Section 3-2-22

Sale of animals taken up and impounded.

If the owner or his agent shall not reclaim his livestock or animal within the time allowed in this article, the poundkeeper or officer shall sell the same upon giving five days' notice of such sale by publication one time in a newspaper published in the county, said notice to contain a brief description of the livestock or animal to be sold and the time and place of sale, and out of the proceeds he shall pay the cost and expenses of taking up, keeping and caring for such livestock or animal, the cost of the sale and the fees provided for in Sections 3-2-20 through 3-2-23 and the balance, if any, shall be paid to the owner, if known. In the event no newspaper is published in the county, a copy of the notice of the sale shall be posted in at least three public places in the vicinity where the livestock was taken up. All such sales shall be conducted in the county where the livestock was taken up and impounded.

(Acts 1951, No. 822, p. 1454, 3.)