S.D. Admin. R. 41:06:03:02 - Game bird transportation and packaging
No game bird, including a wild turkey, may be possessed, placed in public storage, transported, or accepted for shipment unless the following minimum requirements are met for each listed species:
If the head or wing is used for identification, it shall have sufficient plumage attached to allow for prompt identification of the game bird. Game birds, if frozen, shall be packaged no more than two per package in order to facilitate identification and count of species. No game bird may be transported by unlicensed individuals, unless accompanied by a valid transportation permit issued by the department. However, at the conclusion of hunting a licensed hunter may transport a game bird legally taken by another person to a wildlife processing facility if the bird is tagged with the name of the hunter, the hunter's address, the total number and species of birds taken, the date such bird was killed, and signature of the hunter.
For the purpose of this section, the term, grouse, includes sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse, and prairie chicken. Game birds are birds defined as small game in § 41-1-1 and those birds enumerated in § 41-11-4.
General Authority: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2).
Law Implemented: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2), 41-14-4, 41-14-7.
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