Feeds Regulations, 1983 (SOR/83-593)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2009-07-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE I

TABLE 1(s. 25)

Tolerances to be applied to the analysts’ results on nutrients in feed under subsection 25(1)

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemGuaranteed AmountPermitted tolerances not to exceed
1Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg), Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Sulphur (S), and Salt (NaCl)(a) 1 per cent and underA deficiency or excess of 0.2 per cent of the feed
(b) Over 1 per centA deficiency or excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
2Zinc (Zn), Copper (Cu), Manganese (Mn), Iodine (I), Cobalt (Co)All amountsA deficiency or excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
3Fluorine (F)All amountsAn excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
4Phosphorus (P)(a) 5 per cent and underA deficiency or excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
(b) Over 5 per centA deficiency of 10 per cent or an excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
5Iron (Fe)All amountsA deficiency of 20 per cent or an excess of 40 per cent of the guaranteed amount
6Crude protein (mixed feed)(a) 24 per cent and underA deficiency of 1.0 per cent of the feed
(b) Over 24 per centA deficiency of 1.5 per cent of the feed
Crude protein (single ingredient feed)All amountsA deficiency of 0.8 per cent of the feed
7Equivalent crude protein(a) 5 per cent and underAn excess of 1.0 per cent of the feed
(b) Over 5 per cent but up to and including 25 per centAn excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
(c) Over 25 per centAn excess of 5 per cent of the feed
8Crude fatAll amountsA deficiency or excess of 0.5 per cent of the feed
9Crude fibre(a) 5 per cent and underA deficiency or excess of 0.5 per cent of the feed
(b) Over 5 per cent and up to and including 15 per centA deficiency or excess of 10 per cent of the guaranteed amount
(c) Over 15 per centA deficiency or excess of 1.5 per cent of the feed
10Vitamin A Vitamin EAll amountsA deficiency of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
11Vitamin DAll amountsA deficiency of 25 per cent of the guaranteed amount
12Sugar (invert)(a) 24 per cent and underA deficiency of 1.5 per cent of the feed
(b) Over 24 per centA deficiency of 2 per cent of the feed
13Pepsin disgestible proteinAll amountsA deficiency of 10 per cent of the guaranteed amount

TABLE 2(s. 25)

Tolerances to be applied to the analysts’ results on medicating ingredients under subsection 25(2)

Column IColumn II
ItemPermitted tolerances not to exceed
1Medicating ingredients except antibioticsA deficiency or excess of 20 per cent of the guaranteed amount
2AntibioticsA deficiency or excess of 25 per cent of the guaranteed amount

TABLE 3(ss. 22, 24 and 26)

Feed Description and Requirement of Guarantee

Column IColumn II
ItemFeed ArticleParticulars of guarantee in accordance with section 24 (see note)
1A complete feed, a feed designed to replace whole milk and a feed (excluding a chop feed) ground or crushed or in meal, cake, pellet, crumble or biscuit form not otherwise provided for, and to which the particulars specified are appropriate
  • (1) Minimum per cent of crude protein, which shall include the equivalent crude protein content.

  • (2) Maximum per cent of equivalent crude protein from non-protein sources of intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (3) Minimum per cent of crude fat.

  • (4) Maximum per cent of crude fibre.

  • (5) Maximum per cent and kind of grit if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (6) Actual per cent of the following: sodium (Na), calcium (Ca) or phosphorus (P).

  • (7) If the feed is for feeding to swine, the actual amount of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (8) If the feed is for feeding to sheep, the actual amount of supplemental copper intentionally added to the feed, in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (9) The minimum number of International Units of vitamin A, vitamin D or vitamin E per kilogram of product.

  • (10) Actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of product of any growth promoting medication added to the feed for which no claim is permitted in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures.

  • (11) If the feed is designed to replace whole milk, the minimum per cent of protein from milk sources.

  • (12) If the feed is for feeding to rabbits, the minimum per cent of crude fibre.

