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Order No. 952 on the control of salmonella in hatching chickens and turkeys.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations on the prohibition of antimicrobials and vaccination which should not be used as a method for control of salmonella in hatching (and consequently breeding) of chickens and turkeys. Owners of such animals should ensure that tests are taken and submitted for salmonella inspection in adherence to Appendix 1 guidelines. Should there be cases of contamination, the Order sets regulations on the hygiene and quarantine processes required.
The Order consists of 11 Chapters and 1 Appendix: Definitions and scope (1); Prohibition of the use of antimicrobials and vaccination (2); Sampling and testing (3); Public inspection (4); Suspicion of infection with Salmonella of different type (5); Suspicion of infection for other reasons than the discovery of salmonella in samples taken - article 4, sections 1-3 (6); Infected herds (7); Repeal of public inspection (8); Charges (9); Penalties (10); Entry into force (11).
Appendix 1 - Collection and submission of samples for salmonella testing.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
15 July 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om bek mpelse af salmonella i ruge gsproducerende h ns og kalkuner samt opdr t hertil.