We have a duty to:
We also deal with the licencing of boarding kennels and catteries, dog breeding, riding stables, zoos, and animals requiring a licence under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act.
There are strict rules which govern the movement of farm animals to prevent the spread of disease. Each animal must be identifiable, so that their movements can be checked.
In the event of a disease outbreak the precise location of all livestock is essential for effective measures to control and eradicate highly contagious viruses.
To try and stop the spread of disease there are strict rules controlling the identification and movements of livestock. These rules apply to you even if you only keep one animal of the species covered.
A guidance leaflet has been produced for show organisers and those taking livestock to shows.
Further information and advice is available by contacting the Trading Standards licensing office:
Tel: 01874 624704
Fax: 01874 611789
General information is also available from the following:
National Helpline: 0845 0504141
Caernarfon office: 01286 674144
Carmarthen office: 01267 225300
Llandrindod Wells office: 01597 823777