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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 11. HORSES, MULES, BURROS, SHEEP, AND SWINE [23001 - 24134]

  ( Division 11 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Brands and Brand Records [23251 - 23281]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 1. Horses, Mules, Burros, or Sheep [23251 - 23252]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

23251.
  

Any person that desires to use a brand on horses, mules, burros, or sheep shall be governed by the same provisions and procedures with reference to such animals as are made applicable to the branding of cattle in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 20601) of Division 10 of this code, except Section 20668.

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

23251.1.
  

For the purposes of this article, “brand” also includes a design which is made by applying a super-cold iron that permanently causes white hair growth or a bald mark on the animal.

As used in this section, “super-cold iron” means one that is cooled to at least a minus 195 degrees Celsius (minus 319 degrees Fahrenheit).

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 466.)

23252.
  

Any person that owns a registered cattle brand may use the same brand on the same location on horses, mules, burros, sheep, or swine if it is not in conflict with a previously registered brand.

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

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