Form

Egg hatchery and chick breeding premises: registration

Form and guidance to register an establishment used for hatching egg and chick production.

Documents

EMR10: Application for registration of hatchery/breeding establishment/pedigree breeding establishment

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EMR9: Explanatory leaflet on the regulations relating to the production and marketing of hatching eggs and poultry chicks

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Details

This form is for premises to apply for registration as a hatching egg and chick production establishment. This applies to:

  • pedigree breeding establishments
  • breeding establishments
  • hatcheries

The guidance document explains the legal requirements for producing and marketing hatching eggs, and poultry chicks. The regulations apply to:

  • hatcheries with a setting capacity of 1,000 eggs and over
  • breeding establishments and multiplying establishments with 100 birds or more.
Published 30 July 2009
Last updated 25 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Data protection statement updated on the form
  2. AHVLA documents have been re-assigned to the new Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).
  3. First published.