901:1-17-09 Swine.

(A) No person shall cause a shipment into or import feeder swine into Ohio except from a pseudorabies status stage V state or area without a permit as provided in paragraph (S) of rule 901:1-17-02 of the Administrative Code.

(1) Feeder swine shall be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection unless consigned from a herd of origin to a livestock market approved under Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 9, Part 71, to handle any class of swine.

(2) The certificate of veterinary inspection shall include the following:

(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 ear tag numbers or premises tattoo registered with the state of origin that identify pigs to the herd of origin.

(3) Feeder swine shall be individually identified under paragraph (A)( 2)(b) of this rule unless consigned from a herd of origin to a livestock market approved under Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 9, Part 71, to handle any class of swine; and

(4) Feeder swine shall remain in slaughter channels until they move to slaughter.

(5) Swine originally imported into Ohio for the purposes of feeding and grazing may later be utilized for breeding purposes with a permit from the Ohio department of agriculture, division of animal health which may stipulate test requirements.

(B) No person shall move or import domestic swine except from a pseudorabies status stage V state or area into Ohio for breeding purposes without a permit as provide in paragraph ( S) of rule 901:1-17-02 of the Administrative Code.

Domestic swine imported for breeding purposes shall be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days prior to entry. The certificate shall contain the following information:

(1) Official identification, by one of the following methods:

(a) Ear notch or tattoo recognized by a breeding association in purebred registered swine; or,

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

(i) Animal identification number (AIN);

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

(iii) A premise based system number.

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

(3) A Certifying statement from the issuing veterinarian: "To the best of my knowledge, all swine in this shipment have not been fed raw garbage";

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

(5) The origin of the swine must be from a pseudorabies status stage V state or from an area or country recognized by the United States department of agriculture, animal and plant health inspection service, veterinary services as pseudorabies free

(6) The swine meet the following brucellosis requirements:

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

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

Effective: 12/18/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/13/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.10
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