Intensive Rearing of Poultry or Pigs

Status:
Published
Code:
IRPP

This BREF addresses installations for the intensive rearing of poultry or pigs. Poultry is identified for the purpose of this BREF as chicken laying hens and broilers, turkeys, ducks or guinea fowls. The following relevant farm activities are described, although it is acknowledged that not all of the activities will be found on every farm:

• farm management (including maintenance and cleaning of equipment)
• feeding strategy (and feed preparation)
• rearing of animals
• collection and storage of manure
• on-site treatment of manure
• landspreading of manure
• waste water treatment.

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