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Article 5(1)(k)

SCHEDULESeparation of animals during the rest period

1.  An animal of one of the following descriptions shall be kept separate from any other animal, that is to say—

(a)a bull over 10 months of age;

(b)a cow when accompanied by a calf or calves it is suckling;

(c)a boar over 6 months of age;

(d)a sow when accompanied by unweaned piglets;

(e)a male goat over 6 months of age;

(f)a female goat when accompanied by unweaned kids.

2.  Animals of any one of the following descriptions may be kept together but shall be kept separate from any other animal, that is to say—

(a)bulls over 10 months of age if they are all secured by the head or neck;

(b)bulls under 15 months of age which have been reared together and which are not intended for breeding;

(c)horned cattle;

(d)cattle without horns;

(e)horned cattle and cattle without horns if they are all secured by the head or neck;

(f)calves;

(g)ewes when accompanied by unweaned lambs;

(h)other sheep;

(i)weaned piglets under 3 months of age;

(j)other swine;

(k)male goats over 6 months of age if they are all secured by the head or neck;

(l)horned goats;

(m)goats without horns;

(n)horned goats and goats without horns if they are all secured by the head or neck.