Regulation On The Protection Against Brucellosis Of Cattle, Pigs, Sheep And Goats

Original Language Title: Verordnung zum Schutz gegen die Brucellose der Rinder, Schweine, Schafe und Ziegen

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Regulation on the protection against brucellosis of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats (brucellosis Regulation) BrucelloseV Ausfertigung date: 26.06.1972 full quotation: "brucellosis regulation as amended by the notice of December 20, 2005 (BGBl. I S. 3601), most recently by article 4 of the Decree of the 29th December 2014 (BGBl. I S. 2481) is changed" stand: Neugefasst by BEK. v. 20.12.2005 I 3601;
 
as last amended by article 4 V v. 29.12.2014 I 2481 for details on the stand number you see in the menu see remarks footnote (+++ text detection from validity: 1.2.1988 +++) exist I. definitions article 1 (1) the purposes of this Regulation: 1. brucellosis of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats, if it is determined by bacteriological or serological examination procedures;
2. suspicion of brucellosis, if the result of the examination fear the outbreak of brucellosis after number 1 or pathological anatomical or clinical examination, especially in premature births, stillbirths, or afterbirth ver attitudes.
(2) recognized stock within the meaning of this regulation is a bovine herd which is recognised or applies under section 24 as officially recognized officially as brucellosefrei according to § 19.
II. safety instructions 1 General protection measures against brucellosis of immunizations against brucellosis of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats, and medical tests are cattle, pigs, sheep and goats § 2 prohibited. The competent authority may permit exceptions to carry out scientific experiments, provided that concerns do not preclude the disease control.

§ 3 (1) the owner of about 24 months old cattle is committed, the animals closer according to the competent authority at intervals of no longer than three years using a blood serological test according to Annex C to Directive 64/432/EEC of the Council of the 26 June 1964 on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine (OJ EC No. L 121 S. 1977) to investigate on brucellosis in the currently valid version. In portfolios that contain at least 30 per cent of dairy cows, the blood serological examination with the exception of the study of breeding bulls is expendable, if the cows at intervals of no longer than three years performed serological tests of single, pots - or tank milk have been examined by two at a distance of at least five and no more than seven months.
(1a) the owners of bovine animals over 24 months of pregnancy has during the last trimester of pregnancy including the Afterbirths immediately on brucellosis to be examined.
(2) the competent authority may allow exceptions to paragraph 1 sentence 1 as far as paragraph 13 of Directive 64/432/EEC in the currently valid version is foreseen by Act of the Council or of the Commission of the European communities pursuant to article 3 and the Federal Ministry of food and Agriculture (Ministry) has disclosed this in the Federal Gazette. The Ministry is pleased to announce the repeal of the Act in the Federal Gazette.
(3) required is owned by over 12 months old sheep and goats, the animals closer according to the competent authority by a blood examination referred to in Annex A, Chapter 1, section II of Directive 91/68/EEC of 28 January 1991 regulating the animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in ovine and caprine animals (OJ issues EC No. L 46 p. 19) to investigate on brucellosis in the currently valid version.
(4) if it is for reasons of disease control is required, the competent authority in sheep and goats 1 may a secretion, 2. arrange an official observation.

§ 4 when an outbreak of brucellosis or a suspicion of brucellosis in a cattle, pig, sheep, or goat numbers before the official veterinary examination, the following applies: 1. changes in the stock may be made.
2. cleaned off fruits or Afterbirths are to store that infected material can not be deported.

Article 5 the competent authority publicly announces an outbreak of brucellosis.

§ 6 (1) the owner has infection-suspicious cattle to secrete pigs, sheep or goats, which are in unlocked farmsteads, immediately after the announcement of the outbreak. The animals are officially, until the suspicion has been removed.
(2) is to be feared that the brucellosis in cattle, pigs, sheep or goats of a region has spread, as the competent authority may order an official veterinary investigation on brucellosis of all stocks of the species of the suspicious area.
2. special protection measures against brucellosis of cattle § 7 (1) the outbreak of brucellosis or the suspicion of brucellosis is officially established in cattle, cattle of the stock's all over 12 months old, a blood sample and according to Annex C of to Directive 64/432/EEC of 26 June 1964 regulating animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine (OJ to remove EC No. L 121 S. 1977) to investigate in the currently valid version. The competent authority may permit exceptions for cattle, which are kept solely for fattening, provided concerns do not preclude the disease control.
(2) the outbreak of brucellosis or the suspicion of brucellosis in cattle officially noted is so the competent authority may order sentence 1 also for horses, dogs, and other for the disease susceptible animals that are housed with cattle of the stock in the same stable or in the same site or, as well as under 12 months old cattle the examination referred to in paragraph 1. You can arrange also the submission of punched out or dead fruit, stillborn animals or parts of them, as well as by afterbirth parts for testing for brucellosis.

