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CHAPTER 30 - OFFENSES CONCERNING LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS

 

11-30-101. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-102. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-103. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-104. Misbranding or altering brand of livestock.

 

Whoever brands, or alters or defaces thebrand of any horse, mule, sheep or cattle of another with intent to steal or toprevent the identification of the animal shall be imprisoned in thepenitentiary not less than three (3) nor more than ten (10) years.

 

11-30-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-106. Removing skins from carcasses without permission prohibited;exception as to railroads.

 

 

(a) Any person who skins or removes from a carcass any part ofthe skin, hide or pelt of any cattle, sheep, horses, mules or goats found dead,without permission from the owner, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall befined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars($500.00), or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

(b) This section does not prevent the skinning of animalskilled by railroad companies by employees of the railroad company which killedthe stock, but the hide, hides or pelts must be preserved for inspectionaccording to law.

 

11-30-107. Transportation of beef unlawfully obtained or killed.

 

Transportation in Wyoming, withoutauthority, of unlawfully obtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry isunlawful, punishable as by law provided. Whenever any law enforcement officerof this state discovers any person unlawfully transporting any unlawfullyobtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry in any conveyance or vehicle,he shall seize the beef, mutton, pork or poultry and the conveyance or vehicle.The officer shall also arrest the person in possession thereof. The officershall promptly prosecute proper charges against each person arrested in theproper court of the county in which the seizure is made. Upon conviction of theperson charged with unlawful possession and transportation, the court shallorder the forfeit of all personal property seized, and unless satisfactorycause to the contrary is shown by the owner, the court shall order prompt saleat public auction of the seized property. The resulting proceeds, afterdeducting expenses and costs of sale, shall be paid to the treasurer of thecounty in which the conviction is had to the credit of its public school funds.

 

11-30-108. Desertion and abandonment of sheep by herders.

 

It is unlawful for any person having chargeas herder of any sheep to willfully desert and abandon the sheep upon the openrange and leave them without care or attention. The herder shall in all casesgive the owner or his employer not less than five (5) days notice prior to thetime at which he intends to abandon the sheep. Any person who violates thissection shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00) nor morethan seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisoned not more than six (6)months, or both.

 

11-30-109. Taking horses and equipment without consent of owner.

 

Any person who unlawfully takes withoutconsent of the owner any horse, ass or mule, or any buggy or other vehicle fromthe stable, lot, premises or pasture of another, or from a hitching post orrack or any other place, having been lawfully placed there, with intent to setat large, injure or wrongfully use the animal or vehicle taken, is guilty ofcriminal trespass and shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), ormore than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or imprisoned for not morethan six (6) months, or both, and is also liable to the party injured in doublethe amount of damage sustained.

 

11-30-110. Appropriation of horse or mule on open range withoutpermission.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person without the consent of theowner, to take possession of any horse or mule found running at large upon theopen range for the purpose or with the intent of working, riding or driving thehorse or mule, where there is no intent on the part of the person to steal thehorse or mule. It is unlawful for any person to drive any horses or mules nothis own, off or away from any range where the horses or mules are found, exceptto the nearest corral for the purpose of separating them from horses or mulesbelonging to the person. Any person driving horses or mules not his own fromany range for the purpose of separating them from horses or mules belonging tohim, shall drive the horses or mules back to the locality where they were foundimmediately after separating them whenever the animals have been driven formore than five (5) miles.

 

(b) Any person violating this section shall be fined not lessthan fifty dollars ($50.00) or more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00),or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

11-30-111. Ranch or stable keeper not to use horses without consent ofowner.

 

If any person keeping a public ranch orstable uses or allows to be used without consent of the owner any horse, ox,mule or ass that is left with him to be ranched or fed, he shall forfeit to theowner all ranch or stable fees that may be due upon the animal used and an additionalforty dollars ($40.00) for each day the animal is used.

 

11-30-112. Abuse or negligent treatment by bailee.

 

Any person who takes into his possession,or hires or loans any property of any livery stable keeper, or any otherperson, and while the property is in his custody shall willfully, or with grossneglect or culpable carelessness damage or destroy the property, or permit theproperty to be damaged or destroyed, or shall by willful or gross neglect causethe sickness, injury or death of any animal received into his possession, shallbe fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than five hundreddollars ($500.00), or imprisoned not more than sixty (60) days, or both.

