Breeding Water Buffalo from Canada

 

Water Buffalo Cows/Heifers 

  1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued by an accredited veterinarian within 30 days prior to entry into Colorado. The CVI must include the following statement: "The animals listed on this CVI were conceived, born, and raised in Canada" or "The animals listed on this CVI were conceived, born, and raised in the US." 
  2. Permit required prior to entry by calling (303) 869-9130. 
  3. Brand Inspection or Manifest Document Number required. 
  4. Negative Tuberculosis Test required for all Canadian water buffalo cows/heifers 6 months of age or older within 60 days prior to entry into Colorado. 
  5. Negative Brucellosis Test required for Canadian water buffalo cows/heifers 12 months of age or older within 30 days prior to entry into Colorado. 
  6. Official Canadian RFID ear-tag required. 
  7. Legible "CAN" ear tattoo required.
  8. Permanent brand with a "CAN" high on the right hip. The brand may be either a freeze brand or a hot brand. 
  9. Official ID must be individually listed on the CVI for all Canadian water buffalo cows/heifers. 

Bulls 

  1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued by an accredited veterinarian within 30 days prior to entry into Colorado. The CVI must include the following statement: "The animals listed on this CVI were conceived, born, and raised in Canada" or "The animals listed on this CVI were conceived, born, and raised in the US." 
  2. Permit required prior to entry by calling (303) 869-9130. 
  3. Brand Inspection or Manifest Document Number required. 
  4. Negative Tuberculosis Test required for all Canadian water buffalo bulls 6 months of age or older within 60 days prior to entry into Colorado. 
  5. Negative Brucellosis Test required for Canadian water buffalo bulls 12 months of age or older within 30 days prior to entry into Colorado. 
  6. Official Canadian RFID ear-tag required. 
  7. Legible "CAN" ear tattoo required.
  8. Permanent brand with a "CAN" high on the right hip. The brand may be either a freeze brand or a hot brand. 
  9. Official ID must be individually listed on the CVI for all Canadian water buffalo bulls.