The Brand Inspection Division employs 55 brand inspectors located throughout the state including 10 supervisors. The annual budget for the division exceeds $4.6 million and is completely funded by fees levied to livestock owners and brand assessment fees levied every five years.
In 2010-2011, the division personnel traveled in excess of 1.1 million miles and inspected over 4.5 million head of livestock. In addition, they identified ownership of lost, stolen, or strayed and questionably owned livestock valued at over $24 million. The division inspected 4,503,999 cattle, 36,524 horses, 2 sheep and issued 4,582 permanent travel permits on horses.
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