 

11-30-113. Unlawful cutting of ears of sheep.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person willfully to cut, sever,detach or mutilate more than one-half (1/2) of either ear of any sheep or tounlawfully have in his possession or under his control any sheep which havemore than one-half (1/2) of either ear removed or mutilated unless the same areso described in a bill of sale or other certificate of title covering thesheep. Sheep afflicted by bighead are exempt from the provisions of thissection.

 

(b) Any person who violates the provisions of subsection (a) ofthis section is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more thanfive (5) years.

 

11-30-114. Tampering with or drugging of livestock prohibited;definitions; penalty.

 

 

(a) No person shall tamper with or sabotage any livestock whichhas been registered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state.

 

(b) No person shall administer, dispense, distribute,manufacture, sell or use any drug to or for livestock which has beenregistered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state unless thedrug is approved for such use by the United States Food and Drug Administrationor the United States Department of Agriculture. However, nothing shall preventany person from using a drug on livestock owned by him if either federal agencyhas approved an application submitted for investigational use in accordancewith the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

 

(c) Any person who violates this section shall be punished asprovided by W.S. 11-1-103.

 

(d) As used in this section:

 

(i) "Drug" means as defined by W.S. 35-7-110(a)(x);

 

(ii) "Exhibition" means a show or sale of livestock ata fair or elsewhere in this state that is sponsored by or under the authorityof the state or any political subdivision, local government, or anyagricultural, horticultural or livestock society, association or corporation;

 

(iii) "Livestock" means any animal generally used forfood or in the production of food, including, but not limited to, horses, mulesand asses, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, swine, rabbits or llamas;

 

(iv) "Sabotage" means to intentionally tamper with anylivestock belonging to or owned by another person that has been registered,entered or exhibited in any exhibition or raised for the apparent purpose ofbeing entered in an exhibition;

 

(v) "Tamper" shall not include any action taken oractivity performed or administered by a licensed veterinarian or in accordancewith instructions of a licensed veterinarian if the action or activity wasundertaken for accepted medical purposes or any action taken as part ofaccepted grooming, commercial or medical practices, but shall include any ofthe following:

 

(A) Treatment of livestock in such a manner that food derivedfrom the livestock would be considered adulterated under the Wyoming Food, Drugand Cosmetic Act, W.S. 35-7-109 et seq.;

 

(B) The injection, use or administration of any drug that isprohibited by any federal, state or local law or any drug that is used in amanner prohibited by any federal, state or local law;

 

(C) The injection or other internal administration of anyproduct or material, whether gas, solid or liquid, to any livestock for thepurposes of deception including concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, color, breed, condition or age of the livestock ormaking the livestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwiseappear;

 

(D) The use or administration for cosmetic purposes ofsteroids, illegal growth stimulants or internal artificial filling, includingparaffin, silicone injection, or any other substance;

 

(E) The use or application of any drug or feed additiveaffecting the central nervous system of the livestock;

 

(F) The use or administration of diuretics for cosmeticpurposes;

 

(G) The manipulation or removal of tissue, by surgery orotherwise, so as to change, transform or enhance the true conformation orconfiguration of the livestock. Nothing in this subparagraph shall prohibitgenerally accepted management practices including but not limited to thedehorning, castration or spaying, corrective shoeing or trimming of anylivestock;

 

(H) Subjecting the livestock to inhumane conditions orprocedures for the purpose of concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, condition or age of the livestock or making thelivestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwise appear;

 

(J) Substituting any different livestock for the livestockregistered or entered in the exhibition without the permission of a responsibleofficial of the exhibition.

 

11-30-115. Unlawful killing of wild horses.

 

(a) For purposes of this section "wild horse" means ahorse, mare, filly or colt which is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on stateor public land.

 

(b) Any person, without legal justification, who willfully andmaliciously kills a wild horse is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisonment for notmore than six (6), months or both.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title11 > Chapter30

CHAPTER 30 - OFFENSES CONCERNING LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS

 

11-30-101. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-102. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-103. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-104. Misbranding or altering brand of livestock.

