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Livestock management, tethering - Nature et Progrès Standards 2002

Leroux, Juliette (2005) Livestock management, tethering - Nature et Progrès Standards 2002. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Certain kinds of indoor tethering are forbidden. It must not be too tight : the animal must still be able to make certain movements. For example, "dutch" tethering system is not allowed.

Difference

Nature et Progrès standards forbid certain kind of tethering, whereas the EU does not differentiate between different kinds of tethering.

Justification

Certain kinds of tethering are not compatible with animal welfare.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Animal husbandry, management, transport, identification of livestock products/slaughter - Annex I B6

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Outdoor access
Animal husbandry > Animal housing
Country/Standard: Europe > France > Nature et Progres
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:129
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:09 Nov 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 08:46

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