Insemination stations and embryo collection units Permission

Service Description

If you want to operate an insemination station, embryo collection or production unit for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats or equines, you need a permit under the Animal Breeding Act.

The permit is granted if

  • a veterinarian is in charge of the veterinary technical aspects of the facility or the performance of the veterinary technical tasks by a veterinarian contractually bound to the insemination station is guaranteed,
  • the personnel required for proper operation is available,
  • the facilities required for the collection, treatment, storage and delivery of semen are available, and
  • in the case of an insemination station, the male breeding animals are present.

The permit refers to the respective facility with its operational parts as well as to the respective animal species. As a rule, it is granted for 10 years. It can be reissued.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Landesamt für Landwirtschaft und Ländlichen Raum (TLLLR) - Referat 32 - Nutztierhaltung

Naumburger Straße 98
07743 Jena
+49 361 574041-000
+49 361 574041-390