A. A certified organic animal producer shall follow COMAR 15.22.02 in the development and the use of a farm plan for producing products under a system of organic management.
B. The plan shall address the following:
(1) Feed sources;
(2) Nutrient management;
(3) Animal health;
(4) Animal management;
(5) Animal identification;
(7) Living conditions;
(9) Disease prevention and treatment; and
(10) Parasite prevention and control.
C. A licensed veterinarian shall recommend disease and parasite prevention, treatment, and control programs within the context of a valid veterinarian-client relationship.
D. Sections AC of this regulation, including the labeling provisions of Regulation .14 of this chapter, apply to farms in a transition period to becoming organically certified for livestock production.
E. If the farm is a split operation:
(1) There shall be functionally separate and observable differences between the certified organic and conventional sections; and
(2) Each section of the split operation shall be described in the farm plan.