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The Generalitat De Catalunya Prepares Recommendations For The Livestock Sector And Related Activities

The Generalitat de Catalunya prepares recommendations for the livestock sector and related activities

As a consequence of the situation generated by the SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) alarm state, the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat de Catalunya has prepared certain instructions related to exceptional measures with respect to the livestock sector and related activities. This section specifies the exceptional measures adopted in the field of the livestock movement, animal health and livestock production.

Livestock movement and animal identification
-As for the validity of authorizations, road maps or logbooks, see the news of Anafric at this link.

Livestock movement and animal identification
-As for the validity of authorizations, road maps or logbooks, see the news of Anafric at this link.
-Actions, within the framework of the identification and movement of livestock that are considered necessary to comply with the regulations and maintain their traceability, but taking into account the recommendations and obligations of the health authorities.

  • Delivery of cattle ear tags: When during the alarm period the owner of a farm with bovine underexploitation needs to acquire beef ear tags, he will send an email to the mailbox of the regional office of location of the requesting farm the necessary ear tags for animal identification.
  • Request for duplicate identifiers: When the owner of a farm or the veterinarian (in the case of duplicate equine transponders) needs to acquire duplicate identifiers during the alarm period, they will send an email to the mailbox from the county office of location of the applicant farm the identification codes and the type of material requested.
  • Notification of movements – discharges / discharges of cattle and equines and delivery of DIB s during the Alarm State: the deadlines for identification and communication of movements must continue to be met as established by its regulations. To carry out these communications during the state of alarm, and whenever the telematic procedure is not implemented, the owners of the farms will send an email to the mailbox of the district office.

About other animal health measures, click this link

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