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Sheep semen


Canada (CA)

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Importing country requirements

It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements. Additional information to assist exporters with how to prepare reproductive material for export is available on the Department's website.

There are no agreed conditions for the export of sheep semen to Canada.

An import permit and health certificate are required.

Information about the process required to import reproductive material into Canada from Australia can be found on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website.

Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

As required by the importing country.

Other requirements

Centre veterinarian declaration

A declaration by the Artificial Insemination Centre (AIC) veterinarian is required for assessment of this export.

This template (DOCX 41 KB | PDF 194 KB) provides the format for the Centre veterinarian declaration (CVD) for the export of ovine semen to Canada.

Transport requirements

The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.

Conditions can also be checked at Canada's Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)

Basis of Micor entry

Based on importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 13 October 2021.

Latest updates

11/01/2022 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:39 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:42 PM