Purchase-money security interests, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.9-324

Quarantines

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.12

Garbage fed livestock, premises, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.77

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0661, 2006 35.0662

Infected or exposed animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.05, 2006 35.0661

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0661

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0662

Zones, movement from, orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0661, 2006 35.0662

Ratitae, see RATITAE

Reports about, diseased animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.06

Running at large, see RUNNING AT LARGE

Sales

Branded or marked livestock, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.830

Insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.2-501

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04, 2006 31B.05

Unfair trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Sanitary board, see ANIMAL HEALTH BOARD

Seller-financed agricultural input sales

Livestock production input, Minn. Statutes 2006 325E.35, 2006 325E.36

Steers, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.09, 2006 116.06

Stockyards, see STOCKYARDS

Stray animals, see ESTRAYS

Subpoenas, dealers and market agencies, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.15

Surety bonds (dealers and livestock market agencies)

Agriculture Department, trustee, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.05

Breach, claims, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.06

Packers and stockyard administration, controlling regulations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.06

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 17A.05

Termination, effect, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04

Sustainable systems

Agricultural development program, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17.1161

Swine, see SWINE

Theft, see RUSTLING (LIVESTOCK THEFT)

Transportation

Cruelty in transportation, Minn. Statutes 2006 343.24

Farm trucks, use for, Minn. Statutes 2006 168.011

Food for human consumption, transport in motor vehicles used for livestock transport, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.241

Horse trailers, see under TRAILERS

Intrastate transportation, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2006 218.041

Livestock carriers, see under MOTOR CARRIERS

Loading chutes, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.81

Motor carrier registration, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.025

Oversize vehicles, permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.86

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 218.031

Safety, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.031

Vehicle identification, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.031

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Unborn young of animals, defined as goods, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.2-105

Unfair trade practices, sales, payment delay, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Value, MFIP applicants or participants

Property limitations, Minn. Statutes 2006 256J.20

Value-added agricultural products, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 41B.046

Veterinary prescription drugs, extra-label use, Minn. Statutes 2006 156.19

Violations and penalties

City attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.151

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.151

Dealers or livestock market agencies, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.07, 2006 17A.14

Diseased animals, violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 343.28

Garbage, feeding to, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.80

Inspection violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.96

Public livestock weighers, misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.13

Quarantine violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.0662

Rules violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.04, 2006 35.05

Transportation violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 35.96

Weighing violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.07

Waivers

Dealers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Livestock market agencies, payments by, Minn. Statutes 2006 31B.04

Witnesses, power to examine, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.15

Waste

Commercial animal waste technicians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 18C.430

Generally, see MANURE

Weighing

Federal regulations, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.10

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.11

Livestock scales, see under COMMERCIAL SCALES

Monorail scales, see under COMMERCIAL SCALES

Public livestock weighers, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.10, 2006 17A.13

Public stockyard weighers, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.03, 2006 17A.04

Violations, criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 17A.07

Weighmasters, see State livestock weighmaster under WEIGHMASTERS