 

Whoever brands, or alters or defaces thebrand of any horse, mule, sheep or cattle of another with intent to steal or toprevent the identification of the animal shall be imprisoned in thepenitentiary not less than three (3) nor more than ten (10) years.

 

11-30-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-106. Removing skins from carcasses without permission prohibited;exception as to railroads.

 

 

(a) Any person who skins or removes from a carcass any part ofthe skin, hide or pelt of any cattle, sheep, horses, mules or goats found dead,without permission from the owner, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall befined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars($500.00), or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

(b) This section does not prevent the skinning of animalskilled by railroad companies by employees of the railroad company which killedthe stock, but the hide, hides or pelts must be preserved for inspectionaccording to law.

 

11-30-107. Transportation of beef unlawfully obtained or killed.

 

Transportation in Wyoming, withoutauthority, of unlawfully obtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry isunlawful, punishable as by law provided. Whenever any law enforcement officerof this state discovers any person unlawfully transporting any unlawfullyobtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry in any conveyance or vehicle,he shall seize the beef, mutton, pork or poultry and the conveyance or vehicle.The officer shall also arrest the person in possession thereof. The officershall promptly prosecute proper charges against each person arrested in theproper court of the county in which the seizure is made. Upon conviction of theperson charged with unlawful possession and transportation, the court shallorder the forfeit of all personal property seized, and unless satisfactorycause to the contrary is shown by the owner, the court shall order prompt saleat public auction of the seized property. The resulting proceeds, afterdeducting expenses and costs of sale, shall be paid to the treasurer of thecounty in which the conviction is had to the credit of its public school funds.

 

11-30-108. Desertion and abandonment of sheep by herders.

 

It is unlawful for any person having chargeas herder of any sheep to willfully desert and abandon the sheep upon the openrange and leave them without care or attention. The herder shall in all casesgive the owner or his employer not less than five (5) days notice prior to thetime at which he intends to abandon the sheep. Any person who violates thissection shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00) nor morethan seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisoned not more than six (6)months, or both.

 

11-30-109. Taking horses and equipment without consent of owner.

 

Any person who unlawfully takes withoutconsent of the owner any horse, ass or mule, or any buggy or other vehicle fromthe stable, lot, premises or pasture of another, or from a hitching post orrack or any other place, having been lawfully placed there, with intent to setat large, injure or wrongfully use the animal or vehicle taken, is guilty ofcriminal trespass and shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), ormore than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or imprisoned for not morethan six (6) months, or both, and is also liable to the party injured in doublethe amount of damage sustained.

 

11-30-110. Appropriation of horse or mule on open range withoutpermission.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person without the consent of theowner, to take possession of any horse or mule found running at large upon theopen range for the purpose or with the intent of working, riding or driving thehorse or mule, where there is no intent on the part of the person to steal thehorse or mule. It is unlawful for any person to drive any horses or mules nothis own, off or away from any range where the horses or mules are found, exceptto the nearest corral for the purpose of separating them from horses or mulesbelonging to the person. Any person driving horses or mules not his own fromany range for the purpose of separating them from horses or mules belonging tohim, shall drive the horses or mules back to the locality where they were foundimmediately after separating them whenever the animals have been driven formore than five (5) miles.

 

(b) Any person violating this section shall be fined not lessthan fifty dollars ($50.00) or more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00),or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

11-30-111. Ranch or stable keeper not to use horses without consent ofowner.

 

If any person keeping a public ranch orstable uses or allows to be used without consent of the owner any horse, ox,mule or ass that is left with him to be ranched or fed, he shall forfeit to theowner all ranch or stable fees that may be due upon the animal used and an additionalforty dollars ($40.00) for each day the animal is used.

 

11-30-112. Abuse or negligent treatment by bailee.

 

Any person who takes into his possession,or hires or loans any property of any livery stable keeper, or any otherperson, and while the property is in his custody shall willfully, or with grossneglect or culpable carelessness damage or destroy the property, or permit theproperty to be damaged or destroyed, or shall by willful or gross neglect causethe sickness, injury or death of any animal received into his possession, shallbe fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than five hundreddollars ($500.00), or imprisoned not more than sixty (60) days, or both.

