Insacutation stations and embryo collection units Permission

If you wish to operate an insemination centre, embryo collection or production unit for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats or equidae, you must obtain a permit under the Animal Breeding Act. Permission is granted if: a veterinarian manages the establishment of veterinary and technical staff or ensures that the veterinary and technical tasks are carried out by a veterinarian or a veterinarian who is contractually bound to the insais, the personnel required for proper operation are available, the facilities necessary for the extraction, treatment, storage and supply of semen are available, and at an insaisation station, the male breeding animals are present. The permit refers to the respective facility with its parts of the farm and to the species. It is usually granted for 10 years. It can be reissued.

the name, address and indication of the legal form of the operator the addresses of all parts of the holding and the indication of their function for the collection, treatment, storage and delivery of semen or ova and embryos the indication of the objective area of activity


Written form required: yes Personal appearance required at the time of application: no Personal appearance at on-site check necessary: yes

Preconditions
The headquarters of their institution are located in Germany. They can ensure that the animal health requirements necessary to maintain the health of livestock are met. They may ensure that a veterinarian manages the establishment in a veterinary and technical manner or that the veterinary requirements are carried out by a contractually bound veterinarian.
The operator's licence must be obtained from the local zoogoverningauthority for the The procedure is as follows: An informal application must be made in writing with the necessary documents for an operating licence After examination of the recognition requirements by an on-the-spot check, the decision to grant a permit is taken Permission may be subject to conditions.

Responsible for the content
Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection (MLUK) of the State of Brandenburg, Division 3

Last update or date of publication
01.10.2020