02 NCAC 52E .0103          RESOLD CATTLE

(a)  When cattle for feeding or breeding purposes are delivered to a public livestock market, the seller shall designate as "resold" or "second‑handed" any cattle which have been sold through any livestock market within the previous 21 days. The seller shall make this designation to the livestock market operator, his agent, or the North Carolina Department of Agriculture livestock inspector in charge.

(b)  All resold or second‑handed cattle shall be penned together and separate from farm fresh cattle. The market operator shall announce to the buyers that these are resold or second‑handed cattle when they are offered for sale.

Note: Violation of this Rule is a misdemeanor under G.S. 106‑417, and violators may be fined or imprisoned, or both, in the discretion of the court. In addition, a public livestock market license may be revoked for violations of this Rule, pursuant to G.S. 106‑407.2.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑416;

Eff. May 1, 1992;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.