Governmental rules - organic production

The Danish rules include among others the following requirements:

  • The cows must be grazing during summer
  • All feed must be organic
  • Prohibition of genetically engineered food
  • At least half of cow feed should be roughage such as clover, hay, carrots, turnip or silage
  • The cows must have sufficiently space in the stable
  • The surface in the stable must be dry and they must have clean straw which is at least 5 cm thick, and so soft that it forms to the animal.