Competent authority and recognized breed societies and breeding operations

Competent authority  

Finnish Food Authority
Animal Welfare and Identification Unit 
Mustialankatu 3, 00790 HELSINKI 
FINLAND

e-mail: EU-elain@foodauthority.fi

Information concerning implementation of Animal Breeding Regulation 2016/1012 in Finland:

The competent authority to receive notifications referred to in Articles 12 and 64(6), and information, requests or notifications referred to in Articles 48 and 49:

Finnish Food Authority 
Animal Welfare and Identification Unit 
Mustialankatu 3, 00790 HELSINKI 
FINLAND

e-mail: EU-elain@foodauthority.fi

List of breed societies and breeding operations approved by the competent authority:

Detailed information in pdf form

Cattle 

Breeding organisation: cattle
Name Date of approval  Contact information  Breed
Faba Osk 17.4.2012

PL 95 
15871 Hollola

Tel. +358 20 747 2020 
Fax. +358 20 747 2001  
www.faba.fi

Ayrshire

Holstein

Western Finncattle

Northern Finncattle

Eastern Finncattle

Jersey

Brown Swiss

Guernsey

Hereford

Limousin

Aberdeen Angus

Charolais

Simmental

Piemontese

Highland Cattle

Blonde d´Aquitaine

Dexter

Galloway

Texas longhorn

Purebred pigs 

Breeding organisation: purebred pigs
Name Date of approval  Contact information  Breed
 Figen Oy 3.11.2011

PL 113 
68601 Pietarsaari

Tel. (06) 786 611

www.figen.fi

Finnish Landrace

Yorkshire

 

Hybrid breeding pigs 

Breeding operation: hybrid breeding pigs 
Name Date of approval  Contact information Name of cross / date of approval of breeding programme
 Figen Oy 3.11.2011

PL 113 
68601 Pietarsaari

Tel. (06) 786 611

www.figen.fi

Muskeli / 8.5.2019

 

 

Sheep

Breeding organisation: sheep
Föreningen Ålandsfåret r.f. 2.12.2011

c/o Maija Häggblom Äppelö
22340 Geta
p.040-742 8967

www.alandsfaret.ax

 Åland sheep

 Name Date of approval   Contact information   Breed
ProAgria Keskusten Liitto 19.6.1995

PL 251 
01301 Vantaa

Tel. +358 20747 2400
Fax. +358 20747 2402  
www.proagria.fi

Finnsheep

Texel 

Rygja

Oxford down

Swedish pelt sheep

Dorset 

Dala

Shropshire

Kainuu grey sheep

Suffolk

East Friesian dairy sheep

Goats 

Breeding organisation: goats
  Name Date of approval  Contact information  Breed
ProAgria Keskusten Liitto 19.6.1995

PL 251 
01301 Vantaa

Tel. +358 20747 2400
Fax. +358 20747 2402  
www.proagria.fi

Finngoat

Horses

The country maintaining the breeding book of origin is mentioned after the breed

Breeding organisation: horses

Suomen 
Irlannincobyhdistys

- FSIC ry

UELN -nro 246002

14.12.2012

c/o Petra Rimpinen

rimpinen@gmail.com

Tel. +358 45 2708066

www.irlannincobyhdistys.fi

Irish cob / IE

Eestin Raskaat

Vetohevoset ry

UELN -nro 246003

8.9.2015

c/o Tarja Halonen
Joutnantie 457
25500 Perniö

Tel. +358 45 6478944

www.erhevoset.com

Estonian heavy draught horse / EE

 

 

 

 

 

Nimi Date of approval Contact information Breed / Breeding book of origin

Suomen 
Hippos ry

UELN-nro 246001

24.5.2011

Tulkinkuja 3 
02650 Espoo

Tel. +358 20 760500
Fax. +358 20 760591

www.hippos.fi

Finnhorse / FI

Finnish warmblooded trotter / FI

Anglo-Arabian Thoroughbred

Arabian Thoroughbred

English Thoroughbred / UK

Finnish warmblood FWB / FI

Connemara Pony / IE

New Forest Pony / UK

Gotland Pony / SE

Shetland pony / UK

Finnish Riding Pony / FI

Welsh pony / UK

Icelandic horse / IS

Fjordhorse / NO

Information related to derogations from the rules on horse competitions referred to in Art 4(2) of Directive 90/428/EEC