The following is an outline of important details that you need to know if you are planning on importing sheep or goats from the United States (US).
NOTE: There are various options for producers to import sheep and goats from the US. For a complete description of import requirements, please refer to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) import directive located at the following: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/heasan/pol/ie-2007-5e.shtml
If you require information regarding the importation of semen and embryos, please contact the Area Import Specialist in your region: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/directory/offbure.shtml
Consult the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) at the following: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/imp/airse.shtml
For more information on the Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program, please visit Scrapie Canada Certification or call 1-866-534-1302.