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Orientation Guide for Ontario Chicken Farmers

1.    Welcome to Chicken Farmers of Ontario 

2.    Inside the Growing Area

2.1    Density
2.2    Light, Air Quality and Temperature
2.3    Litter Management
2.4    Cleaning and Disinfecting
 

3.    Chickens

3.1    Chicks
3.2    Monitoring and Handling
3.3    Feed and Water
3.4    Chemicals and Medications 
3.5    Disease Management

 
4.    Biosecurity

4.1    Farm Diagram
4.2    Controlled Access Zone
4.3    Restricted Area
            4.3.1 Conventional Farms
            4.3.2 Free-Range Farms
            4.3.3 Footwear
            4.3.4 Clothes
            4.3.5 Hand Washing
4.4    Flock Movement
4.5    Pest Control
 

5.    Feed Withdrawal, Catching, Loading,Transport, Post-Transport

5.1    Feed Withdrawal
5.2    Catching and Loading
            5.2.1 Physical Environment
            5.2.2 Reducing the Risks
            5.2.3 During Loading
            5.2.4 Getting Ready for Transport
5.3    At the processor's
 

6.   Record-Keeping and Corrective Actions

6.1   Standard Operating Procedures
6.2   Flock Specific Records
6.3   Flock Information Report
6.4   Corrective Actions 

 
7.   Emergency Management

7.1   Disease Suspected and Confirmed

 
8.   People

 

9.   Audits, Inspections, Certification

9.1   Roles and Responsibilities
9.2   Audit Cycle
9.3   Audit Process
9.4   Certification
9.5   Certificate Withdrawal

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