2A supplement or macro-premix
  • (1) Minimum per cent of crude protein, which shall include the equivalent crude protein content if crude protein is intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (2) Maximum per cent of equivalent crude protein from non-protein sources intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (3) Maximum per cent of crude fat, if in excess of seven per cent if the crude fat is intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (4) Minimum per cent of crude fat.

  • (5) Maximum per cent of crude fibre.

  • (6) Maximum per cent and kind of grit if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (7) Actual per cent of the following if any is intentionally or purportedly present: calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), magnesium (Mg), sulfur (S), sodium (Na) or potassium (K). The actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of iodine (I), iron (Fe), copper (Cu), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), cobalt (Co) or added selenium (Se) if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (8) If the feed is for feeding to swine, the actual amount of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (9) If the feed is for feeding to sheep, the actual amount of supplemental copper intentionally added to the feed, in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (10) If the feed is for feeding to cattle, sheep or horses the maximum amount in milligrams per kilogram of fluorine (F).

  • (11) The minimum number of International Units of vitamin A, vitamin D or vitamin E per kilogram of product if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (12) Actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of product of any growth promoting medication added to the feed for which no claim is permitted in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures.

3A mineral feed (including tonic or conditioner)
  • (1) Actual per cent of the following if any is intentionally or purportedly present: calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), magnesium (Mg), sulfur (S), sodium (Na) or potassium (K). The actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of iodine (I), iron (Fe), copper (Cu), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), cobalt (Co) or added Selenium (Se) intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (2) If the feed is for feeding to swine, the actual amount of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (3) If the feed is for feeding to cattle, sheep or horses the maximum amount in milligrams per kilogram of fluorine (F).

  • (4) If the feed is for feeding to sheep, the actual amount of supplemental copper intentionally added to the feed, in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (5) In the case of a mineral feed containing vitamins, the minimum number of International Units of vitamin A, vitamin D or vitamin E per kilogram of product, the minimum number of micrograms of vitamin B12 and biotin per kilogram of product and the minimum number of milligrams of any other vitamins per kilogram of product, if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (6) Actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of product of any growth promoting medication added to the feed for which no claim is permitted in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures.

4A micro-premix
  • (1) Actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of the following if any is intentionally or purportedly present: iodine (I), iron (Fe), cobalt (Co), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), copper (Cu) or added selenium (Se).

  • (2) If the feed is for feeding to swine, the actual amount of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (3) If the feed is for feeding to sheep, the actual amount of supplemental copper intentionally added to the feed, in milligrams per kilogram.

  • (4) In the case of a micro-premix containing vitamins, the minimum number of International Units of vitamin A, vitamin D or vitamin E per kilogram of product, the minimum number of micrograms of vitamin B12 and biotin per kilogram of product and the minimum number of milligrams of any other vitamin per kilogram of product, if intentionally or purportedly present.

  • (5) Actual amount in milligrams per kilogram of product of any growth promoting medication added to the feed for which no claim is permitted in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures.

5Salt (Sodium Chloride) to which has been added one or more of the following, namely, an iodine compound, an iron compound, a copper compound, a manganese compound, a zinc compound, a cobalt compound or a selenium compound.Minimum per cent of salt (NaCl) and the actual amount in milligrams per kilogram or any of the following that is intentionally or purportedly present: iodine (I), iron (Fe), copper (Cu), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), cobalt (Co) or selenium (Se).
6Converter feedThe guarantees are those required for the feed being produced by the use of the converter feed.
7A mixed feed not otherwise provided for in this TableGuarantees to describe the usefulness of the feed.
  • Note:Wherever in Column II a per cent is to be stated, “per cent” means per cent by mass of the article.

