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Show ducks and geese kept together with chickens or turkeys

Your ducks and geese may only be displayed at a poultry exhibition or a poultry market if these animals have been virologically tested for the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (bird flu) by means of swab samples before the event. The examination...

Your ducks and geese may only be displayed at a poultry exhibition or a poultry market if these animals have been virologically tested for the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (bird flu) by means of swab samples before the event.

The examination must be carried out no later than 7 days before the event. Samples of 60 animals from your herd are required. If you keep fewer than 60 animals, your entire population must be examined. The result must be negative.

The examination of ducks and geese can be omitted if these animals are kept together with chickens or turkeys.
The chickens or turkeys must be used to detect the introduction or spread of avian influenza at an early stage. (sentinel animals)
You must report this joint keeping of ducks and geese with chickens or turkeys to the competent authority without delay.

The required number of sentinel animals can be found in Appendix 2 of the Avian Influenza Ordinance.

Important notes

Prerequisites

  • Animals must count among geese, ducks, chickens and turkeys
  • Keeping the animals together is mandatory for at least seven days before the event
  • Event must be a poultry market or poultry exhibition.
  • Correct number of sentinel animals (chickens or turkeys kept together) according to Annex 2 Avian Influenza Ordinance

Documents required

Evidence of Annex 2 Avian Influenza Ordinance (correct number of sentinel animals (chickens or turkeys kept together).

Please note

The online service is currently only available for the district of Hamburg-Mitte.

Deadlines

Deadline Type: Application Deadline




Remark:


Ducks and geese have been kept together with chickens and turkeys for at least seven days before the event and must be reported immediately.

Procedure & Fees

Procedure

The competent authority must be notified immediately if ducks and geese are kept together with chickens and turkeys at a poultry market or poultry exhibition. You can make this notification in writing or via the online service.

If you want to place the ad informally:

  • Describe your request and provide all necessary information.
  • Submit the requested evidence
  • Send the application to the competent authority by e-mail or by post
  • Your notification will be accepted by the competent authority.
  • If you have any questions about the report, the competent authority will contact you
  • If you agree, you will receive a confirmation.
If you want to place the advertisement via the online service:
  • You call up the online service
  • You fill out the notification form
  • For quick processing by the authorities, upload all the necessary evidence.
  • Your notification will be accepted by the competent authority.
  • The remaining steps correspond to the written procedure



Processing time

About 1 week to 3 weeks


Remark :


The processing time depends on the size of the ad.

Fees

for free





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