32.18.109    FREEZE BRANDING

(1) Freeze branding of cattle is allowed under the following conditions:

(a) all freeze brands must be recorded by the department;

(b) in order to record a freeze brand, the owner must have a hot iron brand recorded by the department;

(c) the freeze brand must be identical in design and location to the owner's hot iron brand;

(d) the freeze brand will be recorded on the same certificate; and

(e) freeze brands can only be transferred with the hot iron brand.


History: 81-1-102, MCA; IMP, 81-1-102, MCA; NEW, 2012 MAR p. 1257, Eff. 6/22/12; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 538, Eff. 4/12/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 324, Eff. 2/14/14; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 648, Eff. 3/31/18; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 1675, Eff. 11/20/21.