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Testing Standard for Breakaway Cable Devices

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Authors and Contributors
North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Type
Other
Research Category
--None--
Target Species
Furbearers
Formats
PDF
Tags
trapping cable testing standards
Description

Cable devices to be legally used in North Dakota must possess a lock or breakaway device that disassembles at 350 pounds pull or less. The following standard defines the process, procedures, and equipment for conducting breakaway load testing of cable devices (e.g. snares) designed for the purpose of taking furbearing animals in the state of North Dakota. This standard is intended to provide for consistency in the construction of testing equipment and the testing procedure used in determining cable device compliance with North Dakota regulations.