40-28 DAMAGE BY ANIMALS TRESPASSING OR RUNNING AT LARGE
DAMAGE BY ANIMALS TRESPASSING OR RUNNING AT LARGE
Permitting adult male animal to run at large as petty offense.
Castration lawful for adult male animal running at large--Liability for unauthorized
Running at large defined.
Liability for trespass by livestock--Exception where fence inadequate.
Trespass liability not applicable to unfenced lands within national forests.
Notice to livestock owner of injury from trespass.
Retention of trespassing livestock until damages paid.
Notice to owner of seizure of trespassing animals.
Security given by owner for release of trespassing animals held for damages.
Livestock owner's bond to be approved by sheriff--Release of animals--Sheriff's fee.
Notice to sheriff when livestock owner fails to take up trespassing animals--Sheriff
to take possession and care for animals.
Sheriff's lien for expenses.
Unauthorized taking of animal from person with lawful possession as misdemeanor.
Recovery of animals from sheriff by giving bond and paying costs.
Foreclosure of lien by sheriff's sale of animals--Service of notice on parties.
County reimbursement of sheriff for costs not recovered from sale--Recovery from
owner of animals.
Actions by county and landowner for costs and damages--Application of proceeds of
Civil action for damages from trespassing animals--Venue--Procedure.
Limitation of actions for damages.
Surplus proceeds of sale--Disposition.
Dismissal of action when defendant is not owner or person in charge of animals--Treatment as estrays.
Damages and expenses recovered by landowner.
Judgment against plaintiff when no damage sustained.
Judgment as lien on trespassing animals.
Exemptions limited to absolute exemptions.