 

11-30-113. Unlawful cutting of ears of sheep.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person willfully to cut, sever,detach or mutilate more than one-half (1/2) of either ear of any sheep or tounlawfully have in his possession or under his control any sheep which havemore than one-half (1/2) of either ear removed or mutilated unless the same areso described in a bill of sale or other certificate of title covering thesheep. Sheep afflicted by bighead are exempt from the provisions of thissection.

 

(b) Any person who violates the provisions of subsection (a) ofthis section is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more thanfive (5) years.

 

11-30-114. Tampering with or drugging of livestock prohibited;definitions; penalty.

 

 

(a) No person shall tamper with or sabotage any livestock whichhas been registered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state.

 

(b) No person shall administer, dispense, distribute,manufacture, sell or use any drug to or for livestock which has beenregistered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state unless thedrug is approved for such use by the United States Food and Drug Administrationor the United States Department of Agriculture. However, nothing shall preventany person from using a drug on livestock owned by him if either federal agencyhas approved an application submitted for investigational use in accordancewith the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

 

(c) Any person who violates this section shall be punished asprovided by W.S. 11-1-103.

 

(d) As used in this section:

 

(i) "Drug" means as defined by W.S. 35-7-110(a)(x);

 

(ii) "Exhibition" means a show or sale of livestock ata fair or elsewhere in this state that is sponsored by or under the authorityof the state or any political subdivision, local government, or anyagricultural, horticultural or livestock society, association or corporation;

 

(iii) "Livestock" means any animal generally used forfood or in the production of food, including, but not limited to, horses, mulesand asses, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, swine, rabbits or llamas;

 

(iv) "Sabotage" means to intentionally tamper with anylivestock belonging to or owned by another person that has been registered,entered or exhibited in any exhibition or raised for the apparent purpose ofbeing entered in an exhibition;

 

(v) "Tamper" shall not include any action taken oractivity performed or administered by a licensed veterinarian or in accordancewith instructions of a licensed veterinarian if the action or activity wasundertaken for accepted medical purposes or any action taken as part ofaccepted grooming, commercial or medical practices, but shall include any ofthe following:

 

(A) Treatment of livestock in such a manner that food derivedfrom the livestock would be considered adulterated under the Wyoming Food, Drugand Cosmetic Act, W.S. 35-7-109 et seq.;

 

(B) The injection, use or administration of any drug that isprohibited by any federal, state or local law or any drug that is used in amanner prohibited by any federal, state or local law;

 

(C) The injection or other internal administration of anyproduct or material, whether gas, solid or liquid, to any livestock for thepurposes of deception including concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, color, breed, condition or age of the livestock ormaking the livestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwiseappear;

 

(D) The use or administration for cosmetic purposes ofsteroids, illegal growth stimulants or internal artificial filling, includingparaffin, silicone injection, or any other substance;

 

(E) The use or application of any drug or feed additiveaffecting the central nervous system of the livestock;

 

(F) The use or administration of diuretics for cosmeticpurposes;

 

(G) The manipulation or removal of tissue, by surgery orotherwise, so as to change, transform or enhance the true conformation orconfiguration of the livestock. Nothing in this subparagraph shall prohibitgenerally accepted management practices including but not limited to thedehorning, castration or spaying, corrective shoeing or trimming of anylivestock;

 

(H) Subjecting the livestock to inhumane conditions orprocedures for the purpose of concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, condition or age of the livestock or making thelivestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwise appear;

 

(J) Substituting any different livestock for the livestockregistered or entered in the exhibition without the permission of a responsibleofficial of the exhibition.

 

11-30-115. Unlawful killing of wild horses.

 

(a) For purposes of this section "wild horse" means ahorse, mare, filly or colt which is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on stateor public land.

 

(b) Any person, without legal justification, who willfully andmaliciously kills a wild horse is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisonment for notmore than six (6), months or both.

 


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Statutes > Wyoming > Title11 > Chapter30

CHAPTER 30 - OFFENSES CONCERNING LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS

 

11-30-101. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-102. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-103. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-104. Misbranding or altering brand of livestock.

