1. Eligible animals can originate from class free states when accompanied by an official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection listing Official Individual Identification. Animal must have legible OCV tattoo! Iowa is a Brucellosis free state.
2. From a Class A state, eligible animals can originate from a Certified Brucellosis Free Herd when accompanied by an official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection listing Official Individual Identification, Brucellosis Herd Certification number and date of last test. Animal must have legible OCV tattoo!
3. From a Class A State, eligible animals can originate from a herd not under quarantine with an official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection listing Official Individual Identification and a negative brucellosis test conducted after January 21, 2023, All Brucellosis tests must have been confirmed by a State-Federal laboratory. Any calfhood vaccinated females under 24 months of age and not pregnant may be sold when accompanied by an official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection listing Official Individual identification with no test required. If pregnant, the animal must be tested regardless of their age.
1. Testing is not required for cattle from Tuberculosis class free states, but is highly recommended by the Expo Veterinary Staff. It should be noted that Manitoba Canada and some of the U.S. states require a TB test.
2. State not currently classified as TB free is Michigan. See #6 above for detailed information.
1. Any evidence of warts, ringworm, pinkeye, draining abscesses or any other contagious disease will eliminate the cattle from the Expo grounds.
1. If any animal originates from a Scabies endemic area, and a herd is not under quarantine, they must have been dipped or treated with Ivomec, Eprinex, Dectomax or Cydectin, or a generic equivalent after January 21, 2023 and must be certified to method of control on the official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
1. States having a premise or area under quarantine because of the diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis shall have the following statement written on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection: “All animals susceptible to Vesicular Stomatitis identified and included on this certificate have been examined and found to be free from clinical signs of Vesicular Stomatitis, have not been exposed to Vesicular Stomatitis, and within the past 30 days, have not been within ten miles of any site under quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitis.”
BLUETONGUE & ANAPLASMOSIS & BVD & PI
1. Animals are not required to be tested for Bluetongue or Anaplasmosis, but your Expo Veterinary Staff recommends it since it is a requirement for export to Canada and also required by some states in the U.S. An initial negative test would give some assurance that a subsequent test would probably be negative.
1. All animals sold as being pregnant must have this verified after January 21, 2023 and so stated on the official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
2. All animals sold as bred but not guaranteed pregnant should list all dates of exposure on the official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
3. Open heifers MUST be guaranteed by the seller/breeder as open.