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Poultry moving from within a highly pathogenic avian influenza control zone must have a permit from the State Veterinarian in the state-of-origin and meet additional requirements. Click here for more information.
The following is a summary of Indiana's animal health laws governing the transportation of poultry and hatching eggs into Indiana. Indiana's poultry and hatching egg movement and testing laws may be found in 345 IAC 1-3-24 and 345 IAC 4. For additional information, contact the Indiana State Board of Animal Health at (317) 544-2400 or toll free at (877)747-3038, or click here to submit an e-mail inquiry.
"Poultry" means domesticated fowl, including the following:
(G) Waterfowl.-"Waterfowl" means domesticated fowl that normally swim, such as ducks and geese.
(H) Game birds.-"Game birds" means domesticated fowl such as pheasants, partridge, quail, grouse, and guineas.
The term does not include doves and pigeons.
Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
One of the following documents must accompanying poultry or hatching eggs moving into Indiana:
The following animals are exempt from this documentation requirement:
Prior to entering Indiana, poultry and hatching eggs must meet one of the following requirements:
If the animal is to be entered in a livestock exhibition in Indiana, see also the Indiana Exhibition Requirements.