A permit is required on all swine entering the state.
A certificate of veterinary inspection is required for all swine entering the state, except those for immediate slaughter.
All swine imported into North Dakota for breeding or feeder purposes must be individually identified.
- Brucellosis - All swine must be negative to a brucellosis test, unless originating from a validated herd or state within 30 days prior to entry.
- Pseudorabies - A negative test for pseudorabies conducted at a state or federal laboratory within 30 days unless originating from a Qualified Pseudorabies Negative herd or from a Class IV or Class V state is required, or
All imported breeding swine, except those from Qualified Pseudorabies Negative herds or Class IV or Class V states, must be negative in 1:4 dilution, and shall be held separate and apart from all other animals until a second negative pseudorabies test is conducted, not less that 30 days, or more than 60 days from the date of importation.
All feeder pigs imported into North Dakota must test negative to pseudorabies within 30 days prior to entry or comply with one of the following:
- Be from a qualified pseudorabies (PRV) negative herd, or
- Be from a monitored pseudorabies herd, or
- Be from a Stage IV state, or a higher designation, as determined by the National Pseudorabies Control Board.
Pseudorabies vaccination is prohibited except with written permission of the state veterinarian.
Exhibition: All swine imported into North Dakota for exhibition purposes must meet the same requirements as for breeding swine.