Organic Rules and Certification

Livestock housing, rest periods, poultry - NO Governmental Regulation 2005

Altena, Gerald and Ministry of Agriculture and Food, MAF (2006) Livestock housing, rest periods, poultry - NO Governmental Regulation 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Poultry runs should have a rest period of a minimum 3 months between batches of poultry (ref. Annex IB, Paragraph 8.4.6)

Difference

The EU Regulation 2092/91 leaves the precise rest period for poultry runs between batches of poultry to be decided by member states, in Norway this is 3 months.

Justification

The European Regulation leaves the precise rest period between batches for organic poultry runs to be decided by member states.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Housing and free-range conditions - Annex I B8, see also Annex VIII

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Outdoor access
Animal husbandry > Animal health management
Country/Standard: Europe > Norway > Governmental regulation
Principles:Principle of health
ID Code:1081
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:23 Aug 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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