Organic Rules and Certification

Milk for offsprings - CH Regulation/Ordinance 2005

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Milk for offsprings - CH Regulation/Ordinance 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Young mammals must be fed with maternal milk: bovines/bubalus and equines 3 months, sheep and goats 35 days, pigs 40 days.

Difference

Swiss Ordinance and EU Regulation 2092/91 regulate the feeding of milk similarly. The Swiss Ordinance is less strict for the duration of feeding milk for the species sheep and goats (only 35 days compared to 45 days for sheep and goat in the EU Regulation).

Justification

No justification could be given by the standards owners.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Animal feed/Animal nutrition - Annex I B4

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Feed/Nutrition
Country/Standard: Europe > Switzerland > Governmental regulation
Principles:Principle of health
ID Code:269
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 08:58

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