Haw. Code R. § 10-3-75 - Community pasture terms and conditions

Current through February, 2022

(a) The approximate number of heads to be carried in the community pastures shall be set by the chairman from time to time according to the carrying capacity of the pastures.
(b) Until further action by the department, four head of cattle of any age per lessee shall be considered the maximum number of cattle in any community pasture.
(c) In the case of extreme shortage of feed or the imminent lack of stock feed, all persons utilizing the pasture shall be required to remove the market stock to the amount designated by the chairman, within ten days after notice.
(d) Holders of agricultural leases shall have first priority of running stock in community pastures. Other lessees may use residual quotas as determined by the department.
(e) Each lessee shall have one, and only one, brand which shall be registered with the department of agriculture. Lessee shall supply the department with a facsimile of the brand and shall brand cattle belonging to the lessee. All animals on community pastures shall be owned by lessees and shall be branded with the lessee's brand before entering the community pasture.
(f) Only one type of ear mark or tag shall be used by lessee; this ear mark or tag shall be registered with the department.
(g) At no time shall any of the lessees or their representatives be allowed to enter community pastures for purposes of removing or inspecting stock without first obtaining written permission from the authorized agent of the department. This written permission shall be presented to the pasture keeper, who shall then accompany the permit holder. Only such authority as is contained in the permit may be exercised by the holder thereof.
(h) One general drive shall be conducted in July on Molokai for the purpose of branding, castrating, counting and testing. Branding shall be allowed in the pasture only during this period. All stock owners shall assist in drives and properly identify stock belonging to them, either in person or by duly authorized representatives. All owners of livestock shall be notified one week in advance of each drive. Owners failing to attend shall be bound by the count of the department.


Haw. Code R. § 10-3-75
[Eff 7/30/81; am and comp 10/26/98] (Auth: HHC Act §222) (Imp: HHC Act §211)

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