IMPORT HEALTH REQUIREMENTS OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS FOR
CATTLE (FEMALE AND IMMATURE MALES) EXPORTED FROM THE
The animals must be accompanied by a U.S. Origin Health Certificate issued by a
veterinarian authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and endorsed by
a Veterinary Services (VS) veterinarian. The certificate shall contain the name and
address of both the consignor and the consignee and complete identification of the
animals to be exported. Additional information shall include:
1. The United States is free of foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious bovine
pleuropneumonia, lumpy skin disease and Rift-Valley fever.
2. The animals are in good health, physically sound, and free from symptoms of
3. [If not tested] In lieu of testing for leptospirosis, the animals were treated
prophylactically with ___________, an approved antibiotic, on [date]
________________ which is within one week of embarkation. The drug withdrawal
period should be clearly indicated on the health certificate.
[If the animals were vaccinated as calves] , The animals were vaccinated with
______________ [product name] on ________________ [date] at
___________________months of age.
(Vaccinated animals may be required to be treated.)
4. [The animals originated from herds clinically free of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
(IBR), and have not been vaccinated against IBR. The animals were tested with the
serum neutralization test with negative results.] OR IF NOT TESTED [The animals
offered for export are vaccinated against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), ts-
IBR vaccine only, with ______________ [product name] on ________________
Note: Vaccination with only ts-IBR is permitted.
5. The animals originated from herds clinically free of bovine viral diarrhea,
campylobacteriosis, and trichomoniasis. There is no history of infection in the herd.
6. The animals originated from herds