Article 8 (1) the outbreak of brucellosis is officially established in cattle, so subject to the homestead and the other location in accordance with the following provisions of the lock: 1 the owner has entrances Homestead and the Hutch or other location signs labeled clear and durable "bovine brucellosis - unauthorized access forbidden" to attach highly visible.
2. the cattle of the stock are up to stallen. You may be removed from the farm or from the other site.
3. disease sick and disease-suspicious cattle are of the remaining cattle of the stock, as well as from other secrete susceptible animals for the disease.
4. bovine animals may be moved only with the authorization of the competent authority in the inventory.
5. the milk of the cows of the stock is either boil before dispensing or feeding or to give to collect dairies, where a sufficient heating is ensured.
6. the ceilings and the artificial insemination of cattle of the stock are prohibited.
7 containers, equipment and other items, which have been used in stables or at other locations of the stock, are closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and to disinfect.
8 stables, pastures and other locations, in or on which disease sick or-verdächtige cattle are, may only by the owner of the animals, his representatives, the persons responsible for the supervision, maintenance and care of the animals, veterinarians and enter by persons in the official order. After leaving the barn this people looked after closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and disinfect.
9 cleaned off or dead fruit, stillborn calves or Afterbirths are immediately destroyed to eliminate, as far as they are not required for investigations.
10. the litter with the punched out or dead fruit, stillborn calves or Afterbirths in contact is immediately destroyed to remove what she will be burned or buried deep pouring over a disinfectant.
(2) the competent authority may allow exceptions to 1 paragraph 1 No. 2 a) for bovine herds where no clinical signs of brucellosis, especially preterm births, stillbirths, or afterbirth ver attitudes, are determined, b) for up to 12-month-old cattle, oxen, c) for cattle, which are transported for slaughter, d) for cattle, which are located on a community pasture;
2. by paragraph 1 No. 6 and 8, when concerns do not preclude the disease control.
(3) the competent authority arranges the killing of disease sick cattle; You can arrange the slaughter of suspect cattle as far as this is necessary to prevent the spread of brucellosis.

§ 9 suspected brucellosis the measures shall apply pursuant to § 8 para 1 No. 5, 9 and 10; the measures can be arranged according to article 8, paragraph 1 the competent authority no. 1 to 4 and 6 to 8.
3. special protection measures against brucellosis of pigs of article 10 (1) of the suspicion of brucellosis is officially established in pigs so by all of four-month-old pigs of the stock, a blood sample and according to Annex C of to Directive 64/432/EEC of 26 June 1964 regulating animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine (OJ illustrated, EC No. L 121 S. 1977) to investigate in the currently valid version. The competent authority may permit exceptions for pigs, which are kept solely for fattening, provided concerns do not preclude the disease control.
(2) the outbreak of brucellosis in pigs officially noted is so the competent authority can the investigation referred to in paragraph 1 sentence 1 1 for determining the degree of infestation of the Schweinebestandes and 2.
arrange for horses, dogs, and other for the disease susceptible animals that are housed with pigs of the stock in the same stable or in the same site or were. You can arrange also the submission of punched out or dead fruit, stillborn animals or parts of them, as well as by afterbirth parts for testing for brucellosis.

Section 11 (1) the outbreak of brucellosis or the suspicion of brucellosis is officially established in pigs, so subject to the homestead and the other location in accordance with the following provisions of the lock: 1 the owner has on the inputs of the homestead and the Hutch or other location signs labeled clear and durable "brucellosis - unauthorized access forbidden" clearly visible to install.
2. the pigs of the stock are to be permanently marked.
3. the plague-sick and suspect pigs are discriminate susceptible animals in the barn by the owner of the other pigs of the stock, as well as by others for the plague. You are on the order of the competent authority and under whose supervision immediately to kill. Prior to the killing, the animals may not be removed from the stables. They may be promoted to a battle site only in vehicles are designed so that animal issues, litter and feed cannot leak or fall out.
4. the pigs remaining in the may be removed only with the authorization of the competent authority from the farm or other sites.
5. pigs may be moved only with the authorization of the competent authority in the inventory.
6 pastures and outlets where ill health or disease suspected pigs temporarily or permanently were kept, may not be charged for the duration of four months with cloven-hoofed animals.
7. the ceilings and the artificial insemination of pigs of the stock are prohibited.
8 vessels, equipment, and other items which have been used in stables or at other locations of the infected or suspect holdings, are closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and to disinfect.
9 stables, pastures and other locations, in or on which disease sick or suspected pigs are, may only by the owner of the animals, his representatives, the persons responsible for the supervision, maintenance and care of the animals, veterinarians and enter by persons in the official order. After leaving the barn this people looked after closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and disinfect.
10 returning or dead fruit, stillborn piglets or Afterbirths are immediately destroyed to eliminate, as far as they are not required for investigations.
11. the litter with the punched out or dead fruit, stillborn piglets or Afterbirths in contact is immediately destroyed to remove what she will be burned or buried deep pouring over a disinfectant.
(2) the competent authority may order the killing of contagion suspected pigs of the stock, as far as this is necessary to prevent the spread of brucellosis.
(3) the competent authority may permit exceptions to paragraph 1 No. 6, 7 and 9, provided that concerns do not preclude the disease control.

