The Cattle Range Home Page
Unmerchantable Cattle

 
 
 
 

  • "Unmerchantable" refers to an animal with a physical condition(s) that significantly reduces its value or "merchantabilty".
  • This includes, but is not limited to cripples, bad eyes, lumps, chronics, quinines, locos, and sick livestock.
  • For breeding classes of cattle, unmerchantability includes all conditions that render the animal unsound for breeding purposes, including females with udder problems.