The Feed Hygiene Regulation (183/2005) came into effect on the 1st January 2006. The Regulation applies to a variety of businesses including fish farms, most livestock and arable farms that grow, use, store, sell or transport crops for feed use.  For more information please refer to our leaflets below.


Producing & Using Animal Feeds On-Farm

Producing, Storing & Supplying Animal Feeds

Exemptions from the requirement to Register

You will be exempt from registration where any of the following applies:

  • The private domestic production of feed for food-producing animals kept for private domestic consumption and for animals not kept for food production.
  • The feeding of food-producing animals kept for private domestic consumption.
  • The direct supply of small quantities (less than 20 tonnes) of primary production of feed at local level by a producer to local farms for use on those farms.
  • The direct supply, by the producer, of small quantities (less than 20 tonnes/annum) of primary products (products of the soil, of stock farming, of hunting and fishing) to local establishments (sales within the supplying establishments own county plus the greater of either the neighbouring county/ies or 30 miles/50 km from the boundary of the supplying establishments county) directly supplying the final consumer (e.g. farms).
  • The feeding of horses that have been signed out of the food chain in their passport.
  • No longer trading.


Print you own form available here in Word or PDF format (Please note this form is a statement of compliance in relation to Article 18(3) of the EC Feed Hygiene Regulation (183/2005))

Completed forms may be e-mailed to:

Or post to: Worcestershire Trading Standards Service, Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY11 7WF

(Adobe Reader is available as a free download, if required.)

Feed Business Registration Exemptions

If you are exempt from registration or approval under the EC Feed Hygiene Regulation (183/2005), or no longer trading please complete the on line form below:

Please enter exempt premise details