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Directly to Slaughter

Identification requirements:

  • Herd Mark (Tattoo) PigTrace ear tag.
  • Shoulder slap Herd Mark (Tattoo), or
  • Individual identifier ear tag.

NOTE: If moving through an assembly yard enroute to slaughter (Eg. cull sows) then be sure to check with your marketer for their preference of identification.


Shoulder slap Herd Mark
(Tattoo)
Herd Mark (Tag)
PigTrace ear tag
Individual identifier

 

Movement reporting: Responsibilities and requirements for direct to slaughter movement

Shipper:

  • Apply approved swine identifiers.
  • 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 (Top White 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 records.

Receiver: (outside of Alberta):

  • Reports receipt of pigs to PigTrace.