§ 12 in an area the brucellosis of pigs to a greater extent occurs so prohibits or restricts the competent authority for the duration of the risk of 1 in the endangered area of a) the ceiling of pigs of other owner, b) the common grazing of pigs from different stocks, c) selection events, auctions and markets of pigs and similar events;
2. the movement of pigs from the hazardous area, except for the speeding killing, insofar as this is necessary to prevent the spread of brucellosis.
4. special protection measures against brucellosis of sheep and goats § 13 (1) of the suspicion of brucellosis is officially established in sheep or goats, so is C of Directive 64/432/EEC of the Council of the 26 June 1964 on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine (OJ of all sheep and goats of the affected population, except sucking lambs, to take a blood sample and after investment EC No. L 121 S. 1977) to investigate in the currently valid version.
(2) is the outbreak of brucellosis officially identified as the competent authority may the investigation referred to in paragraph 1 1 for determining the degree of contamination of the sheep or goat stock and 2. susceptible animals for the plague for horses, dogs and other, are housed with sheep or goats of the stock in the same stable or in the same site or were in an ovine or caprine animals , arrange. You can arrange also the submission of punched out or dead fruit, stillborn lambs or parts of them, as well as by afterbirth parts for testing for brucellosis.

§ 14 (1) the outbreak of brucellosis or the suspicion of brucellosis is officially detected in sheep or goats, so the farmstead and the other location are in accordance with the following provisions of the lock: 1 the owner has at the entrances of the Homestead, the Hutch or other location signs labeled clear and durable "unauthorized entry prohibited Schafbrucellose -" or "Unauthorized access prohibited caprine -" clearly visible to install.
2. sheep and goats of the stock can be by official or officially recognised marks or tattoos permanently mark, so far as they are not already marked in this way.
3. the plague-sick and suspect sheep and goats are discriminate susceptible animals in the barn or at other locations by the owner from the other sheep and goats of the stock, as well as others for the plague. They are in addition to label.
4. sick disease and suspect sheep and goats are immediately on the order of the competent authority and under whose supervision without killing blood withdrawal. They are harmless to eliminate.
5. the disease sick and suspect sheep and goats may be not sheared or skinned.
6. the disease sick and suspect sheep and goats must not be removed until the killing from the stables and other locations.
7. the sheep remaining in the and goats may be removed only with the authorization of the competent authority and only speeding killing from the homestead or other sites.
8 sheep and goats may be moved only with the authorization of the competent authority in the inventory.
9. the milk from sheep and goats of the portfolio is to boil prior to dispensing or feeding.
10. the ceilings and the artificial insemination of sheep and goats of the stock are prohibited.
11 containers, equipment and other items, which have been used in stables or at other locations of the infected or suspect holdings, are closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and to disinfect.
12 stables, pastures and other locations, in or on which disease sick or suspect sheep and goats are, may only by the owner of the animals, his representatives, the persons responsible for the supervision, maintenance and care of the animals, veterinarians and enter by persons in the official order. After leaving the barn this people looked after closer instructions of the official veterinarian to clean and disinfect.
13 cleaned off or dead fruit, stillborn lambs or Afterbirths are immediately destroyed to eliminate, as far as they are not required for investigations.
14. the litter with the punched out or dead fruit, stillborn lambs or Afterbirths in contact is immediately destroyed to remove what she will be burned or buried deep pouring over with disinfectant.
(2) the competent authority may permit exceptions to paragraph 1 No. 7, 10 and 12, provided that concerns do not preclude the disease control.
(3) the competent authority may order the killing of the infected suspect sheep and goats of the stock, as far as this is necessary to prevent the spread of brucellosis.
