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Domestic bovine animalsImportation requirements.

Import health requirements.
(1) Domestic bovine entering Washington state must have a certificate of veterinary inspection and an entry permit issued by the office of the state veterinarian prior to entry. Entry permits are required on all cattle entering the state.
(2) All dairy cattle, regardless of age, require official individual identification unless:
(a) Consigned to federally inspected slaughter facilities for immediate slaughter; or
(b) Consigned to state-federal approved livestock markets for sale for immediate slaughter only.
(3) Before entering Washington state, Canadian cattle, including calves, must be identified on the right hip by a "CΛN" brand (C open-A N).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 15-02-025, § 16-54-082, filed 12/30/14, effective 1/30/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-20-092, § 16-54-082, filed 9/30/10, effective 10/31/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 08-14-057, § 16-54-082, filed 6/25/08, effective 7/26/08. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-14-056, § 16-54-082, filed 6/28/07, effective 7/29/07; WSR 05-14-019, § 16-54-082, filed 6/24/05, effective 7/25/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040. WSR 99-09-023, § 16-54-082, filed 4/15/99, effective 5/16/99; WSR 97-01-067 (Order 6009), § 16-54-082, filed 12/16/96, effective 1/16/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.096. WSR 92-21-039, § 16-54-082, filed 10/15/92, effective 11/15/92. Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.36 RCW. WSR 89-24-021 (Order 2021), § 16-54-082, filed 11/30/89, effective 12/31/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 16.36.040 and 16.36.050. WSR 88-05-003 (Order 1964), § 16-54-082, filed 2/5/88; WSR 87-08-021 (Order 1918), § 16-54-082, filed 3/25/87; WSR 84-16-022 (Order 1838), § 16-54-082, filed 7/24/84. Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.36 RCW. WSR 83-09-009 (Order 1792), § 16-54-082, filed 4/8/83. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 16.44 RCW. WSR 83-04-030 (Order 1782), § 16-54-082, filed 1/27/83. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 16.40 RCW. WSR 82-03-019 (Order 1752), § 16-54-082, filed 1/14/82; WSR 81-10-047 (Order 1730), § 16-54-082, filed 5/1/81. Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.36 and 16.44 RCW. WSR 78-06-116 (Order 1579), § 16-54-082, filed 6/7/78; Order 1540, § 16-54-082, filed 10/17/77.]
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