Sale Health Entry Requirements

1) All vendors must be a member of a CHeCS recognised Health Scheme. The Society does not require your whole herd to be tested, just the animals you have entered for sale.

2) All animals entered must be:-

a) Pre-sale blood tested (or PCR tested if a blood test is likely to conflict with a recent Bovine TB test) for Johnes disease, within 3 months of the sale; animals testing positive cannot be entered and presented for sale. Exclusions being animals from a Risk Level One (Accredited) herd or is under one year

b) Pre sale blood tested for BVD to exclude any 'P I’s’; the exception being accredited herds; animals testing positive cannot be entered and presented for sale. If you have used the tissue tags’s to sample test for BVD and the animal is not a PI, then you don’t need to test again

All animals must be vaccinated against BVD

c) A copy of all Vet certificates for each of the above test must available to the Society on request

d) All vendors give the Society/Auctioneers the right to verify all health data supplied with the vendors Health Scheme provider

3) The Society reserves the right to conduct random blood tests on any animal entered for sale, for illicit substances