Canadian Beef Cattle On-Farm Biosecurity Standard
Schedule 3: Incoming Animals Plan (Sample)

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Operation Name: space

Box Incoming Animals are:

  • Limited to the following types (circle):
    • Virgin bulls
    • Bred cows
    • Cow-calf pairs
    • Backgrounding calves
    • Finishing calves
  • Limited to the following types of sources:
    • Direct from ranch
    • Bull sale / bull test

Box Introduced from a limited number of sources per year: space different sources

  • Introduced only a limited number of times per year: space times per year

Box Risk exposure is evaluated to determine whether normal segregation and vaccination / test / treatment protocol is sufficient:

  • Yes / No
  • individual animal and herd information is obtained from seller
  • Veterinarian consulted when necessary (positive laboratory results, unfamiliar medications and treatments etc.)

Box Observed on arrival for obvious signs of illness / lameness

  • Treat as required
  • Transition diet provided (high fibre / low concentrate)

Box Segregated on arrival: 14 days, twice daily monitoring

Box VaccinatedFootnote 4: Yes / No

Diseases Vaccinated Against Name and Manufacturer of Vaccine Administered

BoxCheck TestedFootnote 4: Yes / No, for:

Diseases tested For Herd / animal test results

Box TreatedFootnote 4: Yes / No

Procedure Medication
Administered
Worming (Internal Parasites)
External Parasites
Implant
Other Treatments
Procedure Method Used
Dehorning
Castration
Other

Box Identification Verified: Yes / No

  • CCIS tag presence verified, replacement tag applied if necessary

Box Individually identified: Yes / No

  • CCIS tag recorded for each incoming animal

Box Monitoring:

  • Box Daily space 2x Daily space By space
  • Box Specific items to watch for: space

Box Release into herd

  • Animals examined at the end of isolation / segregation period and found to be free of clinical disease
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