Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Elk Brand Inspection

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bureau Chief
(801) 538-7166
(801) 538-7169 fax

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(801) 538-7142

Elk brand inspection is required:

  • Before moving the elk off the farm - for sale, movement out of state, transfer to new facility, or slaughter
  • Antlers - inspection is required before transporting off farm

Please call your local Brand Inspector at least 24 hours in advance to schedule an inspection. Brand inspections are conducted only during daylight hours.

Transportation Rule - Owner/Transporter must have an official Brand Inspection Certificate or other acceptable proof of ownership in his/her possession.

Brand Inspection Fees

Type of Inspection Fee per Head Service Fee
Elk - Movement Out of State $5.00 + $15.00 per trip if inspector travels to you
Elk - Change of Ownership $5.00 + $15.00 per trip if inspector travels to you
Elk - Transfer to New Facility $5.00 + $15.00 per trip if inspector travels to you
Elk - To Slaughter $5.00 + $15.00 per trip if inspector travels to you
Elk - Moving or Selling Horns $1.00 + $15.00 per trip if inspector travels to you
Minimum Charge per Certificate $15.00
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