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How do you make your herd accredited TB/Brucellosis free???? Because some shows require TB/Brucellosis tests within 30 days, and tht will break my bank. How do you get an accredited (sp?) free herd???
 

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I can't remember where, but I think it was mentioned on GW that to be TB/Brucellosis free, you had to sign up for some government thing and test twice a year. From what I read, it wasn't a good idea since it would be easier for somebody to accidently get mixed up in NAIS against their will.
 

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I know, i think it is all overblown! But I really want to go to a show in SC but they require TB and Brucellosis testing unless they come from certified free herds. :veryangry:
 

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I believe you have to go through the USDA or something like that. yes the entire herd has to be tested to become certified. I believe you have to establish yourself as a closed herd too. but im not sure on that. I will call vicky later and see. Though she is being certified to be a dairy. I would call the show secretary and see what they require. Because if your going to show obviously you can't classify yourself as a closed herd. I know legally they have to have a TB test to cross state lines. Could this be what they are trying to enforce?

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