Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990
66 (1) Every shipment of birds, other than ostriches, rheas and emus, presented for slaughter in a registered establishment shall be accompanied by a flock information document completed by the producer in a form acceptable to the Director.
(2) The flock information document shall include
(a) the producer’s name and address or a code allowing identification of the producer’s name and address;
(b) the identification of the flock of origin by specifying the farm, barn and lot or flock number; and
(c) information, as required by the provisions of the Manual of Procedures that deal with flock information documents, about
(i) the status and history of the health of the flock of origin,
(ii) the veterinary services that have been provided to the birds,
(iii) the husbandry practices that have been followed for the flock of origin,
(iv) the number of birds and crates shipped and the size of the crates, and
(v) the loading of the birds in the transport containers.
(3) For every shipment of birds, other than ostriches, rheas and emus, that are slaughtered in a registered establishment, the operator shall keep and retain, for not less than one year beginning on the day on which the birds are slaughtered, records that contain, as required by the provisions of the Manual of Procedures that deal with growers’ profiles,
(a) the information required by subsection (2);
(b) the date and time at which the slaughter process began;
(c) the condition of the birds on their arrival and their average weight;
(d) the number of birds found dead at the time the shipment was presented for slaughter; and
(e) the number of birds in the shipment that were condemned and the reasons for the condemnation.
- SOR/2001-167, s. 11;
- SOR/2004-280, s. 19;
- SOR/2012-286, s. 26(F).
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