All equine species require negative tests for equine infectious anemia within twelve months prior to date of importation, unless originating from states exempted from test requirements by the state veterinarian. North Dakota horses testing positive to equine infectious anemia must be positively and individually identified by permanent brand.
48-02-02-01. Livestock exhibition and import for exhibition.
1. For all livestock imported for exhibition purposes, a certificate of veterinary inspection is required.
2. Equine species require a negative test for equine infectious anemia within twelve months prior to date of importation, unless originating from a state exempted from the test requirement by the North Dakota state veterinarian.
3. For all cattle imported for exhibition purposes, a negative brucellosis test is required within thirty days prior to date of entry unless the cattle are official brucellosis vaccinates originating from certified free herds or areas. Female cattle, not vaccinated for brucellosis, over one year of age may
be imported for exhibition purposes only. A permit is required for all female cattle over one year of age and for all cattle originating from any state where scabies may be introduced, as determined by the board.
4. Sheep imported for exhibition purposes must meet the same requirements as sheep imports for other purposes.
5. All swine imported into North Dakota being used for exhibition purposes must meet the same requirements as swine imports for other purposes.
69.5-01-07-15. Coggins test.
1. Certified required. No horse may be allowed to enter, start, or be stabled on the grounds of the racing establishment unless a valid negative coggins test certificate is presented.
2. Trainer responsibility. In the event of claims, sales, or transfers, it is the responsibility of the new trainer to ascertain the validity of the certificate for the horse within twenty-four hours. If the certificate is either unavailable or invalid, the previous trainer is responsible for any reasonable cost associated with obtaining a coggins certificate.
3. Positive test reports. Whenever any owner or trainer is furnished a
coggins test positive result that his horse has equine infectious anemia (EIA), the horse must be removed by the owner or trainer from association premises or approved farms within twenty-four hours of actual notice of the infection to the owner or trainer.
Reviewed by AAHS in October 2001.
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