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State Department of Veterinary Medicine; Order, Requirements as of June 14, 2004, No. 71

Document z0768-04, effective, wording as of May 28, 2005


MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURAL POLICY OF UKRAINE

STATE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE



O R D E R



14.06.2004 No. 71


Registered in the Ministry

of Justice of Ukraine

June 23, 2004

No. 768/9367



On approval of veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of objects of the state veterinary and sanitary

control and supervision


(With amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State

Department of veterinary medicine

No. 36 (z0525-05) as of April 25, 2005)


In pursuance of articles 3, 7 and 17 of the Law of Ukraine "On veterinary medicine" (2498-12), Provisions on regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision on the state border and in transport of the State Department of veterinary medicine, approved by the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as of March 2, 1998, N 264 (264-98-), and with the goal of improvement of control over protection of the territory of Ukraine from communication from the territory of other countries, or from quarantine zone of pathogenic quarantine diseases, common for animals and people, as well as due to harmonizing the legislation of Ukraine with Article 51 of the Agreement on partnership and cooperation between Ukraine and European Commonwealth and its member states (998_012)


I HEREBY ORDER:


1. To approve Veterinary requirements concerning import of objects of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision into Ukraine (attached).


2. Management of the state inspection of veterinary medicine of the State Department of veterinary medicine Ministry of Agricultural Policy of Ukraine (M.V.Patsiuk):


2.1. To submit within the period of five days, this order for state registration to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.


2.2. To familiarize with this order the heads of departments of veterinary medicine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblasts, cities of Kyiv and Sebastopol, regional services of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision on the state border and transport of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


3. The heads of veterinary medicine departments in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblasts, cities of Kyiv and Sebastopol, regional services of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision on the state border and transport, to comply strictly with these veterinary requirements.


4. To acknowledge expired the order of the Chief state inspector of veterinary medicine of Ukraine as of 20.10.99 N 39 (z0777-99) "On approval of veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of objects of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision", registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on November 11, 1999 under N 777/4070.


5. I reserve the right for control over fulfilment of the Order.


Head of the State Department

of veterinary medicine - Chief

state inspector for the veterinary

medicine of Ukraine P.I.Verbytskyi



APPROVED

Order of the State

Department

of veterinary medicine

of the Ministry of Agricultural

Policy of Ukraine

14.06.2004 N 71


Registered in the Ministry

of Justice of Ukraine

June 23, 2004

No. 768/9367



VETERINARY REQUIREMENTS

Concerning Import into Ukraine of objects of the state

veterinary and sanitary control and supervision


1. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of brood and utility cattle


1.1. Importing to Ukraine is allowed for healthy brood cattle, which was born and grown in the exporter country, with pregnancy not exceeding 5 months, not vaccinated against brucellosis, murrain, leptospirosis, plague of cattle, originating from the farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

BSE - according to the requirements of International veterinary Code of Office International des Epizooties;

murrain - during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone, acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious pleuropneumonia, vesicular stomatitis - during 2 years on the territory of the country;

plague of cattle - during the last 12 months on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out - 6 months;

plague of small ruminants - during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out - 6 months;

contagious nodular dermatitis of cattle - during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

brucellosis, tuberculosis, leucosis - during the last 3 years on the farm; (Paragraph eight clause 1.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious rhinotracheitis, virus diarrhea, rabies during the last 12 months in the farm; (Paragraph nine of clause 1.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

paratuberculosis - during the last 6 months in the farm. (Paragraph 1.1 as amended with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


1.2. Selected for sending to Ukraine animals are not genetically related to the cattle, originating from the territories, not safe in the issue of bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle. Animals were not fed with fodder of animal origin, at manufacture of which were used internals and tissue of ruminants.


1.3. Selection for sending to Ukraine of animals shall be performed with participation of representative of the state service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


1.4. Selected for importing to Ukraine animals shall be held for not less than 30 days before transporting in special quarantine bases of the exporting country. At the time of quarantine, it is necessary to perform total clinical examination with daily thermometry, diagnostics and research in the state veterinary laboratory using methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country, as to:

leptospirosis with negative result, or animals, subject to double treatment with dehydrostreptomycin applying the methods commonly used in the exporting country;

leucosis, paratuberculosis, and at that negative results are received;

brucellosis of cattle in the reaction of agglutination and reaction of alexin immobilization, at that, with negative results;

infectious rhinotracheitis two times at blood tests with interval of 21 day, receiving at that a negative result;

trichomoniasis in case of covered females, results of direct microscopic and bacteriological tests of vulvar mucus, and in case of breeder bulls tests of preputial swab results were negative.

animals were subject to diagnostic tests for tuberculosis by endermic tuberculosis test, and at that negative results were received.


1.5. Not later than in 20 days before dispatching, the animals are vaccinated against charbon (unless they inoculated in 6 months before dispatch), and preventive helminth extinguishing measures are taken, treatment against ectoparasites is performed.


1.6. If, during the quarantine period, according to the results of diagnostic researches some animals will have positive (serological, allergic, etc.) reactions, the representative of the buyer has a right to refuse to accept all or some animals, without bearing at that any material responsibility. In this case the information shall be immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


1.7. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


1.8. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of the date, methods of diagnostic researches, their results and preventive inoculations.


1.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


1.10. After importing to the territory of Ukraine and going through the state veterinary and sanitary control, animals undergo 30-day quarantine in a specially prepared premises. In this period, the necessary diagnostic testing is performed by methods, stipulated by the sanitary code for brucellosis, tuberculosis, leucosis, trichomoniasis, campilobacteriosis, leptospirosis, infectious rhinotracheitis in the state laboratory of veterinary medicine. (Paragraph 1.10 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


2. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of sperm and Breeder bulls


2.1. For import into Ukraine, sperm of Breeder bulls is allowed, received at the artificial insemination farms, which stay under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


2.2. Sperm originates from a farm (station, centre, etc.) and administrative territory, officially free from contagious animal diseases, including:

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zones, adopted by the Office International des Epizooties;

vesicular stomatitis, rinderpest, contagious pleural pneumonia, small ruminants plague, contagious nodular dermatitis of cattle during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

brucellosis, leucosis, tuberculosis during the last 3 years at the farm; (Paragraph four, clause 2.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious rhinotracheitis, virus diarrhea, trichomoniasis, campilobacteriosis, leptospirosis during the last 12 months at the farm;

paratuberculosis during the last 6 months at the farm. (Paragraph 2.2 as amended by clause in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


2.3. Breeder bulls, providing sperm for export, must not be vaccinated against brucellosis.


2.4. Animals were not receiving fodder of animal origin, which was produced from internals and tissue of ruminants.


2.5. Donor bulls were kept in the artificial insemination centre during 6 months before taking sperm and were not used for natural insemination.


2.6. In 30 days before collection of sperm, the bulls are tested in the state veterinary laboratory using the methods, customary in the exporting country, for presence of tuberculosis, two times, with interval of not less than 60 days, brucellosis, leptospirosis, leucosis, bluetongue, infectious rhinotracheitis, virus diarrhea, trichomoniasis, campilobacteriosis.

Sperm must not contain pathogenic and toxicogenic microorganism and blood cells. (Paragraph 2.6 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


2.7. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, dates of diagnostic tests and their results.


2.8. To the veterinary certificate, specification is added, which contains the following data:

breed, byname and number of bull;

day, month and year of taking sperm;

number of canister in dewar flask;

number of series and doses in the same canister.

The provided sperm shall be packed and transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen.


2.9. Importation of sperm into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit from the State Department of veterinary medicine.


2.10. Before using on the territory of Ukraine, sperm shall be tested for leptospirosis, infectious rhinotracheitis. (Paragraph 2.10 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


3. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of embryos of cattle


3.1. Import into Ukraine is allowed for embryos, taken from healthy breeding animals, not vaccinated against brucellosis, leptospirosis, foot-and-mouth disease. Bulls shall be held at the artificial insemination farms, and cows that are donors of embryos in the centres, points, farms of supplier, officially free from contagious animal diseases, that stay under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country since birth.


3.2. Sperm used for insemination of donor cows, complies with the veterinary requirements of Ukraine. Copy of veterinary certificate for sperm is attached.

Donor cows stayed at farms in the last 60 days and had no contact with animals, imported to the country during the last 12 months.


3.3. Administrative territory of the exporting country shall be free from contagious diseases, including:

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zones, acknowledged by Office International des Epizooties;

vesicular stomatitis, contagious pleuropneumonia, rinderpest, small ruminants plague during the last 12 months on the territory of the country.


3.4. Centres for taking embryos of cattle have to be free from contagious diseases, including:

brucellosis, leucosis, tuberculosis during the last 3 years; (Paragraph two, clause 3.4 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious rhinotracheitis, virus diarrhea, trichomoniasis, campilobacteriosis, leptospirosis during the last 12 months;

(Paragraph three, clause 3.4 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

paratuberculosis during the last 6 months at the farm. (Paragraph 3.4 complemented with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


3.5. Animals were not fed with any fodder of animal origin, at production of which internals and tissue of ruminants were used.


3.6. Donor cows, used for obtaining of embryos, and bulls, sperm from which is used for insemination of cows, are being regularly clinically tested and diagnosed in the state veterinary laboratory using methods, generally accepted in the exporting country, for detecting tuberculosis, brucellosis, leptospirosis, leucosis, virus diarrhea, infectious rhinotracheitis. (Paragraph 3.6 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


3.7. After obtaining of embryos, donor cows and breeder bulls shall stay under the supervision of the state veterinary doctor for not less than 30 days. In case of detection in the of animals in this period of any infectious diseases, stipulated in these requirements, export of embryos into Ukraine shall be stopped.


3.8. Frozen and thawed and material (embryo and the environment it stays in) shall be free from pathogenic and toxicogenic microorganisms.


3.9. The provided sperm, shall be packed and transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen.

3.10. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date and results of diagnostic of tests for parent couples.


3.11. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of embryos shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


4. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of fed stock, cattle, sheep and goats.


4.1. Importing to Ukraine shall be allowed for healthy fed stock, sheep and goats, born and grown in the exporting country, not vaccinated against brucellosis, leptospirosis, foot-and-mouth disease, from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zones, acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

plague, contagious pleuropneumonia of cattle, vesicular stomatitis, bluetongue during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph four, clause 4.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

brucellosis of cattle, leucosis, tuberculosis, brucellosis of sheep and goats, rabies during the last 12 months at the farm; (Paragraph five, clause 4.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

maeda-visna, arthritis - encephalitis during the last 3 years at the farm; (Paragraph six, clause 4.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

catarrhal pyrexia of sheep during the last 2 years on the administrative territory;

sheep-pox and goat-pox, small ruminants plague during the last 3 years in the country, and in case of performance of extirpation 6 months after slaughter of the last infected animal; (Paragraph eight, clause 4.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious pleuropneumonia during the last 6 months at the farm;

paratuberculosis during the last 6 months at the farm. (Paragraph 4.1 as amended with the paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


4.2. Animals were not fed with any fodder of animal origin, at production of which internals and tissue of ruminants were used.