 

Whoever brands, or alters or defaces thebrand of any horse, mule, sheep or cattle of another with intent to steal or toprevent the identification of the animal shall be imprisoned in thepenitentiary not less than three (3) nor more than ten (10) years.

 

11-30-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 75, 5; 1983, ch. 171, 3.

 

11-30-106. Removing skins from carcasses without permission prohibited;exception as to railroads.

 

 

(a) Any person who skins or removes from a carcass any part ofthe skin, hide or pelt of any cattle, sheep, horses, mules or goats found dead,without permission from the owner, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall befined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars($500.00), or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

(b) This section does not prevent the skinning of animalskilled by railroad companies by employees of the railroad company which killedthe stock, but the hide, hides or pelts must be preserved for inspectionaccording to law.

 

11-30-107. Transportation of beef unlawfully obtained or killed.

 

Transportation in Wyoming, withoutauthority, of unlawfully obtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry isunlawful, punishable as by law provided. Whenever any law enforcement officerof this state discovers any person unlawfully transporting any unlawfullyobtained or killed beef, mutton, pork or poultry in any conveyance or vehicle,he shall seize the beef, mutton, pork or poultry and the conveyance or vehicle.The officer shall also arrest the person in possession thereof. The officershall promptly prosecute proper charges against each person arrested in theproper court of the county in which the seizure is made. Upon conviction of theperson charged with unlawful possession and transportation, the court shallorder the forfeit of all personal property seized, and unless satisfactorycause to the contrary is shown by the owner, the court shall order prompt saleat public auction of the seized property. The resulting proceeds, afterdeducting expenses and costs of sale, shall be paid to the treasurer of thecounty in which the conviction is had to the credit of its public school funds.

 

11-30-108. Desertion and abandonment of sheep by herders.

 

It is unlawful for any person having chargeas herder of any sheep to willfully desert and abandon the sheep upon the openrange and leave them without care or attention. The herder shall in all casesgive the owner or his employer not less than five (5) days notice prior to thetime at which he intends to abandon the sheep. Any person who violates thissection shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00) nor morethan seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisoned not more than six (6)months, or both.

 

11-30-109. Taking horses and equipment without consent of owner.

 

Any person who unlawfully takes withoutconsent of the owner any horse, ass or mule, or any buggy or other vehicle fromthe stable, lot, premises or pasture of another, or from a hitching post orrack or any other place, having been lawfully placed there, with intent to setat large, injure or wrongfully use the animal or vehicle taken, is guilty ofcriminal trespass and shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), ormore than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or imprisoned for not morethan six (6) months, or both, and is also liable to the party injured in doublethe amount of damage sustained.

 

11-30-110. Appropriation of horse or mule on open range withoutpermission.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person without the consent of theowner, to take possession of any horse or mule found running at large upon theopen range for the purpose or with the intent of working, riding or driving thehorse or mule, where there is no intent on the part of the person to steal thehorse or mule. It is unlawful for any person to drive any horses or mules nothis own, off or away from any range where the horses or mules are found, exceptto the nearest corral for the purpose of separating them from horses or mulesbelonging to the person. Any person driving horses or mules not his own fromany range for the purpose of separating them from horses or mules belonging tohim, shall drive the horses or mules back to the locality where they were foundimmediately after separating them whenever the animals have been driven formore than five (5) miles.

 

(b) Any person violating this section shall be fined not lessthan fifty dollars ($50.00) or more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00),or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

 

11-30-111. Ranch or stable keeper not to use horses without consent ofowner.

 

If any person keeping a public ranch orstable uses or allows to be used without consent of the owner any horse, ox,mule or ass that is left with him to be ranched or fed, he shall forfeit to theowner all ranch or stable fees that may be due upon the animal used and an additionalforty dollars ($40.00) for each day the animal is used.

 

11-30-112. Abuse or negligent treatment by bailee.

 

Any person who takes into his possession,or hires or loans any property of any livery stable keeper, or any otherperson, and while the property is in his custody shall willfully, or with grossneglect or culpable carelessness damage or destroy the property, or permit theproperty to be damaged or destroyed, or shall by willful or gross neglect causethe sickness, injury or death of any animal received into his possession, shallbe fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than five hundreddollars ($500.00), or imprisoned not more than sixty (60) days, or both.

