Code of Accepted Farming Practice for the Welfare of Deer - Victoria

Service summary

You may be required to comply this code if you intend to farm deer. This code outlines management practices for the husbandry of deer, including basic requirements for the behavioural, anatomical and physiological needs of deer. Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. It provides guidance on how to meet your legal obligations to treat animals humanely.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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 Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity

Act(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2008 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity


Operating address:
475 Mickleham Road
Attwood, Victoria 3049
Mailing address:
PO BOX 2500
Bendigo, Victoria 3554

Phone:

03 9217 4200

Fax:

03 9217 4416
animal.welfare@ecodev.vic.gov.au

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