4.3. Animals selected for sending to Ukraine shall be held for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases under supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


4.4. At the time of quarantine, total clinical examination is performed, diagnostic testing in the state veterinary laboratory using the methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country. Animals shall undergo the following veterinary treatment and research:

all kinds of slaughter stock vaccination against charbon not less than in 42 days before slaughter, unless they were not inoculated in 6 months before dispatch; (Paragraph two, clause 4.4 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

sheep and goats, that are imported from the countries having problems with sheep-pox vaccination against smallpox not less than in 14 days, unless the animals were inoculated in 6 months before dispatch;

all kinds of slaughter stock are subject to thermometry and testing for brucellosis, leucosis with application the state veterinary laboratory methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country; (Paragraph four, clause 4.4 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

all kinds of slaughter stock testing for leptospirosis with negative result, or undergoing double treatment with dehydrostreptomycin, using practiced in the exporting country methods.


4.5. Livestock selected for export before dispatch shall undergo preventive dehelminthization and treatment against ectoparasites within the term, which secures purification of organism from the remnants of the used preparations.


4.6. Sending to Ukraine shall be allowed only for clinically healthy animals, which had negative result of diagnostic tests.


4.7. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


4.8. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic tests and their results, and inoculations.


4.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


4.10. Animals on the territory of Ukraine shall be slaughtered within 2-3 days after arrival to the slaughter enterprise (meat cutting plant, slaughterhouse).


5. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of breed and utility sheep and goats.


5.1. Import into Ukraine shall be allowed for healthy breed sheep and goats, born and grown in the exporting country, not pregnant, not vaccinated against brucellosis, bluetongue, foot-and-mouth disease, leptospirosis, and originating from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

sheep-pox and goat-pox, small ruminants plague during the last 3 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 5.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zones , adopted by the Office International des Epizooties;

quadrilateral fever, bluetongue, infectious pleuropneumonia during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph five, clause 5.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


(Paragraph six, clause 5.1 is withdrawn basing on the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


maeda-visna, arthritis - encephalitis, tuberculosis during the last 3 years at the farm; (Paragraph seven, clause 5.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious epididymitis, brucellosis, rabies during the last 12 months at the farm; (Paragraph eight, clause 5.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

paratuberculosis during the last 6 months at the farm. (Paragraph 5.1, as amended with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


5.2. Animals were not fed with any fodder of animal origin, at production of which internals and tissue of ruminants were used.


5.3. Selection for sending to Ukraine of animals shall be performed with participation of representative of the state service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


5.4. Selected for sending to Ukraine animals shall be held, for not less than 30 days, in special quarantine bases of the exporting country under the supervision of the representative of the state service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.

At the time of quarantine, total clinical examination is performed with daily thermometry, diagnostic tests in the state veterinary laboratory using methods, commonly applied in the exporting country, for brucellosis, epididymitis, bluetongue, maeda-visna, arthritis - encephalitis, listerellosis; leptospirosis with a negative result, or animals which underwent double treatment with dehydrostreptomycin, using the methods practiced in the exporting country. (Paragraph two clause 5.4 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


5.5. At least in 20 days before dispatch, animals are vaccinated against charbon, unless they were vaccinated in 6 months before dispatch.


5.6. Preventive dehelmintization and treatment against ectoparasites are performed.


5.7. If in the period of quarantine, the results of diagnostic tests, separate animals show positive (serological, allergic, etc.) reactions, the representative of the buyer has a right to reject all or some animals, without bearing at that any material responsibility. In this case, information is immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


5.8. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


5.9. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and of preventive vaccinations.


5.10. Importation of animals into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


5.11. After importing to the territory of Ukraine and going through the state veterinary and sanitary control, animals shall undergo quarantine for the term of 30 days in a specially prepared premises.

In this period, diagnostic testing in the state laboratory of veterinary medicine is performed, for brucellosis, epididymitis. (Paragraph 5.11 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of sperm of small ruminants breeders.


(Name of Chapter 6 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.1. Importing into Ukraine is allowed for sperm of small ruminants breeders, obtained at the artificial insemination enterprises, which stay under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. (Paragraph 6.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.2. Sperm originates from the farm (station, centre, etc.) and administrative territories, officially free from contagious animal diseases, including:

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone, acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

quadrilateral fever, bluetongue during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 6.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious pleuropneumonia during the last 12 months at the farm; (Paragraph four, clause 6.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

campilobacteriosis, listeriosis, infectious agalaxia during the last 6 months at the farm; (Paragraph five, clause 6.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

sheep-pox and goat-pox, small ruminants plague during the last 3 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph 6.2, as amended by the paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

paratuberculosis during the last 2 years at the farm. (Paragraph 6.2, as amended by the paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.3. Keeping animals and obtaining sperm from the small ruminants breeders are performed in compliance to the stipulated veterinary and sanitary requirements. (Paragraph 6.3 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.4. Small ruminants breeders, from which the sperm is received for exporting, must be vaccinated against brucellosis and epididymitis, were held at the artificial insemination enterprises not less than in 6 months before taking sperm and were not used for natural insemination. (Paragraph 6.4 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.5. In 30 days before taking sperm of the small ruminants breeders are studied in the state veterinary laboratory using the methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country, for tuberculosis of goats, brucellosis, epididymitis of sheep, listeriosis, maeda-visna, arthritis - encephalitis goats.

(Paragraph 6.5 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.6. Small ruminants breeders were not fed with any fodder of animal origin, at production of which internals and tissue of ruminants were used. (Paragraph 6.6 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


6.7. Sperm must not contain pathogenic and toxicogenic microorganisms and blood cells.


6.8. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic tests results.


6.9. Veterinary certificate shall be supplemented with specification that contains the following data:

breed, name and number; (paragraph two, clause 6.9 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

day, month and year of taking the sperm;

number of canisters in dewar flask;

number of series and doses in one canister.


6.10. Sperm to be supplied is packed and transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen.


6.11. Importation of sperm into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


7. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of brood and utility swine


7.1. Import to Ukraine shall be allowed for healthy brood swine, that are born and grown in the exporting country, not vaccinated against swine cholera, leptospirosis, infectious bulbar paralysis, Teschen disease and originate from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, in case of performance of stamping out 12 months;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone, acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

swine vesicular diseases during the last 2 years on the territory of the country, in case of performance of stamping out 9 months;

(Paragraph four, clause 7.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

swine cholera, atrophic rhinitis, infectious bulbar paralysis, swine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district etc.), in case of performance of stamping out 6 months, tuberculosis, brucellosis, reproductive - respiratory swine syndrome, rabies during the last 12 months at the farm; (Paragraph five, clause 7.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

trichinosis during the last 5 years on the territory of the country or zone. (Paragraph 7.1, as amended by paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


7.2. Selection of animals for sending to Ukraine shall be performed with participation of the representative of the state service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine. Animals selected for sending to Ukraine shall be held for not less than 30 days at special quarantine bases of the exporting country under the supervision of the representative of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


7.3. At the time of quarantine, the following actions are performed:

total clinical examination with daily thermometry;

diagnostic tests in the state veterinary laboratory using the methods, practiced in the exporting country for classical swine fever, brucellosis, tuberculosis, transmissive swine gastroenteritis, with a negative result; (Paragraph three, clause 7.3 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

diagnostic research for leptospirosis with a negative result or double treatment of animals with dehydrostreptomycin, using methods practiced in the exporting country.


7.4. At least in 20 days before dispatch, animals are vaccinated against charbon (unless they were vaccinated in 6 months before dispatch).


7.5. At least in 14 days before dispatch of swine are vaccinated against erypsipelas with inactivated vaccine. Anthelminthic treatment and treatment against ectoparasites are performed.


7.6. If in the period of quarantine, according to the results of diagnostic tests, in separate animals positive (serological, allergic, etc.) reactions are detected, the representative of the buyer has a right to reject all or some animals, without bearing for this any material responsibility. In this case of information shall be immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


7.7. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


7.8. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor, composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of the date of diagnostic tests and vaccinations.


7.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


7.10. After importing to the territory of Ukraine and undergoing the state veterinary and sanitary control, swine are held in quarantine for the period of 30 days in a specially prepared premises. In this period, diagnostic tests are performed for classical swine fever, brucellosis, leptospirosis, tuberculosis, transmissive gastroenteritis of swine in the state laboratory of veterinary medicine using methods, stipulated by the International sanitary code. (Paragraph 7.10 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


8. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of boar sperm


8.1. Importing to Ukraine, boar sperm, obtained at the artificial insemination farms, that stay under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


8.2. Sperm originates from the farm (station, centre, etc.) and administrative territory, officially free from contagious animal diseases, including:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone, acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

vesicular swine diseases during the last 2 years on the territory of the country, in case of performance of stamping out 9 months;

(Paragraph four, clause 8.2 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

swine cholera, infectious bulbar paralysis, swine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on);

tuberculosis, brucellosis, swine reproductive - respiratory syndrome, leptospirosis during the last 12 months at the farm. (Paragraph six, clause 8.2 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


8.3. Keeping animals and obtaining sperm from boars is performed in compliance with the stipulated veterinary and sanitary requirements.


8.4. Brood boars, which provide sperm for export, must not be vaccinated against swine cholera, must stay at the artificial insemination enterprises for not less than 6 months before collection of sperm, and must not be used for natural insemination.


8.5. In 30 days before taking sperm, boars are tested in state veterinary laboratory using methods, commonly used in the exporting country, for classical swine fever, tuberculosis, brucellosis, leptospirosis. Sperm must not contain pathogenic and toxicogenic microorganisms and blood cells. (Paragraph 8.5 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


8.6. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic tests and their results.


8.7. Veterinary certificate shall be supplemented with specification, which contains the following data:

breed, name and number of boar;

date, month and year of taking sperm;

number of canisters in dewar flask;

number of series and doses in the same canister.


8.8. The supplied sperm shall be packed and transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen.


8.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of sperm shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


9. Veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of slaughter swine


9.1. Import to Ukraine is allowed for clinically healthy slaughter swine, born and grown in the exporting country, from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, in case of performance of stamping out 12 months;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone, acknowledge by the Office International des Epizooties;

vesicular swine disease during the last 2 years on the territory of the country, in case of performance of stamping out 9 months;

(Paragraph four, clause 9.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

swine cholera, swine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district, etc.), in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

infectious bulbar paralysis during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district, etc.);

swine atrophic rhinitis, tuberculosis, brucellosis, rabies during the last 12 months at the farm; (Paragraph seven, clause 9.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

trichinosis during the last 5 years on the territory of the country or zone. (Paragraph 9.1 complemented with the paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


9.2. Selected for sending to Ukraine animals shall undergo a not less than 30 day quarantine in the farms of the supplier under the supervision of the state veterinary doctors and undergo daily clinical examination.


