Certified Pasturefed: Self Audit

Details Element One Element Two Element Three Element Four +HGP-Free +Antibiotic-Free Submit
  • Instructions

    You are about to start the self-audit that will help you determine your ability to meet the requirements for certification under the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System. 

    Your answers to these questions should reflect your ability to conform with the PCAS Standards and Rules for any cattle you wish to sell as Certified Pasturefed once you have had an on-site audit conducted and achieved Certification.

    How to complete the self-audit

    To work through the self-audit, answer each question and then click the NEXT button. You can go back by clicking the PREVIOUS button. 

    DO NOT USE THE BACK BUTTON IN YOUR BROWSER. This process should take between 5 and 10 minutes.

    Your self-audit will not be saved until you have completed the entire audit and clicked SUBMIT. You can take the self-audit as many times as you like.

    To being, click the NEXT button below.

  • Please provide your name and email address


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    Or, read the Registration Declaration.
  • You are about to commence the application process for becoming Certified Pasturefed.


    +HGP-Free
    +Antibiotic-Free

    Not sure? Find out more about the different Standards.

     

    Remember: Your answers to these questions should reflect your ability to conform with the PCAS Standards for any cattle you wish to sell as Certified Pasturefed once you have had an on-site audit conducted and achieved Certification.

  • Element 1: Identification and lifetime traceability

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle are individually identified and that they retain a Lifetime Traceable (LT) status on the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) Database.

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for Element 1.

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  • Element 2: No confinement for the purpose of intensive feeding for production

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle are not confined for the purpose of intensive feeding for production.

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for Element 2.

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  • Element 3: Pasturefed Only

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle have never been fed separated grain or grain by-products and have access to graze pasture with an Eligible Diet.

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for Element 3.

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  • Element 4: Minimum eating quality standards (On-farm)

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle are eligible to be accompanied by a Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Vendor Declaration.

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for Element 4.

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  • +HGP-Free: Lifetime free from Hormonal Growth Pomotants

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle have never been treated with hormonal growth promotants (HGPs).

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for +HGP-Free.

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  • +Antibiotic-Free: Lifetime free from Antibiotics

    Outcome: On-farm systems have been implemented to ensure that cattle have never been treated with antibiotics including; low-level (sub-therapeutic) or therapeutic level doses; sulphonamides, ionophores, coccidiostats; or any other synthetic antimicrobials.

    To continue click NEXT, or read the requirements for +Antibiotic-Free.

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