Animal Welfare - Apply for subsidies

Service Description

The Thuringian Animal Welfare Promotion Guideline is the Thuringian program to support livestock farmers in voluntarily introducing or maintaining particularly animal-friendly husbandry practices.

The adaptation of production structures to further increasing requirements with regard to animal welfare, in connection with sustainable agricultural production in livestock farming, is associated with considerable additional costs.

This grant is intended to compensate, at least proportionally, for ongoing additional costs associated with the management of certain husbandry methods. The prerequisite is animal-friendly husbandry methods that go beyond the legally prescribed standards of animal welfare and are included in the subsidy catalog of this guideline according to number 2.

The measures are in detail:

Measure group cattle

Measure R 1: Summer grazing of cattle

R 11 Support level 1/ grazing 4 months

R 12 Promotion stage 2/ grazing 5 months

Measure group pigs

Measure S 1: Bedding pigs (all production stages)

Measure S 2: Animal welfare sow management

S 21 D Support level 1/ mating area

S 21 A Support level 1/ Farrowing area

S 21 W Conveyor stage 1/ Waiting area

S 22 D Conveyor stage 2 / mating area

S 22 A Conveyor stage 2/ farrowing area

S 22 W Conveyor level 2/ Waiting area

S 23 D Conveyor level 3 / mating area

S 23 A Conveyor stage 3/ farrowing area

S 23 W Promotion level 3/ waiting area

Measure S 3: Animal welfare piglet rearing and fattening

S 31 Promotion level 1

S 32 Promotion level 2

S 33 Promotion stage 3

Measure S 4: Roughage (all production stages)

Measure Group Genetic Resources

Measure G: Native livestock breeds threatened with extinction

Amount of funding requested

The grant is awarded as project funding by way of fixed-amount financing in the form of a non-repayable annual grant. The amount of the grant is generally based on the size of the commitment in livestock units (LU) or animal places. It is calculated on the basis of the number of animals or animal places that are demonstrably kept in the commitment period in accordance with the grant requirements.

Further information can be found in the Thuringian Animal Welfare Funding Guideline. This will be made available after approval of the GAP strategic plan.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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