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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 10. CATTLE PROTECTION [20001 - 22086]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 5. Cattle Record Brands [20901 - 20906]
  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

20901.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, cattle may be branded pursuant to this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20902.
  

A cattle record brand shall be used only for purposes of identification. It is not evidence of ownership.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20903.
  

A cattle record brand shall not be recorded.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20904.
  

A cattle record brand may be placed upon either loin in front of the hip and behind the ribs of the animal.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 653, Sec. 13. Effective January 1, 1997.)

20905.
  

A cattle record brand for dairy cattle of the Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Dutch Belted, and Milking Shorthorn breeds may be placed upon the right hip rather than upon the loin.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

20906.
  

A cattle record brand consists of:

(a) Consecutive numerals, letters, or a combination of numerals or letters if placed upon the loin of an animal.

(b) At least three consecutive numerals that constitute a number greater than 200 if placed upon the right hip of an animal.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 653, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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