Fairs & Shows-Swine

​​Note:  Fairs and shows may have additional requirements.  Be sure to consult the event rules. ​​Requirements are subject to change as conditions warrant.

Swine Entering Wisconsin must have the following:

​Certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI or health certificate) with the complete physical origin and destination address, and the following information:

  • Official identification (one of the following):
    • USDA ear tag number – number must begin with state 2-digit code and be followed by 2 or 3 letters and 4 numbers
    • USDA “840” button ear tag number
    • Ear notch (if the pig is a purebred and the ear notch is registered)
    • An tattoo or ear tag with the premises identification number and a unique identifier (a tag without the premises ID number is not sufficient)

    • A microchip for swine kept as pets

    • Breed association tattoo

  • Negative tests of the herd of origin for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRS) and Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) within 90 days prior to import. For both PRRS and SECD, include the test type, date and results on the CVI.​​​

  • Statement on the CVI that there are no clinical signs of PRRS and SECD at the time of inspection.

  • Statement that a veterinarian has inspected the entire herd of origin within the past 30 days before the show and that no apparent disease was present at the time of inspection.

  • No import permit required.

Swine From Within Wisconsin must have the following:

  • Wisconsin intrastate movement certificate containing the following information:

    • Statement that a veterinarian has inspected the entire herd of origin within the past 30 days before the show and that no apparent disease was present at the time of inspection.

  • For terminal shows no testing is required.

  • For nonterminal shows, testing for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRS) and Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) as follows:

    • Negative test of herd of origin within 90 days prior to movement.  Documentation of the negative test results must be made available upon request.

    • Positive test for either PRRS or SECD of herd of origin within 90 days prior to movement, the herd will be quarantined until a herd plan is established and approved.