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Theft Prevention Tips

Theft Prevention Tips

1.   Display TSCRA member sign on gates and entrances. It is an excellent deterrent.
2.   Lock gates.
3.   Brand cattle and horses. Make sure the brand is recorded with the county clerk.
4.   Put driver's license number on all saddles, tack and equipment.
5.   Videotape horses and tack. Keep complete and accurate descriptions on file. Establish an organized, easy-to-find proof of ownership file to save valuable time in recovery process.
6.   Count cattle regularly.
7.   Don't establish a routine when feeding. Vary the times you feed.
8.   Be cautious about who gets keys and combinations.
9.   If possible, park trailers and equipment where they are out of view from the roadway.
10.  Keep tack rooms and saddle compartments on trailers locked.
11.  Don't feed in pens.
12.  Participate in neighborhood Crime Watch programs.
13.  Don't build pens close to a roadway.
14.  Never leave keys in tractors or other equipment.

 

 

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