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DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES

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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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DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES

CC.DP.a

Standards

Catchers must have a copy of the Red Tractor Assurance for Farms – Catching and Transport Standards available

How you will be measured

  • Up-to-date hard or electronic copy of the standards

CC.DP.c

Standards

Systems must be in place for recording, investigating and resolution of any complaints received that are relevant to the requirements of the Catching and Transport Standards

How you will be measured

  • Complaints made by Local Authority, general public, customers (e.g. processing plant feedback) or other
  • System includes recording the:
    • complaint
    • investigation result
    • action taken to prevent the issue happening again
  • Complaints record

CC.DP.d

Standards

A nominated member of the catching team is responsible for the catching operation and bird welfare during the catching process

How you will be measured

  • This person is on-farm during catching

CC.DP.e

Standards

A Standard Operating Procedure is in place for catching which takes into account biosecurity, health and safety, hygiene and bird welfare requirements and a hard copy must be accessible to staff

How you will be measured

  • The hard copy must be dated and reviewed bi-annually

CC.DP.f

Standards

There must be a catching schedule

How you will be measured

  • The schedule takes bird weight and biosecurity (e.g. final depops vs. partial depops) into consideration and allows sufficient breaks between loads

CC.DP.g

Standards

All catching companies must be registered with the Red Tractor Poultry Scheme