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The following is a summary of Indiana's animal health laws governing the transportation of pet birds into Indiana. Indiana's pet bird identification and movement laws may be found in 345 IAC 1-3-4. 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.
Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
Separate requirements exist for domesticated birds classified as poultry.
"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.
Entry health requirements for poultry may be viewed at: www.in.gov/boah/2391.htm.
If the animal is to be entered in an exhibition in Indiana, see also the Indiana Exhibition Requirements