New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Sec. § 127-A
Agricultural Pursuit


Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, the breeding, raising and producing in captivity, and the marketing, by the producer of mink and ranch fox, as live animals, pelts or carcasses, shall be deemed an agricultural pursuit and all persons engaged therein shall be deemed farmers for all purposes, except that employees engaged in the aforementioned activities shall be deemed employees for which coverage is required under the workmens compensation law, including article nine thereof. All mink and ranch fox raised in captivity shall be deemed domestic animals subject to all laws relative to possession, ownership and taxation applicable to domestic animals, except for the purposes of disease control and indemnification under articles five and seven of this chapter.
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