You will require a property identification code (PIC) if you are the owner /
manager or occupier of land that holds livestock. Livestock includes cattle,
sheep, goats, pigs, buffalo, deer, camelids, equines and poultry. Your property must have a PIC regardless of whether you intend to move
livestock or not.
Please be aware that all sale-yards, abattoirs and show-grounds must also have
a PIC. If you have horses on your property or you are an owner of property
where horses are agisted, you will also require a PIC.
Normally each property has its own PIC. However, one PIC can be used for
more than one property provided the properties are used for a common purposes
(for example to graze the same livestock) and are proximate (adjoining or
Please consult your regional office for more information.