Model code of practice for the welfare of animals: pigs - Queensland


You may need to comply with this code if you own, manage or handle pigs, whether commercially or as a hobby. It applies to all ages and types of pigs, whether kept commercially, as a hobby or as pets.

Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. However, a code of practice is admissible as evidence in a proceeding for an animal welfare offence.

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

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.