§ 270.010 Domestic animals restrained from running at large
§ 270.020 When notice not necessary
§ 270.030 Appraisers may be appointed to assess damages
§ 270.040 Appraisers’ oath — assessment proceedings.
§ 270.050 Fees
§ 270.060 Lawful fence not necessary
§ 270.070 Animals may be driven along public highways
§ 270.170 Swine or sheep taken up — notice to owner — considered feral hogs, when.
§ 270.180 Proceedings before magistrate for sale — escheats.
§ 270.190 Domestic geese to be restrained
§ 270.200 Prohibiting aged and deformed animals from running at large
§ 270.210 Stallions, mules and jackasses not to run at large, when — penalty.
§ 270.230 May be killed, when
§ 270.240 Rams not to run at large, when
§ 270.250 Bulls, rams and boars may be castrated, when
§ 270.260 Release of swine to live in wild or feral state, penalties
§ 270.270 Russian or European wild boar or wild-caught swine, possessing or ..
§ 270.400 Killing of feral hogs, permitted when — Russian or European wild boar or …

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