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Farm to Farm Movements

Identification requirements:

  • Bred sows and replacement sows > individual identifier ear tag.
  • Replacement boars > individual identifier ear tag.
  • *Non-bred gilts > do not require an approved swine identifier.
  • *Weaners/growers > do not require an approved swine identifier.

*This does not include weaners/growers that are shipped through an assembly yard
or auction market.

Individual Identifier Without Any Identifier

Movement reporting: Responsibilities and requirements for farm to farm movement

Shipper:

  • Apply approved swine identifiers if required.
  • 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.

NOTE: 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.

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.