 

11-30-113. Unlawful cutting of ears of sheep.

 

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person willfully to cut, sever,detach or mutilate more than one-half (1/2) of either ear of any sheep or tounlawfully have in his possession or under his control any sheep which havemore than one-half (1/2) of either ear removed or mutilated unless the same areso described in a bill of sale or other certificate of title covering thesheep. Sheep afflicted by bighead are exempt from the provisions of thissection.

 

(b) Any person who violates the provisions of subsection (a) ofthis section is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more thanfive (5) years.

 

11-30-114. Tampering with or drugging of livestock prohibited;definitions; penalty.

 

 

(a) No person shall tamper with or sabotage any livestock whichhas been registered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state.

 

(b) No person shall administer, dispense, distribute,manufacture, sell or use any drug to or for livestock which has beenregistered, entered or exhibited in any exhibition in this state unless thedrug is approved for such use by the United States Food and Drug Administrationor the United States Department of Agriculture. However, nothing shall preventany person from using a drug on livestock owned by him if either federal agencyhas approved an application submitted for investigational use in accordancewith the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

 

(c) Any person who violates this section shall be punished asprovided by W.S. 11-1-103.

 

(d) As used in this section:

 

(i) "Drug" means as defined by W.S. 35-7-110(a)(x);

 

(ii) "Exhibition" means a show or sale of livestock ata fair or elsewhere in this state that is sponsored by or under the authorityof the state or any political subdivision, local government, or anyagricultural, horticultural or livestock society, association or corporation;

 

(iii) "Livestock" means any animal generally used forfood or in the production of food, including, but not limited to, horses, mulesand asses, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, swine, rabbits or llamas;

 

(iv) "Sabotage" means to intentionally tamper with anylivestock belonging to or owned by another person that has been registered,entered or exhibited in any exhibition or raised for the apparent purpose ofbeing entered in an exhibition;

 

(v) "Tamper" shall not include any action taken oractivity performed or administered by a licensed veterinarian or in accordancewith instructions of a licensed veterinarian if the action or activity wasundertaken for accepted medical purposes or any action taken as part ofaccepted grooming, commercial or medical practices, but shall include any ofthe following:

 

(A) Treatment of livestock in such a manner that food derivedfrom the livestock would be considered adulterated under the Wyoming Food, Drugand Cosmetic Act, W.S. 35-7-109 et seq.;

 

(B) The injection, use or administration of any drug that isprohibited by any federal, state or local law or any drug that is used in amanner prohibited by any federal, state or local law;

 

(C) The injection or other internal administration of anyproduct or material, whether gas, solid or liquid, to any livestock for thepurposes of deception including concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, color, breed, condition or age of the livestock ormaking the livestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwiseappear;

 

(D) The use or administration for cosmetic purposes ofsteroids, illegal growth stimulants or internal artificial filling, includingparaffin, silicone injection, or any other substance;

 

(E) The use or application of any drug or feed additiveaffecting the central nervous system of the livestock;

 

(F) The use or administration of diuretics for cosmeticpurposes;

 

(G) The manipulation or removal of tissue, by surgery orotherwise, so as to change, transform or enhance the true conformation orconfiguration of the livestock. Nothing in this subparagraph shall prohibitgenerally accepted management practices including but not limited to thedehorning, castration or spaying, corrective shoeing or trimming of anylivestock;

 

(H) Subjecting the livestock to inhumane conditions orprocedures for the purpose of concealing, enhancing or transforming the trueconformation, configuration, condition or age of the livestock or making thelivestock appear more sound than the livestock would otherwise appear;

 

(J) Substituting any different livestock for the livestockregistered or entered in the exhibition without the permission of a responsibleofficial of the exhibition.

 

11-30-115. Unlawful killing of wild horses.

 

(a) For purposes of this section "wild horse" means ahorse, mare, filly or colt which is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on stateor public land.

 

(b) Any person, without legal justification, who willfully andmaliciously kills a wild horse is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisonment for notmore than six (6), months or both.

 

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