KVED activity type
- 01.62 Support activities in livestock
Services: Farm Animal Identification / Registration of farm animals
The company was created in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine of 29.07.2002 № 213 ”On a state enterprise ’Agency for Animal Identification and Registration ” for Ukraine in a set of measures of identification and registration of farm animals.
Animal identification, implemented at the state level, is one of the main methods used in the world for tracking the origin of animal products from its production throughout the life of the animal to hit the table to the consumer.
Government of Ukraine as the government every civilized country cares about the safety and health ’s own people. Increased number of epidemics among animals and poultry encouraged to take appropriate measures to ensure protection of population from deadly infections in the first place - by ensuring adequate quality and safety for human health, livestock production.
The course for the development and introduction of a unified national system of identification and registration of farm animals was determined by Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from February 28, 2001 № 179 ”On approval of programs to prevent and eliminate the manifestations of the disease bovine spongiform encephalopathy in other prion infection in Ukraine for 2001 -2010 years. ”
In developing the legislation of Ukraine governing the identification and registration of certain animals were considered the main provisions of legislation of the European Community (EC) and the experience of European countries - France, Germany, Poland and Hungary.
Introducing a national system of identification and registration of animals in Ukraine responsible for:
Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine - the general principles of state policy regarding the identification and registration of animals is the holder of a single state database - Register animals; State Department of Veterinary Medicine - controls the veterinary and sanitary condition of farms, animal health, movements of animals, State Enterprise ”Agency for Animal Identification and Registration ” - performs works on registration and animal identification. In 2002, after the appropriate Cabinet of Ministers and the order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine, the Agency initiated to identify the bovine (cattle). In March 2005 introduced a similar system for pigs, goats, sheep and horses.
The ultimate goal of implementing animal identification is a proper system in Ukraine tracking of origin and labeling of animal products that will promote Ukraine’s population quality and safe meat and dairy products, obtaining reliable information about their conditions of production, increase consumer confidence in product quality.
Only if all the animals that are either held in the country, made to the state automated database and are under permanent veterinary control may ensure the safety of public health. All owners who keep farm animals and for the implementation of certain types of products (milk or meat), etc., committed ’obliged to ensure customers safety and quality of their products and ensure proper identification and registration of their animals.