Accreditation

ORSER has been accreditaded by Turkish Accreditadiation Agency (TÜRKAK ) in scope of Organic Farming and Good Agricultural Practices

IFOAM - International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

Orser is a member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM).

ETO

Orser is a member of the ETO (Association of Ecological Agriculture Organization)

Organic Animal Production

When a ranch is converted to organic livestock production, the Regulations on Organic Farming must be followed on the land where feed crops are produced to feed the livestock on this ranch.
  • The transition period mentioned in the Organic Farming Regulations must be pursued for each livestock and for pasture and/or the land where feed crops are produced to feed the livestock.
  • Livestock complying with the following conditions may be used as organic breeding animals: It should be brought from organic farms, fed only with organic feeds, genetically unmodified, resistant to environment, climate conditions, and diseases.
  • For organic livestock production; local conditions shall be considered when selecting breeding livestock species and strains which are resistant to diseases.
  • When getting started to organic livestock production and if a sufficient number of breeding animals can not be purchased to form a herd, livestock produced by following conventional animal husbandry methods may be used for the herd by complying with Organic Farming Regulations after getting permission from a control agent.
  • Only natural insemination is permitted in organic farming. Embrio transfer can not be practised. Artificial insemination in organic farming is permitted if the sperm is obtained, stored, and used only by natural methods.
  • Animals in organic ranches should reach pastures, outing or walking areas. The number of livestock on per unit of land, should be limited to produce enough manure for crop production in each crop production unit. 
  • Animals in the same unit of an organic farming operation shall be raised according to the Organic Farming Regulation. Animals not raised according to this Regulation can be raised within the same operation if the facilities and lands are separated and the animals come from the same race.
  • Animals coming from the same race, but not raised according to the Principles of Organic Agriculture Regulation, published in the Official Gazzette numbered. 27676 and dated 10 August 2010 can not be kept on the same pastureland with the animals raised according to the Regulation.
  • Barns and open areas where livestock are kept should be suitable to the conditions mentioned in the Principles of Organic Agriculture Regulation.
  • Every farm raising organic animals and animal products should keep entry and exit records for each animal and the cure or treatments the animals receive.

Poultry

When a poultry operation is converted to organic poultry production, the land where all feed crops produced to feed the animals are subject to the organic crop production rules within the Organic Agriculture Regulation.
  • Chicks for egg production can not be older than 18 weeks, broiler chicks can not be older than 3 days of age when they left the farm they are originated.
  • Animal byproduct feeds should comply with related organic farming regulations.
  • Antibiotics, coccidiosits, medicals and growth or production stimulators can not be used for poultry feeding.
  • Feeds can not be produced by using feed additives, subsidiary materials in feed production, genetically modified organisms or their derivatives   
  • Conventional feeds and organic feeds can not be produced at the same time in the same factory. Organic feed must be labeled. 
  • Organically and conventionally produced feeds should be stored at physically different locations.
  • Equipment used for organic feed production should be separated completely from the equipment used for conventional feed production.
  • Adequate number of animals should be placed in each section of an organic poultry operation to prevent health problems caused by crowd,
  • When an animal is wounded or become sick although all precautionary measures are taken, the animal should be isolated in a different location and cured immediately.
  • In an organic poultry operation, genetic structure of poultry can not be modified and genetically modified animals can not be used in organic animal production as breeding material. Genetic tmprovement Technologies are not permitted to be used in animal breeding. Growth or 
  • Use of growth or production improvement materials, and in order to control reproduction or other purposes, the use of hormones or similar substances is prohibited. However, hormones, can be used as a treatment application of a veterinarian on unhealthy animals.
  • Free walking and outing areas or open 
  • Free promenades, open air navigation fields or open areas of shelter, the local weather conditions and related species, depending on the rain, wind, sun, and should provide adequate protection against extreme heat.

Address

Address : Prof. Dr. Ahmet Taner Kışlalı Mah. 2842. Sokak No:4
Çayyolu- Çankaya / ANKARA 06810
Phone: 0312 438 15 60 - 0312 441 85 83
Fax : 0312 438 15 59
E-Mail : Mail