Changes provide information about amendments to import conditions. Keep informed of changes by following individual import cases.
Revised import conditions for bovine semenEffective from 22 June 2021
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has revised the import conditions for cattle semen.
Who does this notice affect:
Importers of cattle semen, Veterinary and Export Meat Group.
The department has determined that the disinfectant ‘Prevail’ (accelerated hydrogen peroxide at dilution ratio 1:40 or 2.4%) for shipping container/tank disinfection is an acceptable alternative to the current approved options of 2% available chlorine (e.g. chlorine bleach), 2% Virkon or irradiation at 50 kGy.
Please contact Horses, Livestock and Birds at email@example.com or by phone on 1800 900 090 (prompt 1, then prompt 1, and ask for the Horses, Livestock and Birds section).
This Change applies to the following Cases: