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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Aim:

DEPOPULATION

TL.DE.1

Standards

The person responsible for birds must be present at depopulation.

TL.DE.2

Standards

A loading area must be available for the loading of birds for transport and must be clean, tidy and hygienically managed.

TL.DE.3

Standards

Feed must not be withdrawn for more than nine hours prior to catching.

TL.DE.3.1

Standards

Food must be provided up to transfer and must be available in the destination house prior to unloading the birds.

TL.DE.4

Standards

Water must be available up to catching.

TL.DE.5

Standards

There must be a system in place for a designated person to inspect forklifts and other catching equipment, including catchers' transport, for cleanliness and disinfection with a Defra approved disinfectant prior to entry to the biosecure area.

How you will be measured

TL.DE.5.b

Where catching frames are not farm specific, they are to be cleansed and disinfected before arrival onto farm.

TL.DE.6

Standards

Clean and tidy facilities must be made available for catchers to use during breaks.

How you will be measured

TL.DE.6.a

If catchers use their own company vehicle for breaks, controls are in place to ensure it is clean and disinfected on entry to the general biosecure area.