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Movement Reporting

The following list provides a summary of the information that must be reported for pig movements.  Detailed information can be found in the PigTrace Program Guide.  A summary of the requirements is also displayed on the PigTrace Barn Poster.

 

Reporting Period

When moving live pigs, deadstock or parts of deadstock, movement information must be reported within 7 days of departure and arrival by both the sender and the receiver.

Pigs sent to another site, not for slaughter

The following movement information must be reported by the sender and the receiver:

  1. Departure and destination site;
  2. Date and time of departure/arrival;
  3. Number of pigs sent/received;
  4. Licence plate number or conveyance identification; and
  5. Approved pig identifiers (*not required for farm-to-farm movements of anything other than sows and boars)

Pigs sent for slaughter

The following movement information must be reported by the sender and the receiver:

  1. Departure and destination site;
  2. Date and time of departure/arrival;
  3. Number of pigs sent/received;
  4. Licence plate number or conveyance identification; and
  5. Approved pig identifiers (approved tags and/or shoulder slap tattoos)

* Assembly yards do not need to report identification numbers

Deadstock

When moving deadstock or parts of deadstock from any site to another site, the following movement information must be reported by the sender and receiver:

  1. Departure site;
  2. The location or name of the operator of the destination site;
  3. Date of departure.

The receiver must also report:

          4.  Licence plate number or conveyance identification.

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