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IMPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR LIVESTOCK INCLUDING HORSES FROM STATES AFFECTED BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS Dustin Oedekoven, DVM, State Veterin

PIERRE, S.D. – Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), a reportable disease of livestock, has been confirmed in horses in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. Effective immediately, all horses entering South Dakota from states with active quarantines for vesicular stomatitis must have a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) and an import permit. Import permits are already and […]

The South Dakota Stockgrowers applaud the introduction of New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act by Sens Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Angus King (I-ME) recently in the 116th U.S. Congress.   This bill would allow meat and poultry that has been inspected by state agencies with equal to or more strict standards as USDA inspection […]