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§ 482. Dairy Farm Score Card.

3 CA ADC § 482BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 1. Dairies
Article 10. Sterilization and Handling Practices
3 CCR § 482
§ 482. Dairy Farm Score Card.
In accordance with the requirements of Section 32791 of the Food and Agricultural Code, the following form is adopted as the official Dairy Farm Score Card in the State of California:
DAIRY FARM SCORE CARD
STATE OF CALIFORNIA,
DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
DIVISION OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY, BUREAU OF MILK AND
DAIRY FOODS CONTROL
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 95814
County__________________ Name___________________________________
Mailing address___________________Dairy location________________
No. milking_______; gals. milk daily________; inspection made
milking time_______; other___________; date___________________
Unsatisfactory
Item Number
Perfect Value
Deductions
MISCELLANEOUS (20)
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1.
Surroundings: neat and clean; free of insect and rodent harborages & breeding areas
1
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2.
Manure: manure packs properly maintained & fly breeding minimized by approved manure disposal methods
3
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3.
Cowyard: clean; clean watering troughs; housing areas properly maintained; graded to drain; no pooled water or wastes; manure stored inaccessible to cows; no swine
2
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4.
Feed: properly stored
1
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5.
Separate pens for horses, calves, poultry, swine & bulls, properly located
1
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6.
Toilet facilities: conveniently located; constructed and operated properly, no evidence of human wastes about premises; toilet room properly maintained; self-closing door
5
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7.
Water supply: constructed & operated properly; complies with bacteriological standards; no connection between safe & unsale supplies; no improper submerged inlets
5
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8.
Approved pesticides properly used in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations so as to avoid contamination of equipment, utensils & milk
2
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MILKING BARN & PASSAGEWAYS (9)
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9.
Clean & free of litter & unnecessary articles
3
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10.
Properly ventilated: no overcrowding
1
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11.
Adequeate natural and/or artificial light; well distributed
1
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12.
Floors, gutters, feed troughs & ramps of concrete or equally impervious materials; sloped to drain, ramps & cow standing platforms curbed as required, in good repair
2
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13.
Walls, ceilings & doors; smooth, proper construction, painted or approved finish in good repair
1
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14.
Surcingles, milk stools, anti-kickers, similar nonproduct surfaces of equipment clean; stored above floor in clean place
1
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MILK HOUSE (11)
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15.
Miscellaneous requirements: used for milk house operations only; sufficient size; liquid wastes properly disposed of
2
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16.
All milk house openings & windows must be screened where required; doors tight-fitting, solid, open outward, & self-closing; milk room free of insects & rodents
2
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17.
Floors: smooth; concrete or other impervious material; in good repair; graded to drain; drains trapped
1
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18.
Walls & ceilings: approved material & finish; in good repair (windows, door & hose port included)
1
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19.
Lighting & ventilation: adequate natural &/or artificial light; properly distributed; adequate ventilation; windows closed during dusty weather; vents & lighting fixtures properly located
2
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20.
Cleanliness: floors, walls, windows, tables & similar non-product surfaces clean; no trash, unnecessary articles, animals or fowl; pesticides & medicinals not stored in milk house
3
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CLEANING FACILITIES (5)
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21.
Washing facilities: two-compartment wash & rinse vat of adequate size in good repair; suitable water-heating facilities; water under pressure piped to milk house
2
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22.
Handwashing facilities: soap, running water, single-service towels shall be convenient to toilet, milk house & milking operation; wash & rinse vats not used as handwashing facilites
3
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MILKING EQUIPMENT AND METHODS (17)
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23.
Milk handling equipment: smooth, nonabsorbent, corrosion-resistant, nontoxic materials; easily cleanable; in good repair, approved single-service articles not reused; strainers of approved design; approved CIP milk piping system accessibel for inspection
3
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24.
Cleaning: utensils & equipment clean
5
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25.
Sanitization: all multi-use containers & equipment subjected to approved sanitization process
5
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26.
Storage: utensils & equipment left in treating chamber or sanitizing solution until used; otherwise, stored properly above floor to insure complete drainage; single-service articles properly stored
2
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27.
Handling: sanitized milk-contact surfaces not exposed to contamination
2
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MILK HANDLING (23)
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28.
Milking done in barn or parlor; cows clipped when necessary to facilitate the production of clean milk; flanks, bellies, udders, teats and tails of cows cleaned and free of visible dirt at time of milking; teat and udders treated with a sanitizing solution just prior to, and relatively dry before milking; no wet hand milking
3
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29.
Abnormal milk: cows secreting abnormal milk milked as a seperate group; abnormal milk properly handled & disposed of; proper care of abnormal milking equipment
10
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30.
Milk removed immediately to milk house or room; transfer, pouring, and/or straining facilities properly protected
2
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31.
Milk storage: milk cooled to 50°F., or less, within 1 hr. after completion of milking, or 5 hrs. after the beginning of milking, whichever is first, & maintained at such temperature until delivery
4
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32.
Recording thermometer: properly operated, sealed & maintained; charts properly stored
2
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33.
Personnel cleanliness: hands washed clean & dried before milking, or performing milk house functions; rewashed when contaminated; clean outer garments worn
2
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BACTERIA COUNT (15)
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34.
Satisfactory bacteria count
10
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35.
Satisfactory somatic cell count
5
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TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE
100
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TOTAL DEDUCTIONS
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FARM SCORE
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Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 32791, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 32506, 32791, 35861 and 35891, Food and Agricultural Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 4-25-75 as procedural and organizational; effective upon filing (Register 75, No. 17).
2. Repealer and new section filed 1-7-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 2).
3. Amendment filed 2-26-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 9).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
3 CCR § 482, 3 CA ADC § 482
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