Animal Welfare Guidelines - Animals in Saleyards - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to keep or sell animals in a public saleyard.

These guidelines are intended as a guide for people involved in the preparation and management of livestock for sale in saleyards. It includes aspects of on-farm preparation, unloading, pre- and post-sale handling, general care of livestock at saleyards, and emergency slaughter of sick, crippled or downer animals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Animal Health and Welfare

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Animal Welfare
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Animal Health and Welfare


Operating address:
13 St Johns Avenue
Newtown
Tasmania 7008
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6165 3263
AnimalWelfare.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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