Sector : Live Exports

Region Africa

Destination Market: Egypt

Information : Egypt

Country NameEgypt


  • Breeding cattle
  • Male bovines not more than 18 months of age with weight not less than 250 Kg for fattening
  • Male bovines not more than 30 months of age with weight not less than 350 Kg for Slaughter


The animals must be properly identified, undergo a veterinary inspection, and be fit to travel.  The animals must also fulfil the criteria set out in the agreed health certificates for exporting bovine animals for breeding, fattening and slaughter to Egypt. These include specific rules on the herds of origin, history of the animals, specific tests and health status.

Links to agreed Veterinary Health Certificates for:

 If you are considering exporting livestock/bloodstock to this market, you must fulfil certain animal health requirements that may include isolation, testing, vaccination and/or other specific sanitary conditions.  

You should make contact and agree arrangements with your local Regional Veterinary Office before you begin any preparations for export.