(a) In this chapter:
(1) “Animal” includes livestock, exotic livestock, domestic fowl, and exotic fowl.
(2) “Commission” means the Texas Animal Health Commission.
(3) Repealed by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 604, Sec. 5.
(4) “Exotic livestock” means grass-eating or plant-eating, single-hooved or cloven-hooved mammals that are not indigenous to this state and are known as ungulates, including animals from the swine, horse, tapir, rhinoceros, elephant, deer, and antelope families.
(5) “Exotic fowl” means any avian species that is not indigenous to this state. The term includes ratites.
(b) References in Subchapter A, C, D, E, or H of this chapter to “livestock,” “domestic animals,” “domestic fowl,” or other specifically named animals shall be construed to include all or part of the carcasses of those animals.

Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code 161.001

  • Livestock: means cattle, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, exotic livestock, including elk and elk hybrids, and hogs, unless otherwise defined. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003