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Sheep and goats

Sheep and goats from within Wisconsin need:

  • If sexually intact, need official individual ID at any age
  • If not sexually intact, need official individual ID if they are 12 months or older
  • Official ID includes scrapie ear tags or tattoos, USDA 840 ear tag, approved microchips if a reader is available and if accompanied by breed registration papers in the owner’s name, or breed association tattoo if accompanied by registration papers in the owner’s name
  • Cannot be under restriction for movement to fairs and shows

Sheep and goats from outside Wisconsin need:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection and official individual ID: scrapie ear tags or tattoos, USDA 840 ear tag, approved microchips if a reader is available and if accompanied by breed registration papers in the owner’s name, or breed association tattoo if accompanied by registration papers in the owner’s name

Goats from Michigan’s TB Modified Accredited Zone also need:

  • Import permit
  • To originate from a herd that has a negative whole-herd TB test within 12 months before arrival in Wisconsin that includes all animals 1 year and older
  • Negative individual TB tests within 60 days before entering Wisconsin
  • To return directly to the state of origin after the show, and there must be a statement on the CVI that they will be doing so

For information on obtaining an import permit:

Requirements are subject to change as conditions warrant. For current information, check https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/SheepGoatMovement.aspx.

Equine

Equine animals from within Wisconsin need documentation of a negative EIA test done within the previous 12 months, which clearly identifies the animal by complete description, digital photographs, or an approved microchip (if a reader is available). Documentation may be:

  • Official test report VS 10-11, or
  • USDA-approved electronic test form, or
  • Global Vet Link EIA electronic form, or
  • Certificate of veterinary inspection with the test results listed

Equine animals from outside Wisconsin need:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) which clearly identifies the animal by complete description, digital photographs, or an approved microchip
  • Negative EIA test done within previous 12 months that is reported on the CVI

Equines from Minnesota are exempt from the CVI requirement if:

  • Ownership does not change while the animal is in Wisconsin
  • The animal remains in Wisconsin no longer than 7 days
  • Proof of a negative EIA test in previous 12 months accompanies the animal

Requirements are subject to change as conditions warrant. For current information, check https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/HorseOtherEquineMvmt.aspx

South American camelids: llamas, alpacas, guanacos, vicuñas

South American camelids from within Wisconsin have no requirements.

South American camelids from outside Wisconsin must have a certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) and official animal ID. Official ID may be:

  • Approved USDA ear tag number
  • Microchip number
  • Breed association registration number
  • Breed association tattoo

Requirements are subject to change as conditions warrant. For current information, check https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/LlamaAlpacaMovement.aspx.

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