TABLE 4(Section 5)

Range of Nutrient Guarantees for Complete FeedsFootnote 1 for Use in the Exemption of Feeds from Registration

FEED INTENDED FORLIMITSCOBALT (mg/kg)COPPER (mg/kg)IODINE (mg/kg)IRON (mg/kg)MANGA- NESE  (mg/kg)SELEN- IUM  (mg/kg)ZINC  (mg/kg)CAL- CIUM (%)PHOS- PHORUS (%)MAGNE- SIUM  (%)SODIUM (%)POTAS- SIUM  (%)SULFUR (%)VITAMIN AVITAMIN C (IU/kg)VITAMIN DVITAMIN E (IU/kg)
CHICKENSMIN.NRS40.48055NRS65
  • 0.6  (G)
  • 0.7  (S)
  • 2.75 (B)
  • 3.25 (L)
  • 0.4  (G)
  • 0.5  (S,L,B)
0.060.150.2NRS
  • 1,500
  • IU/kg (O)
  • 4,000
  • IU/kg (L,B)
NRS
  • 200
  • ICU/kg (O)
  • 500
  • ICU/kg (L,B)
10
MAX5125107505000.3 (added)500
  • 1.2  (O)
  • 6    (L,B)
  • 2.5  (PL)
  • 1.5  (L,B)
  • 1.2  (O)
0.30.82NRS
  • 20,000
  • IU/kg (O)
  • 40,000 IU/kg (L,B)
NRS
  • 5,000
  • ICU/kg
NRS
TURKEYSMIN.NRS60.46055NRS75
  • 0.8  (O)
  • 2.25 (B)
0.70.050.150.4NRS4,000 IU/kgNRS900 ICU/kg
  • 10 (O)
  • 25 (B)
MAX5125107505000.3 (added)500
  • 2.5  (O)
  • 4    (B)
1.20.3
  • 0.8  (O)
  • 0.4  (PS)
2NRS40,000 IU/kgNRS5,000 ICU/kgNRS
SWINEMIN.NRS60.2
  • 40  (O)
  • 80  (B)
  • 150 (S)
10NRS100
  • 0.5  (O)
  • 0.75 (LT,B)
  • 0.8  (PS)
  • 0.5  (O)
  • 0.6  (PS)
0.04
  • 0.1  (O)
  • 0.15 (B)
  • 0.2  (LT)
0.2NRS
  • 1,300 IU/kg (G)
  • 2,000 IU/kg (O)
  • 4,000 IU/kg (B)
NRS
  • 125 IU/kg (F)
  • 200 IU/kg (O)
10
MAX5125107502000.3 (added)500220.30.82NRS20,000 IU/kgNRS1,500 IU/kgNRS
DAIRY CATTLEMIN.0.110
  • 0.5  (LT)
  • 0.25 (O)
  • 100 (S)
  • 50  (O)
40NRS400.40.3
  • 0.2  (LT)
  • 0.16 (O)
  • 0.07 (S)
  • 0.1  (O)
  • 0.18 (LT)
0.80.1
  • 2,200 IU/kg (O)
  • 3,200 IU/kg (LT,B)
NRS300 IU/kgNRS
MAX10100107503000.3 (added)5002.51.312.430.4200,000 IU/DayNRS33,000 IU/DayNRS
BEEF CATTLEMIN.0.140.11020NRS200.180.18
  • 0.04 (O)
  • 0.18 (LT,B)
0.060.60.1
  • 2,200 IU/kg (O)
  • 2,800 IU/kg (DC)
  • 3,900 IU/kg (LT,B)
NRS275 IU/kg15
MAX1050107502000.3 (added)250210.51.2Footnote for Range of Nutrient Guarantees for Complete Feeds 230.4100,000 IU/DayNRS33,000 IU/DayNRS
SHEEPMIN.0.1NRS
  • 0.1  (O)
  • 0.8  (LT)
3020NRS350.210.160.040.040.50.1
  • 1,400 IU/kg (O)
  • 3,000 IU/kg (LT)
NRS
  • 150 IU/kg (O)
  • 300 IU/kg (LT,B)
10
MAX108 (added)102502000.3 (added)15020.60.51.2Footnote for Range of Nutrient Guarantees for Complete Feeds 230.475,000 IU/DayNRS7,500 IU/DayNRS
HORSESMIN.0.190.15040NRS40
  • 0.8  (S)
  • 0.6  (G,B)
  • 0.4  (O)
  • 0.55 (S)
  • 0.45 (G,B)
  • 0.3  (O)
0.10.350.50.153,000 IU/kgNRS275 IU/kg15
MAX101252.5500400NRS500220.31.23NRS40,000 IU/kgNRS5,000 IU/kgNRS
GOATSMIN.0.1100.25040NRS500.40.30.20.2
  • 0.8 (LT)
  • 0.5 (O)
0.163,000 IU/kgNRS500 IU/kg30
MAX1040105002000.3 (added)250210.51.2NRSNRS40,000 IU/kgNRS3,000 IU/kgNRS
DUCKS and GEESEMIN.NRS90.410040NRS70
  • 0.8  (S)
  • 2.75 (BD)
  • 2.25 (BG)
  • 0.6  (O)
  • 0.65 (S)
  • 0.6  (O)
0.060.150.4NRS4,000 IU/kgNRS500 ICU/kg
  • 20 (B)
  • 10 (O)
MAX5125107505000.3 (added)500
  • 4    (B)
  • 1.5  (O)
1.20.3
  • 0.4  (S)
  • 0.8  (O)
2NRS40,000 IU/kgNRS5,000 ICU/kgNRS
SALMONID FISHMIN.NRS555020NRS750.510.10.20.7NRS2,500 IU/kg1002,400 IU/kg30
MAXNRS75205001500.130032.50.31.21.3NRS25,000 IU/kgNRS10,000 IU/kgNRS
MINKMIN.NRS4.50.260
  • 40  (O)
  • 44  (B)
NRS
  • 60 (O)
  • 66 (B)
  • 0.3  (O)
  • 0.4  (G,B)
  • 0.6  (LT)
  • 0.3  (O)
  • 0.4  (G,B)
  • 0.6  (LT)
0.040.2
  • 0.2 (O)
  • 0.3 (G,B)
NRS6,000 IU/kgNRS500 IU/kg25
MAXNRS10020700NRSNRS50032.5NRS0.8NRSNRS60,000 IU/kgNRS25,000 IU/kgNRS
RABBITSMIN.0.1100.2
  • 50  (O)
  • 100 (LT)
10NRS
  • 50 (O)
  • 70 (LT,B)
  • 0.5  (O)
  • 1    (LT)
  • 0.3  (O)
  • 0.6  (LT,B)
0.250.20.6NRS3,000 IU/kgNRS400 IU/kg40
MAX5125105002000.1 (added)500210.60.52NRS50,000 IU/kgNRS4,000 IU/kgNRS
  • NOTES

