Directive Laying Down Minimum Standards for the Protection of Calves (1991/629)

Title: Directive Laying Down Minimum Standards For The Protection Of Calves

Category: EU Directive

Date: 1991

Reference: 91/629/EEC [Full text]

General Description:

This Council Directive lays down minimum standards for the protection of calves. These apply in Member States to all holdings, except in the case of agricultural holdings with fewer than six calves. Member States have to ensure that inspections are carried out and the findings reported to the Commission.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Animal Welfare, Cattle, Livestock Welfare

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