Layer Hatching Eggs (Download Risk Assessment)

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RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT

Layer hatching eggs originating from egg farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to a hatchery or processing represent a low risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Layer hatching eggs moving to a hatchery or processing may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance
  • Hatching eggs are moving from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation and has a national premises identification number.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • Eggs held for two days may move after two negative tests – either 2 PCRs collected on 1 day within 24 hours of move; or 1 PCR collected on 2 consecutive days prior to move where at least 1 PCR taken within 24 hours of move.
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR LAYER HATCHING EGGS