The Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check will give you peace of mind
“We will remind you when your next planned inspection is due so you do not fall out of certification”
We go through everything you need to prepare, providing recommendations and advice
Your Herdwatch advisor will highlight relevant items and documents so you can make sure they are up-to-date and formatted properly. The following are just some of the items we will look over:
- Herd Register & Movements Records
- Medicine Records
- Feed Records
- Slurry & Effluent Use
- Farm Safety Report
- Bord Bia Farm Sustainability Survey
- And more…
“All of this is included within your annual fee when you add the Pre-Audit Check to your plan and will give you even more peace of mind”
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check?
The Pre-Audit Check is a pre-audit assessment to ensure you all of your paperwork and farm is ready for your next farm inspection, this is done by a trained Herdwatch advisor who will check through your records in Herdwatch before the call and then guide you through:
- A thorough Pre-audit assessment
- Helping to ensure all of your records are in order
- Health and Safety assessment
Will I be notified when my scheduled Bord Bia inspection is due?
Bord Bia Inspections are carried out every 18 months and we will send you a reminder well in advance of your next planned inspection so we can arrange the Pre-Audit Check.
How do I schedule my Pre-Audit Check?
You can schedule your Pre-Audit Check easily through the Herdwatch app. Just click into the message centre where you will see an option to book a time for your Pre-Audit Check.
Just select a time & date that suits you and we will call you at that time.
Do I schedule a Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check when my Bord Bia inspection is due?
How long does the Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check take?
Each Pre-Audit Check call with a trained Herdwatch advisor usually lasts just under one hour.
Do I still need to update my herd book and blue book if I use Herdwatch?
No, once you set Herdwatch as your ‘Bovine Electronic Herd Register’ on the AgFood website, you can keep all of you records in Herdwatch.
Who is this available to?
The Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check is available to all Herdwatch members on the PRO COMPLETE plan. If you are the ESSENTIALS plan you can upgrade by getting in touch.
Do I have to wait for my annual renewal to order?
I only have a small farm, can I become a PRO member and get the Pre-Audit Check?
Of course, Herdwatch have tiered pricing plans that work for all farm types, just ask the agent about adding the Pre-Audit Check to your plan when ordering
Where is it available?
Will Herdwatch put all of my records in the app for me?
Will Herdwatch help me get a maximum certificate in my next inspection?
Will Herdwatch come to my farm to help prepare my next inspection?
How do I add the Pre-Audit Check to my Herdwatch PRO plan?
The Herdwatch Pre-Audit Check can be availed of at any time, you don’t have to wait for an inspection to avail of this service.
I want to become a Herdwatch member and get the Pre-Audit Check?
You can sign up on our website www.herdwatch.ie, by downloading the app or just give us a call on 0505-34400 and we will help you on your journey to both simplifying your farm paperwork and removing the stress of preparing for you next Quality assurance inspection.