An import permit is required.
Bureau of Animal Industry
Department of Agriculture
Diliman Quezon City
Please note that the Philippines' health requirements for the import of bovine semen are detailed on the import permit issued by the Philippines authority.
The health requirements given in this entry are a guide only, based on conditions commonly found on the Philippines' import permits.
Exporters preparing consignments of semen for export to the Philippines must comply with the requirements on the import permit for that consignment.
- The semen must be accompanied by a health certificate issued by a government veterinary officer and endorsed by the Department of Agriculture. The health certificate should state:
- Australia is free from Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Rinderpest and Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia.
- During the six (6) months prior to semen collection, no clinical cases of Q Fever, Enzootic Bovine Leucosis (EBL), Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR), Anthrax, Leptospirosis, Babesiosis, Trichomoniasis and Bluetongue have been diagnosed in the farm of origin of the donor males.
- The herd of origin of the donor bulls originates from accredited farm/farms classified tested negative, monitored negative or confirmed free of the status for Brucellosis and Tuberculosis.
- That the donor bulls originate from premises of origin which has been free of Johne's disease for the last five years.
- The donor bulls come from farms with no diagnosed cases of Campylobacteriosis in the preceding three years prior to export.
- The donor bulls were clinically healthy on the day of collection.
- The donor bulls were negative to the following tests within thirty (30) days prior to or after the collection of semen:
- Johne's disease – CF test at 1:8 dilution / ELISA test
- EBL – Agar Gel Immunodiffusion Test (AGID) / ELISA test
- Bluetongue – AGID / ELISA Test
Last updated: 27 February 2015 - 4:00 PM