Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)
Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification
New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to
Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before
Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard
Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.
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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.
Birds/chicks/eggs must be identified and records kept to maintain traceability. (Revised)
How you will be measured
Eggs and/or chicks must be sourced from Red Tractor Assured breeder farms/hatcheries certified to the relevant scheme standards.
RT assured hatcheries only handle RT assured eggs