9.3. At least in 42 days before slaughter, animals are vaccinated against charbon (unless they were vaccinated in 6 months before dispatch). (Paragraph 9.3 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


9.4. In 2 days before dispatch, swine are passively immunized against swine erysipelas, unless they were vaccinated against this disease during the last 4 months. But swine cholera is vaccinated, upon request of the buyer, not less than in 21 day before dispatch.


9.5. Selected for export swine shall undergo before dispatch preventive dehelminthization and treatment against ectoparasites in the term, that secures release of organism from the remnants of the preparations applied.


9.6. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


9.7. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic tests, their results and vaccinations.


9.8. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


9.9. Animals on the territory of Ukraine must be slaughtered within 2-3 days after arrival to slaughterhouses.


10. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of brood, utility and sport horses


10.1. Import to Ukraine shall be allowed only for healthy brood young animals and adult horses, born and grown in the exporting country, with pregnancy not exceeding 3 months. Horses must not be vaccinated against infectious encephalomyelitis of all types, influenza, African horse sickness, leptospirosis and originate from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

coupling disease, vesicular stomatitis, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelan encephalomyelitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph two, clause 10.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

equine influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 10.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious equine hysteritis, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory; (Paragraph four, clause 10.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious equine encephalomyelitis of eastern and western types, rhinopneumonias, infectious anaemia, lichen and equine smallpox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farms;

rabies during the last 12 months at the farm. (Paragraph 10.1, as amended by paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

Horses selected for sending to Ukraine had no clinical symptoms of viral arteritis during 28 days preceding the day of dispatch, and diagnostic tests of blood samples, performed with 14 day interval showed a negative result.


10.2. Horses selected for sending to Ukraine shall be for not less than 30 days kept at special quarantine bases of the exporting country under supervision of representative of the state service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine. At the time of quarantine, total clinical examination is performed with daily thermometry, as well as diagnostic tests in state veterinary laboratory using methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country, for detection of glanders, coupling disease, (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), rhinopneumonia, infectious hysteritis, infectious anaemia, viral arteritis, leptospirosis. Diagnostic tests for coupling disease and glanders are performed in 15 days before dispatch, for infectious equine anaemia during 30 days, viral arteritis two times during 28 days, with interval of 14 days. Animals are vaccinated against influenza with deactivated vaccine. At least in 20 days before import to the territory of Ukraine, animals are vaccinated against charbon (unless they were vaccinated in 6 months before dispatch). Anthelminthic treatment and treatment against ectoparasites are performed. (Paragraph 10.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


10.3. If in the period of quarantine basing on the results of diagnostic researches in some animals positive (serological, allergic, etc.) reactions are detected, the representative of the buyer has a right to reject all or some animals, without bearing at that any material responsibility. In this case, information shall be immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


10.4. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


10.5. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of method, date of diagnostic researches, their results and preventive vaccination.


10.6. Importation of animals into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


10.7. After importing into the territory of Ukraine and undergoing the state veterinary and sanitary control, animals shall go through quarantine for the period 30 of days in a specially prepared premises. In this period, diagnostic tests are performed for glanders, infectious anaemia, coupling disease, infectious hysteritis, viral arteritis, leptospirosis, rhinopneumonia, nuttalliosis under control of the state service of veterinary medicine. (Paragraph 10.7, as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


11. Veterinary requirements concerning importing horses to Ukraine

for participation in international competitions


11.1. Import to Ukraine shall be allowed for healthy horses, not vaccinated against infectious encephalomyelitis of any type, African horse sickness, and originate from the farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

coupling disease, vesicular stomatitis, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelen equine encephalitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph two, clause 11.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

equine influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 11.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious equine hysteritis, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi) - during the last 12 months on the administrative territory; (Paragraph four, clause 11.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

encephalomyelites of horses of the Western and Eastern types, rhinopneumonia, infectious anaemia, equine lichen and smallpox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm;

rabies during the last 12 months at the farm. (Paragraph 11.1 complemented with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

Horses selected for sending to Ukraine had no clinical symptoms of viral arteritis during 28 days before the day of dispatch; diagnostic blood tests that were performed with the interval of 14 days showed negative result.


11.2. Before dispatch, the horses must stay for not less than 30 days under the supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.

In this period, diagnostic tests are performed in the state veterinary laboratory using the methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country, for glanders, coupling disease and infectious equine anaemia, unless such tests were not taken during the last 90 days before dispatch. (Paragraph two, clause 11.2 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


11.3. Horses sent for competitions, must be vaccinated against influenza using deactivated vaccine, not later than in 30-45 days before dispatch.


11.4. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


11.5. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of method, date of diagnostic tests, their results and preventive vaccinations.


11.6. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


11.7. While staying on the territory of Ukraine, the horses shall be allocated and held under control of the state service of veterinary medicine. Horses imported from different countries shall be isolated from each other for all the period of stay, except the time of participation in the sport competition. After completion of sport contest, the horses must be removed from the territory of Ukraine.


12. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of stallion sperm


12.1. Import to Ukraine is allowed for sperm of stallions, obtained at the artificial insemination enterprises, which remain under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


12.2 Sperm originates from a farm (station, centre, etc.) and administrative territory, which is officially free from contagious animal diseases, including:

coupling disease, vesicular stomatitis, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelen equine encephalitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph two, clause 12.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

horse influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 12.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious equine hysteritis, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory; (Paragraph four, clause 12.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

encephalomyelites of horses of the Western and Eastern types, rhinopneumonia, infectious anaemia, equine lichen and smallpox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm.

The sperm collected during the year, shall be tested as to presence of pathogenic viral arteritis, and the results of test must be negative.

Donor stallions in the day of taking sperm must not have clinical symptoms of viral arteritis, and subjected to serological diagnostics within 14 days after taking sperm, and the results of such test must be negative.


12.3. Keeping of animals and collection of sperm from stallions shall be performed in compliance with the stipulated veterinary and sanitary requirements.


12.4. Brood stallions, which provide sperm for export, must not be vaccinated against rhinopneumonia, to stay at the artificial insemination enterprises for at least 6 months before collection of sperm, and not be used for natural insemination.


12.5. In 30 days before collection of sperm, stallions are tested in state veterinary laboratory using the method, commonly practiced in the exporting country, for detection of glanders, coupling disease, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), rhinopneumonia, infectious hysteritis, infectious anaemia, viral arteritis, leptospirosis. (Paragraph 12.5 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


12.6. Sperm must not contain pathogenic and toxicogenic microorganisms and blood elements.


12.7. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of method, date of diagnostic tests, and their results.


12.8. Veterinary certificate shall be supplemented with specification, that contains the following data:

breed, name, number of stallion;

date, month and year of taking sperm;

number of canister in dewar vessel;

number of series and doses in the same canister.


12.9. The provided sperm shall be packed and transported in special containers (vessels) with liquid nitrogen.


12.10. Importation into the territory of Ukraine sperm shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


12.11. Before using on the territory of Ukraine, the sperm shall be tested for viral arteritis. (Chapter 12, as amended by clause 12.11 in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


13. Veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of slaughter horses


13.1. Import into Ukraine shall be allowed for healthy slaughter horses, born and grown in the exporting country, from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

coupling disease, vesicular stomatitis, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelen equine encephalitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph two, clause 13.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

equine influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; (Paragraph three, clause 13.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

infectious equine hysteritis, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), rabies during the last 12 months on the administrative territory; (Paragraph four, clause 13.1 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

encephalomyelites of horses of the Western and Eastern types, rhinopneumonia, infectious anaemia, equine lichen and smallpox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm.

Horses selected for sending to Ukraine had no clinical symptoms of viral arteritis during 28 days before the day of dispatch, a diagnostic testing of blood samples is performed with a 14-day interval, which must show a negative result.


13.2. Horses selected for sending to Ukraine shall be held for not less than 30 days at special quarantine bases under the supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. At the time of quarantine, total clinical examination is performed with daily thermometry, diagnostic research in state laboratory of veterinary medicine using the methods, commonly practiced in the exporting country, for glanders, coupling disease, piroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), rhinopneumonia, infectious hysteritis, infectious anaemia, viral arteritis. At least in 42 days before slaughter, animals shall be vaccinated against charbon (unless they were vaccinated in 6 months before dispatch). (Paragraph 13.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


13.3. Dispatch is allowed only for clinically healthy horses, which showed negative result in diagnostic tests.


13.4. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


13.5. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements, shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in the language of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of method, date of diagnostic tests and vaccinations.


13.6. Importation of horses into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


13.7. Animals shall be slaughtered on the territory of Ukraine not later than in 2-3 days after arrival to the slaughterhouses. Before slaughter, horses shall be tested for glanders, only animals with negative reaction shall be slaughtered.


14. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of one day

of age youngs of various species of birds, incubatory and food eggs of these birds


(Name of Chapter 14 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


14.1. Import to Ukraine shall be allowed for clinically healthy one day of age youngs of various species of birds and incubatory eggs of such species of birds, that originate from the farms (incubators) of good standing, which comply with the requirements of the Sanitary Code for land animals (hygiene measures and sanitary safety in brood birds-breeding farms and incubators) and stay outside bad zone of contagious diseases of birds, including:

Newcastle disease, influenza (highly pathogenic bird influenza) in case of performance of stamping out 6 months; (Paragraph two, clause 14.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

Birds originate from poultry farms of good standing as to: smallpox, Gumboro disease, neurolymphomatosis, leucosis, bird tuberculosis, infectious laryngotracheitis, infectious encephalomyelitis, infectious anaemia, infectious bronchitis, infectious bursal disease, adeno- and reoviral infection, rhinotracheitis (TRT), Glasser's disease, reduced egg production syndrome, clamidiosis (ornithosis), viral enteritis (Dergie disease), duck-plague, viral hepatite, paramixovirus and coronavirus, black head, salmonellosis, pullorosis, pasteurellosis, mycoplasm and other highly contagious diseases during the last 6 months; (Paragraph three, clause 14.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

Importing into Ukraine of poultry products is permitted after studying epizootic situation with highly contagious and chronic diseases of birds in the supplier farms by means of visiting them by the specialists of the State Department of Veterinary Medicine of the importing country.


14.2. Parent flock of hens and turkeys shall be tested for pullorosis. At that, there must be no birds with positive reaction.

Parent flock of birds shall not be vaccinated against diseases that are not registered in Ukraine, and with alive virus vaccines (except the vaccines, agreed upon by the importer country, and those after which in the follow-up vaccinations deactivated vaccines were used).

