Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 2. Livestock Markets and Dealers

Sale Of Animals Of Unknown Ownership

81-8-262. Sale of animals of unknown ownership. (1) If there is any question respecting the ownership of livestock sold, the livestock inspector may take possession of the livestock. The livestock inspector shall notify the person in charge of the market and conducting the sales and the person who has purchased the livestock at the sale within a reasonable time.

(2) Whenever livestock is sold, the ownership of which is not known or cannot be determined by the livestock inspector, it may be sold as strays and the net proceeds derived from the sale shall be handled as provided in 81-8-263.

History: En. Sec. 22, Ch. 566, L. 1979.