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TRACEABILITY AND ASSURANCE

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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:

TRACEABILITY AND ASSURANCE

DG.TI.1.1 Key

Standards

Goats must be identified in accordance with legislation.

How you will be measured

DG.TI.1.1.a

Goats are identified by an approved method within the required timeframe.

DG.TI.2.1 Key

Standards

Records of goat movements must be accurately kept to maintain traceability. (Revised)

How you will be measured

DG.TI.2.1.a

A holding register which can be paper or computer based or a combination of both is kept up to date and covers: - holding details- tag replacements - movements - deaths - annual inventory (on holding as at 1st December each year) - individual records of goat born or identified as required by legislation.

DG.TI.2.1.b

Goat movements are reported within the required timeframe.

DG.TI.2.1.c

Received paper movement documentation is kept for 3 years.
  • Holding register
  • Movement records

DG.TI.3 Key

Standards

Livestock must be accompanied by the required movement and delivery information.

How you will be measured

DG.TI.3.a

Goats are accompanied by animal movement documentation.

DG.TI.3.b

Food Chain information (FCI) accompanies each consignment of livestock sent to slaughter (including those going via a livestock market).

DG.TI.4 Key

Standards

Controls must be in place to ensure assurance status of livestock being sold as assured. (New)

How you will be measured

DG.TI.4.a

Goats are farm assured their whole life:- If livestock are purchased from a market, the market is assured- If livestock passes through a collection centre, the collection centre is assured

DG.TI.4.b

Vehicles used to transport livestock are assured:- assessed under the farm scheme if transporting the farms own livestock OR- Transport of other members stock is permitted when all parties are farm assured not for hire and reward and with a completed declarationOR- Red Tractor Livestock Transport scheme (or equivalent) and hauliers membership numbers are known

Transport Declaration

DG.TI.5 Key

Standards

If livestock from multiple holdings are collected onsite the site must hold an Animal Gatherings Order.

How you will be measured

DG.TI.5.a

The conditions of the AGO are being met.

Animal Gatherings order