Code of practice about cattle - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you keep all ages and types of cattle, whether kept commercially or as a hobby.

The code of practice about cattle:

  • provides for humane and considerate treatment of cattle, and the use of good husbandry practices to improve the welfare of cattle in all types of cattle farming enterprises
  • informs all people responsible for the care and management of cattle about their responsibilities
  • sets a minimum industry standard by defining acceptable cattle management practices.

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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.

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Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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