5. special protection measures against brucellosis in other domestic animals article 15 the outbreak of brucellosis or the suspicion of brucellosis is officially established other than the domestic animals referred to in article 1, paragraph 1, the competent authority for the infected and suspect animals may specify the same protection measures that are provided for under this regulation to protect against brucellosis of cattle, pigs, sheep or goats.
6 disinfection section 16 (1) container in which milk is supplied by cows where brucellosis or suspected brucellosis has been established, on a collective dairy, are from the collection dairy to clean and disinfect.
(2) for further instructions of the official veterinarian 1 after removal of disease-sick and-verdächtigen animals from the stock or from their other locations are and after births, miscarriages, or blood in the stables or other sites of animals, manure gutters, feed speed, used equipment, and other items, the carrier of the contagion substance can be, including vehicles, which come with these animals in contact , to clean and to disinfect, 2. the manure from sheds or other locations to one for cattle, pigs, to pack inaccessible place sheep and goats, disinfect and store at least three weeks, 3.
liquid disposals from the stalls or other locations as far as they are added to the manure does not disinfect.
(3) the persons responsible for the maintenance and care of the animals have to clean No. 1 after leaving the barn or other site hands and forearms as well as clothing and footwear immediately in cases of paragraph 2 and to disinfect.
(4) the competent authority may allow that the disinfection according to paragraph 2 No. 1 on the stands that these neighbouring stands or the install Department, on or in which the birth or miscarriage has occurred animals and that, or is on the courts, where the blood sampling have been conducted, limited.
7. cancellation protection measures article 17 (1) are ordered protection measures to repeal when brucellosis is extinguished or the suspicion proved unfounded.
(2) the brucellosis is considered to have been extinguished if 1 all animals of the cattle, pig, sheep or goat stock died, killed or removed.
2. when a remaining in stock) milk samples taken from over 12 months old cattle two at intervals of three months taken blood samples and the lactating bovine animals two at the same time, b) blood samples taken from over four-month-old pigs in six to eight weeks, c) sheep and goats, except sucking lambs, two blood samples taken at intervals of six to eight weeks, according to Annex C of to Directive 64/432/EEC of 26 June 1964 on animal health problems at the intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine (OJ EC No. L 121 S. 1977) has been investigated in the current version with negative results and phenomena, which fear the outbreak of brucellosis can be, are not found in these animals; While the first blood sample may be obtained from at the earliest three weeks after removal of disease-sick and suspect animals, cows also at the earliest three weeks after calving. or 3. If brucellosis is suspected the suspect animals of cattle, pig, sheep, or goat stock have been removed and has been carried in the remaining animals the examinations prescribed for the respective species referred to in point 2 with negative results and has been in animals the disinfection phenomena, which fear the outbreak of brucellosis, are not detected, and 4. carried out closer instructions of the official veterinarian and under official control and taken by the official veterinarian.
III (dropped out) § 18 (dropped out) IV. recognized stocks section 19 which competent authority recognizes a bovine herd officially as brucellosefrei's, if 1 the investigation of cattle according to § 17 para 2 No. 2 showed a negative finding 2(a) or no. 3 and since no clinical signs of brucellosis in the inventory have occurred six months, 2. the stock only with cattle from accredited herds is been rebuilt or 3rd regularly at intervals of three years when all is over two years old Cattle a blood serological testing has been completed and these studies showed no positive findings. In portfolios that contain at least 30 per cent of dairy cows, the blood serological examination with the exception of the study of breeding bulls is expendable, if the cows using a serological test of single, pots - or tank milk have been examined.

Section 20 (1) in a recognized stock only cattle may be moved, which come from accredited herds.
(2) cattle from a recognised stock may be 1 with bovine animals from holdings not recognised not loaded, driven, grazed or otherwise brought together, 2nd to the ceiling only with cattle from approved holdings merged only when the ceiling of bovine animals from approved holdings will be used as well as be spent only in deck stands.
Number 1 does not apply to cattle, which are transported for slaughter.

