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Animal Health Forms and Regulations

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Other Forms an Regulations

            a.      Health Requirements for Admission and Transport of Livestock and Poultry (008-02-01)

            b.     TN Poultry Hatchery and Baby Chick Inspection (008-02-02)

            c.     Movement and Handling of Livestock at Fairs and Exhibits (008-02-03)

            d.     Removal of Identification from Livestock (008-02-04)

            e.     Brucellosis Testing and Quarantine (008-02-05)

            f.     Swine (008-02-06)

            g.     Livestock dealers (008-02-08)

            h.     Livestock markets (008-02-09)

            i.     Horses and other Equidae (008-02-10)

            j.     Regulations for Handling Positive Equine Infectious Anemia Horses and Other Equidae (008-02-11)

            k.    Dogs and Cats (008-02-12)

            l.     Dog and Cat Dealers (008-02-15)

            m.  General Poultry Requirements (008-02-16)    

            a.     RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL HEALTH CHAPTER 0080-02-08 LIVESTOCK DEALERS

            b.     Tenn. Code Ann. § 44-10-203

            a.     RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL HEALTH CHAPTER 0080-02-09 LIVESTOCK MARKETS,

            b.     Tenn. Code Ann. § 44-11-102

            a.     Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 44‐7‐202

  • Do I Need a Permit or License to Keep a Wild or Exotic Animal?    

           a.     Classifications of Animals - Tenn. Code Ann. § 70-4-403

           a.     TWRA Rules and Regulations of Live Wildlife

  • Livestock Market Slaughter Swine Form
  • Animal Import/Export Requirements - Requirements may vary from state to state. The USDA website http://www.aphis.usda.gov provides information on each state's requirements. For Tennessee requirements contact the Tennessee Animal Health office at 615-837-5120. For further information, contact the state of destination. Animals exported outside the United States are subject to federal regulations.  Contact: USDA, Veterinary Services - 615-781-5310.
  • Entry Permits - At present, Tennessee requires pre-entry permit numbers on swine and CWD susceptible cervidae entering the state. Permit numbers may be obtained from the Animal Health office at 615- 837-5120 during regular business hours (8:00-4:30 M-F). Permits for other species are not required.
  • Ordering Health Certificate Forms and Coggins Test Forms - These forms are only issued to accredited veterinarians. Contact: Supply Room - 615-837-5231.