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Livestock Brand Commission personnel investigate all agricultural crime in Louisiana including livestock thefts (cattle, equine, hogs, emus, ostriches, turtles, sheep, and exotics), farm machinery and equipment; maintain brand records, publishes a book of brands every 5 years; and compiles livestock statistical information by procedures approved by the United States Department of Agriculture. All enforcement personnel are commissioned by Louisiana State Police and have full police powers in the performance of their duties. Livestock Brand Commission personnel also control nuisance animal activities that are detrimental to farms and forests.