Organic Rules and Certification

Animal fodder, waterfowl - Demeter International 2005

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

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Summary

Waterfowl must be given moist feed. (DI production standards, 5.5.9. Feeding of poultry)

Difference

The DI standard is more precise: The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not particularly refer to the feeding of waterfowl but requires animal feed to 'meet the nutritional requirements of the livestock'.

Justification

Feed must be appropriate to the class of animals and its physiological needs.

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:Demeter International Standard
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:580
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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