Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Feral Livestock Animals - Northern Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to be responsible for the welfare of feral livestock animals captured for domestication or abattoir slaughter or which are destroyed in control programs.

Under the code the following species of livestock are classed as feral populations in Australia:

  • pigs
  • donkeys
  • horses
  • goats
  • cattle
  • swamp buffalo
  • arabian camels
  • deer.

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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