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The Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) Regulations 2007

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) Regulations 2007 No. 1100

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 1PERMITTED PROCEDURES

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  • Cattle

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tagging.

      • Freeze branding.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Embryo collection or transfer by a surgical method.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Ovum transplantation, including ovum collection, by a surgical method.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Dehorning.

      • Disbudding.

      • Nose ringing.

      • Removal of supernumerary teats.

  • Pigs

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tagging.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Nose ringing.

      • Tail docking.

      • Tooth reduction.

      • Tusk trimming.

  • Birds

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Ovidectomy.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Beak trimming of poultry.

      • Desnooding.

      • De-toeing of domestic fowl and turkeys.

      • Dubbing.

      • Laparoscopy.

      • Wing pinioning.

  • Sheep

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tagging.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Dehorning.

      • Disbudding.

      • Removal of the insensitive tip of the horn.

      • Tail docking.

  • Goats

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tagging.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Dehorning.

      • Disbudding.

      • Removal of the insensitive tip of the horn.

  • Horses

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Freeze branding.

      • Hot branding.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Vasectomy.

  • Deer

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tagging.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Removal of antlers that are not in velvet.

  • Other species

    • Identification Procedures:

      • Ear clipping.

      • Ear notching.

      • Ear tipping of feral cats.

      • Insertion of subcutaneous tracking devices.

      • Tagging.

      • Chemical branding of fish.

      • Freeze branding of fish.

      • Micro-chipping.

      • Removal or perforation of parts of fishes’ fins, adipose fins or fin rays.

      • Tattooing.

      • Other methods of identification involving a mutilation required by law.

    • Procedures for the Control of Reproduction:

      • Castration.

      • Embryo collection or transfer by a surgical method.

      • Implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive.

      • Ovum transplantation, including ovum collection, by a surgical method.

      • Spaying.

      • Vasectomy.

    • Other Management Procedures:

      • Laparoscopy.

      • Removal of the dew claws of dogs.

      • Removal of fish scales.

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