(Paragraph 14.2 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


14.3. One day of age youngs shall be received from incubation eggs of the birds, that comply with the veterinary requirements, stipulated in clause 14.1.

One day of age youngs of various birds, if needed, can be vaccinated against diseases, common for this particular species and age, according to the approved by the State Department of veterinary medicine schemes of vaccine prevention. Certificate must indicate type of vaccine and date of vaccination. (Paragraph two, clause 14.3 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

Youngs of birds shall be conditioned and shall comply with the certificate of technological parameters for the specific cross of birds. (Paragraph three, clause 14.3 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


14.4. Incubation eggs must be obtained from the birds, that comply with the veterinary requirements, stipulated in clause 14.1.


14.5. Incubation eggs must be disinfected using method, practiced in the exporting country and immediately before importation to the territory of Ukraine. (Paragraph 14.5 as amended in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)


14.6. Incubation eggs and one day of age youngs of various species of birds are supplied in disposable containers.


14.7. Vehicles are treated and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


14.8. Observance of conditions, stipulated in these requirements for each lot of birds or incubation eggs shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original (form of certificate is agreed upon by the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine), signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of method, date of serological and diagnostic tests and their results, against which infectious diseases the parent flock was vaccinated, when, and what types of vaccine were used.


14.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of one day of age youngs, incubation eggs with the relevant marking, accepted in the exporting country, shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.

The permit is granted after considering of the documents agreed upon by the management of the state veterinary medicine of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and oblasts:

application, agreed upon by the state veterinary medicine inspector of oblast; opinion of the committee as to epizootic examination of supplier farms with specification of epizootic state administrative territories;

certificate of epizootic examination of buyer farms with specification of conditions for quarantine;

schemes of vaccinal prevention, agreed by the state veterinary medicine inspector of oblast;

contract or copy of contract, to be filed at least in 15 days before importation.


14.10. At the time of quarantine of birds, daily clinical examination shall be performed, as well as the required veterinary measures and vaccination according to the local vaccinal prevention schemes approved by the state service of veterinary medicine. From each imported into Ukraine lot of incubation eggs or birds, sampling of eggs and birds is taken, in compliance with the sampling norms, and sent for performance of the necessary laboratory and diagnostic tests (at the cost of owners funds), in the state-accredited laboratories of veterinary medicine. (Paragraph one, clause 14.10 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine N 36 (z0525-05) as of 25.04.2005)

In case of detection in incubation eggs of any pathogenic infectious diseases, or in the birds of any symptoms, characteristic for infectious diseases, which are stipulated in these Requirements, further importation shall be terminated.


15. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of fur animals, rabbits, dogs and cats


15.1. For import into Ukraine clinically healthy fur animals, rabbits, dogs and cats shall be allowed from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

) for all kinds of animals:

viral encephalomyelites of all kinds during the last 12 months on the administrative territory;

) for foxes, polar foxes, dogs and cats:

infectious bulbar paralysis, rabies, tuberculosis, tularemia, dermatophytoses (trichophytosis, microsporia) during the last 12 months at the farm;

) for minks and ferrets:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

viral hemorrhagic disease of rabbits, tularemia during the last 12 months at the farm;

encephalopathy of minks during the last 3 years at the farm;

Aleutian disease of mink, rabies, tuberculosis, tularemia during the last 12 months at the farm;

) for rabbits:

viral hemorrhagic disease, myxomatosis, tularemia, pasteurellosis, listeriosis during the last 12 months at the farm.


15.2. Animals selected for shipment into Ukraine shall be kept for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases under supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


15.3. During the quarantine the total clinical inspection shall be performed. In this period the state veterinary doctors shall carry out diagnostic research in the state veterinary laboratory with the methods adopted in the exporting country. Animals shall be subject to the following veterinary processing and research:

foxes, polar foxes, minks and dogs as to toxoplasmosis;

minks as to Aleutian disease of mink;

cats as to dermatophytosis;

dogs and cats not earlier than in 2 years and not later than in 3 months before the shipment the test for antibodies to rabies shall be carried out, at that the obtained positive result is with titer not less than 0. 5 immune unit per ml. ( Paragraph 15.3 complemented with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of 25.04.2005 )


15.4. Not later than in 14 days before the shipment animals shall be vaccinated, if they were not vaccinated during the last 6 months:

foxes, polar foxes against distemper, salmonellosis and colibacillosis;

minks and ferrets against botulism, distemper;

pseudomonose, viral enteritis;

coypus against pasteurellosis;

dogs against rabies, distemper, hepatitis, viral enteritis, parvo- and adenoviral infections, leptospirosis;

cats against rabies and panleucopenia;

rabbits against myxomatosis, pasteurellosis and viral hemorrhagic disease .


15.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


15.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and prophylactic immunization.


15.7. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision on the state border and transport of the service zone.


15.8. After import into the territory of Ukraine and passing of the state veterinary and sanitary control animals shall be placed under quarantine for 30 days in specially prepared room. In this period necessary diagnostic research shall be carried out under control of the state service of veterinary medicine.


16. Veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of wild, zoo and circus animals


16.1. For import into Ukraine clinically healthy wild animals (mammals, fowl, fish, amphibia, reptiles) and other (Arachnida, insects and so on) shall be allowed that come from zoos, farms, circuses, collections and so on (hereinafter referred to as farms) and from locality or water area free from contagious animal diseases, including:

) for all kinds of animals:

foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

) for great cloven-hoofed animals (great cattle, wisents, buffalos, zebu, yaks, antelopes, giraffes, bisons, deers and so on):

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious nodular dermatitis (pearl disease) of cattle, enzootic hepatitis, bluetongue, pest of small ruminants, epizootic hemorrhagic disease of deers, acabane disease during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

brucellosis, leucosis, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis during the last 3 years at the farm;

virus diarrhea, besnoitiosis during the last 12 months at the farm;

) for small cloven-hoofed animals (sheep, goats, fallow-deers, uruses, moufflons, ibices, roedeers and so on):

enzootic hepatitis, pest of small ruminants, bluetongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease of deers during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

quadrilateral fever during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

paratuberculosis, scrapie, maeda-visna, arteriitis-encephalitis, adenomatosis during the last 5 years at the farm;

tuberculosis, brucellosis during the last 3 years at the farm;

sheep-pox and goat-pox during the last 12 months at the farm;

) for solid-hoofed (horses, donkeys, mule, ponies, zebras, koulans, Przevalsky's horses, kiangs and so on):

coupling disease, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelen equine encephalitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country;

vesicular stomatitis, equine influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

equine infectious hysteritis, surrah (Evance trypanosomes), pyroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), rabies during the last 12 months on the administrative territory;

infectious encephalomyelites of horses of the Western and Eastern types, rhinopneumonia, infectious anaemia, lichen and horsepox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm.

Selected for shipment into Ukraine horses showed no clinical evidence of viral arthritis during 28 days before the shipment day, diagnostic research of blood samples performed with interval of 14 days have a negative result.

Importing of horses should be guided by the effective Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of pedigree, utility and sporting horses (chapter 10 of these requirements);

) for domestic and wild swine: swine cholera, vesicular diseases, smallpox, infectious bulbar paralysis, porcine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on);

trichinosis, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome during the last 3 years at the farm;

) for carnivorous:

distemper, viral enteritis, toxoplasmosis, infectious hepatitis, rabies during 12 months at the farm;

tularemia during the last 6 months at the farm;

) for birds:

ornithosis (psittacosis), infectious bronchitis, smallpox, reoviral infection and rhinotracheitis of turkey-hens, avian influenza and Exotic Newcastle Disease, that were under permanent supervision of the state service of veterinary medicine, before the dispatch were kept under quarantine in the importing country during 30 days and had negative results of diagnostic researches as to mentioned diseases.

Had no clinical evidence and had no risk as to infecting with avian tuberculosis before the dispatch;

) for web-foot birds:

Dargie disease, duck virus enteritis, viral hepatitis of ducklings, ornithosis (psittacosis) from a safe farm;

) for rodents:

toxoplasmosis during the last 12 months at the farm;

myxomatosis, viral hemorrhagic disease of rabbits, tularemia during the last 6 months at the farm;

) for pinniped, cetacea: pest of seals (morbiliviral infection), vesicular exanthem during the last 3 years in places of their location (origin).


16.2. Animals selected for shipment into Ukraine shall be kept for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases of the exporting country or in separate rooms, where clinical inspection and thermometry shall be carried out as well as diagnostic research in the state veterinary laboratory with the methods adopted in the exporting country:

) great cloven-hoofed animals as to brucellosis, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis, leucosis;

) small cloven-hoofed animals as to brucellosis, paratuberculosis, bluetongue;

) solid-hoofed as to glanders, coupling disease, surrah (Evance trypanosomes), pyroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi), anaplasmosis, rhinopneumonia, infectious hysteritis, infectious anemia, viral arteriitis;

) carnivorous:

dogs, wovles, jackals , foxes, polar foxes, minks, hyenas concerning toxoplasmosis;

minks concerning Aleutian disease of mink;

) birds (parrots, pigeons) concerning ornithosis (psittacosis);

parrots concerning clamidiosis, before the dispatch were kept under supervision of the veterinary doctor during 45 days and were processed against clamidiosis with chlortetracycline.


16.3. Not later than in 20 days for import into the territory of Ukraine animals shall be vaccinated, if they were not vaccinated during the last 6 months:

cloven-hoofed animals against charbon and trichophytosis;

solid-hoofed against charbon, trichophytosis and influenza;

horses, additionally, against rhinopneumonia;

swine against classical pest, erysipelas and infectious bulbar paralysis;

dogs, foxes, polar foxes, wovles, jackals against distemper and pseudomonose;

dogs, wovles, jackals against rabies, hepatitis, viral enteritis, parvovirii, leptospirosis;

minks, ferrets against botulism, distemper, pseudomonose and viral enteritis;

coypus against pasteurellosis;

felines against rabies, panleucopenia and viral rhinotracheitis;

rodents (rabbits) against myxomatosis and viral hemorrhagic disease;

birds (flock of gallinaceous) against Exotic Newcastle Disease. Under the importers request vaccinations against other diseases may be provided.


16.4. In 2-14 days before the dispatch cloven-hoofed animals and swine shall have to be processed against leptospirosis with dihydrostreptomycin twice.


16.5. Before the dispatch animals shall undergo preventive treatment against epiparasites and dehelminthization.


16.6. For import into the territory of Ukraine animals and birds shall be allowed that have negative results concerning all above listed diagnostic researches.


16.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


16.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor, composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and prophylactic immunization.


16.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control and supervision on the state border and transport of the service zone.


