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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 738 Riga 2004 (august 24. No 50 32 §) the requirements for organic farming, rabbit rearing, slaughter and transportation Issued under Cabinet arMinistr equipment of article 14 of the law in the first part of paragraph 3 of rule 1 defines the requirements for the production of rabbit organic farming, slaughter and transportation. 2. Organic farming rabbits reared in accordance with the laws and regulations on agricultural animal welfare requirements, as well as the light of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 1991, Regulation No 2092/91 on organic production of agricultural products and indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs and its subsequent amendments (hereinafter Regulation No 2092/91). 3. The holding of the organic farm converted in accordance with Regulation No 2092/91 annex I, part A, taking into account certain transition periods, to ensure that the rabbit used in power plants and plant products, as well as the respective land area (in which these plants are grown) compliance with the requirements of organic production. 4. If the rabbits are bred in accordance with Regulation No 2092/91 and the requirements of these provisions, biological products: jauntruš 4.1 born organic farm; 4.2. rabbits, at least six months, having lived on the organic farm.
5. If, at the same time converted to farm organic farm, determine the overall transitional period – 24 months. The transition period applies to both the existing farm rabbits and their offspring, both on the ground, provided that the rabbits fed with only on the farm for feed. 6. The farm can also be kept for other different species of animals that are not grown according to organic production requirements, but only if they are kept in buildings and land, separated from the building and the land that bred rabbits in accordance with these rules. Part of the farm, where organic produce rabbits that comply with Regulation No 2092/91 and in article 6 the requirements laid down in annex I. 7. If the rabbit herd consists of first time or it renewed and organically grown in rabbits is not available, the control authority (food and veterinary service confirmed the inspection body accredited organic farming in accordance with standard EN 45011) may authorize the holding: 7.1. after their separation trusēn;
7.2. the breeding material.
8. to improve or restore the herd control body may allow year to import organic farm from conventional livestock farms and 20% non-pregnant female rabbit and 20% of the total male rabbit rabbit, where organically reared rabbits are available. 9. With the permission of the authorities of the provisions of paragraph 8 of that percentage may be increased to 40% when: 9.1 farm major expansion; 9.2. the rabbit breed is changed; 9.3. the new specialisation takes place in the livestock farming sector; 9.4. breeds in danger of being lost to farming.
10. do not allow the female Rabbit more than four litters per year. 11. Trusēn from different mothers not earlier than: 11.1. 45-day-old broiler rabbits and their crossbreeds; 11.2. the 60-day-old rabbits of the other varieties.
12. High animal mortality, health status or circumstances of disaster control authorities may allow to restore the herd or create it from scratch. 13. feed the rabbit diet meets all requirements at different stages of development. Forced feeding is prohibited. 14. Rabbits eat only organic feed produced on the same farm, or, if this is not possible, with feed produced on other holdings, which comply with Regulation No 2092/91. 15. feed rations may contain up to 30% of the transitional period in the resulting feed. If the transitional period for feed from the same holding, this percentage may be increased to 70%. 16. Rabbit feed daily ration dry matter composition including at least 60% forage (Hay, straw, zariņbarīb), as well as fresh or dried (apvītināt) forage (grass, root and leaves, hay or silage, skābsien). 17. the inspection body may authorise the rabbit nutrition include up to 10% conventional feed, calculated from the year of the dry matter of feedingstuffs if the required quantity is not available organically produced feedingstuffs. 18. the inspection body may, in agreement with the food and veterinary service, for a limited period of time and in particular in a certain area may allow the rabbit to use normal feeding of feed, up to a certain percentage, if extreme weather effects of forage crop due to losses. 