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47-301.

History: L. 1872, ch. 193, § 1; R.S. 1923, 47-301; Repealed, L. 1986, ch. 195, § 9; July 1.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Evidence must show that herd law has been put in operation. Wingrove v. Williams, 6 Kan. A. 262, 265, 51 P. 52.

2. Wanton trespass not intended to be protected by herd laws. Davis v. Wilson, 11 Kan. 74, 82.

3. Act held valid; act including only certain townships held void. Keyes v. Snyder, 15 Kan. 143.

4. Swine at large in violation of law; death, no damages. A.T.&S.F. Rld. Co. v. Hegwir, 21 Kan. 622, 624.

5. Violation of herd law, no defense for railroad. A.T.& S.F. Rld. Co. v. Riggs, 31 Kan. 622, 624, 3 P. 305.

6. Act put in operation at will of county board. The State, ex rel., v. Hunter, 38 Kan. 578, 587, 17 P. 177.

7. Herd law is readoption of the common law; fence law inoperative where herd law exists. Railway Co. v. Olden, 72 Kan. 110, 83 P. 25.

8. Section cited in considering liability for bull running at large. McAfee v. Walker, 82 Kan. 182, 184, 107 P. 637.

9. Punitive damages under herd law denied. Hazelwood v. Mendenhall, 97 Kan. 116, 118, 156 P. 696. Reversed: 97 Kan. 635, 156 P. 696.

10. Liability for trespass by cattle in herd-law counties discussed. Miller v. Parvin, 111 Kan. 444, 207 P. 826.

11. Adoption of herd law no bearing on liability for injury by bull in custody. Bertram v. Burton, 129 Kan. 31, 33, 281 P. 892.

12. Laws relating to loose stock discussed in construing K.S.A. 47-122. Wilson v. Rule, 169 Kan. 296, 297, 299, 301, 219 P.2d 690; Abbott v. Howard, 169 Kan. 305, 310, 316, 317, 219 P.2d 696.

13. Enactment of "herd law" restored common-law liability of owners for animals permitted to run at large. Lindsay v. Cobb, 6 Kan. App. 2d 171, 627 P.2d 349.

14. Injured party must prove that owner failed to exercise due care in keeping animal enclosed. Walborn v. Stockman, 10 Kan. App. 2d 597, 599, 706 P.2d 465 (1985).


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