Movement Rules: Swine Moving Within Wisconsin to Weigh-Ins

Commercial swine moving within Wisconsin for weigh-ins must have the following:

  • If the pigs are moving to the weigh-in from a seller’s herd, the pigs can move based on the seller’s herd test results as required below:

    • Testing for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRS) and Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) is required as follows:

      • If Negative tests of herd of origin within 90 days prior to movement, pigs can move to weigh-ins without further restrictions.  Documentation of the negative test results must be made available upon request.

      • If Positive tests 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.  Swine may be able to move to the weigh-in in accordance with the herd plan.

  • If the pigs are moving to the weigh-in from the exhibitor’s herd, the pigs can move based on the exhibitor’s herd test results as required below:

    • Testing for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRS) and Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) is required as follows:

      • If Negative tests of herd of origin within 90 days prior to movement, pigs can move to weigh-ins without further restrictions.  Documentation of the negative test results must be made available upon request.

      • If Positive tests 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.  Swine may be able to move to the weigh-in in accordance with the herd plan.

      • The herd of origin refers to the current herd with the current owner.  The current herd of origin will be required to have had a test within 90 days of movement.  If the current herd hasn’t had a test before new pigs are added, that herd will need to be tested to be able to move pigs even if the newly added animals came from a herd that was already tested.