Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Animals at Saleyards - Northern Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to be responsible for the welfare of animals at sale-yards.

Good welfare of animals in sale-yards ensures that the animals cope well within their environment and minimise stress for that animal.

The code prescribes standards to ensure that appropriate measures are taken in regards to:

  • the unloading of animals
  • pre- and post-sale handling
  • animals in sale-yards access to appropriate food, water and shelter.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

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