This Producer Standard includes the criteria for beef and lamb production (Section 3) against which the herd / flock will be assessed.
It replaces the previous Beef and Lamb Quality Assurance Standard, Revision 01 of 2010.
This preparation checklist is provided to help you prepare for the Bord Bia farm inspection and to reduce time required on the day.
This is not a complete list of all requirements of the Scheme but only a collection of some of the common areas that require attention.
Please read the Producer Standard to become familiar with all the requirements.
7 sets of record templates have been provided for you here.
Records may be maintained in this farmbook or in any other acceptable format such as computer based records.
This document outlines some of the common questions and queries farmers have for us regards the scheme.
This link provides information for Farmer suppliers on The Bord Bia Process Verified Points (PVP) Program
This document provides an explanation of requirements that the certified members of all Bord Bia schemes are required to adhere to and it forms part of the conditions around the Farm/Producer Charter.
Post Audit Farmer Feedback Survey.
Download survey and return it to:
140 Pembroke Road,
Survey can also be completed online at:
This document contains the Membership Agreement applicable to all Bord Bia Sustainability and Quality Assurance Scheme SQAS members (current and prospective) are urged to take sufficient time to understand this document's contents fully.
Summary Document including the updated criteria to 3.8.1 Animal Health and Welfare – Additional Calf Welfare Criteria.
Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme Producer Standard Revision 1.2 November 2023
This Producer Standard includes the criteria for Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme (Section 3) against which the herd will be assessed.
Correspondence to all SDAS members on standard updates coming into effect from January 1st 2024. This also includes the updated criteria to 3.8.1 Animal Health and Welfare – Additional Calf Welfare Criteria.