Please note that specific show and sale requirements may differ from these. Make sure to check with the event organizer about specific rules for health requirements.
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
- Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and permit number (605-773-3321).
- Individual official ID (metal ear tag #s, RFID) listed on the CVI.
- 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:
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:
- One negative PCR test conducted on a preputial scraping sample.
- 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:
- Virgin Bulls.
- Bulls imported to South Dakota for confined feeding or slaughter only.
- Bulls imported for exhibition or rodeo purposes and held in confined facilities to prevent breeding as determined by the board.
- Bulls imported as part of seasonal grazing operations and not changing ownership as determined by the board, following a risk assessment.
- Call SDAIB 605.773.3321 for a Risk Assessment.
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)
- Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and permit number
- Individual official ID (metal ear tag #s or RFID tags) listed on CVI.
- 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.
r a Risk Assessment.