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Cost of Importing Cattle from Canada to US
« on: May 06, 2018, 07:33:00 PM »
Not finding anything on the internet. Does anyone know the cost of Importing mature bulls from Canada to US? Also, do you have to quarantine them for a certain time? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Cost of Importing Cattle from Canada to US
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2018, 07:45:00 AM »
Contact your state vet for this. Your local vet may make the calls for you?
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Re: Cost of Importing Cattle from Canada to US
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2018, 07:50:59 AM »
It will depend on what state you live in. Some states require more tests done than some others. Some states only require having a Canadian export paper that shows his federal ID tag number, and his age etc. If you take the bull yourself into the US ( as the new owner), you will not have to use a broker and thus there will be no brokerage fees. If you use someone else, who is not the owner, you will have to use a broker and there is considerably more paper work to be done. The brokerage charges are based on the value of the animal.
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Re: Cost of Importing Cattle from Canada to US
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2018, 10:25:17 AM »
Thank you for the information sue and justintime.

 

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