Section 21 (1) which is recognition to take back if a precondition for recognition has not been according to § 19.
(2) the recognition shall be revoked, if 1 brucellosis or suspicion of brucellosis in the inventory has been established, 2. the investigations not have been made according to § 3 para 1 sentence 1 or 3. cattle from non-recognised stocks to the recognised stock have been spent.
(3) recognition on the basis of a suspicion of brucellosis has been revoked and the suspicion in the cattle proves to be unfounded, as the competent authority may recognise officially the beef stock without further investigation as brucellosefrei.
(4) cattle, which is suspected of having brucellosis, have been removed from stock immediately following the detection of suspected, may be ordered in place of cancellation the rest of recognition. The suspension of recognition can also be arranged if one of the provisions of section 20, paragraph 2 has not been complied. The arrangement should be repealed if the conditions of § 17 para 2 are met no. 3 and 4.
A pig is brucellosefrei, 1 for at least one year of swine brucellosis or suspected brucellosis not noted or, unless such suspicion has been that this has been no. 1 on the basis of a clinical examination and a study pursuant to section 1 para 1 unfounded V. Brucellosefreier pig section 22, 2. the cattle population in the same farmstead is a recognised stock.
VI. number 4 is letter a of the animal health Act offences section 23, any person within the meaning of article 32, paragraph 2, who intentionally or negligently a vaccination or a healing attempt performs 1 contrary to § 2 sentence 1, 2nd one with an approval according to § 2 sentence 2, § 3, paragraph 2, sentence 1, § 8 paragraph 2, section 11, paragraph 3, article 14, paragraph 2 or article 16 paragraph 4 linked executable Edition contravenes , 3. an enforceable order according to § 3, paragraph 1, sentence 1, paragraph 3 or paragraph 4, article 6, paragraph 2, article 7, paragraph 2, article 8, paragraph 1 number 7 or paragraph 3, § 9 second half-sentence, article 10, paragraph 2, article 11, paragraph 1 number 3 sentence 2, number 8 or paragraph 2, article 12, article 13, paragraph 2, article 14, paragraph 1 paragraph 4 sentence 1, number 11 or paragraph 3 , article 15 or article 16 paragraph 2 contravenes, 4. contrary to § 3 paragraph 1a not or not timely investigate an abort can, 5. violates article 4 a change makes number 1, 6 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1, sentence 1, § 11 paragraph 1 number 3 set 1 or § 14 paragraph 1 paragraph 3 sentence 1 a there called an animal not, not properly or in a timely manner secretes, 7 contrary to article 8 paragraph 1 No. 1 , Article 11 paragraph 1 number 1 or § 14 paragraph 1 number 1 a sign not, not properly or in a timely manner will install, 8 contrary to section 8, subsection 1 number 2 sentence 2, section 11, subsection 1 No. 3 set 3 or article 14 paragraph 1 number 6 is a animal away, 9 without permission according to § 8 paragraph 1 number 4, § 11 paragraph 1, paragraph 5 or article 14 paragraph 1 paragraph 8 a animal in a stock spends , 10 a with a permit according to § 8 paragraph 1 number 4, article 11 paragraph 1 number 4 or number 5 or § 14 paragraph 1 paragraph 7 or paragraph 8 associated executable Edition contravenes, 11 contrary to article 8 paragraph 1 number 8 first half-sentence, article 11 paragraph 1 number 9 first half-sentence or article 14 paragraph 1 number 12 first half-sentence, a barn, a pasture, or other site enters , 12. contrary to article 8 paragraph 1 number 9 or number 10, article 11 paragraph 1 number 10 or number 11 or article 14 paragraph 1 No. 13 or no. 14 a fruit, a calf, a pig, a lamb, an afterbirth or litter not removed properly or in a timely manner, 13 contrary to article 11 paragraph 1 number 3 set 4 a pig transports, 14 without permission according to § 11 paragraph 1 number 4 or § 14 paragraph 1 No. 7 an animal away , 15 contrary to section 11, subsection 1, number 6 feeds a pasture or a spout, 16 violates article 11 paragraph 1 number 7 or article 14, paragraph 1 leaves number 10 cover a there called an animal or artificially inseminate, 17 contrary to article 14, paragraph 1 a sheep or a goat not, not properly or in a timely manner features number 2, 18 contrary to article 14, paragraph 1 a sheep or a goat get number 5 or skinned , 19 contrary to § 14 paragraph 1 No. 9 not or not timely boils off milk, 20 violates article 16 paragraph 3 does not or not timely performs a cleaning or disinfection, 21 contrary to § 20 paragraph 1 spends a beef, 22 contrary to article 20, paragraph 2, sentence 1 a beef loads number 1, drives, grazing or otherwise with a listed beef brings together or 23 contrary to article 20, paragraph 2, sentence 1 a beef with another as a listed beef brings together number 2 or spends.
VII. final provisions article 24 a bovine herd is officially been recognized prior to entry into force of this regulation by the competent authority as brucellosefrei, is a recognised stock within the meaning of this regulation.

§ 25 (entry into force)