Code of practice for livestock at depots and saleyards - Queensland


You may need to comply with this code if you are responsible for the care and handling of livestock at depots and saleyards or use electric devices on livestock at depots and saleyards.

This code sets out requirements for:

  • construction and housing
  • food and water
  • handling and husbandry
  • drafting and penning
  • humane killing.

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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