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Exotic ruminants

Note: Exotic ruminants are ruminants that are not native to Wisconsin, and are not cervids – for example, Old World camels, yaks, water buffalo, pronghorn antelope, giraffes, and non-domestic sheep and goats.

Exotic ruminants from within Wisconsin have no requirements.

Exotic ruminants from outside Wisconsin must have

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI)
  • Official animal ID (one of the following) o Approved USDA ear tag number
    • Microchip number
    • Breed association registration number
    • Breed association tattoo
  • Import permit
  • Proof written on the CVI that they meet requirements for:
    • Bovine TB – negative test required within 60 days before entry
    • Brucellosis – negative test required within 30 days before entry Please call 608-224-4872 beforehand to determine which TB test to use.

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/ExoticSpeciesMvmt.aspx.

In addition, please contact your county and local municipality for any restrictions.

Poultry and waterfowl (Pigeons are not considered poultry for fairs and shows)

Poultry and waterfowl from within Wisconsin need:

  • A NPIP certificate stating that the birds originate from a US pullorum-typhoid clean or NPIP affiliate flock and turkeys must test negative for Mycoplasma gallisepticum, or
  • A DATCP-issued certificate stating they are from a Wisconsin Tested or Associate Flock and turkeys must test negative for Mycoplasma gallisepticum

or

  • Individually test sexually mature birds within 90 days before arrival at the show. These birds also need wing or leg band ID. All birds must test negative for pullorum-typhoid, and turkeys must test negative for Mycoplasma gallisepticum.

Poultry and waterfowl from outside Wisconsin need a certificate of veterinary inspection or equivalent (such as form VS 9-3) that states:

  • They originate from a flock classified pullorum-typhoid clean under NPIP or an equivalent state program and turkeys must test negative for Mycoplasma gallisepticum, or
  • If they are sexually mature, that they have tested negative for pullorum-typhoid (and Mycoplasma gallisepticum for turkeys) within 90 days before arrival at the show. These birds also need wing or leg band ID.

Not required:

  • Import permit number

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

Small animals: Dogs, domestic cats, and other household pets (ferrets, pet birds, rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, domestic mice and rats)

Note: These rules do not apply to animals that are part of menageries. For those rules, see below. Pot-bellied and miniature pigs fall under rules for swine.

Dogs from within Wisconsin that are 5 months or older need proof of current rabies vaccination.

Cats and other household pets from within Wisconsin have no requirements.

Dogs and cats from outside Wisconsin that are 5 months or older need to be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian, and regardless of age, need certificates of veterinary inspection stating the age of the animal and for animals 5 months and older the date of last rabies vaccination and revaccination due date

Other household pets from outside Wisconsin need certificates of veterinary inspection (CVIs) but have no testing or vaccination requirements.

Small animals from other nations need to meet requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (608-662-0600) and Centers for Disease Control (1-800-232-4636).

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

Exotic small animals (any species not covered by “small animals” above), exotic large animals, and other wild animals

Note: Local jurisdictions may have requirements beyond the state requirements listed here.

Animals from within Wisconsin do not have any requirements as long as they are legally possessed in Wisconsin.

Animals from outside Wisconsin generally have no testing or vaccination requirements, but do need:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI)
  • Import permit number

Note: Some animals may not be brought to Wisconsin. These are North American prairie dogs and the following African species: tree squirrels, rope squirrels, dormice, Gambian giant pouched rats, brush-tailed porcupines and striped mice.

Others may require permits from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. See http://dnr.wi.gov.

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/PetMovement.aspx.

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