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Breeding animals, semen, ova and embryos

Carinthian Animal Breeding Act 2019 - [Kärntner Tierzuchtgesetz, K-TZG] 2019

The Carinthian Animal Breeding Act has been adapted in line with Regulation (EU) 2016/1012 on the breeding, trade in and entry into the Union of purebred breeding animals, hybrid breeding pigs and the germinal products thereof. For the transfer and delivery of breeding animals, zootechnical certificates or the lifetime identification document for equine species must be issued by the competent body and must include the relevant details. The issue of these certificates is governed by EU law. The provisions concerning the placement on the market and supply of semen have been aligned with Regulation (EU) 2016/1012. Only insemination centres and semen collection and storage centres may supply and place semen on the market. Ova and embryos are only to be placed on the market or be supplied by embryo collection teams, insemination centres and semen collection and storage centres that have been approved in accordance with veterinary legislation. As under the existing legislation, the provincial government should be authorised to ban the supply and use of semen giving rise to genetic concern.