Full Statute Name:  West's Louisiana Statutes Annotated. Louisiana Revised Statutes. Title 9. Civil Code Ancillaries. Code Book III. Of the Different Modes of Acquiring the Ownership of Things. Code Title XXI. Of Privileges. Chapter 1. Privileges on Movables. Part VII. Horses. § 4661. Feed, medicine, and veterinary services for horses

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Primary Citation:  LSA-R.S. 9:4661 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2018 Date Adopted:  1985
Summary:

This Louisiana law comprises the state's veterinary lien law, which relates only to services provided on horses. Any person who furnishes feed or medicines for a horse or horses, or any licensed veterinarian who furnishes medical services for a horse or horses, to or upon the order of the owner, has a privilege for the unpaid portion of the price thereof upon the horse or horses of the owner, which received the feed, medicine, or medical services.

Any person who furnishes feed or medicines for a horse or horses, or any licensed veterinarian who furnishes medical services for a horse or horses, to or upon the order of the owner, has a privilege for the unpaid portion of the price thereof upon the horse or horses of the owner, which received the feed, medicine, or medical services. This privilege is effective for a period of six months from the dates of the respective deliveries and may be enforced by the writ of sequestration. This privilege is superior to all claims, privileges, and mortgages, whether recorded or unrecorded, which theretofore may have been or thereafter may be created against such horse or horses, and to the claims of any and all purchasers thereof.

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Amended by Acts 1985, No. 843, § 1; Acts 1987, No. 829, § 1; Acts 1988, No. 838, § 1.

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