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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Bureau of Livestock Identification

Cowboy Riding Herd

Documents required, before leaving a state and prior to entering a state

Brand inspection is required prior to leaving specific states as indicated below:

CATTLE ENTERING CALIFORNIA

A Brand Inspection Certificate should accompany all loads from any state requiring a brand inspection.

A Health Inspection Certificate may be required for some loads entering California. This certificate, when required, will identify loads from non-brand inspection states.

If BLANK, then there's no Brand Inspection requirement. The National Uniform Tag Code PREFIX NUMBER appears on all ANIMAL HEALTH RELATED forms, eartags and backtags.

NATIONAL UNIFORM TAG CODE NO.

STATE OF ORIGIN

BRAND INSPECTION REQUIRED

 

Alberta

Yes

64

Alabama

 

96

Alaska

 

86

Arizona

Yes

71

Arkansas

 

 

British Columbia

Yes

93

California

Yes

84

Colorado

Yes

16

Connecticut

 

50

Delaware

 

58

Florida

 

57

Georgia

 

95

Hawaii

 

82

Idaho

Yes

33

Illinois

 

32

Indiana

 

42

Iowa

 

48

Kansas

 

61

Kentucky

 

72

Louisiana

 

11

Maine

 

51

Maryland

 

14

Massachusetts

 

34

Michigan

 

41

Minnesota

 

65

Mississippi

 

43

Missouri

 

81

Montana

Yes

47

Nebraska

Yes

88

Nevada

Yes

12

New Hampshire

 

22

New Jersey

 

85

New Mexico

Yes

21

New York

 

55

North Carolina

 

45

North Dakota

Yes

31

Ohio

 

73

Oklahoma

 

92

Oregon

Yes

23

Pennsylvania

 

15

Rhode Island

 

 

Saskatchewan

Yes

56

South Carolina

 

46

South Dakota

Yes

63

Tennessee

 

74

Texas

 

87

Utah

Yes

13

Vermont

 

52

Virginia

 

91

Washington

Yes

54

West Virginia

 

35

Wisconsin

 

83

Wyoming

Yes


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