TX Health Rules

ALL animals being exhibited at the 2020 NJSS are required to have the following:

General Requirements:

1. Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI): Cattle are to have a valid certificate of veterinary inspection that was issued within the past 30 days, if they are to be exhibited, or originate from the DSA*.

2. Trichomoniasis (Trich) Test for Exhibition ONLY: All breeding bulls must be officially individually identified. Out-of-State bulls 12 months of age and older must be tested within 60 days or be accompanied by an entry permit.

3. Tuberculosis (TB) Test: All sexually intact beef cattle 18 months of age or older originating from a less than free state or zone status, must have a negative TB test within 60 days prior to entry or originate from an accredited free herd. Test results or accredited herd number must be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection.

EXCEPTION: Cattle coming from a state with less than “Free” or “Free Zone” status must contact the TAHC at 1-800-550-8242 ext. 777, prior to movement.

4. Brucellosis Test for Exhibition or Exhibition and Sale: Cattle from Designated surveillance areas in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming are required to meet testing  ask about import requirements for show cattle.

Visit tahc.texas.gov for more information or call 1-800-550-8242 for questions.

Facility Address for Health Papers: Taylor Co. Expo Center | 1700 TX-36 |  Abilene, TX 79602