In Russia, labeling of farm animals has become mandatory

Published Mar 8, 2024

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The Russian Government has made it mandatory to mark farm animals from March 1, according to a decree. The animals to be marked include pigs, cattle, poultry, horses, bees, fur-bearing animals, camels, deer, rabbits, and fish, with deadlines varying for each, the earliest being September 1, 2024, for pigs and cattle. The marking system, known as the Horriot system, is part of the Federal State Information System in the field of veterinary medicine. Non-compliance can lead to administrative liability for individuals and legal entities.
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Which animals must be marked and will they be fined for not having tags? On March 1, marking farm animals in Russia became mandatory, as a decree of the Government of the Russian Federation on the rules for their registration came into force. It is conducted in the Horriot system, a component of the Federal State Information System in the field of veterinary medicine. It started working in the regions in 2021, but registration has so far been voluntary. As reports, agricultural companies and farmers are well aware of the innovation, unlike owners of private farms. Nevertheless, marking will have to be carried out even in small farms. Government Decree No. 550, with which, contains a complete list of animals subject to marking. This list includes: The resolution came into force on March 1, 2024. Owners of pigs and cattle, both at enterprises and in private household plots, will have to hurry up first - they need to label their animals by September 1, 2024. This also ...
Source: Agrosektor
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