Artificial Breeding (Pig) Regulations 1984

25/Feb/2000 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    6. Semen not from licensed premises

    Semen, not certified as being introduced directly from a property or premises licensed under legislation controlling artificial breeding in the State or Territory of origin, may be used

    (a) only on pigs in Western Australia owned by the person to whom the semen is consigned, unless otherwise approved by the Chief Veterinary Officer;

    (b) only if the boar has been isolated and either tested for Leptospira interrogans serovars pomona and hardjo with negative results or treated with streptomycin daily at a rate of 25 mg/kg on 2 occasions within 7 days prior to collection and processing of the semen in the consignment; and

    (c) in the case of boars from Queensland or the Northern Territory, only if they have originated from an accredited brucellosis free herd or have been held in isolation for 30 days prior to being tested by the serum agglutination test for swine brucellosis with negative results and the semen collected within 7 days of the completion of the tests while the boar was still in isolation.

Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.