A person slaughtering any livestock, sheep, goats, swine, horses, mules or other equines, for compensation without first procuring a license to slaughter as provided in this article, is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 3-2013

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Slaughter: means to kill cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines and to prepare the carcasses or parts of carcasses for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-2001