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Importing Mares and Stallions into Kentucky From Contagious Equine Metritis-Affected Countries

USDA FINAL RULE - Published and Effective 3/13/2013
Please refer to the following links for updated information regarding CEM Import Quarantine Testing Protocol

CEM Testing Protocols
Reflect Procedural Changes Enacted by USDA's
Published Rule Effective March 13, 2013
(Click to View Complete Rule)


CEM Testing and Treatment Guidelines/Requirements:
Imported Mares, Maiden Fillies and Females from Non-CEM Countries
Stallions Imported for Breeding

Office of State Veterinarian

    Additional Contacts/Information

  • Kentucky Equine Health Welfare Council
  • For information to ship animals outside of the United States and to import animals into the country call 502-848-2040