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SB 0188 - Deer Farming; provide for regulation of alternative livestock farming; authorize/regulate private harvest-hunt preserves
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Goggans,Greg 7th
Last Action: 3/16/2011 - Senate Third Read Lost
State Code Titles: 4
Senate Committee: AG&CA
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Under current law, the state permits deer farms to raise fallow deer, asix deer, sika deer, red deer, elk, reindeer, caribou and hybrids for the commercial production of food and fiber.  This bill expands the types of animals to cover other "alternative livestock," such as blackbuck antelope, horned oryx antelope, lechwe antelope, waterbuck antelope, mouflon sheep, Barbary sheep, Jacob four-horn sheep, Dall sheep, red sheep, Corsican sheep, Barbados sheep, American black belly sheep, ibex sheep and bison.

 


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