TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER b: ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS (EXCEPT MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT REGULATIONS)
PART 75 BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS
SECTION 75.180 CATTLE OR BISON
Section 75.180 Cattle or Bison
a) All sexually intact cattle or bison transported or moved into the State of Illinois, unless those cattle or bison are consigned directly to slaughter and delivered by the transportation company within the confines of a public stockyards, livestock auction market or marketing center, shall be accompanied by an official certificate of health showing:
1) All such cattle or bison over 6 months of age are negative to brucellosis blood test within 30 days prior to shipment; or
2) All cattle originated from a certified brucellosis-free herd or Class Free State, area, or country, or are bison from a certified brucellosis-free herd. State status is not recognized for bison. Certified herd number shall be given and the cattle or bison shall be identified by ear tag number, registration name and number, dam's registration number, or record association approved individual tattoo; or
3) Cattle are official brucellosis calfhood vaccinates under 24 months of age for beef breeds or bison and 20 months of age for dairy breeds.
b) All unvaccinated heifers over 6 months of age, bulls more than 18 months of age originating from Non-Brucellosis Class Free States, areas, or countries, and bison over 6 months of age moving through an out-of-state auction market or marketing center must be accompanied by an official health certificate showing a negative test for brucellosis within 30 days prior to entry. Official brucellosis calfhood vaccinates do not need to be tested until they are 24 months of age for beef breeds and bison and 20 months of age for dairy breeds.
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 13591, effective September 1, 2012)