19. As feed additives and processing AIDS permitted in Regulation No 2092/91, point D of annex II 1.5 and 3.1 products referred to. 20. Conventional feed materials of agricultural origin are allowed to use a rabbit feeding only if they are referred to Regulation No 2092/91 annex II, part C, point 1 and is grown or prepared without the use of chemicals. 21. Animal feed ingredients (conventional or organically produced) allowed in only if they are referred to Regulation No 2092/91 annex II, part C, paragraph 2 and comply with the restrictions set out in this annex. 22. the rabbit feeding only permitted Regulation No 2092/91 annex II, part C, paragraph 3 (mineral feed materials) and part D in subparagraph 1.1 (trace elements) and 1.2 in (vitamins, provitamins and chemically defined substances having a similar effect) in specified products. 23. Rabbit feeding only permitted Regulation No 2092/91, point D of annex II, point 1.3 (enzymes), 1.4 (microorganisms), in paragraph 1.5. subparagraph (preservatives), sub-paragraph 1.6 (binders, anti-caking agents and coagulants), 1.7 (antioxidant) in point 1.8. subparagraph (silage additives), 2 (certain products used in animal nutrition) and 3 (processing AIDS in feedingstuffs) products. Rabbit feeding does not use antibiotics, coccidiostatics, medicinal products, growth promoters or any other substance intended to promote growth or production. 24. it shall be prohibited to eat Rabbit food, feed materials, compound feedingstuffs, feed additives, processing aids for feedingstuffs and the products produced using genetically modified organisms or products derived from them. 25. If the rabbit becomes ill or gets hurt, it treated immediately, if necessary, ISO-pouring or placing appropriate premises. 26. the use of the veterinary medicinal product, the Regulation No 2092/91, annex I, part B, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 and 5.8 in these conditions. 27. Rabbits against myxomatosis and haemorrhagic septicaemia vaccinated only practicing veterinarian. 28. Organically grown rabbits allowed to reproduce, also using artificial insemination, but artificial reproduction methods (such as embryo transfer) is prohibited.
29. If the rabbits are bred in groups, the size of the group depends on the degree of development and the variety of behavioral characteristics, but one per cage is allowed to hold no more than 25 animals. Prohibited from rabbits to keep or use the feeding of feed, which may contribute to anemia. 30. Organically grown rabbit minimum slaughter age is 120 days. 31. the rabbit carry, as well as loading and unloading very carefully. Any use of allopathic tranquillising before rabbit or during transport is prohibited. 32. Before slaughter and slaughter the rabbits stress to a minimum. 33. Rabbit rabbit breeders provide the records to the control of the institution can be identified: 33.1. breeding rabbits – at all stages of production; 33.2. the other rabbits, preparation, transport and marketing.
34. Rabbit housing conditions restrict animal movement, does not cause them discomfort and suffering. Provides the ability to free the animals to stand up, lie down, relax, access to food and water. 35. Rabbits allowed to hold, pens and cages, if the area meets the needs of rabbits. Jauntruš are there living quarters or penned. 36. The rabbits can be kept out, living quarters or move enclosures, if weather conditions are suitable for holding rabbit out. 37. the open-air runs up the awning, which rabbits shelter from Sun, rain and wind. Outdoor living quarters are provided with rabbit grazing grass, green or other juicy feed (Silage, root) as well as drinking water. 38. Rabbit hostels at least 10 hours a day are provided. 39. Rabbit hostels not allowed the keeping of rabbits only to the grid floor. Cages of at least one third of the floor areas with hard cover and bedding. 40. the minimum floor area will be Home to the animal is: 24.9. breeding animals – 0.5 m2; 40.2. females with trusēn: 0.6 m2; 40.3. jauntruš and fattening rabbits, keeping them in groups – 0.3 m2.
41. The optimum height of cages to a particular breed of rabbit is the following: 41.1. small varieties – not less than 0.50 m; and the major average 41.2. varieties – not less than 0.70 m.
42. Every four months, rabbit runs, cages and shelters completely cleansed, disinfected and the Moon released from animals. The cage and the awning cleaning and disinfection permitted use torch or gas flame, as well as the resources referred to in Regulation No 2092/91, annex II. 43. The provisions of paragraphs 40 and 41 come into force by January 1, 2006. Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister a. Minister shlesers farming-Environment Minister r. vējonis Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 28 august 2004.
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