Have consignor also contact Division of Fisheries and Wildlife for elk and deer.
1. All of the above shall be individually identified by either eartag,tattoo or microchip which shall be listed on state of origin health certificate. Please note if microchip is used, new owner must have a reader that is available for identification by private, state or federal regulatory personnel or for show/fair personnel.
2. Same shall have a prior entrance permit issued by the Massachusetts Division of Animal Health.
a. Brucellosis - negative test within 30 days
b. Tuberculosis - negative test within 60 days (single cervical site for cervidae; axillary site for camelidae; both according to USDA-APHIS recommendation)
c. Bluetongue -negative test within 30 days if from endemic area (accept test being virus isolation negative)