Description of Cattle
relevant question on the LPA NVD is answered in a way, that 60 days prior to sale the vendor should answer “Yes” to this The LPA National Vendor Declaration (LPA NVD) is part of the For consignments that require more lines to describe the stock, declares Saudi Eligible. Otherwise, you must declare the cattle question unless they hold SAFEMEAT endorsed vendor Cattle industry’s commitment to food safety and product go to the website and select Vendor
as being fed feed containing animal fats.
declarations for that feed and those declarations confirm that all declarations and select the link: Attachment to
required WHPs have been met and/or that the feed complies with the NVD/Waybill
Ownership (Question 3) (If you DON’T KNOW, you must tick
all requirements relating to chemical residues through a QA Waybills are required when Cattle (and other stock) are moved Ensure that the total number of Cattle being sold is put in the NO) When sending in stock in one lot that are both vendor bred testing program. If any of the cattle consumed pasture, stubbles in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Northern Territory (NT), and non vendor bred, you must either tick “No” and answer the or failed crops previously treated with a chemical that had no New South Wales (NSW), Queensland (QLD), Western subsequent question on how long they have been owned for or
grazing/ fodder WHP on the label the question should be Australia (WA), South Australia (SA) and Tasmania (TAS). Only Consigned to / Destination (If different)
use a separate document for the vendor bred stock and the non answered “Yes” and details provided.
this combined LPA NVD/waybill need be completed in these Include in “Consigned to” the name of the person and/or States/Territories when Cattle are being moved. The completion company the cattle are being consigned to including full location Spray Drift (Question 8) (If you DON’T KNOW, you must tick
of Part B of this combined LPA NVD/waybill is optional in South address of person and/or company e.g. Mr Smith ABC Stock By-product stockfeed (Question 4) (If you DON’T KNOW, you
Australia (SA) and those States where waybills are not A spray drift risk area can exist for up to 10 weeks after any required. The Northern Territory (NT) only accepts an NT Includes any plant material not produced primarily for livestock application. For endosulfan it includes all grazing land and all waybill as its mandatory movement document; it does not Include in “Destination (if different)” the full location address of consumption, such as waste fruit, vegetables and fibre crops fodder and forage crops that at the time of application were within the destination of the cattle if they are not being sent to the including peel, pulp, pressings, stem and leaf material. (It does location address of who the cattle are being consigned to e.g. 750m downwind of a site treated by aerial application and 200m not include grain and grain by-products, cotton seed, oilseed Standalone waybills will continue to be available from relevant downwind of a site treated by ground rig. Answer yes to this regulatory authorities, and their use is preferable if only a question if livestock have grazed in that area following endosulfan NLIS devices
Extended Residue Program (ERP ) status and grazing
application or for other pesticides in any downwind mandatory
Where cattle carry National Livestock Identification System restrictions (Question 5) (If you DON’T KNOW, you must tick
no-spray zone for protection of international trade specified on
Producers must provide a copy of this document for all Cattle (NLIS) approved Breeder or Post-breeder devices, record the the pesticide product label.
they move to another property or offer for sale or slaughter, and number of identified animals and device type(s) in the spaces Answer “Yes” if, in the past 6 months: to request a correctly completed copy or post sale summary Additional information (Question 9)
■ The cattle have been on a property that currently has a List any required attached documents, and attach copies of the Under State/Territory law, NLIS Breeder and Post-breeder “T” status, other than T5, allocated by a state/territory documents to the original and all copies of the declaration. devices must not be removed until cattle are processed in an authority under the NORM program. [Note: Properties Examples of documents that could be attached include a cattle Answer all items accurately. Any false, misleading or unverified abattoir or knackery. Cattle only need one NLIS device.
with a C (clear), R, M or T5 classification do not have an health statement, list of by-product stockfeeds and date when last statements may result in prosecution and/or civil action. If you Never attach a second NLIS device if a NLIS device is already ERP status for the purposes of this question.] OR
fed, analysts’ reports of residue tests done on by-product rely on the document to verify future claims about purchased present. Attach NLIS devices in the right (off-side) ear.
