Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Duties of Utah Brand Inspectors

Contact phone number: 801-538-7137

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Utah's brand inspectors have five main tasks:

  • Verify proper ownership of livestock before they are sold, shipped out of state, or sent to slaughter.
  • Verify proper ownership of horses and other equidae before they are sold, shipped out of state, or sent to slaughter.
  • Respond to reports of lost, found, or stolen livestock.
  • Inspect domestic elk when entering or leaving licensed elk facilities.