32.18.112 SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION MARKS
(1) Special identification marks may be used on livestock as an age tally mark or as herd or individual animal identification.
(a) Marks must contain one to four numeric digits ("0-9" inclusive) and may also include a single letter ("A-Z" inclusive);
(b) Livestock must be branded with the registered brand of the livestock owner; and
(c) Marks may be applied to any location using freeze or hot iron branding methods.
(2) Special identification marks are not permitted if they create any discrepancy or confusion over livestock ownership.
(a) If ownership becomes an issue, the department will follow 81-3-204, MCA, and attempt to determine ownership.
History: 81-1-102, MCA; IMP, 81-1-102, 81-3-204, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 907, Eff. 6/24/17.