Records other than at stores
24.—(1) The team veterinarian of a bovine embryo collection or production team must keep a record of its activities in respect of bovine embryo collection or production for 12 months after collection or production of each embryo, including—
(a)the breed, age and identification of the donor animals concerned;
(b)the place of collection, processing and storage of embryos collected by the team;
(c)the identification of the embryos together with details of their destination if known; and
(d)details of micromanipulation techniques which involve penetration of the zona pellucida or other techniques such as in vitro fertilisation or in vitro culture which have been performed on the embryos.
(2) In the case of bovine embryos derived by in vitro fertilisation, the identification in the record may be done on the basis of a batch, but must contain details of the date and place of collection of ovaries or oocytes. It must also be possible to identify the herd of origin of the donor animals.
(3) The team veterinarian of a bovine embryo transfer team or a veterinary surgeon transferring bovine embryos shall keep a record for twelve months of—
(a)the breed, age and identification of the recipient cow;
(b)the place of transfer; and
(c)the identification of the bovine embryo together with details of its source if known.