Organic Rules and Certification

Livestock housing, ventilation - PL Ekoland Standards 2005

Tyburski, Jozef (2006) Livestock housing, ventilation - PL Ekoland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Efficient ventilation of livestock buildings must meet the following limits of maximum acceptable harmful gasses concentration: NH3 0.001% H2S 0.001% CO2 0.2% Air humidity should be kept at the level of 60-75% and air movement inside buildings to 0.3m/s (during summer hot months up to 1.0m/s). (4.8.7)

Difference

The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not specify such limits.

Justification

Animal welfare standards must be measurable, otherwise effective control is not possible.

EU Regulation

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
Country/Standard: Europe > Poland > Ekoland
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:977
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:02 May 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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