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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: The Welfare of Animals (Permitted Procedures by Lay Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 No. 153
1.—(1) Ear notching;
(2) Ear tagging;
(3) Freeze branding;
(6) Other methods of identification involving a prohibited procedure required by law and not restricted to being undertaken by a veterinary surgeon.
2.—(1) Artificial insemination;
(3) Embryo collection or transfer by a non-surgical method;
(4) Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive;
(5) Ovum transplantation, including ovum collection by a non-surgical method.
(3) Nose ringing;
(4) Removal of supernumerary teats.
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