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LIVESTOCK

See also AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

Agricultural commodities, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.101, 2019 17.90

Agricultural production input liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 514.965, 2019 514.966

Agricultural production, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.61

Agricultural products, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.13

Agricultural property, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 583.22

Agriculturally related organisms, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 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 2019 604A.12

Auctions and auctioneers, Minn. Statutes 2019 330.13

Biosecurity measures, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.986

Cattle, see CATTLE

Contested cases

Licenses (dealers or livestock market agencies), revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, violations, fines or citations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.145

Surety bonds (dealers and livestock market agencies), breach, claims, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.06

Corporate and partnership farming, breeding stock farms, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.24

County agricultural societies, premiums for, Minn. Statutes 2019 38.02

Damage by

Appraisal of damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.09, 2019 346.10, 2019 346.12

Distraint of animals doing damage

Appraisal of damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.09, 2019 346.10

Distraint by property owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.08

Impoundment of animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.12, 2019 346.13

Lawsuits, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.09

Notice to owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.09

Redemption by owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.15

Right to distrain, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.08

Sale of animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.13, 2019 346.14, 2019 346.17

Taking livestock from distrainer or officer, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.18

Livestock activities, liability restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.12

Tender of damages by livestock owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.11

Damage to, hunting or fishing, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.001

Damages

Tender of damages by livestock owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.11

Transportation violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.165

Data, animal premises data, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643

Dead, dying, or disabled animals

Buyers, sellers, or transporters, registration of business, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.19

Detention of animals as products, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.23

Diseased animals, see same under this topic

Disposal, Animal Health Board duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.815

Dealers

Agents, see Livestock market agencies under this topic

Audits, weight, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.17

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.06, 2019 17A.145

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 31B.02

Disclosure, payment, agreements for waiver, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Enforcement of law, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04

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

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.145, 2019 17A.151

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.08

Records, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.17, 2019 31B.04

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 31B.03

Rulemaking about, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.15

Sales, payment, delay, unfair trade practice, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.05, 2019 17A.06

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.145

Waivers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Definitions

Agricultural contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.90

Agricultural microloan pilot program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.056

Animal health law, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.01

Animal unit, pollution control, Minn. Statutes 2019 116.06

Classification of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.13

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.2-105

Farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 336A.01

Food Law, Minn. Statutes 2019 31.59

Genetically engineered organisms, Minn. Statutes 2019 18F.02

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03

Packers and Stockyards Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.02

Rural Finance Authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02

Veterinarians, Minn. Statutes 2019 156.16

Destruction, wolves, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 3.737

Diseased animals

Buyers, sellers, or transporters, registration of business, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.19

Detention of animals as products, meat and poultry inspection law, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.23

Emergencies, declaration, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05, 2019 35.0661

Import and export, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05

Killing, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05

Remedial action orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.93

Reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.06

Slaughter, see SLAUGHTER HOUSES

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Dogs, killing or chasing, see Killing under DOMESTIC ANIMALS

Emergency response and preparedness, agricultural emergency account, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.041

Enforcement of law

Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.79

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.10, 2019 17A.15

Estrays, see ESTRAYS

Exhibitions, cages, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2019 343.21

Farm opportunity loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.057

Farm products, livestock defined as, farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 336A.01

Farmed cervidae, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Feeder pig markets, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.09

Feeder-livestock, secured loans, banks, liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 48.24

Feedlots

Manure management, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.117, 2019 116.0714

Odor control, Minn. Statutes 2019 116.0713

Pollution, Minn. Statutes 2019 116.061, 2019 561.19

Resumption of operation, shoreland feedlots, Minn. Statutes 2019 116.0711

Fences

Damage, insufficiency of fence, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.10

Highway passes, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.2715

Natural Resources Department, cost-sharing, Minn. Statutes 2019 344.03

Fertilizers, endangerment, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.201

Fines, livestock market agency and dealer licensing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.14

Firearms, discharge prohibited near, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.001

Food producing animals, livestock defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 156.16

Garbage, feeding to

Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.75, 2019 35.76

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.79

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.74

Exempt materials permit, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.751

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.74 to 2019 35.80

Inspections, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.78

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.78

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.75

Premises, quarantined, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.77

Records, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.78

Removal of livestock, permit, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.77

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.79

Treatment required, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.76

Hearings, quarantines, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0661, 2019 35.0662

Hides and skins, see ANIMAL HIDES AND SKINS

Horses, see HORSES

Importation

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.551

Diseased animals, detaining, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05

Regulating, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05

Stolen livestock, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.551

Injunctions, Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.16

Inspections, prior to slaughter, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.03

Insurance

Hail, cyclone, tornado, and hurricane insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 66A.26

Livestock shipping associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 66A.08

Mutual fire insurance companies, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 66A.08

Township mutual companies, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 67A.13

Invasive species, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 84D.14

Killing

Diseased animals, see same under this topic

Infected or exposed animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05

Slaughter, see SLAUGHTER HOUSES

Lawsuits, transportation violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.165

Liability

Feeder livestock, secured loans, liability of banks, Minn. Statutes 2019 48.24

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.12

Pollution, nuisance, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.19

Transportation violations, damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.165

Licenses (dealers and livestock market agencies)

