6.004. SALE OF LIVESTOCK. (a) A common carrier may sell at public auction livestock that is unclaimed for 48 hours after arrival at its destination if the carrier gives five days’ notice of the sale.

     (b) The notice must contain the same information and be given in the same manner as the notice described by Sections 6.002(b) and (c).

     (c) The common carrier shall dispose of proceeds of the sale in the same manner as provided by Section 6.003. In addition to the deductions allowed under that section, the carrier may deduct reasonable expenses for the keeping, feeding, and watering of the livestock from its arrival until its sale.

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.