What are the requirements?
In practical terms there are five key requirements to the legislation, you must:
- register as a keeper on every holding that you use;
- identify each of your animals;
- keep your records up-to-date;
- complete movement documents for every move; and
- notify movements of animals on to your holding to the Scottish Animal Movement Unit (SAMU).
Each requirement is explained in detail in the relevant sections of this guidance.