Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0615 - Importation Requirements

In addition to an import permit and other disease control requirements, the following requirements must be met regarding bovine trichomoniasis.

(1) Any non-virgin bull of any age with known breeding contact with female cattle or each bull 18 months of age and over shall have all of the following:
(a) Individual negative qPCR trichomoniasis test results within 60 days preceding entry into Oregon performed by a certified veterinarian at an official laboratory and
(b) A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection that states:
(A) The bulls represented on this Certificate of Veterinary Inspection have been tested for and found to be negative for trichomoniasis pursuant to subsection (1)(a) above and have been confined and have not had sexual contact with females since their last negative test; and
(B) Trichomoniasis has not been diagnosed in the herd of origin within the past 24 months and
(c) Permanent identification
(2) Any bull originating from a herd in which trichomoniasis has been diagnosed within the past 24 months shall have all of the following:
(a) Three (3) consecutive negative trichomoniasis culture tests conducted at least seven (7) days apart, but not more than 28 days apart, or one (1) negative qPCR Assay with the last test conducted within 60 days preceding entry; and
(b) A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection that states that the requirements, set forth in subsection (2)(a) above, have been met; and
(c) Permanent identification.
(3) All breeding bulls, 18 months of age and over, entering Oregon as part of a herd that has an authorized Out-of-State Grazing permit pursuant to section 603-011-0264, do not require a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection but are required to have one negative qPCR trichomoniasis test within the 12 months preceding entry. However, all bulls from a herd in which trichomoniasis has been diagnosed within the past 24 months must comply with (2)(a) above to qualify the herd for an Out-of-State Grazing permit. All Out-of-State Grazing permits shall include an attached copy of the test record, that includes the permanent identification number of the bull(s) tested and the name and telephone number of the testing certified veterinarian.
(4) Bulls may be exempt from the trichomoniasis test requirements for entry into Oregon under any one or all of the following conditions:
(a) Used solely for exhibition purposes and remain under confinement at the location of the exhibition without having access to or allowed to commingle with sexually mature female cattle; or
(b) Used solely for artificial insemination using semen extension and preservation protocols that meet Certified Semen Services standards; or
(c) Consigned directly to slaughter without unloading before the arrival at the slaughter plant.


Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0615
DOA 15-2008, f. 6-12-08, cert. ef. 9-1-08; DOA 13-2009(Temp), f. 8-28-09 cert. ef. 9-1-09 thru 2-28-10; DOA 9-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-10 DOA 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 2/23/2015

Stat. Auth.: ORS 596

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