SOP Templates

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are documented step-by-step instructions describing how you want a particular task done. Here you'll find templates for all of the SOPs required for proAction.

AMS – SOP 1, 2, 4 – Cleaning and Maintaining – FS
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AMS – SOP 3 – Treated or Abnormal Milk – FS
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AMS – SOP 5 – Treating Cattle – FS
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SOP 1 – Template – Pre-Milking – FS
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SOP 2 – Template – Milking – FS
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SOP 3 – Template – Abnormal-Treated – FS
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SOP 4 – Template- Post-Milking – FS
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SOP 5 – Template – Treating Cattle – FS
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SOP 6 – Template – Shipping Cattle – FS _ AC
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SOP 7 – Template – Feeding Med Feed – FS
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SOP 8 – Template – Colostrum Management – AC
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SOP 9 – Template – Animal Health Practices – AC
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SOP 10 – Template – Downed Cattle – AC
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SOP 11 – Template – Euthanasia – AC
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SOP 12 – Template – Vaccinating – BS
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SOP 13 – Template – Intro of New Animals – BS
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SOP 14 – Template – RE-introducing Animals into herd – BS
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SOP 15 – Template – Farm Visitors – BS
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DFC Record Templates

Canadian dairy farmers must monitor and control the proAction requirements through records, reporting, and BMPs. Find all of the record templates you'll need here.

Record 1 – Animal Birth Record – Tag Activation (LT)
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Record 2 – Animal Move-in & Import Record (LT)
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Record 3 – On-farm Disposal Record – Tag Retirement – (LT)
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Record 4 – Animal Export Record – Tag Retirement (LT)
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Record 5 – Tag Replacement – Cross-reference Log (LT)
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Record 6 – Cattle Health Declaration (FS)
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Record 6b – Biosecurity Risk Assessment Questionnaire (BIO)
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Record 7b – Cattle Assessment CAP for Red Zones (AC)
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Record 8 – Veterinary Directions for Extra-Label Drug Use – (FS)
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Record 9 – List of Medicines and Chemicals Used on Livestock (FS)
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Record 10 – Livestock Treatment Record (FS)
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Record 11 – Broken Needle Log (FS)
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Record 12 – Bulk Tank Temperature Log (FS)
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Record 13 – Milking Equipment Sanitation Record (FS)
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Record 14 – Cleaning and Sanitizing Chart (FS)
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Record 14b – Sample Annual Wash System Evaluation (FS)
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Record 16 – Corrective Action Plans (FS)
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Record 17 – Deviation and Corrective Action Record (FS)
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Record 18 – Tail Docking Log (AC)
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DFC Reference Materials

The proAction reference manual contains the detailed information associated with each program requirement, and explains what dairy farmers need to do to meet them. The workbook outlines the minimum mandatory tasks that a dairy farmer must do to satisfy proAction's requirements, and contains the minimum mandatory records, standard operating procedures, and corrective action plans that they are required to develop and maintain for the program.

2021 proAction Workbook (records templates and checklist)
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2021 List of proAction Requirements – self assessment
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2021 proAction Notice of Change – All Reference Manual Updates
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2021 proAction Notice of Change – Cattle Assessment Updates
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2021 proAction Notice of Change – Traceability (DairyTrace) Updates
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Fact Sheets and Helpful Tips

Additional resources for farms with automatic milking systems, for equipment providers, and veterinarians.

HOW TO – Login to complete your self declaration and environment questionnaire
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2021 ProAction Pre-Validation Checklist
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Checklist – Records Requiring External Services Signatures – BC Dairy Factsheet
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Record 12 – TTR requirements – BC Dairy Factsheet
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Record 13 – TTR requirements – BC Dairy Factsheet
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Equipment Providers – Annual Wash System Eval (Record 14b) – DFC Factsheet 2017
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Equipment Providers – Cold Water Wash Requirements – DFC Factsheet 2017
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