If you believe your livestock has been stolen, contact the local Sheriff immediately.    Please click the "Inspections" tab, and then select "Missing Livestock" for a listing of the Sheriffs.

  • If you did not renew your brand by May 1, 2020, please contact the Brand Office for a Rerecord Brand Application form. 

  • Any brands, not renewed, will not be available as abandoned brands until May 2022.   The Brand Board is required to hold brands, not renewed during the renewal period, for a two year re-record period.   

  • Shipper Permits may be obtained 48 hours in advance of shipment by contacting the SD Brand Board at 1 877 574 0054, an authorized agent, or brand inspector.  Please select the Inspections Tab for a listing of Shipper Agents.

  • South Dakota Brand Laws apply STATEWIDE. 

  • It is a Class 1 Misdemeanor to hot iron brand livestock unless the brand is registered with the SD Brand Board. 




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