Model Codes of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Pigs - South Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you farm pigs.

The code sets out the basic requirements for the good welfare of farmed pigs and includes provisions relating to:

  • food and water
  • shelter and enclosure
  • behaviour
  • physical handling
  • injury and disease
  • visual and social contact with other pigs.

Please contact the agency for more information and to check the level of compliance that may be required.

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 for Environment and Water

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Animal Welfare Unit

Department for Environment and Water

South Australia
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1047
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8207 7731