16.10. After importation into the territory of Ukraine and passing of the state veterinary and sanitary control animals shall be placed under quarantine for 30 days in specially prepared room. In this period necessary diagnostic research shall be carried out under control of the state service of veterinary medicine.


17. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of live fish, inseminated roe, crayfish, molluscs, food invertebrates and other hydrobionts


17.1. For import into Ukraine healthy hydrobionts (fish, inseminated roe, crayfish, toads, molluscs, invertebrates) shall be allowed that come from farms and administrative territories free from contagious diseases, including:

viral haemorrhagic septicemia of trout (VHS), infectious pancreatonecrosis (IPN) of salmon family, infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHN) of salmon family, aeromonose (furunculosis) of salmon family, whirling disease of salmon family, carp spring leapfrog (VPS) during the last 3 years at the farm (in the reservoir of origin).

(Paragraph two of clause 17.1 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


17.2. The stock from which the batches of hydrobionts are selected, as well as inseminated roe shall have to be tested in the state veterinary laboratory not more than in three months before the shipment with parasitological, bacteriological and virological methods adopted in the exporting country to exclude pathogens of contagious diseases of hydrobionts.


17.3. Food organisms (bloodworm, brine shrimp eggs and so on) must not contain toxicogenic and pathogenic microorganisms.


(Paragraph 17.4 deleted on the basis of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 (z0525-05) as of April 25, 2005 )


17.4. Hydrobionts shall be delivered in single trip containers.


17.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


17.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor of the exporting country and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches and their results.


17.7. Importation into the territory of Ukraine hydrobionts shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport.


18. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of honey bees,

bumblebees and alfalfa leaf cutter bees


18.1. For import into Ukraine healthy bumblebee and bee hives, their queen-bees and packages, larvae (cocoons) of alfalfa leaf cutter bees shall be allowed that were reared on the territory of the exporting country, that come from farms approved for export trade (apiaries, laboratories), free from dangerous contagious diseases: (Paragraph one of clause 18.1 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

for honey bees:

acariasis (acarine disease), American foulbrood, European foulbrood, aspergillosis, askoferoze, nosematosis, varroatose (presence of acarian forms resistant to acaricides), exotic for the country of diseases and vermins (tropilelapsoze, powdery foulbrood, small hive beetle) during the last 2 years;

of other contagious diseases of bees during the last 8 months within the radius of 5 km;

for bumblebees:

locust acariasis (bomb acariasis), nosematosis, gregarinoze, critidioze, aspergillosis, ascospherose, spherularioze, pyroplasmosis and other bacterioses, acute paralysis, Kashmir bee virus, entopox virus and myiases and in case of asbence of pollen mite in rearing premises, as well as melitobia, braconid wasps, almond moth (Vitula edmandsae) during the last 2 years;

for cocoons of alfalfa leaf cutter bees:

askoferoze, bacterioses and under condition of lesion of not more than 0. 05% of cocoons by chalcid wasps (mellitobia, pteromalus, monodontomer, tetrastichus, dibrachis), wasps, hoverflies, cuckoo bees in the year the cocoons were gathered.


18.2. In the district of origin of the material during at least two years permanently all veterinary inspection provisions, recommended by the Office International des Epizooties shall be carried out under control of the state veterinary service.


18.3. Negative results of clinical and laboratory researches of imagos and brood and fodder performed in the state veterinary laboratories of the exporting country shall serve as certification of welfare concerning diseases of bees and bumblebees of apiaries and their surroundings approved for export trade, as well as of laboratories (companies) engaged in production of bumblebees.


18.4. Selection of bumblebee and bee hives shall be performed in 30 days, and of queen-bees in 1-3 days before their shipment to Ukraine. Selected bumblebee and bee hives and queen-bees before the shipment into Ukraine shall stay under permanent clinical supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Formation of batches of alfalfa leaf cutter bee cocoons shall be performed taking into consideration of welfare of each suppliers farms.


18.5. Containers, fodder and packaging material shall originate from safe localities as to contagious diseases of honey bees and shall not have any contact with ill bees, bubmlebees. Before bumblebees, honey bees and queen-bees, leaf cutter bees are settled packaging material shall undergo preventive disinfection and desacarisation.


18.6. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


18.7. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in the language of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches and their results. Certificate for cocoons of alfalfa leaf cutter bee shall be supplemented with roentgenogram of samples included into the lot.


18.8. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of honey bees, bee queens, of packages of bees, of bumblebees, alfalfa leaf cutter bees and bee products (honey, pollens, wax and others) shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


18.9. Hives (packages) of bees obtained by the importing country after arrival shall be relocated to disinfected beehives and allocated at isolated quarantine apiary (point) as far as possible from the main apiary and under permanent supervision of apiarist for 2 months. Every 10 days inspection of hives shall be carried out, sampling of bees, brood and hive honey shall be collected and sent out for testing to the state laboratory of veterinary medicine.

At quarantine apiary, the following shall not be allowed:

application of hives, inventory and equipment, used by the main apiary, without application of thorough disinfection;

replenishment of hives that arrived using brood (of bees) of the main apiary.


18.10. Packages of bumblebees that arrived shall be directed to greenhouses.

Evaluation of the state of bumblebee hives shall be performed as to their pollinating activity during the operation time: once in a fortnight 100 tomato flowers ready for pollination shall be inspected (in case of presence of 60% flowers with brown dots excellent pollination; 50-59% good; 49-40% satisfactory). It is not allowed to place bumblebee hives of different origin in one section. Opening of packages of bumblebees, inspection and research of their broodnests shall be carried out with participation of the representative of the supplier company and of the local service of veterinary medicine.


18.11. At arrival of cocoons of alfalfa leaf cutter bee shall be carried out opening of samples from each container shall be performed, sample incubation of cocoons shall be carried out.


18.12. Should the customer identify the materials that do not comply with the stipulated requirements, complaints shall be presented to the supplier.


19. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of reindeers


19.1. For import into Ukraine clinically healthy deers shall be allowed that were born and reared in the exporting country, not vaccinated against brucellosis and come from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties:

vesicular stomatitis, contagious peripneumonia , rinderpest , pest of small ruminants during 2 years, foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; ( Paragraph three of clause 19.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

brucellosis, tuberculosis, leucosis during the last 6 months at the farm. ( Paragraph four of clause 19.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


19.2. Animals selected for shipment into Ukraine shall be kept for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases of the exporting country under supervision of the representative of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. During the quarantine they shall undergo a total clinical inspection with daily thermometry, diagnostic research in the state veterinary laboratory with the methods adopted in the exporting country, as to brucellosis, necrobacillosis, tuberculosis.

( Paragraph 19.2 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


19.3. Not later than in 20 days for import into the territory of Ukraine animals shall be vaccinated against charbon (if they were not vaccinated in 6 months before the shipment), shall be processed against warble fly (by indicators) and preventive dehelminthization.


19.4. If during the quarantine according to the results of diagnostic researches separate animals show positive (serological, allergic and so on) reactions, then the purchasers representative shall have a right to refuse all or some of the animals, bearing no financial liability at that. In this case this information shall be immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


19.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


19.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and vaccinations.


19.7. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


19.8. After import into the territory of Ukraine and passing of the state veterinary and sanitary control animals shall be placed under quarantine for 30 days in specially prepared room.

In this period diagnostic research shall be carried out under control of the state service of veterinary medicine as to brucellosis, necrobacillosis, tuberculosis. ( Paragraph 19.8 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


20. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of camels


20.1. For import into Ukraine clinically healthy camels shall be allowed, that were born and reared in the exporting country, come from safe farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

camel fever, camelpox, rinderpest, bluetongue, foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

glanders, brucellosis, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis during the last 3 years at the farm.


20.2. Animals selected for shipment into Ukraine shall be kept for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases of the exporting country under supervision of the representative of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. During the quarantine they shall undergo a total clinical inspection with daily thermometry, diagnostic research in the state veterinary laboratory with the methods adopted in the exporting country, as to glanders, tuberculosis, brucellosis. (Paragraph 20.2 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


20.3. Not later than in 20 days before the shipment camels shall have to be vaccinated against charbon and trichophytosis, if they were not vaccinated against these diseases during the last 6 months.

Preventive dehelminthization shall be carried out.


20.4. If during the quarantine according to the results of diagnostic researches separate animals show positive (serological, allergic and so on) reactions, then the purchasers representative shall have a right to refuse all or some of the animals, bearing no financial liability at that. In this case this information shall be immediately notified to the State Department of veterinary medicine.


20.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


20.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and vaccinations.


20.7. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of animals shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine of Ukraine.


20.8. After import into the territory of Ukraine and passing of the state veterinary and sanitary control animals shall be placed under quarantine for 30 days in specially prepared room. In this period diagnostic research shall be carried out for tuberculosis, brucellosis under control of the state service of veterinary medicine. (Paragraph 20.8 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


21. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of apes


21.1. For import into Ukraine clinically healthy apelike animals shall be allowed that were born and reared in the exporting farm. Animals shall come from farms and administrative territories that stay under permanent control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country and free from contagious animal diseases, including:

charbon during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm.

The farms and administrative territories, from which apes are exported, have never registered cases of epidemic and epizootic manifestations of hemorrhagic fevers: Lassa fever, Ebola fever and Marburg fever, monkeypox, human pestilence, and on the territory of the exporting country there are no endemical foci of mentioned diseases.


21.2. Animals selected for shipment into Ukraine on the territory of the exporting country shall be kept for not less than 30 days in special quarantine bases under supervision of the state veterinary service of the exporting country. During the quarantine they shall undergo a total clinical inspection with obligatory daily thermometry, diagnostic research in the state veterinary laboratory with the methods adopted in the exporting country:

serological as to presence of antibodies to pathogens of hemorrhagic fevers: Lassa fever, Ebola fever, Marburg fever, Dengue and amarillic typhus, hepatitis of the type , , , rabies, monkeypox, herpes , leptospirosis, listeriosis;

bacteriological as to presence of pathogens of the enteric bacteria group:

Escherichia, salmonella, Shigella, campelobacteria, leprosy;

allergic test for tuberculosis.

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21.3. Dispatch shall be allowed only of clinically healthy apes, with negative results at diagnostic research. Before the dispatch animals allowed for export shall be subject to preventive treatment against epiparasites and dehelminthization.


21.4. In case of perishing during the quarantine all animals shall have to be researched with the autopsy and laboratory methods concerning contagious diseases.


21.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


21.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of methods, date of diagnostic researches, their results and prophylactic immunization.


21.7. Importation of apes into the territory of Ukraine shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


21.8. After import into the territory of Ukraine and passing of the state veterinary and sanitary control animals shall be placed under quarantine for 30 days in specially prepared room. In this period necessary diagnostic research shall be performed under control of the state service of veterinary medicine.


22. Veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of meat and meat products


22.1. For import into Ukraine meat shall be allowed only in carcasses, half carcasses, quarters, frozen meat blocks, meat products and bypass, obtained from slaughter and processing of healthy animals, reared on the territory of the exporting country and processed at meat processing plants that have got the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control.

Animals to be slaughtered were not fed with fodder of animal origin, at manufacture of which internal organs and tissues of ruminants were used. ( Paragraph 22.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


22.2. Animals whose meat is intended for export into Ukraine shall be subject to pre-slaughter veterinary inspection, and their carcasses and organs to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Meat shall be qualified for human consumption.


22.3. Carcasses (half carcasses, quarters) shall have a clear brand mark of the state veterinary inspection with specification of the name or number of the slaughtering enterprise (meat processing plant, slaughterhouse), where animals were slaughtered. Meat and meat products shall come from slaughter of healthy animals procured in the farms and administrative territories, officially free from animal diseases, including:

) great cattle:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties; ( Paragraph two of subclause "" of clause 22.3 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious peripneumonia during 2 years on the territory of the country;

rinderpest during the last 12 months on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

pest of small ruminants during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

brucellosis during the last 6 months at the farm;

charbon during the last 20 days at the farm;

) sheep and goats:

scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious peripneumonia during 2 years on the territory of the country;

rinderpest during the last 12 months on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

pest of small ruminants during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

bluetongue during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

adenomatosis, maeda-visna, arthritis-encephalitis during the last 3 years at the farm;

sheep-pox and goat-pox during the last 12 months at the farm;

brucellosis during the last 6 months at the farm;

charbon during the last 20 days at the farm;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties; ( Subclause "" of clause 22.3 complemented with paragraph in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

) swine:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

swine vesicular disease during the last 2 years on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 9 months;

swine cholera, infectious bulbar paralysis during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on), in case of performance of stamping out 6 months; ( Paragraph four of subclause "" of clause 22.3 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

trichinosis during the last 5 years on the territory of the country or zone; ( Paragraph five of subclause "" of clause 22.3 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, porcine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease) during the last 12 months at the farm; ( Paragraph six of subclause "" of clause 22.3 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

porcine erysipelas during the last 20 days at the farm;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties. ( Subclause "" of clause 22.3 complemented with paragraph eight in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

All carcasses shall be tested as to trichinosis with a negative result or were processed with the methods that guarantee complete destruction of the parasitic larva.


22.4. For import meat and meat products shall not be allowed that at the after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise have changes characteristic for foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, anaerobic infections, tuberculosis, leucosis and other contagious diseases, presence of helminths (cysticercosis, trichinosis, sarcosporidiosis, onchocercosis, echinococcosis and so on), as well as for poisoning with different substances;

were defrosted during storage;

that have deterioration evidence;

that have core temperature of muscles near bones higher than minus 8 degrees Celcius for frozen meat;

that have remnants of internal organs, bruises in tissues, not exctracted abscesses, with bots, with clearing of serous membranes and exctracted lymph nodes, with mechanical impurities, as well as with colour, odour, smack (of fish, of medications, medicinal herbs and so on) not characteristic for meat;

that contain means of preserving;

that are seeded with salmonella or pathogens of other bacterial infections;

were processed with food grade dyes, ionizing radiation or UV-light;

were obtained from slaughter of animals that were subject to influence of natural or synthetic estrogenic, hormonal substances, thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents injected directly before the slaughter;

minced and ground meat of great and small cattle and of swine.


22.5. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.


22.6. Packaging material shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


22.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


22.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


22.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of meat shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


23. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of poultry meat


23.1. For import into Ukraine poultry meat shall be allowed that was obtained from slaughter of healthy poultry reared on the territory of the exporting country and processed on the poultry processing plants that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. (Paragraph 23.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


23.2. Fowl whose meat is intended for export into Ukraine shall be subject to pre-slaughter veterinary inspection, and its carcasses and organs to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Meat shall be qualified for human consumption.


23.3. Meat shall have marking (veterinary brand mark) on the package.


23.4. Meat shall come from slaughter of healthy poultry from safe countries, farms, officially free from contagious diseases, including:


) Exotic Newcastle Disease, influenza (highly pathogenic avian influenza) in case of performance of stamping out 6 months; ( Subclause "" of clause 23.4 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

) chicken and turkey farms free from ornithosis (psittacosis), paramycoviral infection, rhinotracheitis of turkey-hens, infectious laryngotracheitis, infectious encephalomyelitis - during the last 6 months at the farm;

) geese and duck farms free from Dargie disease, viral hepatitis of ducklings, ornithosis (psittacosis ) during the last 6 months at the farm;

) fowl shall come for slaughter from farms, qualified as safe as to salmonellosis according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties.


23.5. For import poultry meat shall not be allowed that:

has changes characteristic for contagious diseases;

is of low quality as to its organoleptical indicators;

contains means of preserving;

is seeded with salmonella on the surface of carcasses, in muscles or tissues of organs;

was processed with food grade dyes and olfactive matters, ionizing radiation or UV-light;

has dark pigmentation (except for turkey-hens and pearl-hens);

has deterioration evidence;

was obtained from birds that during rearing, feeding out or before slaughter underwent influence of natural or synthetic estrogenic, hormonal substances, thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents injected directly before the slaughter.


23.6. Importation of bypasses, minced poultry meat, mechanical separated poultry meat shall be allowed only for industrial processing with specification of a specific poultry or meat processing plant or temporary storage refrigerator.


23.7. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.


23.8. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


23.9. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


23.10. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of production in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and Ukrainian.


23.11. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of meat shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


24. Veterinary requirements concerning

import into Ukraine of horseflesh


24.1. For import into Ukraine horseflesh shall be allowed only in carcasses, half carcasses, quarters, that were obtained from slaughter of clinically healthy horses, reared on the territory of the exporting country and processed on the slaughter enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. ( Paragraph 24.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


24.2. Animals whose meat is intended for export into Ukraine, shall be subject to pre-slaughter veterinary inspection, and their carcasses and organs to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Meat shall be qualified for human consumption.


24.3. Carcasses of horses shall have brand mark of the state veterinary inspection with specification of the name or number of the slaughtering enterprise (meat processing plant, slaughterhouse), where animals were slaughtered.


24.4. Meat intended for import into the territory of Ukraine for export shall come from animals slaughtered in farms and administrative territories, officially free from animal diseases, including:

coupling disease, African horse sickness, glanders, Venezuelen equine encephalitis, vesicular stomatitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; ( Paragraph two of clause 24.4 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

equine influenza during the last 12 months on the territory of the country; ( Paragraph three of clause 24.4 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

equine infectious hysteritis, equine pyroplasmosis (babesia Caballi), nuttalliosis (babesia Equi) during the last 12 months on the administrative territory; ( Paragraph four of clause 24.4 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

infectious encephalomyelites of horses of the Western and Eastern types, rhinopneumonia, infectious anemia, lichen and horsepox during the last 3 months on the territory of the farm;

charbon during 20 days at the farm.

All carcasses shall be tested as to trichinosis with a negative result, or were processed with the methods that guarantee complete destruction of the parasitic larva.


24.5. Horses to be slaughtered on the slaughter enterprises before slaughter shall pass clinical inspection and one-time direct maleinization. Horses to be directed for slaughter shall have to show negative result as to glanders.


24.6. For import horseflesh shall not be allowed that:

has changes characteristic for contagious diseases;

has remnants of internal organs, bruises in tissues, abscesses not extracted, with bots, with clearing of serous membranes and exctracted lymph nodes, with mechanical impurities, as well as with odour and smack not characteristic for meat;

is seeded with salmonella and pathogens of other bacterial infections;

was processed with food grade dyes and olfactive matters, ionizing radiation or UV-light;

was obtained from slaughter of animals that underwent influence of natural or synthetic estrogenic substances, hormonal and thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents injected directly before the slaughter.


24.7. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.


24.8. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


24.9. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


24.10. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


24.11. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of meat shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


25. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of preserves,

sausage and other kinds of finished meat products


25.1. For import into Ukraine finished products of meat of all kinds of animals, poultry reared on the territory of the exporting country shall be allowed that are intended for human food consumption, manufactured at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. (Paragraph 25.1 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


25.2. Raw materials, of which products are manufactured, shall be obtained from clinically healthy animals and undergo the veterinary and sanitary expertise performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


25.3. Beef and mutton must not come from territories that are not safe as to bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep. Animals were not fed with fodder, at manufacture of which internal organs and tissues of ruminants were used.


25.4. Products qualified for consumption and comply with the international standards. Products shall have marking (veterinary brand mark) on the package.


25.5. Products shall come from the meat processing plants, located in the administrative territories free from diseases, in compliance with the list of the Office International des Epizooties, including: ( Paragraph one of clause 25.5 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

African swine fever during the last 3 years, and in case of stamping out 6 months;

rinderpest during the last 12 months, and in case of stamping out 6 months;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months. ( Paragraph four of clause 25.5 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


25.6. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.

25.7. For import finished products shall be allowed that have intact package, in a hermetically sealed container. Containers and material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements of the exporting country.


25.8. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


25.9. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the country exporter and in Ukrainian.


25.10. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of finished products shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


26. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of meat of rabbits


26.1. For import into Ukraine meat of rabbits shall be allowed that was obtained from slaughter of healthy animals, reared on the territory of the exporting country and processed on the slaughter enterprises, that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. (Paragraph 26.1 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


26.2. Rabbits, whose meat is intended for export into Ukraine, shall be subject to pre-slaughter veterinary inspection, and their carcasses and organs to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Meat shall be qualified for human consumption and have marking (veterinary brand mark) on the package.


26.3. Meat shall come from slaughter of healthy rabbits from farms and administrative territories, officially free from contagious diseases, including:

myxomatosis, tularemia, hemorrhagic disease of rabbits, pasteurellosis, listeriosis during the last 6 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on).


26.4. For import meat of rabbits shall not allowed that:

has changes characteristic for contagious diseases;

is of law quality as to its organoleptical indicators;

contains preservatives;

is seeded with salmonella on the surface of carcasses, in muscles or tissues of organs;

was processed with food grade dyes and olfactive matters;

was processed with ionizing radiation or UV-light;

have dark pigmentation;

was defrosted during the storage;

obtained from rabbits that during rearing, feeding out or before slaughter underwent influence of natural or synthetic estrogenic, hormonal substances, thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents injected directly before the slaughter.


26.5. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.


26.6. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


26.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


26.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


26.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of meat shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


27. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of milk and dairy products


27.1. For import into Ukraine milk and dairy products shall be allowed that were obtained from healthy animals reared on the territory of the exporting country from farms, officially free from contagious animal diseases, and manufactured on milk processing enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. ( Paragraph 27.1 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


27.2. Milk and dairy products shall be manufactured and dispatched from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases, including:

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country or zone acknowledged by the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious peripneumonia, vesicular stomatitis during 2 years on the territory of the country;

rinderpest during the last 12 months on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months;

pest of small ruminants during the last 3 years on the territory of the country, and in case of performance of stamping out 6 months.


