Accredited Veterinarian Information
Equine Infectious Anemia
- RFID "840" tags- USDA approved Animal Identification Number (AIN) tags
- Must have a national premises ID to receive tags
- Order from tag manufacturers or veterinary supply company
- USDA RFID tags are available for replacement heifers at no cost through the SD USDA APHIS Veterinary Services office in Pierre (605-224-6186)
- Click here for information about AIN (840) tag distribution
- Metal National Uniform Ear Tagging System (NUES) tags-
- Official Tag Distribution Report Template
- Using official tags
- Always use Official ID for official documents (ex: ICVI's, TB Tests, brucellosis tests, etc.)
- Animals should be identified with one official tag.
- Do not apply additional official tags to animals that are already officially identified, unless allowed by a state or federal animal health official.
- If an animal has more than one official tag, all tags must be read and recorded on any official documents. None of the tags may be removed unless approved by an animal health official.
- Official NUES tags are to be applied in the animal's right ear.
- Official RFID tags may be applied in either ear.
- Apply for a Premises ID Number
- Interstate Import Requirements
- State regulations require that all cattle and bison over 18 months of age sold within the state for breeding purposes must be officially identified
- Applies to all sales - public and private
- Official ID: metal USDA tags, RFID "840" tags, registration tattoos
- Official change of ownership reports are submitted to SDAIB by licensed and accredited veterinarians
- Change of ownership form
- Interstate Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (ICVIs)
- Federal regulations require all issued ICVI's to be forwarded to the state office in Pierre within 7 calendar days of the date of issue.
- Copies of issued ICVI's must be maintained for two years for swine and poultry, and five years for all other livestock species.
- Electronic ICVI's are encouraged.
- SD eCVI fillable pdf
- NOTE: This format is similar to a paper ICVI.
- This form is not automatically sent to the state or origin or destination.
- This format is not an approved electronic version that would qualify for a waiver on the import permit requirement for livestock moving into SD.
- This fillable PDF form is available at no charge. Rquires Adobe Reader (free).
- Certificated must be emailed by the issuing veterinarian to the State Veterinarian's office within 7 days of the inspection date - copies are not automatically sent.
- Each veterinarian who wishes to use this option must complete the eCVI Veterinarian Agreement Form and either fax or email it to the SDAIB.
- SD eCVI pdf Instructions
- The USDA Interstate and Internal Certificate of Health Examination for Small Animals can be accessed here
* This ICVI is not approved for use in many states. Always check with the state of destination before use.
* This document is not enabled to be sent electronically. When used as an ICVI, copies must be printed out and sent to the state office within 7 calendar days of issue date.
- EECVI Information - Extended Equine Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
- SD Approved Tagging Sites - locations approved to officially identify animals that move interstate upon arrival at the tagging site.
Record Retention Guidelines
||SDAIB Internal Record Retention Policy
Federal Regulations for Record Retention at Clinics
Certification of Veterinary Inspection
|5 years plus the current year
||5 years (2 years for swine and poultry)
|Change of Ownership
|OCV Vaccination Certificate
|TB/Brucellosis test chart
|EIA test chart
||Clinics with approved EIA labs must keep EIA test records for 24 months (VS Memo 555.16)
|*Official tag distribution records
||5 years plus the current year
|*Official tag application records
||5 years plus the current year
* Official tags include: NUES tags (metal clip tags), 15 digit 840 AIN tags, Scrapie tags, Swine premises tags