OLDHAM COUNTY MARK & BRAND APPLICATION
In accordance with Texas Agriculture Code, Section 144.044, requires that all marks and brands:
(a) Not later than six months after August 30 of 1981 and every 10th year thereafter, each person who owns livestock shall have that person’s marks and brands recorded with the county clerk, regardless of whether or not the marks or brands have been previously recorded.
(b) The person who, according to the records of the county, first recorded the mark or brand in the county is entitled to have the mark or brand recorded in that person’s name. If the records do not show who first recorded the mark or brand in the county, the person who has been using the mark or brand the longest is entitled to have it recorded in that person’s name.
(c) After the expiration of six months from each recording under this section, the marks and brands recorded prior to recording under this section have no force and effect and only the records made after each recording under this section may be examined or considered in recording marks and brands in the county.
THE OFFICE OF THE OLDHAM COUNTY CLERK WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING BRAND RENEWALS AND/OR REGISTRATIONS ON - August 31, 2021.
If you have not re-registered your brand by February 28, 2022, the brand will be considered unclaimed and eligible for registration on a first come first serve basis.
The recording fee will be $26.00 per brand for the 1st location and $5.00 for each additional location at the time of application. Each specie will require its own application.
If you also have brands registered in other counties in the State of Texas it will be necessary for you to contact the office of the County Clerk of that County and re-register in that County as well.