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Order No. 545 on health advisory agreements for pig herds.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations regarding the mandatory health advisory agreement needed for persons responsible for health counseling in farms exceeding any of the threshold sizes set out in the document. The purpose of the Order is to ensure that mandatory health advisory agreements are being issued with regard to animal health and to the adherence to required specifications in their production and to the national limits for mortality in pigs. The diagnosis of a disease that occurs regularly in the farms, which is characterized by the specific symptoms described by the veterinarian shall systematically be documented.
The Order consists of 5 Chapters and 5 Appendices: Scope and definitions (1); Conclusion and termination of agreement (2); Basic agreement (3); Elective module (4); Penalty and implementation (5).
Appendix 1 - Health Advisory Agreement in pig herds.
Appendix 2 - Audit of liable crew for checks on animal welfare.
Appendix 3 - Advice on animal welfare.
Appendix 4 - Stable school visit content (base model with stable school).
Appendix 5 - Advice on health conditions (optional module).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 June 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om sundhedsr dgivningsaftaler for svinebes tninger.