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Assembly Yard to Farm (Not for Slaughter)
Individual Identifier

Identification requirements:

  • Individual ID PigTrace tag.
  • If swine are on the premises at the assembly yard (or auction mart) for more than 96 hours (four days) then an individual identifier must be applied, if the swine does not have one already.

NOTE: When completing the Swine Manifest, Shippers are required to list the swine identifiers that make up the shipment.

Movement submission: Responsibilities and requirements for assembly yard for non-slaughter movements

Shipper:

  • Apply approved swine identifiers, if swine not already identified.
  • Complete Shipper portion of the Swine Manifest.
  • Provide the Swine Manifest to the Transporter.
  • Retain a copy of the Swine Manifest for records, ideally with Transporter portion completed.
  • If shipping outside of Alberta, submit the Swine Manifest (Second Copy) to Alberta Pork within 48 hours of shipping swine.

Transporter:

  • Complete Transporter portion of the Swine Manifest.
  • Carry the Swine Manifest with the load of swine.
  • Provide the Swine Manifest to the Receiver.
  • Retain a copy of the Swine Manifest for records, ideally with Receiver portion completed.

Receiver:

  • Complete Receiver portion of the Swine Manifest.
  • Submit the Swine Manifest (Top White Copy) to Alberta Pork within 48 hours of receipt of swine.
  • Retain a copy of the Swine Manifest for their records.

If receiving swine without a Swine Manifest, or similar document, record on a Swine Manifest:

  • Shipper’s name and telephone number.
  • Shipper’s PID or alternate descriptor.
  • Transporter’s name and telephone number.

NOTE: If receiving swine that require an approved swine identifier, apply identifier and record on Swine Manifest.