Fallen Stock Collection Queensferry

Martlands
Widnes Fallen Stock Collection

Dealing with fallen stock is an unfortunate but necessary aspect of livestock farming. Farmers in Queensferry are legally responsible for the proper disposal of their fallen stock. On-farm burial has been banned since 2003 to protect public health and comply with EU regulations. This is where Martlands Queensferry Fallen Stock Collectors come into play. We are registered with the National Fallen Stock Company and offer a comprehensive service that ensures you meet all legal requirements.

The Importance of Approved Fallen Stock Services

Having access to an approved fallen stock collection service is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Legal Compliance: Farmers must adhere to strict regulations regarding the disposal of fallen stock. Article 21 of the EU control regulations mandates that fallen stock be collected, identified, and transported without delay.
  2. Health and Safety: Improper disposal can pose significant health risks to both humans and animals.
  3. Environmental Protection: Proper disposal methods help protect the environment from contamination.

With Martlands, you get a reliable service that ticks all these boxes.

Why Choose Martlands for Fallen Stock Collection in Queensferry?

Martlands offers a specialized service tailored to meet the needs of farmers in Queensferry:

  • DEFRA-Approved: We are a DEFRA-approved licensed sampling centre.
  • Quick Response Time: We can collect your fallen stock within 24 hours of notification.
  • Expert Testing: We undertake TSE (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies) brain stem testing for adult cattle over 48 months old.
  • Safe Disposal: All carcasses are disposed of by rendering and incineration, ensuring complete compliance with health and safety standards.

Legal Responsibilities for Farmers in Queensferry

Farmers in Queensferry have specific legal responsibilities when it comes to disposing of their fallen stock:

  1. No On-Farm Burial: Since 2003, on-farm burial has been banned to prevent health risks.
  2. Timely Collection: According to Article 21 of the EU control regulations, fallen stock must be collected without undue delay.
  3. Proper Identification and Transport: The fallen stock must be properly identified and transported according to legal guidelines.

By using Martlands’ services, you can ensure that you meet all these legal requirements efficiently.

How Martlands Handles Fallen Stock Collection

Our process is straightforward yet thorough:

  1. Notification: Once you notify us about your fallen stock, we aim to collect it within 24 hours.
  2. Sample Testing: We conduct TSE brain stem testing for adult cattle over 48 months old.
  3. Transporting Samples: The brain stem samples are sent from Queensferry to the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) in Newcastle for further analysis.
  4. Disposal Methods: All carcasses are disposed of through rendering and incineration processes.

This meticulous approach ensures that every step complies with UK law and health standards.

Sustainable Practices in Fallen Stock Management

Sustainability is at the core of our operations:

  • Environmentally Friendly Disposal Methods: Rendering and incineration minimize environmental impact compared to other disposal methods.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Our services help farmers comply with both local and international regulations, promoting sustainable farming practices.

By choosing Martlands for your fallen stock collection needs in Queensferry, you’re not only complying with the law but also contributing to a more sustainable agricultural industry.

Dealing with fallen stock is inevitable in livestock farming but doesn’t have to be a hassle or pose risks if managed correctly. With Martlands Queensferry Fallen Stock Collectors, you get a comprehensive service that ensures legal compliance, protects health and safety, and promotes sustainability.

If you need a reliable fallen stock collection service in Queensferry, look no further than Martlands. Contact us today for prompt, professional assistance tailored specifically for farmers in Queensferry.

Deeside Fallen Stock Collection

Our Queensferry fallen stock collection service includes full Queensferry post-mortem facilities as we are a fully licensed Queensferry knacker’s yard with a fully trained Queensferry fallen stock collection staff. Radio communication between our wagons means you get a faster and more efficient service. Call Martlands Deeside Fallen Stock Collection service experts for more information and a tailored quote.

Here are some of the regions we cover, so click on a link below to find out more:-

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Fallen Stock Collection Buckley Service

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