The following outlines what you must do if you wish to buy or sell pigs.
1. TattooingPigs over the age of 10 weeks must be tattooed on the shoulder with a registered body tattoo
within the seven days prior to leaving the property for sale or
slaughter. This includes pigs being sent for slaughter on behalf of the
Pigs resold within seven days do not have to be re-tattooed.
Recording of Movements
2. Vendor DeclarationWhenever pigs are sold a Vendor Declaration must be provided to the saleyard or purchaser. This applies for any change of ownership.
Both parties are to keep a copy for a minimum of 2 years.
Mob based movements are to be recorded on the PigPass website.
3. Purchasers to Provide PICIf you are buying pigs make sure you provide the saleyard or vendor with the Property Identification Code (PIC) of the property the pigs are to be moved to.