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  2016 Iredell County Agricultural Fair

Friday, September 2nd - Saturday, September 10th

LIVESTOCK HEALTH REGULATIONS OF THE
IREDELL COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR
(Owned and Operated by Kiwanis Club of Statesville, Inc.) 

Approved by the

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

The health regulations of the Veterinary Division of the N.C. Department of Agriculture governing all fairs in North Carolina will be strictly enforced.

CATTLE - All cattle must be accompanied by an official health certificate, signed by an accredited veterinarian or an approved State or Federally employed Veterinarian. The health certificate must contain the following:

  1. Name and address of herd in which animal is located.
  2. Description of each animal including breed, age, sex, and identifying number such as registration, ear tag, or tattoo.
  3. Statements that the cattle listed are not infected with or have been recently exposed to any communicable disease.
  4. Brucellosis and tuberculosis test are not required for cattle of North Carolina origin.
  5. Animals recently imported into North Carolina must have complied with regulations of the State Veterinary Office pertaining to such importations.

SHEEP and GOATS - All animals must be accompanied by an official health certificate signed by an accredited veterinarian or an approved State or Federally employed Veterinarian. The health certificate must contain the following:

  1. Name and address of exhibitor.
  2. Description of the animal including age, sex, breed and any registration numbers.
  3. Statements certifying that to the best of his knowledge animals listed on the health certificate are not infected with, or have been recently exposed to, any contagious disease.
  4. If the animal originated from a scab eradication area, a statement from the veterinarian to the effect that the flock of origin is scab-free, and that the animals listed on the health certificate have been dipped under State or Federal supervision within 10 days prior to entry to the Fair.

 

Health certificates for the exhibition of sheep and goats are valid for 60 days from the date of issue.