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Elk and Deer

Cervidae(All Elk, Deer, Caribou, Hybrids, etc...)

INTERSTATE Movement of Cervidae to South Dakota

*All permits must be issued by an Animal Industry Board veterinarian between 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

  1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and permit number issued by an Animal Industry Board veterinarian.
  2. Individual official ID (ear tag #s or microchip) AND a plastic ear tag # listed on the CVI.
  3. BRUCELLOSIS: Two negative BRUCELLOSIS tests within 30 days prior to entry using the same blood sample for both tests. (Exception: Animals coming from a Brucellosis free certified herd with a current test date.)
  4. TUBERCULOSIS: Negative (single-cervical) test of herd of origin 90-360 days prior to entry AND Negative (single-cervical) test of individual animals within 30 days prior to entry. (Exception: Animals coming from an Accredited Tuberculosis Free herd with a current test date.)
  5. ANAPLASMOSIS AND BLUETONGUE: Negative test within 30 days prior to entry.
  6. CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE: The following statements MUST appear on the CVI:
  7. "All cervidae identified on this certificate originate from a herd in which all cervidae have been kept for at least 3 years or into which they were born. There has been no exposure to or additions from any other source in the past 3 years. There has never been diagnosis, signs, or epidemiological evidence of CWD in this herd. Records and causes of death for the past 3 years in this herd of origin are available to the Animal Health Officials of the state of origin. This herd has been 100% CWD monitored on all deaths involving animals 16 months of age and older in the past 3 years.”

    “No animal has ever originated from, or been a member of a herd where CWD has been diagnosed, or been a member of a CWD trace-back or trace-forward herd, by an epidemiological investigation.”

  8. Owner must also sign the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection verifying the statements are true and accurate.
  9. Statement by Veterinarian: "I have read all ID tags on the animals in the shipment and verify they are all accurately listed."