27.3. For import milk and dairy products shall not be allowed that:

are seeded with salmonella or pathogens of other bacterial infections;

are processed with food grade dyes and olfactive matters, ionizing radiation or UV-light;

contain natural or synthetic estrogenic, hormonal substances, thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents.


27.4. Milk used for manufacture of dairy products underwent heat treatment sufficient for destruction of mycobacteria of tuberculosis and other pathogenic microorganisms, dangerous for human health. Dairy products to be delivered shall have to be processed, the result of what must ensure absence of viable pathogenic flora. Products shall be qualified for consumption and free sale with no restrictions.


27.5. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of milk, dairy products shall comply with the hygienic requirements concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the engineering regulations effective in Ukraine.


27.6. For import milk and dairy products shall not be allowed that have modified organoleptical indicators or damaged package.


27.7. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


27.8. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


27.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of milk, dairy products shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


27.10. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


28. Veterinary requirements concerning import

into Ukraine of meat of wild animals


28.1. For import into Ukraine meat of wild animals shall be allowed only in carcasses, half carcasses, quarters (wing game), including exotic animals, like: crocodile, kangaroo, turtle, ostrich and other animals allowed for hunting, including those reared in a closed territory or space of their location and obtained at the slaughtering enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of the mentioned meat products for export and stay under its permanent control.


28.2. Importation into Ukraine of meat of crocodile, kangaroo, turtle, ostrich and other exotic animals may be allowed only in case of presence of a written decision of the Ministry of health care of Ukraine for possible application of a specific kind of food for human consumption.


28.3. Meat shall come from slaughter of healthy animals (wing game) and exotic animals, that lived (stayed) in the hunting areas or rearing plants not under the veterinary prohibition of the state veterinary service of the exporting country and are officially free from contagious animal diseases, including:

) for all kinds of animals:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

foot-and-mouth disease during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

charbon during the last 20 days on the territory of the hunting area, farm or other location;


(Paragraph five of subclause "" of clause 28.3 deleted on the basis of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


) for great cloven-hoofed ruminants:

rinderpest and contagious peripneumonia, vesicular stomatitis, pest of small ruminants during 2 years on the territory of the country; (Paragraph two of subclause "" of clause 28.3 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

contagious nodular dermatitis of cattle, vesicular stomatitis, enzootic hepatitis, bluetongue, haemorrhagic septicemia, acabane disease during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

(Paragraph five of subclause "" of clause 28.3 was removed on the basis of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


brucellosis, leucosis, tuberculosis during the last 6 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

virus diarrhea during the last 12 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

) for small cloven-hoofed ruminants:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

enzootic hepatitis, pest of small ruminants, bluetongue during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

quadrilateral fever during the last 12 months on the territory of the country;

paratuberculosis, maeda-visna, arthritis-encephalitis, adenomatosis during the last 3 years on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

tuberculosis, brucellosis during the last 6 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

sheep-pox and goat-pox during the last 12 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

) for small cloven-hoofed non-ruminants:

swine cholera, infectious bulbar paralysis, porcine enteroviral encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome during the last 12 months on the territory of the hunting area or other location;

trichinosis during 3 years on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

erysipelas during the last 20 days on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

) for solid-hoofed animals:

glanders, equine infectious encephalomyelitis of all types, viral arteriitis during the last 2 years on the territory of the country; ( Paragraph two of subclause "" of clause 28.3 in the wording of the Order of the state Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )

infectious anemia, coupling disease, epizootic lymphangitis, equine infectious hysteritis during 12 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

) for rabbits and hares:

viral hemorrhagic disease of rabbits, tularemia during the last 12 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

myxomatosis, pasteurellosis, listeriosis during 6 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

) for wing game (fowl):

avian influenza of all serotypes and Exotic Newcastle Disease during 1 year on the territory of the country;

neurolymphomatosis, salmonellosis, infectious laryngotracheitis, infectious bronchitis, infectious encephalomyelitis, Gumboro disease, infectious anemia, fowl diphtheria, pasteurellosis and aspergillosis during the last 6 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location;

ornithosis, duck virus enteritis, avian tuberculosis and leucosis during 6 months on the territory of the farm (rearing plant), the hunting area or other location.


28.4. Wild animals (wing game) and exotic animals, whose meat is intended for export into Ukraine, shall be subject to pre-slaughter veterinary inspection (reared ones), and carcasses and organs (all animals) to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country. Meat shall be divivded on the registered slaughtering enterprise which is located on the administrative territory, under control of the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


28.5. Meat intended for export into Ukraine shall be qualified by the state veterinary service of the exporting country for human consumption.


28.6. Meat shall bear a brand mark (stamp) of the state veterinary inspection with clear specification of the name and number of the slaughtering enterprise, where processing of wild animals was performed.


28.7. In case of performance of the veterinary and sanitary expertise of meat, no changes, characteristic for contagious diseases must be identified, as well as no helminths, serous membranes that were not cleared, lymphglands that were not removed.


28.8. Meat of carnivorous and other acceptive animals (each carcass) shall be tested by the state veterinary service as to trichinosis with a negative result or be processed with the methods that guarantee complete destruction of the parasitic larva.


28.9. Meat shall not have haematomae, not eliminated abscesses, bots, mechanical impurities, odour and smack of fish, medicinal herbs, medications and other things not specific for meat. Meat was stored and transported with observance of the temperature regime, has core temperature of muscles near bones not higher minus 8 degrees Celcius, was not defrosted, contains no means of preserving, is not seeded with salmonella or pathogens of other bacterial infections, was not processed with food grade dyes, ionizing radiation or UV-light.


28.10. Animals, from which meat was obtained, were not affected by natural or synthetic estrogenic, hormonal substances, thyreostatic preparations, antibiotics and tranquilizing agents injected directly before the slaughter.


28.11. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators of meat shall comply with the hygienic requirements effective in Ukraine concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the effective engineering regulations.


28.12. Material for packaging of meat shall be used for the first time and comply with the required sanitary-hygienic requirements.


28.13. Vehicles on which meat is transported, shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


28.14. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


28.15. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of meat shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


29. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of food fish, seafood and finished products made of them that were thermally processed


29.1. For import into Ukraine live, refrigerated and frozen fish, seafood and finished products made of them shall be allowed that were thermally processed, intended for human food consumption, manufactured at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control.


29.2. In the covering veterinary documents the data of production (freezing) of fish and of seafood shall be specified.


29.3. Commercial sea and fresh-water fish, as well as seafood shall have to be tested by the state veterinary service of the exporting country as to presence of helminths (including Anisakides), bacterial and viral infections with the methods adopted in the exporting country.


29.4. Fresh-water fish shall be free from pathogens of opisthorchiasis, diphyllobothriasis and other pathogens of helminthoses dangerous for humans.


29.5. For import frozen fish and seafood shall not be allowed that:

are seeded with salmonella or pathogens of other bacterial infections;

have changes characteristic for contagious diseases;

are not of high quality as to their organoleptical indicators;

were defrosted during the storage;

were processed with food grade dyes and olfactive matters, ionizing radiation or UV-light.

Importation of minced fish shall be allowed only for industrial processing with specification of a specific fish-processing enterprise or a temporary storage refrigerator. (Paragraph seven of clause 29.5 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 (z0525-05) as of April 25, 2005)


29.6. In case of performance of the veterinary and sanitary expertise sea and fresh-water fish, seafood and finished products made of them shall be qualified for human consumption. Microbiological, chemical-toxicological and radiological indicators shall comply with the hygienic requirements effective in Ukraine concerning quality and safety of food products and food raw materials according to the effective engineering regulations.


29.7. Frozen oceanic fish and seafood shall have core temperature not higher minus 18 degrees Celcius.


29.8. Containers and material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements of the exporting country.


29.9. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


29.10. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original, signed by the state veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


29.11. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of cargo shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


30. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of leather, horns and hoofs, casing, fur, lambskin-fur and lamb pelt raw materials, wool and goats wool, birse, horsehair, feather and fluffy feathers of hens, ducks, geese and other birds


30.1. For import into Ukraine raw materials of leather, horns and hoofs, casing, fur, lambskin-fur and lamb pelt raw materials, wool, goats wool, birse, horsehair, feather and down of hens, ducks, geese and other birds, as well as other animal raw materials shall be allowed that were obtained from healthy animals (birds) reared on the territory of the exporting country from farms officially free from contagious animal diseases, and manufactured at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products and stay under its permanent control.

( Paragraph 30.1 with amendments made in compliance with the Order of the state Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005 )


30.2. Raw materials come from farms and administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases (birds), including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

African swine fever, African horse sickness, camel fever and rinderpest during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

foot-and-mouth disease, sheep-pox and goat-pox during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on);

charbon during the last 3 months at the farm.


30.3. Leather, fur, lambskin and fur, lamb pelt raw materials shall be completely tested for charbon. Fluffy feathers and feather shall have to be processed in the importing country with application of technology that ensures clearance of pathogens of infectious diseases (including pathogens of Exotic Newcastle Disease and avian influenza).


30.4. Leather and fur raw materials shall be sorted according to the requirements of the effective standards of the exporting country and have clear marking.


30.5. Raw materials for transportation shall be packaged as to the canning kinds and methods. Canning methods shall comply with the international requirements and guarantee the veterinary and sanitary safety of raw materials being exported.


30.6. Wool, goats wool, birse, horsehair, fluffy feathers and feather, that were not processed in the exporting country with hot washing, shall be directed for further processing (washing) to the enterprises that have for this necessary veterinary and sanitary conditions, passed the commission inspection (certification) by the territorial bodies of the state veterinary and sanitary supervision and of the state sanitary-epidemiological service and received the permit from the chief state inspectors of veterinary medicine of Ukraine for these activities.


30.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


30.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate, signed by the state veterinary doctor of the country of origin and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


30.9. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of raw materials shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


31. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine fodder of fish meal


31.1. For import into Ukraine fodder fish meal shall be allowed that was made of fish raw materials of the ocean fishing and delivered from enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. For import into Ukraine fish meal shall be allowed that was manufactured by plants located in the territories that are safe as to contagious animal diseases.


