ORGANIC LIVESTOCK

Livestock is an integral part of organic agriculture production. Animal husbandry has an important contribution to the organic farming system, such as: improving and maintaining soil fertility, improving the management of biological resources, increasing biodiversity and the diversity of the farming system.

Organic livestock production is based on the harmonious relationship between land, plants and livestock achieved through management that takes into account the physiological and behavioral needs of animals and provide them with good-quality organic feed.

Organic livestock and livestock products [milk, meat, egg, cheese, etc.] can be sold in Indonesia if it has been certified as organic according to SNI 6729:2016Permentan No. 64/2013 and Perka BPOM No.1/2017 by a KAN-accredited organic certification body like ICERT. In case it has been certified as organic, the products can be labeled ORGANIK Indonesia.

General Organic Requirements For Organic Livestock

Livestock production and products:

  • Animals shall be reared organically from birth. When organic stock are not available due to the early stage of development of organic livestock, it is allowed to bring in stock from conventional production
  • Animal feeds use organic feed or permitted ingredients.
  • Animals shall be reared by taking into animal Welfare [conditions of cages, drinking water, natural lighting, fresh air, stress-free environment].
  • Organic production promotes and maintains the health and well-being of animals through balanced organic diets, stress-free environment and the selection of breeds for their resistance to diseases, parasites and infections.
  • Implementing an organic management system for livestock production.

Processing and handling of organic products origin from livestock:

  • Use organic certified raw materials.
  • No mixing and contaminate with non-organic product and prohibited substances in the processing process from the receiving materials to finished products.
  • Implementing organic management system for organic handling & processing.

When the operator involves or cooperates with small breeder in producing organic, it is required to implement an Internal Control System (ICS) to ensure all actors in the organic production supply chain, especially small breeder, until marketing is in accordance with the standards.

Organic Certification Procedure
Registration Form
Livestock Organic Client List
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