Ordinance On Keeping Of Turkeys

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om hold af slagtekalkuner

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 scope etc.

Chapter 2 physical conditions on the farm Chapter 3 Looks and handling Chapter 4 Penalty Chapter 5 date of entry into force of The full text of the Executive order on the cast of turkeys

Pursuant to section 14, paragraph 3, in Danish, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1343 by 4. December 2007, and § 6, paragraph 3, article 7, paragraph 3, article 9, paragraph 2, article 11, paragraph 3, section 15 and section 18, paragraph 2, of the law on hold by turkeys, see. Act No. 91 of 9. February 2011, fixed: Chapter 1 scope etc.

§ 1. The rules of this order shall apply to holdings of turkeys kept for the purpose of slaughter for use for human consumption.

(2). The Ordinance shall not apply to the turkeys, which are used in connection with the technical and scientific investigations carried out under the supervision of animal test supervision.

Chapter 2 physical conditions at the holding section 2. Turkeys must in the periods where there is light in the House, kept at a light intensity of at least 20 lux at 80 per cent of the floor area.

(2). The light intensity can be reduced in exceptional cases when it is necessary for reasons of animal health. The light intensity must at no time be less than 5 lux.

(3). Light intensity is measured in the animal's eye level and as an average of the three planes perpendicular to each other. The average is calculated on the basis of a horizontal measurement as well as a horizontal and vertical measuring perpendicular to the first measurement. The measurement should not be performed downward or toward the wall or corner from a short distance.

§ 3. In houses with turkeys must be used for a lysprogram with the following continuous daily dark periods: 1) From 0 to 4 days after hatching to Turkey chicks are kept at a constant light.

2) From 5 to 7 days after hatching to the dark period increased to at least 2 hours.

3) From 8 to 14 days after hatching to the dark period increased to at least 4 hours.

4) From 15 to 21 days after hatching to dark period be increased to at least 6 hours.

5) From 22 to 28 days after hatching to the dark period increased to at least 8 hours.

6) From 29 days after incubation for 4 days before the capture for the purpose of slaughter or transport for slaughter must be dark period be at least 8 hours.

(2). The transition from dark to light (dæmring) must be done by increasing the light intensity gradually (linearly) or of one or more of the steps evenly distributed all over the dæmrings period.

(3). The transition from light to dark (dusk) should be done by reducing the light intensity gradually (linearly) or in one or several steps spread evenly throughout the twilight period.

(4). Dæmrings and twilight period must each have a minimum duration of 30 minutes and may not be used in the dark period.

§ 4. The houses must be equipped with ventilation and, if necessary, heating and cooling systems that can ensure that 1 the concentration of ammonia (NH3)) does not exceed 20 ppm measured in age of turkeys head height, 2) carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration does not exceed 3000 ppm measured in age of turkeys head height, and 3) to indoor temperature from four weeks after hatching more than 3 ° c higher than the outside temperature, when the outside temperature is above 30 ° c in the shade.

§ 5. From 5 weeks after hatching until slaughter must square around round vandere be at least 0.10 cm per kg of live Turkey, and the square around the circular feeders must be at least 0.18 cm per kg of live Turkey.

§ 6. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer at the request of the persons referred to in section 24 (a) animal rights (3) free of charge to provide information about the number of kg delivered Turkey to use for control of stocking density.

Chapter 3 looks at and handling section 7. Beak trimming on turkeys must be made no later than 10 days after hatching.

(2). There must be a maximum of 1/3 of the kalkunens beak trimmed measured from nose its outer part to næbspidsen.

§ 8. Turkeys must be lifted and be worn individually under the body by one leg and in the diagonally opposite Wing.

(2). Turkeys must be worn with head up with the exception of the time when they are lifted.

Chapter 4 Criminal Section 9. With fine or imprisonment until 4 months punished anyone who violates section 2 (1) and (2), 2. paragraph, section 3, paragraphs 1 and 4, as well as §§ 4-8.

(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Chapter 5 date of entry into force of § 10. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2012.

The Ministry of Justice, the 11. June 2011 Lars Barfoed/Jens Teilberg S