Record the appropriate response

## Isolation of Herd

What is the distance to nearest swine herd, salesbarn, trucker/assembly yard, or dead stock facility?

DistanceScore
<0.5 km11
0.5 - 0.97
1.0 - 1.45
1.5 - 1.93
2.0 - 2.42
2.5 - 3.01
>3 km0

What is the size in pig units (pu) of nearest swine herd?

SizeScore
<2,000 pu1
2,000 - 4,000 pu3
>4,000 pu5

To calculate pig units:

• 1 sow farrow-to-finish = 10 pu
• 1 sow farrow-to-wean = 3.5 pu
• 1 sow farrowing only = 1.5 pu
• 1 weaner or feeder pig = 1 pu

Total pig units = number of animals x associated # of pig units/animal

What is the distance from nearest swine building to road?

DistanceScore
<50m2
50 - 100m1
>100m0

## Perimeter

Is the driveway blocked (gate or chain)?

• Y=0
• N=2

Are warning or information signs posted?

• Y=0
• N=2

Are doors locked?

• Y=0
• N=5

Is the area adjacent to the buildings clean?

• Y=0
• N=5

## Entrance

Do staff have contact with other pigs?

• N=0
• Y=2

Is there a separate change area for staff or visitors?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is a shower or hand washing required before entering?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is there a risk of cross-contamination on entry?

• N=0
• Y=2

Are clean barn coveralls and boots supplied for all staff and visitors?

• Y=0
• N=5

Do boots remain in buildings?

• Y=0
• N=3

Are footbaths provided at entrance to separate buildings?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is outside equipment disinfected?

• Y=0
• N=1

## New Genetics

Is new stock introduced by caesarian section/A.I. only?

• Y=0
• N = 5

Is more than one source of semen used? Score 1 point for each source after the first

• N=0

Are gilts and boars from one or more sources (same/higher health status)? Score 3 pts/source (max. 9)

• N=0

Is quarantine area always used for incoming stock?

• Y=0 or N/A=0
• N=3

Where is quarantine area?

• Separate farm=0
• Same farm=1
• Same building=2
• Same area=3

What is quarantine period?

• 0 days=5
• 1 - 14 days=4
• 15 - 28 days=2
• >28 days=0

## Buildings

• N=0
• Market pigs only=2
• Sows/Breeding stock=4

Are cats or dogs allowed into buildings?

• N=0
• Y=2

Are rodents, other wildlife, or birds present in buildings?

• N=0
• Y=3

Is there a heavy fly infestation?

• N=0
• Y=1

## Feed and Water

Is there a chance of cross contamination at feed delivery?

• N=0
• Y=2

Is all water from well(s) at least 15 metres deep?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is water tested and does it pass Ministry of Health standards for human consumption?

• Y=0
• N=1

## Shipping

Is own truck/trailer used for shipping?

• N=0
• Y=1

Is the truck/trailer washed after each load of pigs?

• Y=0
• N=3

Are separate boots and coveralls used for shipping?

• Y=0
• N=1

• Y=0
• N=4

Are pigs loaded onto outside truck at the end of the lane?

• Y=0
• N=2

Is disposal by burial, composting, incineration, disposal vessels, on-farm anaerobic digestion or collection service?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is deadstock transported by owner to common bins, approved waste disposal sites under EPA, licensed FSQA facilities or a vet for post-mortem?

• Y=0
• N=1

Is the vehicle used for deadstock transportation cleaned and disinfected after use?

• Y=0
• N=1

• Y=0
• N=1

## Manure Removal

Is manure removed by owner?

• Y=0
• N=2

Is there a risk of yard contamination by outside hauler?

• N=0
• Y=2