The Organic Food Federation
We are pleased to confirm the following exceptional circumstances have been extended to 31 December 2018 relating to poultry and pigs:
Pullets: Under certain conditions and when organic reared pullets are not available, non organically reared pullets for egg production of not more than 18 weeks may be brought into an organic livestock unit. The period of application of the exceptional production rules for using non organically reared pullets for egg production of not more than 18 weeks is extended.
Feed: Pig and Poultry Species: Organic protein supply has not been available in sufficient quality and quantity to meet the nutritional requirements of pigs and poultry raised on organic farms. The period of the exceptional possibility of using a maximum of 5% non organic protein feed has been extended
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