2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 77 - Animals and Livestock
Article 7 - Feeding of Hogs
Section 77-7-17 - Feeding of garbage unlawful; registration required; movement of swine fed on garbage unlawful except by permit; penalty.
77-7-17. Feeding of garbage unlawful; registration required; movement of swine fed on garbage unlawful except by permit; penalty.
A. It is unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation not registered with the livestock board, as provided by this act [77-7-16 through 77-7-19 NMSA 1978], to feed garbage to any swine in this state.
B. It is unlawful to slaughter or transport within the state any swine which have been fed garbage except under the appropriate permit for either special processing or for the transportation of swine fed with garbage as issued by the livestock board.
C. Any person, firm, partnership or corporation violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a petty misdemeanor and each day the provisions of this section are violated shall be a separate offense.
History: 1953 Comp., 47-7-24, enacted by Laws 1970, ch. 79, 2; 1971, ch. 152, 1.
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