New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Sec. § 95-A
Animal Ear Tags or Other Identification


A person who without authorization by the commissioner, (a) cuts out, removes, obliterates or destroys a New York state department of agriculture and markets official ear tag or other official New York state identification tag, device or mark on any cattle, camelid, deer, sheep, goats or swine, as defined in this article, other than such identification which may be used for the owners own records in the state of New York, or

(b)

inserts or attaches to the ear of any cattle, camelid, deer, sheep, goats or swine, as defined in this article, in the state of New York a New York state department of agriculture and markets official ear tag or inserts in or attaches to any such animal any other official New York state identification tag, device or mark other than such identification which may be used for the owners own records that has not been duly issued for said animal by the department is guilty of a misdemeanor.
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