CQA / ACA Resources

2013 Updated Binder


2013 CQA Update Materials
2007 CQA Update Materials
2005 CQA Update Material
Canadian Food Inspection Agency On-Farm Safety Recognition Program
Pre-Validation Checklist
Verification Procedures
Registration, Appeals and Audits
Title Page
What’s New in 2007
Table of Contents

CQA On Farm Assessment Form

Entire Section
Introduction to CQA Program
Staff Responsibilities
Animals Entering the Production Units Version 2.1
Water, Feed and Ingredients Entering the Production Unit
The Handling of Medicated Feed
Needles and Injection Techniques
Minor Surgeries
Medicated Water
Medication and Vaccine Usage
Barbeque and Lightweight Hogs
Sanitation and Building Design
Marketing and Transport
Personnel Training


Outgoing Pig Treatment Record
Rations Used on Farm
Feed Mixing and Sequencing Record
Medication & Vaccine Usage Plan of Farm
Pen or Individual Treatment Records for All Pigs Beyond the Weaning Phase
Corrective Action Form
CQA Corrective Action Form
CQA Verification Record

Producer Manual

Entire Section

CQA Manual Sections A – D10

A. Background to the Program’s Development
B. How to Make Use of This Producer Manual
C. The Main Food Hazards
D. Good Production Practices
D1. Purchasing Version 2.1
D2. Animal Handling
D3. Sanitation and Building Design
D4. Medical Supplies- Use and Storage
D5. Feed Handling
D6. Biosecurity
D7. Water
D8. Shipping, Marketing and Transport
D9. Personnel Training
D10. Deviation and Notification
Appendix (Compendium of Veterinary Products)

Animal Care Assessment – Manual

Appendix 1-15 (Merged)
Appendix 16 – Simple Slope Calculator
ACA – Animal Care Assessment

ACA – Appendix 1-16

Appendix 1 – Number of animals to be observed
Appendix 2 – Resources for producers
Appendix 3 – Optional handling assessment
Appendix 4 – Understanding pig behavior
Appendix 5 – Animal Care Checklist
Appendix 6 – Care of sick or injured pigs
Appendix 7 – Sample Ventilation Maintenance Record
Appendix 8 – Sample Emergency Plan
Appendix 9 – Sample Farrowing SOP
Appendix 10 – Body Condition Scoring
Appendix 11 – Sample Equipment Repair SOP
Appendix 12 – Loose Housing Guide
Appendix 13 – Sample Vices Protocol
Appendix 14 – Validator Worksheet
Appendix 15 – Slope meter
Appendix 16 – Simple Slope Calculator
Self-Declaration Form

Chop Talk – Issue #4-2017Mar 1st, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: Manitoba Pork’s Annual General Meeting & Banquet – April 5, 2017; HR Recruitment Seminars: register now! Best practices for injecting pigs; CSHIN 2016 Q4 producer report available online; Going viral: Smart Pig Handling; Canada …

News and Events

Swine Cost of Production Model for Manitoba

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Manitoba Pork has worked with MNP, an accounting and consulting company, to develop different model farms to generate cash flow projections and trial balance sheets to provide some insight into the economics of the industry. Click here to access information on: …

2017 Annual General Meeting & Banquet

Monday, February 27, 2017

Plan to attend the Manitoba Pork Annual General Meeting & Banquet on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at The Fairmont Winnipeg. Click here to see the agenda. Register for the day’s proceedings and/or the evening banquet by March 30 as follows: – …

Manitoba pork producers welcome updated building code

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Media Release, Winnipeg: On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the Government of Manitoba’s recent commitment to repealing the Manitoba Farm Building Code, and amending the Manitoba Building Code by adding specific provisions for farm …

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