(510 ILCS 30/6.1)
(from Ch. 8, par. 139.1)
Shipping of dairy or breeding cattle.
The Department may require that no dairy or breeding cattle
more than 6 months of age shall be shipped from any livestock auction markets or marketing centers in
Illinois consigned to any point within the State unless they are accompanied by
a certificate of health issued by an accredited veterinarian or a veterinarian
employed by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States
Department of Agriculture, or any successor agency, showing them to have been
negative to an official test for brucellosis prior to release from such public
stockyards or be under 24 months of age for beef breeds and 20 months of age
for dairy breeds and accompanied by a record of official brucellosis calfhood
Cattle consigned to livestock auction markets or marketing centers in Illinois may enter such livestock auction markets or marketing centers without test or certificates of health showing them to be free
from brucellosis, however, the Department may require that these animals must be negative to an official test
for brucellosis before they are removed to an Illinois farm.
(Source: P.A. 97-25, eff. 6-28-11.)