Organisation for embryo transplants in livestock farming
An organisation for collecting, obtaining, and transplanting embryos is a legal or natural person who is authorised to obtain, prepare, store, transplant, and sell embryos of breeding cattle, horses, pigs, goats, and sheep. On the basis of a decision concerning approval, a competent authority enters an organisation into the Register of Organisation for Embryo Collection.
COLLECTING, OBTAINING, AND PREPARING EMBRYOS
The embryo management team consists of the responsible team leader, one or more members of technical staff, and one or more veterinary assistants.
Embryos are obtained from donor animals that are medically suitable and that have been separated from other animals during collection, in facilities that may be cleaned with water or disinfected.
When obtaining an embryo, an organisation must fill out a certificate with regard to obtaining embryos and issue a certificate with regard to embryo transplant. It must ensure suitable embryo storage, the suitable marking of shipments of issued ova or embryos, keep records and provide data to the Central Register of Reproduction.
Conditions and evidence
- Livestock-Breeding Act
- Rules on conditions for the breeding of domesticated animals
- Rules on conditions for the approval of orgnisations carrying out the collection, production, processing, storage and transfer of animal embryos
- Rules on the Requirements for Collection, Acquisition, Preparation, Storage and Trade in Animal Embryos