The legal rights which support herdsharing

Herdsharing in Canada is based on the property rights of livestock co-owners:

  • It is legal to own dairy animals.
  • It is legal to co-own dairy animals with other people.
  • It is legal to drink the milk from dairy animals that you own.
  • Livestock owners own all products produced by their animals.
  • Livestock owners can legally hire others to care for their dairy animals for them.
  • Livestock owners can legally hire others to milk their dairy animals for them.
  • Livestock owners can legally board animals off the property that they live on.
  • People can legally transport their personal property from Point A to Point B.