54-402. Trespassing animals; damages; lien.

All damages to property so committed by such stock running at large shall be paid by the owners of such stock; and the person, whose property is so damaged thereby, may have a lien upon such trespassing animals for the full amount of damages and costs, and may enforce the collection of the same by the proper civil action.

Source:Laws 1871, § 2, p. 120; R.S.1913, § 110; C.S.1922, § 118; C.S.1929, § 54-402; R.S.1943, § 54-402.