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Import Regulations: Cattle/Bison

Beef cattle* 18 months of age and older - Official ID, CVI (individual ID listed on CVI)

Beef cattle* under 18 months of age - CVI

Dairy Steers born after March 11, 2013 - Official ID, CVI (individual ID does not have to be listed on CVI)

Dairy Bulls* - Official ID, CVI (individual ID listed on CVI)

Dairy Females - Official ID, CVI (individual ID listed on CVI)

All cattle of any age used for rodeo, shows, exhibitions, or recreational events - Official ID, CVI (individual ID listed on CVI)

* All out of state breeding bulls - CVI, official ID, Trich Test / Trich Statement

Abbreviations:

  • CVI - Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Valid for 30 days)
  • ID - Official Identification: NUES "brite" tags, Bangs (orange) tags or "840" tags
  • BR - Brucellosis (no testing from BR-free states)
  • TB - Tuberculosis (no testing from TB-free states)
  • Trich - Trichomoniasis

Check Orders of the State Veterinarian for Additional Requirements.