■ The cattle have been placed under restrictions, such as stockfeeds (Question 3), or biopsy testing of cattle (Questions 4, stock, then the stock should be identifiable against their quarantine or detention, by a state/territory authority due 5, 6, and 7), letters from State authorities detailing the residue Details of other statutory documents
to chemical residues that exceeded the maximum Other documents relating to this movement e.g. cattle health status of the cattle, details of treatments within the withholding residue limit (MRL) for agvet chemicals or the maximum The cost of any residue testing required or undertaken in statement, permit, including additional sheets of descriptions of period or Export Slaughter Interval (Question 5).
level (ML) for contaminants such as lead or cadmium.
response to information given on the document is a commercial cattle. The words “Attachment to LPA NVD/Waybill serial Use this section to provide other information on chemical use, Attach any relevant analysts report or letter of clearance from matter between the vendor and buyer (except where industry number.” must be on every additional document with the serial animal health status, or commercial matters that are not covered state authority to the original and all copies of the declaration.
number recorded. Additional document(s) must be attached to specifically on the form including specific market eligibility.
Veterinary drugs and chemicals (Question 6) as set by
APVMA or SAFEMEAT (If you DON’T KNOW, you must tick
Signing this declaration has legal significance. Regulatory Hormonal Growth Promotant (HGP) Status (Question 1) (If
Top sheet: (White) goes with the cattle to the
authorities may take legal action, and purchasers may seek The APVMA website should be checked for the current
Only declare cattle HGP free if: (a) they were bred on your damages if any information in part A is incorrect. Before signing requirements for Export Slaughter Intervals (ESIs) and
Middle sheet: (Green) goes to the carrier.
property and you know they have never been treated with you must be absolutely satisfied you understand all elements of Withholding Periods (WHPs).
Bottom sheet: (Pink) stays in the book and should be
HGPs or; (b) you have evidence showing that these particular the document, and these explanatory notes.
cattle have never in their lives been treated with HGPs. Veterinary drugs include chemicals administered orally, by Restricted Animal Material includes any tissue, blood or other
injection or to the skin such as antibiotics, vaccines, worm and Acceptable evidence includes an agent’s post-sale summary material taken from an animal and any meals derived from externally applied insecticides but exclude vitamin and mineral Part A is only to be completed by the owner of the Cattle or identifying the seller and endorsed with the words ‘HGP free’ or animals. Examples are meat and bone meals, blood meal, fish person responsible for the husbandry of the Cattle a signed statement or LPA NVD from the previous owner meal, feather meal etc. It does not include tallow, gelatine or milk declaring the cattle to be ‘HGP free’.
ESIs are the period following treatment when Cattle are products. Contact your State Agriculture or Primary Industries Address and PIC (Property Identification Code) of property/
Otherwise, you must declare the cattle as HGP treated.
unsuitable for export processing. ESIs are industry standards to Department for more details on these feeding restrictions.
place where the journey commenced
ensure export requirements are met. For example SAFEMEAT Use a separate document for the ‘HGP free’ cattle.
has implemented a 90 day Provisional Russian ESI for This LPA NVD can only be used when the cattle are being prescribed veterinary medicines and feed additives containing The carrier (or drover where applicable) must complete this part moved from the property to which the pre-printed PIC is Animal Fats (Question 2) (If you DON’T KNOW, you must
oxytetracycline or chlortetracycline to meet country specific and sign it. When more than one truck is carrying the cattle all assigned. If the stock are being moved from a different property vehicle registration numbers are to be recorded.
