The semen must be derived from an artificial insemination centre which is under the supervision of a veterinary surgeon and is licensed by the Australian Government.
The donor bulls must have been kept in the artificial insemination centre for at least six months immediately prior to the date of collection.
Australia is free from;
- Foot and mouth disease
The donor bulls must be tested and found free from-
The bulls must have had their fertility proved to be good.
The import licence is issued by the Veterinary Office of the State into which the semen is being imported.
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Port of entry requirements
The consignment must be accompanied by a certificate issued by a Government veterinary authority stating that the semen is derived from an artificial insemination centre which is under the supervision of a veterinary surgeon and is licensed by the Australian Government.
A declaration by the veterinary surgeon in charge of the artificial insemination centre certifying that the semen in the consignment is derived from bull/s which have been kept in the artificial insemination centre for at least six (6) months immediately prior to the date of collection; and that the donor bull/s have been tested and found free from Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, Vibriosis, Trichomoniasis and Leptospirosis, and their fertility proved to be good.
On arrival the semen must be produced for inspection and examination by the veterinary officer of the importing State.