BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 32.3.1205, 32.3.2001 pertaining to animal contacts, and brands and earmarks
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On June 21, 2012, the Department of Livestock published MAR Notice No. 32-12-225 regarding the proposed amendment of the above-stated rules at page 1222 of the 2012 Montana Administrative Register, issue number 12.
2. The department has amended 32.3.1205 exactly as proposed and 32.3.2001 as proposed, but with the following change from the original proposal, new matter underlined, deleted matter interlined:
32.3.2001 BRANDS AND EARMARKS (1) and (1)(a) remain as proposed.
(b) cattle originating from Canada must have a
CAN CʌN hot iron brand as permanent origin identification. The brand must be 2-3 inches tall applied high on the right hip, consistent with VS memo 591.64.
(2) remains as proposed.
AUTH: 81-2-102, MCA
IMP: 81-2-102, MCA
3. No comments or testimony were received.
DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK
/s/ Christian Mackay /s/ George H. Harris
Christian Mackay George H. Harris
Executive Officer Rule Reviewer
Department of Livestock
Certified to the Secretary of State July 30, 2012.