Organic Rules and Certification

Livestock management, electrical conditioning devices - Demeter International 2005

Huber, Beate (2006) Livestock management, electrical conditioning devices - Demeter International 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The use of electrical cow trainers is not allowed. (DI production standards, 5.4.1. Cattle management)

Difference

The DI standard is more detailed, the EU Regulation 2092/91 does not explicitly prohibit the use of electrical cow trainers.

Justification

To enable the natural behaviour and increase the well-being of the animals.

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
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 > Animal housing
Animal husbandry > Animal health management
Country/Standard:Demeter International Standard
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:570
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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