Beef Cattle

All Beef Cattle Entering Arizona Need:

  • Entry Permit Number issued by calling 602-542-4293 or emailing [email protected]  
  • Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued by a Category II Accredited Veterinarian
  • All Official IDs must be listed on CVI or as an attachment Official Identification
    • Dairy Breed Steers: Federal Ear Tag at any age born after March 15, 2013 
    • Cows/Heifers: Orange Bangs Tag or Federal Ear Tag if older than 18 months 
    • Bulls: Federal Ear Tag if 12 months and older OR 18 months if consigned to a feedlot for slaughter. 
    • All Rodeo and Exhibition Cattle of any age, MUST have official identification.
  • Tuberculosis testing is NOT required unless the state status is less than Accredited Free
  • Brucellosis testing is NOT required unless animals originate from the DSA (MT, ID, WY)
  • Trichomonas testing required for all bulls 12 months of age or older, within 30 days prior to entry.

Important Documents

AZ Beef Cattle Entry Requirements Download

For More Information

Call (602) 542-4293 from 8AM to 5PM Arizona time Monday through Friday. 

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