Live Animals

Pig Semen

PORT OF ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 
Each consignment must be accompanied by a certificate signed by a Government Veterinary Officer.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

 
Applications for Import Permits must be made on the prescribed form, obtained from -

Chief Quarantine Inspector
P.O.Box 417
Konedobu PNG.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PROTOCOL LAST NEGOTIATED

 
APRIL 1984
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

TRANSPORT REQUIREMENTS

 
The semen must travel on a scheduled flight or on other flights at the discretion of the PNG authorities.

Each container must be indelibly marked in such a manner as to establish the identity of the donor boar and the collection date.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PRE-EXPORT PREPARATIONS

 
The donor boar has been kept in isolation from other animals for at least 30 days before the collection of semen.

The donor has within 30 days of semen collection been subject to the following tests with negative results-
.Brucella suis by agglutination test (titre less than 30 IU is
considered negative - the test must include dilutions up to
1:320
.Leptospirosis (pomona) by agglutination lysis test (less than
50% agglutination at 1:200 is negative)
.Tuberculosis by intradermal avian and mammalian tuberculin
test
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

 
Only semen produced in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Eire or Canada may be imported into Papua New Guinea.

Pig semen produced in UK, Eire or Canada may only be imported from Australia and must fulfil the conditions for semen produced in Australia. Such semen must also be accompanied by a certificate signed by the State/Territiry Chief Quarantine Officer (Animals) stating the country of origin of the semen and that the semen has been legally imported into Australia and has fulfilled the current quarantine requirements for semen imported into Australia.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

HEALTH CERTIFICATION

 
The boar is free from infectious and contagious diseases.

The diseases Brucellosis, Tuberculosis, and Leptospirosis have not been diagnosed or suspected in the pig herd on the property from which the donor boar was obtained during the preceding 6 months, and the boar has not shared common ground with cattle and has not been fed raw milk during the preceding 6 months.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PRODUCT PROCESSING

 
All biological diluents must be of Australian or New Zealand origin.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014