31.2. Fish meal shall comply with the following veterinary and sanitary requirements:

general bacterial impurities not more than 500 thousand . . in 1 g;

pathogenic microflora not allowed;

including salmonella in 25 g not allowed;

enteropathogenic Escherichia not allowed;

botulinic toxin not allowed;

peroxid not more than 0. 1 % by iodine;

aldrin not allowed;

hexachlorocyclohexane (sum of isomers) not more than 0. 06 mg/kg;

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (sum of metabolites) not more than 0. 3 mg/kg;

heptachlor not allowed;

plumbum not more than 1. 0 mg/kg;

cadmium not more than 0. 2 mg/kg;

mercury not more than 0. 6 mg/kg;

arsen not more than 5. 0 mg/kg;

caesium 134, 137 not more than 600 becquerel;

strontium not more than 100 becquerel.

Fish meal shall be made of fish not fed with fodder that contains raw material manufactured with application of genetic engineering methods or other genetically modified sources.

( Paragraph 31.2 in the wording of the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)


31.3. Product was processed with heat treatment at temperature not lower than plus 80 degrees Celcius during 30 minutes. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and comply with the sanitary-hygienic requirements.


31.4. Vehicles be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


31.5. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate, signed by the state veterinary doctor of the country of origin and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


31.6. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of fish meal shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


32. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of finished fodder and fodder supplements of animal origin,

including made of poultry and fish


32.1. For import into Ukraine fodder and fodder supplements shall be allowed that are designed for animal feeding, manufactured at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. Fodder and fodder supplements shall have to be obtained from fresh raw materials from animals and birds from the administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases and birds, including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

African swine fever, African horse sickness, camel fever and rinderpest during the last 3 years in the country;

swine cholera, foot-and-mouth disease, sheep-pox and goat-pox and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia during the last 12 months on the administrative territory;

charbon, brucellosis, leptospirosis, infectious bulbar paralysis, anaerobic infections during the last 3 months at the farm.

32.2. For manufacture of fodder beef, mutton, bypass or other raw materials from great and small cattle shall not be used, as well as meat and meat and bone meal, obtained not from countries that are safe as to bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep.


32.3. Raw materials for manufacture of fodder shall be only come from the slaughterhouse and subject to after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country.

32.4. Raw materials were processed at temperature not lower than plus 133 degrees Celcius (271, 4 degrees Farenheit), not less than 20 minutes under pressure of 3 bar (42, 824 pounds per square cm) or was processed according to the alternative heat treatment system, that was approved by the veterinary service and gives corresponding guarantees as to the established microbiological standard.


32.5. Fodder and fodder supplements must not contain salmonella, botulinus toxin, enteropathogenic and anaerobic microflora. The total bacterial population density shall not exceed 500 thousand .. in 1 g, what shall be certified by the data of the laboratory researches and a relevant entry in the veterinary certificate.


32.6. Fodder and fodder supplements for transportation shall be packed into moisture-resisting container.


32.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


32.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate, signed by the state veterinary doctor of the exporting country and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of the date of the laboratory researches.


32.9. Delivery of commercial batches shall be performed after performance of the research of samples of products in the State scientific-research control institute of veterinary preparations and fodder supplements (Lviv City).


32.10. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of fodder and of fodder supplements shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


33. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine of fodder and of fodder supplements of animal origin, including birds and fish


33.1. For import into Ukraine fodder and fodder supplements shall be allowed that are designed for animal feeding, manufactured at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. Fodder and fodder supplements shall have to be obtained from fresh raw materials of animals and birds from the administrative territories, free from contagious animal diseases and birds, including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

African swine fever, African horse sickness, camel fever and rinderpest during the last 3 years in the country;

swine cholera, foot-and-mouth disease, sheep-pox and goat-pox and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia during the last 12 months on the administrative territory;

charbon, brucellosis, leptospirosis, infectious bulbar paralysis, anaerobic infections during the last 3 months at the farm.


33.2. For manufacture of fodder beef, mutton, bypass or other raw materials form great and small cattle shall not be used, as well as meal of meat and meal of meat and bone obtained not from the countries that are safe as to bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep.


33.3. Raw materials for manufacture of fodder shall be only come from the slaughterhouse and subject to the after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise, performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country.


33.4. Raw materials were processed at temperature not lower than plus 133 degrees Celsius (271, 4 degrees Farenheit), not less than 20 minutes under pressure of 3 bar (42, 824 pounds per square cm) or was processed according to the alternative heat treatment system, that was approved by the veterinary service and gives corresponding guarantees as to the established microbiological standard.


33.5. Fodder and fodder supplements must not contain salmonella, botulinus toxin, enteropathogenic and anaerobic microflora.

The total bacterial population density shall not exceed 500 thousand .. in 1 ., what shall be certified by the data of the laboratory researches, and a relevant entry in the veterinary certificate shall be made.


33.6. Fodder and fodder supplements for transportation shall be packed in moisture-resisting container.


33.7. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


33.8. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate signed by the state veterinary doctor of the exporting country and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian, with specification of the date of the laboratory researches.


33.9. Delivery of commercial batches shall be carried out after performance of the research of samples of products in the State scientific-research control institute of veterinary preparations and fodder supplements (Lviv City).


33.10. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of fodder and fodder supplements shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the State Department of veterinary medicine.


34. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of fodder for animals of vegetable origin

(forage grain, soya beans, peanut and soya shrots)


34.1. For import into Ukraine fodder for animals of vegetable origin shall be allowed that was manufactured and delivered from the administrative territories free from contagious animal diseases, including:

African swine fever during the last 3 years on the territory of the country;

foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, pest of small ruminants, African horse sickness during the last 12 months on the administrative territory (state, province, land, district and so on).


34.2. Forage grain being purchased, soya beans, peanut and soya shrots shall be not toxic for animals.


34.3. The exporting country shall certify that products to be delivered contain grain with symptoms of seedling disease not more than 1 %, and concentration of heavy metals, mycotoxins and pesticides does not exceed the international requirements and standards adopted in Ukraine.


34.4. Aggregate beta activity shall not exceed 60 Bq per 1 kg in all listed products.


34.5. Vehicles shall be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.


34.6. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements shall be completely certified:

1. By the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original signed by the state veterinary doctor, in which welfare of the administrative territory (country, state, province and so on) is stated as to above mentioned infectious diseases.

2. By the quality certificate of the country of origin in the original, issued by the authorized control agency of the exporting country (inspection, laboratory and so on), certifying that concentration of heavy metals, mycotoxins, pesticides, as well as aggregate beta activity do not exceed maximum allowable concentration stipulated in Ukraine.


34.7. Certificates shall have to be composed in the languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


34.8. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of fodder of vegetable origin shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


35. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of finished fodder for cats and dogs

35.1. For import into Ukraine fodder shall be allowed that is designed for animal feeding and obtained at the enterprises that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control. Fodder is obtained from fresh raw materials coming from the administrative territories free from contagious diseases of animals and birds, including:

bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep according to the requirements of the International Veterinary Code of the Office International des Epizooties;

African swine fever, African horse sickness, camel fever and rinderpest during the last 3 years in the country;

swine cholera, foot-and-mouth disease, sheep-pox and goat-pox, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, vesicular stomatitis during the last 12 months on the administrative territory;

charbon, brucellosis, leptospirosis, infectious bulbar paralysis, anaerobic infections during the last 3 months at the farm.

35.2. For manufacture of fodder beef, mutton, bypass or other raw materials form cattle shall not be used, as well as meal of meat and meal of meat and bone obtained not from the countries that are safe as to bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle and scrapie of sheep.

35.3. Raw materials for manufacture of fodder shall come only from the slaughterhouse and be subject to the after-slaughter veterinary and sanitary expertise performed by the state veterinary service of the exporting country.

35.4. Fodder must not contain salmonella, botulinus toxin, enteropathogenic and anaerobic microflora. The total bacterial population density shall not exceed 500 thousand .. in 1 g, what has to be certified by the data of the laboratory researches, on what a relevant entry is made in the veterinary certificate.

35.5. Raw materials shall be processed at temperature not lower than plus 133 degrees Celcius (271, 4 degrees Farenheit), not less than 20 minutes under pressure 3 bar (42, 824 pounds per square centimeter) or be processed according to the alternative heat treatment system that was approved by the veterinary service and gives corresponding guarantees as to the established microbiological standard.

35.6. Material for packaging shall be used for the first time and be compliant with the sanitary and hygienic requirements.

35.7. Vehicles shall have to be processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.

35.8. Observance of conditions, requirements shall be completely certified by the veterinary certificate of the country of origin in the original signed by the veterinary doctor and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian with specification of the date, methods and results of the laboratory researches.


35.9. Delivery of commercial batches shall be performed after performance of the research of samples of products in the State scientific-research institute of veterinary preparations and fodder supplements and obtaining of the registration certificate.


35.10. Importation into the territory of Ukraine of fodder and fodder supplements shall be possible after obtaining of the permit of the regional service of the state veterinary and sanitary control on the state border and transport of the service zone.


36. Veterinary requirements concerning import into Ukraine

of honey and products of beekeeping


36.1. For import into Ukraine homogenized honey and products of beekeeping shall be allowed that were obtained from healthy bees from farms, officially free from contagious diseases, that have the permit of the central state veterinary service of the exporting country for delivery of products for export and stay under its permanent control.


36.2. Honey and products of beekeeping shall be manufactured and dispatched from farms and administrative territories free from contagious diseases of bees, including American foulbrood, European foulbrood, varroatose (presence of acarian forms resistant to acaricides), exotic diseases and vermins (tropilelapsoze, powdery foulbrood).

Honey and products of beekeeping shall be packed in containers compliant with the international requirements.


36.3. Honey shall comply with such basic veterinary and sanitary requirements, containing:

chloramphenicol not more than 0, 3 mcg/kg;

nitrofuran () not more than 0, 3 mcg/kg;

tetracycline not more than 25 mcg/kg;

chlortetracycline not more than 35 mcg/kg;

sulfadimine not more than 35 mcg/kg;

streptomycin not more than 25 mcg/kg;

deltametrine not more than 10 mcg/kg;

hexachlorocyclohexane and its isomeres not more than 5 mcg/kg;

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and its metabolites not more than 5 mcg/kg;

heptachlor not more than 5 mcg/kg;

s not more than 5 mcg/kg;

karbofos not more than 10 mcg/kg;

metaphos not more than 10 mcg/kg;

plumbum not more than 1 mcg/kg;

cadmium not more than 1 mcg/kg;

caesium 137 not more than 100 Bq/kg;

strontium 90 not more than 20 Bq/kg.


36.4. Vehicles processed and prepared according to the rules adopted in the exporting country.

36.5. Observance of conditions stipulated in these Requirements, shall have to be completely confirmed by the veterinary certificate signed by the state veterinary doctor of the country of origin and composed in languages of the exporting country and in Ukrainian.


(Requirements complemented with Chapter 36 in compliance with the Order of the State Department of veterinary medicine No. 36 ( z0525-05 ) as of April 25, 2005)



Head of the Administration of the state

inspection of veterinary medicine M. V. Patsiuk


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