Veterinary certificate for bovine embryos exported from Australia to the Russian Federation
1. Shipment description
1.1 Name and address of consignor:
1.2 Name and address of consignee:
1.3. Number of embryos:
1.4. Number of packages:
1.5a. Identification marks:
1.5b. Means of transport (flight-number, name of the ship):
1.6. The means of transport are treated and prepared in accordance with the requirements approved in Australia
1.7. Certificate Number:
1.8. Competent authority:
1.9. Organisation issuing this certificate:
1.10. Country (s) of transit:
1.11. Point of crossing the border of the Russian Federation:
2. Information concerning donor-cows
No. Name. Date of Birth. Breed. Ear tag number. Date of collection.
An inventory must be made, if embryos from more than 5 animals are shipped. It must be signed by the official State Veterinarian of exporting country and constitutes an integral part of this certificate.
3. Health information
I, the undersigned state/official Veterinarian certify that:
3.1. Embryos of cattle exported to the Russian Federation were obtained from clinical healthy breeding animals, not vaccinated against brucellosis.
3.2. The semen used to produce exported embryos shall not be a factor of transferring specific pathogenic microorganisms and shall not represent a risk for the biological security in accordance with the requirements established by the "Terrestrial Animal Health Code" of OIE.
3.3. The embryos originate from administrative territories and artificial insemination centers/semen collection centers officially free of the following contagious diseases of animals:
- vesicular stomatitis
- peste des petits ruminants
in the territory of country in compliance with the requirements of "Terrestrial Animal Health Code" of OIE
3.4. The centers for obtaining bovine embryos are under the routine control of the official veterinarian and the following diseases have not been registered there:
- leucosis, paratuberculosis - during the last 3 years
- infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, bovine viral diarrhoea, bovine besnoitiosis, trichomoniasis, campylobacteriosis, leptospirosis - during the last 12 months
3.5. The donor-cows were routinely subjected to clinical diagnostic tests confirming the healthy status of animals in compliance with the OIE guidelines (Manual of Diagnostic Test and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals). The tests were conducted in the official laboratories. During 14 days prior to the collection of embryos, the donor-cows proved negative results for the following diseases (specify the method and date of the test):
-infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
-bovine viral diarrhea
3.6. After obtaining the embryos the donor-cows and sires stayed under supervision of the official veterinarians at least for 30 days.
3.7. The embryos and semen were collected, processed and stored in the strict compliance with the OIE guidelines.
3.8. The embryos are transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen (or equivalent technology), sealed in the presence of the official veterinarian before export shipment.
Place Date Official Stamp
Signature of State/official veterinarian
Name and position in capital letters
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