TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER b: ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS (EXCEPT MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT REGULATIONS)
PART 105 SWINE DISEASE CONTROL AND ERADICATION ACT
SECTION 105.10 SWINE ENTERING ILLINOIS FOR FEEDING PURPOSES ONLY
Section 105.10 Swine Entering Illinois for Feeding Purposes Only
a) Feeder swine, except feral swine, may enter Illinois provided they are identified by an ear tag or site tattoo in the right ear showing state of origin and accompanied by a permit from the Department and an official health certificate.
b) The official health certificate shall:
1) Be issued by an accredited veterinarian of the state of origin or a veterinarian in the employ of the United States Department of Agriculture;
2) Be approved by the Animal Health Official of state of origin;
3) Show that the feeder swine are free from visible evidence of any contagious, infectious, or communicable disease or exposure thereto;
4) Show that the feeder swine are not from a quarantined herd and/or area;
5) List number and description of the feeder swine, site tattoos, ear tag series or location of ear tag records when pigs originate from cooperative feeder pig sales; and
6) Show that the swine originate from a herd in which a representative sample of the herd has been tested and found negative for pseudorabies (8 Ill. Adm. Code 115.80), originate from a qualified pseudorabies negative or pseudorabies negative gene-altered vaccinated herd that is conducting monthly monitoring tests, or originate from a state that has been classified as Stage IV or V under the Pseudorabies Eradication State-Federal-Industry Program Standards. If there are multiple pseudorabies classifications within a state, the lowest classification shall be recognized by the Department as the classification for that entire state.
1) Permits to import feeder swine shall only be issued to:
A) An Illinois licensed feeder swine dealer; and
B) A person importing pigs to feed on his or her own premises and not for resale other than to slaughter.
2) Applicant for permit shall furnish the following information to the Department:
A) Name and complete mailing address of Illinois destination.
B) Name and address of consignor.
C) Number of swine in shipment.
D) Pseudorabies vaccination status of swine.
3) Grounds for refusal to issue a permit are:
A) Violation of the Act or this Part.
B) If a person should be licensed under the Illinois Feeder Swine Dealer Licensing Act [225 ILCS 620] and his or her license is not in good standing with the Department.
C) Presence of a disease that might endanger the Illinois swine industry.
d) Imported isowean or feeder swine from Stage I or II states shall be quarantined to the Illinois premises until a 95/10 random sample test has been performed on the imported animals 21 to 60 days post-importation.
e) Feeder swine entering Illinois in accordance with the provisions governing the interstate movement of swine within a production system (9 CFR 71 and 9 CFR 85, 2011) are exempt from the certificate of veterinary inspection, individual identification and permit requirements.
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 13604, effective September 1, 2012)