NRS 568.350
Unauthorized driving of livestock from range unlawful

  • penalty
  • liability for damages.


It shall be unlawful for any person to lead, drive or in any manner remove any horse, mare, colt, jenny, jack, mule, or any head of neat cattle, or hog, sheep, goat, or any number of these animals, the same being the property of another person, from the range on which they are permitted to run in common, without the consent of the owner thereof first had and obtained.


The owner of any such animals, finding the same running on the herd grounds or commons with other animals of the same kind, is permitted to drive his or her own animal or animals, together with such other animals as the owner cannot conveniently separate from his or her own, to the nearest and most convenient corral or other place for separating his or her own from other animals if the owner, in such case, immediately, with all convenient speed, drives all such animals not belonging to him or her back to the herd ground from which he or she brought such animals.


Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.


In addition to the penalty provided for in subsection 3, such person shall be civilly liable to the owner of livestock so removed from the range for the value of all such stock and the necessary expenses incident to their return.

Source: Section 568.350 — Unauthorized driving of livestock from range unlawful; penalty; liability for damages., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-568.­html#NRS568Sec350.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 568.350’s source at nv​.us