During a foot and mouth disease (FMD), classical swine fever (CSF), or African swine fever (ASF) outbreak, Regulatory Officials may impose movement restrictions on animals and animal products. Moving animals will require a movement permit. Regulatory Officials may require each of the steps below are met before issuing a movement permit. Additional steps may be required in an actual outbreak.
- Request a National Premises Identification Number (PIN) from the office of your State Animal Health Official.
- Prepare to protect your herd
- Monitor for FMD, CSF, or ASF.
- Keep movement records of animals, people, equipment, and other items.
Several of these can be done PRIOR to an outbreak. Explore the LEFT MENU to start preparing today!