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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:

FALLEN STOCK

TL.FS.1

Standards

Fallen stock must be removed from housing/pens/fields.

How you will be measured

TL.FS.1.a

Evidence that checks for fallen stock are regularly conducted and any found are promptly removed.

TL.FS.2 Key

Standards

Carcasses of fallen and euthanased stock and IMD waste must be stored securely and in a manner that protects them from vermin and other animals. (Revised)

How you will be measured

TL.FS.2.a

Carcases are stored in a locked container or locked room.

TL.FS.3

Standards

Carcasses must be disposed of correctly, either by a licenced collector or by approved on-farm incineration.

How you will be measured

TL.FS.3.a

Carcasses disposed of before they present an infestation/health risk.

TL.FS.3.b

Carcasses collected by a licensed fallen stock collector.

TL.FS.3.c

No evidence of carcasses being disposed of by burning or burying (other than by incineration).

TL.FS.3.d

On-farm incinerators are covered by species approval document issued by the relevant competent authority.

TL.FS.3.e

Records are kept for 2 years.
  • Collection records
  • Competent authority Incinerator Approval