A permit is required on all goats entering the state.
A certificate of veterinary inspection is required for all goats entering the state.
Individual identification by scrapie tag or breed registration tattoo is required for all goats.
Brucellosis and Tuberculosis - A negative tuberculosis (TB) test and negative brucellosis test within 30 days of importation is required for dairy breed goats.
Brucellosis test eligible at 6 months of age.
TB test eligible at 60 days of age.
Scrapie - Scrapie statement to be included on certificate: "To the best of my knowledge, the goats listed on this certificate originate from a herd that has not been diagnosed as a scrapie-infected, source, or exposed herd in the past five years. (This statement shall be signed by the owner.)
In addition to above requirements, all goats originating from California over 6 months of age must test negative for Tuberculosis within 60 days prior to import, or originate from a Tuberculosis accredited free herd with the date of the last test and accredited herd number listed on certificate of veterinary inspection. See Board Order 2008-03.
In addition to above requirements, all goats originating from Michigan need to have been part of a whole herd negative TB test within 12 months prior to import AND have a negative individual TB test within 30 days prior to import. OR originate from a TB accredited free herd and have a negative individual TB test with 30 days prior to import into ND.
In addition to above requirements, all goats originating from Texas over 60 days of age must have a negative TB test within 30 days prior to importation, unless accompanying a negative dam.