Livestock

Livestock

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Livestock Inspection Division
201 Livestock Exchange Building
4701 Marion St.
DENVER , CO   80216
(303) 869-9000
Fax: (303)294-0918
The Livestock (or Brand) Inspection Division is responsible to record and administer livestock brands; inspect livestock and verify ownership before sale, transportation beyond 75 miles, or slaughter; inspect all consignments before sale to verify ownership; license and inspect alternative livestock (elk and fallow deer) facilities; and prevent and return strayed or stolen livestock and investigate reports of lost or stolen livestock. In addition, brand inspectors collect beef and horse promotion and research funds.
The annual transportation permit fee for show animals is $10.00 per head. The annual fee for rodeo cattle which are permanently branded with owner’s Colorado recorded brand is $1.00 per head.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/livestockinspection/Fee%20Schedule.pdf

Packing plants and Public Livestock Markets (livestock sale rings) must be licensed by the division, which also inspects them. The division is the trustee for all surety bonds issued to licensed markets and packinghouses doing business in Colorado.
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Animal Industry
700 Kipling St, #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303) 869-9000
Fax: (303)239-4164
All livestock imports are to meet Colorado and Federal interstate requirements. All livestock entering the State of Colorado upon a public highway shall clear through a port of entry. A certificate of veterinary inspection (health certificate) and/or a permit shall accompany the shipment as stipulated. No animal affected with or recently exposed to any infectious or contagious disease, or which originated from a quarantine herd or area, shall be shipped or in any manner transported into the State of Colorado, except for immediate slaughter at a federally inspected slaughtering establishment or with a permit from the Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office.
Special requirements apply to rodeo livestock. Shows and Fairs can establish their own requirements which must be followed in order to exhibit at them. Special state regulations apply to the National Western Stock Show.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/animals/HealthRequire4a.htm

Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Veterinary Services
755 Parfet Street, Suite 136
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)231-5385
Fax: (303)231-5390
The USDA Veterinary Services is responsible for regulating the import and export of animals, animal products, and biologics. Contact the National Center for Import and Export (NCIE) for more information.

Link:  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ncie/


NOTE:  See also AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
NOTE:  If appropriate, see also ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK FARM
NOTE:  If appropriate, see also DAIRY PRODUCTS

Livestock

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State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Livestock Inspection Division
201 Livestock Exchange Building
4701 Marion St.
DENVER , CO   80216
(303) 869-9000
Fax: (303)294-0918
The Livestock (or Brand) Inspection Division is responsible to record and administer livestock brands; inspect livestock and verify ownership before sale, transportation beyond 75 miles, or slaughter; inspect all consignments before sale to verify ownership; license and inspect alternative livestock (elk and fallow deer) facilities; and prevent and return strayed or stolen livestock and investigate reports of lost or stolen livestock. In addition, brand inspectors collect beef and horse promotion and research funds.
The annual transportation permit fee for show animals is $10.00 per head. The annual fee for rodeo cattle which are permanently branded with owner’s Colorado recorded brand is $1.00 per head.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/livestockinspection/Fee%20Schedule.pdf

Packing plants and Public Livestock Markets (livestock sale rings) must be licensed by the division, which also inspects them. The division is the trustee for all surety bonds issued to licensed markets and packinghouses doing business in Colorado.
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Animal Industry
700 Kipling St, #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303) 869-9000
Fax: (303)239-4164
All livestock imports are to meet Colorado and Federal interstate requirements. All livestock entering the State of Colorado upon a public highway shall clear through a port of entry. A certificate of veterinary inspection (health certificate) and/or a permit shall accompany the shipment as stipulated. No animal affected with or recently exposed to any infectious or contagious disease, or which originated from a quarantine herd or area, shall be shipped or in any manner transported into the State of Colorado, except for immediate slaughter at a federally inspected slaughtering establishment or with a permit from the Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office.
Special requirements apply to rodeo livestock. Shows and Fairs can establish their own requirements which must be followed in order to exhibit at them. Special state regulations apply to the National Western Stock Show.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/animals/HealthRequire4a.htm

Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Veterinary Services
755 Parfet Street, Suite 136
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)231-5385
Fax: (303)231-5390
The USDA Veterinary Services is responsible for regulating the import and export of animals, animal products, and biologics. Contact the National Center for Import and Export (NCIE) for more information.

Link:  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ncie/


NOTE:  See also AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
NOTE:  If appropriate, see also ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK FARM
NOTE:  If appropriate, see also DAIRY PRODUCTS
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us