Organic Rules and Certification

Animal fodder, in-conversion animals, calves - Demeter International 2005

Huber, Beate (2006) Animal fodder, in-conversion animals, calves - Demeter International 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Brought in organic calves must be fed and managed according to Demeter standards and can be marketed using the Demeter trademark at the earliest 6 months after weaning. (DI production standards, 5.5.4. Feeding of replacement calves, calves for fattening, foal, lambs and kids)

Difference

DI has specific provisions for brought in organic calves whereas the EU Regulation 2092/91 does not cover this aspect.

Justification

The quality of the feed influences the quality of the animal product.

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
Labelling provisions
Country/Standard:Demeter International Standard
Principles:Principle of health
ID Code:577
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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