Organic Rules and Certification

Livestock management, tethering, age restrictions - CZ PRO-BIO 2004

Samsonova, Pavlina and PRO-BIO, Association (2005) Livestock management, tethering, age restrictions - CZ PRO-BIO 2004. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Livestock must be older than one year before tethering is permitted. (PB Standards Sec. II, Chapter 3, Part 3.2)

Difference

Keeping livestock tethered in organic farming is generally forbidden by EU Regulation 2092/91 Annex I/B: 6.1.4, 6.1.5., 6.1.6 quoted exceptions are not limited by livestockĀ“s age. PRO-BIO does not allow exceptions for livestock younger than one year.

Justification

Ethical non-aceptable methods may not be used in organic farming according to PRO-BIO Standards.

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 > Animal housing
Animal husbandry > Animal health management
Country/Standard: Europe > Czech Republic > PRO-BIO
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:503
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:13 Dec 2005
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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