Hearing held on herd district expansion


Last updated 4/28/2022 at 11:24am

The Hill County Commission Wednesday held a hearing to gather opinions on a proposed expansion of Herd District 12 near the the northern border, an expansion that has yet to draw any protest, including at the hearing.

Herd districts allow landowners in an are a shift the legal responsibility of fencing out other people’s livestock to the owners of said livestock.

Under normal circumstances it’s a land owner’s responsibility to set up fences to keep herd animals off of their land if they do not want them there, but in a herd district it becomes the herd owner’s responsibility to fe...

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