Sanitary Requirements for Export of Sheep or Goats for Feeding from Canada to the U.S.
HA 2186 (Amended 2005-09-16)

  1. The animals in the shipment:
    1. were born in the U.S. or Canada and have been in no other region, or
    2. were legally imported into Canada from a BSE-free region and have been unconditionally released and eligible to move freely within Canada for at least 60 days prior to importation into the United States.
  2. The animals have been kept in Canada or the United States during the last 60 days immediately preceding the date of shipment to the United States, and that during this time Canada has been free from foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest.
  3. The sheep or goats are not pregnant or the sheep or goats have been castrated. (strike out as appropriate and initial)
  4. The animals are not in quarantine in Canada.
  5. With regard to a Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy:
    1. the animals are less than 12 months of age when exported to the United States;
    2. the animals are subject to a ruminant feed ban equivalent to the requirements established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and
    3. the animals have been permanently and humanely identified with a distinct and legible "C" mark that has been properly applied with a freeze brand or hot iron, and is easily visible on the live animal. This mark was applied on each animal's right hip, high on the tail head, and is not less than one (1) inch high.
  6. Based upon information provided by the exporter, the animals will be transported by truck along the following route (include the port of embarkation in Canada):

Agent or Owner and/or Exporter's Declaration

  1. All sheep/goats included in this shipment have undergone an inspection and meet all the requirements of the USDA for the importation from Canada of sheep/goats for feeding.
  2. All sheep/goats in this shipment were presented to an accredited veterinarian for identification and inspection.
  3. All sheep/goats in this shipment are officially identified with an approved eartag borne by the sheep/goats at the time of loading.
  4. This load of animals will be sent to the U.S. border immediately after the sealing of the truck by the accredited veterinarian or his technician.
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