Swine

Picture of Hampshire pig with about 7 piglets around it.Below is a summary of the requirements for swine coming into the state of Idaho.
Following only the information on this page will not guarantee that you are in compliance with Idaho's import requirements.

Swine is defined as "All breeds of domestic porcine and all wild exotic porcine" in IDAPA 02.04.03, Rules Governing Animal Industry. Please peruse this rule as well as IDAPA 02.04.21, Rules Governing the Importation of Animals for additional information, and don't hesitate to call with any questions.

On March 5, 2014 ISDA issued an administrative order regarding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv).

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All swine require a permit from the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.

 
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Psuedorabies: Please call our office for importation if swine originate from a state or area which is not stage IV or V.

 
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All swine require a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection, on which they are individually identified with one of the means of swine identification listed below, from the state of origin.

  • National Uniform Ear-tagging System (NUES) metal or plastic- 8 or 9 characters
  • 15-digit AIN tags; where 840 are the first three digits
  • Location-based numbering system tags e.g. ID1234 0012
  • USDA approved backtag, for swine (except sows and boars) moving to slaughter;
  • Tattoos of at least 4-characters for swine (except sows and boars) moving to slaughter
  • Ear or inner flank registry tattoo, if it has been recorded in a swine registry association’s book of record.
  • Ear notching when used on any swine, if it has been recorded in a swine registry association’s book of record.

          While pigs can only have one official ear tag, they may have one           official ear tag and an approved official tattoo, approved USDA           backtag, or registered ear notch.

 
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Idaho requires the following statements on any CVI containing swine:

"These swine have not been fed raw garbage"

"These swine have not been vaccinated with any pseudorabies vaccine"

To the best of my knowledge, swine represented on this certificate have not, within the last 30 days, originated from premises known to be affected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) and have not been exposed to PEDv.”

 
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All breeding swine not originating from a Brucellosis free herd or Brucellosis free state must have a negative Brucellosis test within 30 days of movement into Idaho.