SEC. 69-13-309. Estray suitable for food slaughtered.
When an animal fit for food shall be taken up as an estray, and shall become troublesome, the person taking up the animal may have three disinterested citizens summoned by the ranger or a justice of the peace to appraise such estray, and he may kill the same, and pay the amount of the appraisement to the ranger or other person entitled to receive the same.
SOURCES: Codes, 1880, Sec. 901; 1892, Sec. 1721; 1906, Sec. 1899; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1547; 1930, Sec. 5455; 1942, Sec. 4883.