Cattle & Bison-Wisconsin

This information is current as of October 4, 2016.​

​Movement of Wisconsin animals within the state

Breeding cattle OR Animals attending fairs/exhibitions:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) not required

  • No official ID requi​red

  • No TB tests required

  • No other tests, vaccinations, or statements required

  • No permit required

  • Animals attending fairs or exhibitions may need to meet additional requirements - contact the show organizers for more information

Feeder cattle:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) not required
  • No official ID required

  • No TB tests required

  • No other tests, vaccinations, or statements required

  • No permit required

Veal calves:

  • Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) not required

  • No official ID required

  • No TB tests required

  • No permit required

  • For movement of Wisconsin animals to other states (other than Michigan's TB Modified Accredited and Modified Accredited Advanced zones):

  • Animals must meet the import requirements of the state of destination. Contact the animal health offices of the state of destination for more information.

​Movement of Wisconsin animals to Indiana, Texas, Michigan's TB Modified Accredited and Modified Accredited Advanced zones:

Call the Wisconsin Division of Animal Health import coordinator at (608) 224-4874 for more information.

Movement of Wisconsin animals to shows or sales in other states:

You must meet the import requirements of the sale or show and the state of destination. There are no additional requirements for the animals to return to Wisconsin.​​

Movement of Wisconsin animals to the Minnesota State Fair:

You must meet the import requirements of the sale or show and the state of Minnesota. There are no additional requirements for the animals to return to Wisconsin. The previous requirements for quarantine and additional TB testing are no longer in effect.

Wisconsin is TB Accredited Free and Brucellosis Class Free. ​