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Chickens day olds and hatching eggs

Country: Myanmar

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Import permit

An import permit is required.

Importing country requirements

  1. The day-old chickens or hatching eggs originate from breeding establishments and hatcheries that are audited and approved for export by the Australian Department of Agriculture (the Department) and the hygiene and disease security procedures in the breeding flocks and hatcheries are in accordance with the Biosecurity procedures in poultry production chapter of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

  2. The Australian State or Territory from which the day-old chickens or hatching eggs originate is free from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

  3. The Australian State or Territory from which the day-old chickens or hatching eggs originate is free from Newcastle disease as defined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code.

  4. Salmonella pullorum is a notifiable disease in Australia. There have been no notifications of Salmonella pullorum in the past six (6) months.

  5. There have been no cases of avian encephalomyelitis, Egg Drop Syndrome (EDS), parvovirus infection, chicken infectious anaemia and chlamydiosis reported on the premises of origin for the past six (6) months.

  6. The day-old chickens or hatching eggs have been packed directly from the incubator into new unused boxes for export, and have had no contact with any eggs, poultry or other birds of a lower health status.

Special conditions

  1. Myanmar Government request that further detail is included under the "class" section on the health certificate. For example: layer or meat chicken stock and generation (for example, parent stock, grandparent stock).

Basis of certification

  1. Documentation confirming successful audit and approval of the respective breeding establishments and hatcheries by Department of Agriculture.

    Operator of the breeding establishments and hatcheries to provide a declaration that the hygiene and disease security procedures in the breeding flocks and hatcheries are in accordance with the Biosecurity procedures in poultry production chapter of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

  2. Documentation from the State or Territory Veterinary authority that the breeding establishments and hatcheries from which the day old chickens or hatching eggs originated from is free from cases of high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) at the time of certification.

    If an outbreak occurs, the free status can be regained three months after a stamping-out policy (including disinfection of all affected establishments) is applied.

  3. Documentation from the State or Territory Veterinary authority confirming the breeding establishments and hatcheries from which the day old chickens or hatching eggs originated is free from cases of Newcastle disease as defined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code at the time of certification.

    If an outbreak occurs, the free status can be regained three months after a stamping-out policy (including disinfection of all affected establishments) is applied.

  4. Documentation from the State or Territory Veterinary Authority confirming the breeding establishments and hatcheries from which the day old chickens or hatching eggs originated had no reported cases of the relevant notifiable disease occurring in the six (6) months prior to export.

  5. Documentation from the operator of the breeding establishments and hatcheries confirming the day old chickens or hatching eggs had no reported cases of the relevant non-notifiable disease occurring in the six (6) months prior to export.

    Documentation from the State or Territory Veterinary Authority confirming the breeding establishments and hatcheries from which the day old chickens or hatching eggs originated had no reported cases of the relevant notifiable disease occurring in the six (6) months prior to export.

  6. A declaration from the exporter that the day-old chickens or hatching eggs were packed in new, clean packaging for export and have not come into contact with any eggs, poultry or other birds of a lower health status.

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Last updated: 3/07/2022 11:46 PMCreated: 29/04/2015 3:29 PM