  • Return to footnote 1For dairy cattle, complete feed refers to the grain ration.

  • Return to footnote 2The maximum for sodium does not apply to feed intended for beef cattle and sheep that is designed to be used to limit or regulate feed intake. A statement to the effect that adequate water must be provided shall be part of the directions for use.

ABBREVIATIONS

B:

B: Breeding

BD:

BD: Breeding ducks

BG:

BG: Breeding geese

DC:

DC: Dry pregnant cows

F:

F: Swine 60-100 kg body weight

G:

G: Chickens 8-20 weeks of age

Turkeys 8 weeks to market

Swine 20-60 kg body weight

Weaned horses up to 12 months of age

Mink 4-12 weeks of age

L:

L: Layer chickens

LT:

LT: Lactating

NRS:

NRS: No requirement specified

O:

O: Others

PL:

PL: Prelayer chickens 17-20 weeks of age

PS:

PS: Turkeys 0-4 weeks of age

Swine 1-10 kg body weight

S:

S: Chickens 0-8 weeks of age

Calf, foal, duck and geese starter

Weanling swine up to 20 kg body weight

  • SOR/88-473, s. 5;
  • SOR/90-73, ss. 13 to 20;
  • SOR/90-92, s. 2;
  • SOR/90-730, s. 3;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2.
 
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