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Slaughter: Implementation - official ante-mortem inspection


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

  • Cattle
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • horses and other ungulates,
  • Poultry
    • shall not apply in the case of the supply of meat of no more than 10,000 head per year of poultry slaughtered annually on their own farm directly to consumers or to local retail establishments for direct supply to consumers,
  • Lagomorphs
    • does not apply in the case of the supply of meat of a maximum of 10,000 head per year slaughtered on the farm's own farm directly to consumers or to local retail establishments for direct supply to consumers,
  • Farmed game.

The obligation to inspect also applies to domestic slaughter.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the districts, independent cities and municipalities with public slaughterhouses.

Which documents are required?

Information on the food chain must be provided.

What are the fees?

Fees may apply, please contact the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Slaughter must be notified to the competent authority in good time (at least 24 hours in advance).

Emergency slaughter is to be considered separately from this, in any case the competent authority must be involved immediately.

What else should I know?

Commercial slaughter may only be carried out in officially approved establishments.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Regional Development

Author

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Applications / Forms

  • Geflügel - Anmeldung einer Lebenduntersuchung (Innergemeinschaftlicher Handel)

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  • Geflügel - Anmeldung einer Lebenduntersuchung (National)

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  • Geflügel - Leitfaden für eine gute Hygienepraxis bei Junghennen- und Legehennenherden

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  • Geflügel - Leitfaden Salmonellenbekämpfung

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  • Geflügel - Merkblatt Hitzestress Jungmasthühner

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  • Geflügel - Merkblatt Hitzestress Legehennen

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  • Geflügel - Merkblatt Hitzestress Pekingenten

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  • Geflügel - Merkblatt Hitzestress Puten

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  • Geflügel - Verpflichtungserklärung Salmonellenuntersuchung

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competent Bodies


Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Veterinärwesen und Verbraucherschutz
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
Address: Röverskamp 5, 26203 Wardenburg
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Postal address: Post Office Box 39 49, 26029 Oldenburg (Oldenburg)
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Telephone: 0441 570 26-0
Fax: 0441 570 26-179

Data protection information


Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Timetable
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Timetable
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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