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Instructions All current brand owner name(s) New brand owner name Joint tenancy Mailing address Position on cattle Draw brand here position on horses position on sheep position on other Identifying marks Signatures of all recorded owners Notary information Identifying marks Counties where livestock will range Authorized bill of sale signers SS or Tax ID# Mailing address

  1. ALL CURRENT BRAND OWNER NAME(S): write the current brand owner name exactly as it appears on the reverse side of this form or on your current brand certificate
  2. NEW BRAND OWNER NAME: Write the new brand owner name exactly as it will appear on the new brand certificate including ALL owners that will be on the brand
    1. "Or" between owner names means that either owner can sign bills of sale for branded livestock
    2. "And" between owner names means that ALL owners on the brand must sign each bill of sale for branded livestock
  3. JOINT TENANCY: check this box to indicate joint tenancy when there is more than one owner on a brand
    1. With Joint Tenancy, in the event of the death of an owner, brand possession is transferred to the surviving owner(s)
    2. Brand owners are considered Tenants In Common unless specified otherwise by the owners, regardless of whether ‘and’ or ‘or’ appears between individual owner names
    3. Tenants In Common do not have rights of survivorship in the event of the death of one or more owner; when one owner dies, his/her share of ownership passes to his/her heirs
  4. MAILING ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP: Mailing address where all brand correspondence will be sent. This address may be changed at any time with a phone call, email, or written request
  5. DRAW BRAND HERE: clear sketch of brand image
  6. POSITION ON CATTLE: brand location on cattle (if any) as listed on the reverse side of this form
  7. POSITION ON HORSES: brand location on horses (if any) as listed on the reverse side of this form
  8. POSITION ON SHEEP: brand location on sheep (if any) as listed on the reverse side of this form
  9. POSITION ON OTHER: brand location on other (if any) as listed on the reverse side of this form
  10. IDENTIFYING MARKS: Identifying marks are specified on the reverse side of this form or on your brand certificate
    1. most brands do not have identifying marks; they may be dropped or added at any time with a written request
  11. SIGNATURES OF ALL RECORDED OWNERS: ALL OWNERS FROM LINE (1) MUST SIGN THIS FORM IN FRONT OF A NOTARY
    1. if an owner is deceased, please view OWNER NAME CHANGE information
  12. NOTARY INFORMATION: This section is for notary use only
  13. IDENTIFYING MARKS: most brands do not have identifying marks; they may be added or dropped during transfer at any time with a written request
  14. COUNTIES WHERE LIVESTOCK WILL RANGE: list the current counties in which branded livestock range. Counties of range may be changed/added/removed at any time with a written request
  15. AUTHORIZED BILL OF SALE SIGNERS: List any NON-OWNER individuals you wish to be able to sign bills of sale for branded livestock
  16. SS OR TAX ID#: NOT NEEDED
  17. RETURN MAILING ADDRESS: Return ALL paperwork and payment together in one envelope to this address