Importing country requirements
It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements. Additional information to assist exporters with how to prepare reproductive material for export is available on the
Exporters must obtain an import permit from the Kingdom of Thailand Department of Livestock Development and meet the import health requirements specified by the Thailand Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
- Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
As importing country health requirements may change without advice to the Department you should check the import permit and/or the country’s website carefully at the time of preparation for export.
I, Dr ………………………………, a duly authorised government veterinary officer, hereby certify that:
- 1. The Semen was collected at the following DAWR approved Semen Production Centre:
- 2. Australia has been free from Rinderpest, and Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia during the 24 (twenty-four) months prior to the first collection of semen for export and until the date of despatch of the semen to Thailand.
- 3. Australia has been free from Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and officially approved by the Office International des Epizooties (OIE).
- 4. The semen to be exported to Thailand has been produced from a semen production centre licensed by a veterinary authority of the Australian government and is under the direct supervision and sanitary control of an authorised veterinary official. The procedures for approval of the centre as well as health and hygiene control meet the relevant criteria set out in the OIE International Animal Health code.
- 5. The semen production centre must be situated in an area where no clinical signs or other evidence of Bluetongue (BT) and other diseases caused by viruses related to BT virus has been found during the 12 (twelve) months prior to the first collection and until the date of despatch of the semen to Thailand.
- 6) Bulls and teaser animals only enter the semen production centre, if they are found to be free from clinical signs or other evidence of Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, Leptospirosis, Johne's Disease, Enzootic Bovine Leukosis, Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis/Infectious Pustular Vulvovaginitis (IBR/IPV), Bovine Virus Diarrhoea/Mucosal Disease (BVD/MD), Mycoplasmosis, Vesicular Stomatitis,
Campylobacter foetus and
Trichomonas foetus infection during 12 (twelve) months prior to the first collection and until the date of despatch of the semen to Thailand.
- 7) The animals were clinically healthy and physiologically normal and have passed pre-entry test within the 30 (thirty) days prior to entry into isolation at the semen production centre of the following diseases: Bovine tuberculosis, Bovine brucellosis,
Campylobacter foetus var.
venerealis, and Trichomoniasis.
- 8) All in contact animals over six months of age at the semen production centre were tested for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea by the virus isolation or real-time RT-PCR with negative results.
- 9) The donor bulls and teaser animals used in the collection of the semen were kept in isolation at the AI centre for a period of at least 28 (twenty-eight) days and have been subjected to the tests described in 9.1 - 9.9 on samples collected at least 21 days after the commencement of isolation, except for
Campylobacter foetus var.
Trichomonas foetus (9.3) for which testing commenced on samples collected at least 7 days after the commencement of isolation with negative results using test methods recommended by the Office International de Epizooties (OIE).
- 9.1. Tuberculosis- Australia is officially free of Tuberculosis and routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 9.2. Brucellosis- Australia is officially free of Brucellosis and routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
Campylobacter foetus var.
Trichomonas foetus infection- tested on 3 separate occasions, at 7 (seven) day intervals during the isolation period at the semen production centre and then at least every 12 months.
- 9.4. Bluetongue – the donor animals have been resident in a bluetongue free zone for at least 60 days prior to and throughout semen collection and have tested negative to a serological test for the presence of antibodies to BTV, during isolation at the semen production centre and at least 28 (twenty eight) days but no more than 60 (sixty) days after the date of final semen collection.
- 9.5. Enzootic Bovine Leucosis - routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 9.6. Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis/ Infectious Pustular Vulvovaginitis (IBR/IPV) - routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 9.7. Leptospirosis - routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 9.8. Bovine viral Diarrhoea/Mucosal Disease - routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 9.9. Johne’s Disease - routine tests are applied at least every 12 months.
- 10) The semen was dervied from the donor animals with normal libido and which have the records of their fertility as well as the records of their progeny possible to determine that they have no association with any genetic defect.
- 11) The following antibiotics have been added to the diluents: lincomycin, spectinomycin, tylosin and gentamycin.
- 12) The semen was collected, processed and stored strictly in accordance with the relevant criteria of the OIE International Animal Health code.
- 13) The tanks have been sealed with DAWR Seals:
Centre veterinarian declaration
A declaration by the centre veterinarian is required for this export.
This template (DOCX 45 KB |
PDF 140 KB) provides the format for the Centre Veterinarian Declaration (CVD) for the export of bovine semen to the Kingdom of Thailand.
Basis for Micor Entry
Based on conditions that were agreed in October 2006.
Entry last reviewed 18 March 2022.
05/06/2023 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.