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Livestock Health Requirements

Livestock Requirements for the Livestock Shows and Sales

South Dakota Animal Industry Board Website: www.aib.sd.gov

South Dakota Import Requirements: http://aib.sd.gov/imports.html

SD Animal Industry Board - import permits and questions: 605-773-3321

BEEF BREEDING CATTLE & BISON (over 2 months old) AND INTACT FEEDER CATTLE & BISON OVER 18 MONTHS OF AGE

  1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and permit number (605-773-3321).
  2. Individual official ID (metal ear tag #s, RFID) listed on the CVI.
  3. Cattle originating from a TB Modified-Accredited State or Zone (Part of MI)
    • Call the SD Animal Industry Board (605-773-3321) for specific TB test requirements.

Effective July 12, 2016: ALL test eligible cattle and bison from Big Horn County Wyoming must be tested for Brucellosis within 30 days prior to being moved into South Dakota including:

TRICHOMONIASIS

Bulls

The following statement must be on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection:

"The bull(s) identified on this certificate have been tested and found to be negative for trichomoniasis by testing conducted by a laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians." The testing must be by methods approved by the board and may be by isolation of the organism or polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

Board approved Trich testing protocols for importation include:

  1. One negative PCR test conducted on a preputial scraping sample.
  2. Three consecutive negative culture attempts of preputial scraping samples collected with a minimum of seven days between each collection.

Negative TRICH test results are valid until the bull has returned to breeding activity.

Exemptions:Provided such exemption qualifications are stated on the official certificate of veterinary inspection:

  1. Virgin Bulls.
  2. Bulls imported to South Dakota for confined feeding or slaughter only.
  3. Bulls imported for exhibition or rodeo purposes and held in confined facilities to prevent breeding as determined by the board.
  4. Bulls imported as part of seasonal grazing operations and not changing ownership as determined by the board, following a risk assessment.
  5. Call SDAIB 605.773.3321 for a Risk Assessment.

Cows

No non-virgin and non-pregnant female cattle may be imported, loaned, leased, nor acquired for breeding purposes in South Dakota. However, non-virgin and non-pregnant female cattle registered with a breed registry, or to be used in confined dairy operations, may be exempt from the provisions of this section as determined by the board. Non-virgin and non-pregnant female cattle, each accompanied by its own offspring and prior to re-breeding are exempt from the provisions of this section.

Recreational Cattle: Male and Female regardless of Age
(Imported to SD for Rodeo, Roping, Cattle Cutting, Cattle Penning, Steer Wrestling or Training for such Events)

  1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and permit number
  2. Individual official ID (metal ear tag #s or RFID tags) listed on CVI.
  3. Negative Tuberculosis test within 12 months prior to entry.

SD IMPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR HORSES

  • Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
  • Negative Coggins or ELISA EIA test within 12 months prior to entry.
    • EXCEPTION: Native horses from North Dakota.
    • EXCEPTION: Suckling colts traveling with the mare; can travel on mare's negative test.
    • EXCEPTION: Colts traveling without the mare MUST have a negative test, regardless of age.
  • Horses imported from Canada must have an entry permit number. Please call 605.773.3321.

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Horse Requirement for Horse Events

All horses competing, stalling or exhibition at the Black Hills Stock Show must have a 30-day health certificate.  This is a state of South Dakota law that will be enforced. 
 
  All animals, including horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs, from other states
imported for exhibition in South Dakota must be accompanied by health
certificates. Copies of health certificates must be presented by the
consignors of livestock to the management of the exhibition before the
assignment of quarters or space to the livestock.

 Animals originating from South Dakota presented for exhibition must
be accompanied by a health certificate. Copies of health certificates must
be presented by the consignors of animals to the management of the
exhibition before the assignment of quarters or space to the animals. 
 
CHAPTER 12:68:12
EXHIBITION OF ANIMALS

  All public exhibitions or shows of animals, including state and county
fairs, are under the supervision of the SD AIB.
 
  A quarantine division must be established by the management at the
exhibition under the supervision of the veterinarian.

  All animals exhibiting symptoms of communicable disease as
determined by the veterinarian must be quarantined and may be
removed from the premises only under direction of the veterinarian.

 All animals, including horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs, from other states
imported for exhibition in South Dakota must be accompanied by health
certificates. Copies of health certificates must be presented by the
consignors of livestock to the management of the exhibition before the
assignment of quarters or space to the livestock.

 Animals originating from South Dakota presented for exhibition must
be accompanied by a health certificate. Copies of health certificates must
be presented by the consignors of animals to the management of the
exhibition before the assignment of quarters or space to the animals.
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