Requirement documents for importing semen and embryos
The requirement documents for importing semen and embryos from dogs, cattle, sheep and goats, deer, llamas and alpacas, bees, horses, pigs and zebra.
Lumpy skin disease outbreak
As a result of the lumpy skin disease (LSD) outbreak on 21 August 2015, in the regions of Evros, Xanthi, and Kavala, Greece, importation of bovine semen and embryos from these regions of Greece is not permitted.
Sheep and goats
Click the + to see the guidance document and veterinary certificates.
The Import Health Standard: Semen and Embryos from Equids does not yet have negotiated veterinary certificates for import. The country specific negotiated certificates under the Import Health Standard: Semen and Embryos from Horses (Equidae) are available for use until new veterinary certificates have been renegotiated with those countries
Llama and alpacas
The import health standard for pig semen from approved countries was issued in December 2017.
To view the related guidance document and certificates click the '+' next to the import health standard.
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