901:1-17-09 Swine.

(A) Swine imported into Ohio for feeding purposes shall:

(1) Originate from a pseudorabies stage V state or area;

(2) Except for those animals described in paragraph (B) of this rule, be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection which shall include the following information:

(a) Certifying statement from the issuing veterinarian:

"To the best of my knowledge, all swine in this shipment have not been fed raw garbage.";

(b) The PRRS test results of the animals contained in the shipment taken within the last sixty days, if tested; and

(c) Official eartag numbers or premises tattoo registered with the state of origin that identifies the animals to the herd of origination.

(B) Swine imported into Ohio that have been consigned from a herd of origin to a livestock market approved pursuant to 9 C.F.R. 71.20 (2013) to handle any class of swine are not required to be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection.

(C) Swine originally imported into Ohio for the purposes of feeding and grazing may later be utilized for breeding purposes with a permit from the department which may stipulate additional requirements.

(D) Swine imported into Ohio for breeding purposes shall:

(1) Originate from a pseudorabies stage V state or area;

(2) Meet the following brucellosis requirements:

(a) Originate from a validated brucellosis free herd, state or country; or

(b) Be individually negative to a brucellosis test within thirty days preceding movement, if the animal was six months of age or over, and subject to retest at destination. Brucellosis tests of animals intended for interstate movement shall be conducted in a state or federally approved laboratory.

(3) Be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection which shall include the following information:

(a) Certifying statement from the issuing veterinarian:

"To the best of my knowledge, all swine in this shipment have not been fed raw garbage.";

(b) The PRRS test results of the animals contained in the shipment taken within the last sixty days, if tested;

(c) The breed, age, sex, and state of origin of the shipment; and

(d) Official individual identification for the animals by one of the following methods:

(i) Ear notch or tattoo recognized by a breed association in purebred registered swine; or

(ii) An ear tag firmly affixed with one of the following:

(a) Animal identification number (AIN);

(b) A national uniform ear tag system number (NUES); or

(c) A premises based system number.

Replaces: 901:1-17-09

Effective: 2/12/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/12/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.10
Rule Amplifies: 941.02, 941.041, 941.07, 941.09
Prior Effective Dates: 2/26/1977, 10/24/1980, 6/11/1984, 1/1/1988, 1/30/1991, 2/15/1993, 8/15/1993, 6/15/1998, 3/19/1999, 4/11/2005, 5/19/2011, 12/18/2014