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Slaughter: Carrying out - official ante-mortem inspection

If you are slaughtering animals whose meat is intended for human consumption, you must have the animals officially examined before and after slaughter. This concerns:

  • Cattle
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • horses and other ungulates,
  • Poultry
    • does not apply directly to consumers or to local retail establishments for direct delivery to consumers of the meat of a maximum of 10,000 pieces per year of poultry slaughtered on its own farm,
  • Hare-animals
    • does not apply directly to consumers or to local retail establishments for direct distribution to consumers of the meat of not more than 10,000 pieces of hare slaughtered on its own farm per year;
  • Farm game.

The obligation to carry out investigations also applies to domestic slaughter.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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