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Liens

Agricultural liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 514.965, 2019 514.966

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 514.945

Livestock activities, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.12

Livestock carriers, see under MOTOR CARRIERS

Livestock dealers, see Dealers under this topic

Livestock equipment loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.055

Livestock exhibitors, State Fair, Minn. Statutes 2019 327.202

Livestock expansion and modernization

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02

Livestock expansion and modernization loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.045

Livestock investment grant program

Agricultural growth, research, and innovation program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41A.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.118

Livestock market agencies

Accounting and bookkeeping, custodial account for shipper's proceeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.036

Agents, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.04

Audits, weight, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.17

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.06, 2019 17A.145

Copies to, farm product dealers, registration forms, Minn. Statutes 2019 336A.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 31B.02

Disclosure, payment, agreements for waiver, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Enforcement of law, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.15

Feeder pig markets, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.09

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.10

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

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.145, 2019 17A.151

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Purpose of law, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.02

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.08

Records, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.17, 2019 31B.04

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 31B.03

Rulemaking about, see same under this topic

Sales by, payment, delay, unfair trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.05, 2019 17A.06

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 17A.145

Waivers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Livestock Market Agency and Dealer Licensing Act, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.01 to 2019 17A.17

Livestock market agents, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.04

Livestock producers, family farms, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.844

Livestock raising operations, self-propelled agricultural machinery and equipment, defined as implements of husbandry, Minn. Statutes 2019 168A.01

Livestock shipping associations, insurance, Minn. Statutes 2019 66A.08

Llamas, see LLAMAS

Loading chutes, length limitations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.81

Loans, livestock expansion and modernization loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.045

Market agencies, see Livestock market agencies under this topic

Market agents, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.04

Marks

Abandonment, failure to renew, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.826

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.829

Bills of sale, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.830

Conflicts, return of application and fee, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.825

Definitions, animal health law, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.821

Duplication, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.824

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.828

Expiration, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.826

Listing, Animal Health Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.825

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.824 to 2019 35.826

Reissuance, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.826

Transfer, fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.829

Validity, term, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.824

Violations and penalties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.824

Missing persons' property, sale, court orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 578.10

Orders

Diseased animals, remedial action, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.93

Quarantine zones, movement from, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0661, 2019 35.0662

Permits, garbage fed livestock or poultry, removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.77

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies for, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 277.20, 2019 277.21

Pesticides, use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.07

Pet welfare law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 346.43

Pigs, see SWINE

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.844

Pollution, nuisance liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.19

Ponies, livestock activities, liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.12

Promotional activities, livestock friendly counties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.101

Public livestock weighers

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.13

State livestock weighmaster, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.10

Public stockyard weighers, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.04

Purchase-money security interests, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.9-324

Quarantines

Garbage fed livestock, premises, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.77

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0661, 2019 35.0662

Infected or exposed animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.05, 2019 35.0661

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0661

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0662

Zones, movement from, orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0661, 2019 35.0662

Ratitae, see RATITAE

Reports about, diseased animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.06

Running at large, see RUNNING AT LARGE

Sales

Branded or marked livestock, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.830

Insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.2-501

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04, 2019 31B.05

Unfair trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Sanitary board, see ANIMAL HEALTH BOARD

Seller-financed agricultural input sales, livestock production input, Minn. Statutes 2019 325E.35, 2019 325E.36

Steers, Minn. Statutes 2019 116.06

Stockyards, see STOCKYARDS

Stray animals, see ESTRAYS

Subpoenas, dealers and market agencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.15

Surety bonds (dealers and livestock market agencies), Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04 to 2019 17A.06

Swine, see SWINE

Theft, see RUSTLING (LIVESTOCK THEFT)

Transportation

Cruelty in transportation, Minn. Statutes 2019 343.24

Farm trucks, use for, Minn. Statutes 2019 168.002

Horse trailers, see under TRAILERS

Intrastate transportation, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Livestock carriers, see under MOTOR CARRIERS

Loading chutes, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.81

Motor carrier registration, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.025

Oversize vehicles, permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.86

Safety, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.031

Vehicle identification, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.031

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Unborn young of animals, defined as goods, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.2-105

Unfair trade practices, sales, payment delay, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Value-added agricultural products, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.046

Veterinary prescription drugs, extra-label use, Minn. Statutes 2019 156.19

Violations and penalties

City attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.151

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.151

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.96

Dealers or livestock market agencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.07, 2019 17A.14

Diseased animals, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 343.28

Garbage, feeding to, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.80

Public livestock weighers, misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.13

Quarantine violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.0662

Rules violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.04, 2019 35.05

Weighing violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.07

Waivers

Dealers, payment, time, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Livestock market agencies, payments by, Minn. Statutes 2019 31B.04

Witnesses, power to examine, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.15

Waste

Commercial animal waste technicians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.430

Generally, see MANURE

Weighing

Federal regulations, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.10

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.11

Livestock scales, see under COMMERCIAL SCALES

Monorail scales, see under COMMERCIAL SCALES

Public livestock weighers, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.10, 2019 17A.13

Public stockyard weighers, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03, 2019 17A.04

Violations, criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.07

Weighmasters, see State livestock weighmaster under WEIGHMASTERS