(e.g. agistment), you should obtain an LPA NVD from the owner Only declare cattle No if: (a) they were bred on your property WHPs are the period following treatment when Cattle are If there is insufficient space to record all the vehicle registration and you know they have only been fed grass or supplementary unsuitable for processing for consumption in Australia.
numbers an additional document must be attached to the original If the cattle were walked to yards on another property fed with hay, silage, straw or grain, or; if a commercial or home and all copies. Some state regulatory authorities will require a Agricultural chemicals (Question 7) (If you DON’T KNOW,
exclusively for the purpose of loading at the commencement of mixed feed has been used and the label advises no animal fats copy of the LPA NVD/ waybill to travel with each individual this journey, do not record the PIC of the property on which the (such as tallow, and used cooking oils) have been used in the vehicle. If any information is incorrect regulatory authorities may This question is important to ensure that cattle do not have feed mix. (b) you have evidence showing that these particular take legal action. Completion of this part is optional within South cattle have never in their lives been fed feed containing animal unacceptable residues after consuming conventional Australia and Victoria. This NVD/Waybill is valid for one journey A new LPA Cattle NVD/waybill must be completed if the
fats. Acceptable evidence includes an agent’s post-sale stockfeeds, such as pasture, crop, stubble, grain or a prepared only, e.g. from vendor's property to saleyard. A separate waybill cattle have been purchased and/or moved to a new
summary identifying the seller and endorsed with the words stockfeed, previously treated with agricultural chemicals. If the must be completed for any subsequent journey, e.g. from property, and then despatched to a saleyard, abattoir or
‘Saudi Eligible” or a signed statement or LPA NVD endorsed answer is “Yes” record all requested details in the space other destination.
with the words ‘Saudi Eligible” from the previous owner or the provided. If the cattle have consumed purchased feeds within The LPA NVD is a vital part of your business
- make sure it is complete and correct

Who is responsible for completing the LPA NVD?
Who keeps the copies?
How do I order copies of the LPA NVD?
Part A: The cattle owner or the person responsible for the
Top sheet:
(White) goes with the cattle to the purchaser.
1 Got to or
Middle sheet:
2 Phone 1800 683 111
Part B: The livestock carrier.
Bottom sheet: (Pink) stays in the book and should be kept
Where do I go for more information?
Part C: The livestock agent (optional).
Do not send cattle
6 Are any of the cattle in this consignment still within a Withholding Period (WHP) or Export Slaughter Interval
(ESI) as set by APVMA or SAFEMEAT, following treatment with any veterinary drug or chemical?
If Yes, give details: (Record additional details in question 9) This form cannot be used where eligibility for the EU market is required. To be completed by the owner or person who is responsible for the husbandry of the cattle.
7 In the past 60 days, have any of the cattle in this consignment consumed any material that
Owner of cattle
was still within a withholding period when harvested, collected or first grazed?
Property/place where the journey commenced
DATE FIRST FED/GRAZED DATE FEEDING/GRAZING CEASED8 8 In the past 42 days, were any of these cattle:
Property Identification Code (PIC) of this property
This MUST be the PIC of the property that the stock is being moved from b) fed fodders cut from a spray drift risk area? (See Explanatory Notes for definition of spray drift risk area.) Once you have
Description of cattle
9 Additional information: see requirements in Explanatory Notes for completing this document.
Number Description
Brands or Earmarks (IF PRESENT OR REQUIRED)
correctly completed
and signed this form

you have met the
requirement to have
a livestock travel
Use the Attachment Forms for consignments that require more lines to describe the stock. (See Explanatory Notes) declare that, I am the owner or the person responsible for the husbandry of the cattle and that
Consigned to
document* and
all the information in part A of this document is true and correct. I also declare that I have read
and understood all the questions that I have answered, I have read and understood the explanatory
declared that all
notes, and that, while under my control, the cattle were not fed restricted animal material (including
livestock covered by
meat and bone meal) in breach of State or Territory legislation.
Destination (if different) of cattle
the LPA NVD have
Signature* Date*
*Only the person whose name appears above may sign this declaration, or make amendments which must be initialled.
NLIS devices used on these cattle Number of ear tags
met the LPA
Details of other statutory documents relating to this movement e.g. health statement
program require-
To be completed by the person in charge of the cattle while they are being moved.
