31May2017

Poland | Monthly report May | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Farm Animal Service

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[Translate to English:] Lange Klauen fordern manchmal den Gebrauch von zusätzlichen Werkzeugen für die Korrektur.

In May, our Polish farriers visited 32 farms. Most of them are visited by our team regularly. Michal & Bogdan have trimmed hooves of 39 horses, claws of 6 cows and 1 bull. Ten horses were dewormed and one treated for skin infection. A few animals needed trimming because they were limping; two horses had very neglected hooves. Our farriers visited a…

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23May2017

Poland | Katowice | Veterinary Inspection training – practice

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Today we are going to a control point at a highway with the first group of participants of our training, to exercise in practice what was discussed yesterday during the theory. ITD (Road Transport Inspectors) are providing their professional and kind help. Two transports are inspected, both national, under 8 hours and carrying pigs. No major…

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22May2017

Poland | Katowice | Veterinary Inspection training – theory

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Today we are giving a training requested by Regional Veterinary Inspection in Katowice. This is our first training for Veterinary Officials in Poland, we are very happy that our trainings for ITD (Road Transport Inspection) are having such a broad effect. We have a lot of participants: about 100 Veterinary Officials are participating (Regional…

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20May2017

Poland | Bodzentyn | Cattle market

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[Translate to English:] Kuh mit vernachlässigten Klauen.

Our team is inspecting cattle market in Bodzentyn. There are much less animals than a week ago. We count only about 300-350 animals. There are quite a lot of animals with neglected claws and a few emaciated cows. We note down the ear tag numbers and discover that two are written with a marker, and one was broken. Both are not clearly readable. We…

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29April2017

Polen | Bodzentyn | Rindermarkt

Unser Team kontrolliert den Rindermarkt in Bodzentyn. Es sind ca. 500 Rinder da.
Wir finden eine Kuh mit starker Euterentzündung. Der Besitzer der Kuh sagt uns, dass die medizinische Behandlung nicht geholfen hat und er sie verkaufen will. Er wusste nicht das man kranke Tiere nicht auf den Markt bringen darf. Wir notieren die Ohrmarke der Kuh sowie…

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27April2017

Germany | Chemnitz | Police training: road inspections

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During the road inspection at the highway A4 nine animal transporters are inspected, among them two private horse transports, cattle transported for slaughter and piglets on journeys exceeding 8 hours for further fattening.

Infringement procedures are started for two transporters. In one of them a divider was not fixed properly and a cow injured…

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26April2017

Germany | Chemnitz | Police training in Chemnitz

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The traffic police in Chemnitz is very active in the field of livestock inspections and, with support of Dr. Alexander Rabitsch,  AWF could support them with a training on EU Regulation 1/2005. Beside police officers also veterinary inspectors participate and problematic fields of animal transport are discussed, for e.g. the long distance transport…

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26April2017

Polen | Łagów | Rindermarkt

Unser Team kontrolliert den Rindermarkt in Lagow. Es sind ca. 400 Rinder da. Heute ist auch die Veterinärinspektion aus Kielce zur Kontrolle da. Auffallend ist eine rot- weiße Kuh die deutlich in einer Schmerzhaltung steht. Sie wird von dem Viehhändler Gamon aus Lodz gekauft. Wir begleiten die Kuh zur Verladung auf den LKW. Sie wird separat…

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24April2017

Polen | Bodzentyn | Pferdemarkt

Unser Team kontrolliert den Pferdemarkt in Bodzentyn. Es sind ca. 25 Pferde da. Die Hälfte davon wird für den Schlachthof in Czestochowa gekauft. Wir sehen keine kranken oder verletzten Pferde. Die Verladungen verlaufen korrekt.

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