Steps to Move

During an FMD outbreak, Regulatory Officials may impose movement restrictions on animals and animal products. Moving animals will require a movement permit. Regulatory Officials may require each of the steps below are met before issuing a movement permit. Additional steps may be required in an actual outbreak.

  1. Request a National Premises Identification Number (PIN) from the office of your State Animal Health Official
  2. Implement your enhanced operation-specific biosecurity plan
  3. Monitor for FMD
  4. Keep movement records of animals, people, equipment, and other items onto your premises.

Several of these can be done PRIOR to an outbreak. Explore the left menu to start preparing today!