Completion of this part is optional in SA and VIC.
ments and animal
Movement commenced:
material feeding
1 Have any of the cattle in this consignment ever in their lives been treated with a
hormonal growth promotant (HGP)? (Use a second document for mixed consignments.)
Vehicle registration number(s)*:
2 Have the cattle in this consignment ever in their lives been fed feed containing animal fats?
am the person in charge of the cattle during the
movement and declare all the information in Part B is true and correct.
Signature Date
3 Has the owner stated above owned these cattle since their birth?
*When more than one truck is carrying the cattle, other vehicle registration numbers are to be recorded.
If No, how long ago were the cattle obtained or purchased? (If purchased at different times, tick the box corresponding to the time of the most recent purchase.) Agents declaration for cattle sold at auction. (Completion of Part C is optional.)
Agents completing Part C should retain the original or a scanned copy of the original declaration or a summary for a minimum of two (2) years, or three (3) years in WA and supply a copy or summary to any buyer on request.
4 In the past 60 days, have any of these cattle been fed by-product stockfeeds?
If Yes, attach a list of the by-product stockfeeds, date when last fed Vendor code / No.'s
Agent’s code
and a copy of an analyst’s report if available.
Stock agent company
5 In the past 6 months have any of these animals been on a property listed on the ERP
Buyer’s name
Destination PIC
database or placed under any restrictions because of chemical residues?
No. of cattle purchased
Saleyard arrival time (am/pm)
help you answer Part A
Agent’s signature
with confidence.
in Part C.
Copyright Meat and Livestock Australia 2011. The Meat and Livestock Australia logo is a registered trade mark of Meat and Livestock Australia Limited. The Livestock Production Assurance logo is a registered trademark of The LPA NVD is your guarantee
AUS-MEAT Limited. * The LPA NVD is for cattle, sheep and lambs, EU cattle, goats, and Bobby Calves. Travel documents (such as waybills and travelling stock statements) are required by State Governments in Western Australia, to buyers - get it right.
New South Wales, Tasmania and Queensland. They are optional in South Australia and Victoria. The LPA/NVD is not recognised as a legal document for stock movements in the Northern Territory.
Export Slaughter Interval (ESI) and Withholding Periods (WHP) for Cattle - currency as at February 2013
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) and SAFEMEAT have compiled a list of ESIs and WHPs for products used in cattle. Many of these ESIs were established previously by a third party
and the accuracy and validity of the values are under review. ESIs are subject to change due to alterations in overseas requirements, and ongoing review and consultation with industry. If you are uncertain of a ESI or
WHP for a product that you have used,
the information is maintained and available via the APVMA website. To review the latest ESI and WHP information go to or contact APVMA:
Ph: 02 6210 4837 or Email: [email protected]
The export slaughter interval (ESI) is the minimum time interval that should elapse between the last treatment of an animal and slaughter for export. ESIs are an industry standard to ensure export requirements are met.
The withholding period (WHP) for meat is the minimum period that must elapse between the last treatment of an animal and slaughter for human consumption in Australia. The WHP is a statutory requirement. WHPs
listed in this table are for meat.
Chemical Product
Chemical Product
Chemical Product
Chemical Product
(days) (days)
(days) (days)
(days) (days)
(days) (days)
ESI is under review and final ESI may be longer.
• The label WHP is the minimum legal requirement at all times.
Calves which have suckled on treated cows must not be slaughtered less than 4 months after the last treatment of these cows.
• Label directions for use must be strictly adhered to for the ESI to apply.
Removal of the ear tag prior to slaughter is recommended to prevent possible contamination.
DISCLAIMER: MLA does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the
(-): Producers may notice many of the antibiotics have been removed from the ESI list. Industry stakeholders decided to remove products without ESIs from the list, this included ESIs and the WHPs. The ESIs are advisory only and are subject to change. The ESIs and many antibiotics. Producers using antibiotics, or other products listed without ESIs, are advised to consult the chemical company or their veterinarian concerning trade advice.
WHPs have been provided to MLA by third parties and have not been verified by MLA.


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