As a general rule i t i s not recommended to use unventilated compartment for live animal transportation .
At the operator’s discretion, a limited number of live animals could be carried in an unventilated cargo compartment, provided that the effect on the live animals of low temperature, moisture, lack of ventilation and the build-UP Of CO2 and other gases is taken into consideration . In addition it is necessary to consider what other cargo is in the cargo compartment and its effect on live animals .
The transport of live animals in these non-ventilated and unheated compartments is the sole responsibility of the operator .
Animals produce large quantities of emissions (heat, humidity, carbon dioxide) depending upon their weight and size . The weight/emissions relationship must be considered when planning live animal transportation to maintain an acceptable environment in the applicable cargo compartment .